The Patchett Family of New Zealand

This is a photographic record of the Reuben and Florence Patchett family reunion which was held in Blenheim New Zealand on 4th January 2014.


$30.00 NZD

John and Elizabeth Patchett joined on the voyage by their children, John and family, Charles and family, Reuben and wife and the teenagers William, Robert, George and Elizabeth, departed Gravesend (England) on board S.S. Leicester on the 22nd of October 1876, arriving in Wellington Harbour on the 20th January 1877.

After crossing Cook Strait on the paddle steamer “Lyttleton”, (the journey took 23 hours) the passengers were permitted to stretch their legs at the Boulder Bank before proceeding up the Opawa River to Blenheim.

This book is spiral bound - 29.7cm wide x 24cm high.