Early Wellington is just that, all the information you could want on those early days of Wellington. Departure from Gravesend, the arrival of the early ships along with passenger lists. Letters from some of the early settlers. The formation of the Militia. The encounters with the natives and a list of those killed. Land Orders. Earthquake report and the damage caused, with the names of the owner or occupiers of the buildings damaged. A Pioneers Muster Roll. Burgess Roll for the Borough of Wellington, 1843. The Original One-acre sections in the town of Wellington and their purchasers. History of Streets and origins of place names. Early Birth, Death and Marriage Records.