New Zealand Birth Notices From Early Newspapers

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Description

Information on the NZ Birth’s CD

•These entries include:
•Surname
•Fathers name or initials (some entries also contain the occupation of the father)
•Whether the child was a son or daughter (or twins or stillborn)
•Date of birth (day, month, year)
•Place of Birth
•Newspaper the entry was extracted from.

The Newspapers the Entries are taken from and the years covered are below

Otago and Southland

  • The Bruce Herald
  • the years covered on this cd are 1865 to 1900
  • The Bruce Herald was published in Milton
  • The Clutha Leader
  • the years covered on this cd are 1874 to 1900
  • The Clutha Leader was published in Balclutha
  • The Mataura Ensign
  • the years covered on this cd are 1883 to 1900
  • The Mataura Ensign was published in Gore.
  • The North Otago Times
  • the years covered on this cd are 1864 to 1900
  • The North Otago Times was published in Oamaru.
  • The Otago Witness
  • the years covered on this cd are 1851 to 1900
  • The Otago Witness was published in Dunedin.
  • Southland Times
  • the years covered on this cd are 1862 to 1900
  • The Southland Times was Published in Invercargill
  • Tuapeka Times
  • The years covered on this cd are 1868 to 1900
  • The Tuapeka Times was published in Tuapeka

Canterbury

  • Ashburton Guardian
  • The Years covered on this cd are 1887 to 1900
  • The Ashburton Guardian was published in Ashburton.
  • Ellesmere Guardian
  • The years covered on this cd are 1891 to 1900
  • The Ellesmere Guardian was published in the Ellesmere Area.
  • Oxford Observer
  • The years covered on this cd are from 1889 to 1900.
  • The Oxford Observer was published in Oxford.
  • The Star
  • The years covered on this cd are from 1868 to 1900.
  • The Star was published in Christchurch and covered the Canterbury District.
  • Timaru Herald
  • The years covered on this cd are from 1864 to 1900.
  • The Timaru Herald was published in Timaru to cover the Timaru and Gladstones Districts.
  • Waimate Daily Advertiser
  • The years covered on this cd are from 1898 to 1900.
  • The Waimate Advertiser was published to cover the interests of the Waimate District. (South Canterbury)

West Coast, Nelson & Marlborough Newspapers

  • Grey River Argus
  • The years covered on this cd are 1866 to 1900
  • The Grey River Argus was published in Greymouth and covers the West Coast District of the South Island.
  • Inangahua Times
  • The years covered on this cd are 1877 to 1900
  • The Inangahua Times was published in Reefton
  • West Coast Times
  • The years covered on this cd are from 1865 to 1900.
  • The West Coast Times was published in Hokitika.

Nelson Newspapers

  • The Colonist
  • The years covered on this cd are from 1890 to 1900.
  • The Colonist was published in Nelson.
  • Nelson Evening Mail
  • The years covered on this cd are from 1866 to 1900.
  • The Nelson Evening Mail was the published in Nelson.
  • Nelson Examiner and New Zealand Chronicle
  • The years covered on this cd are from 1842 to 1874.
  • The Nelson Examiner and New Zealand Chronicle was published in Nelson.

Marlborough Newspapers

  • Marlborough Express
  • The years covered on this cd are from 1868 to 1900.
  • The Marlborough Express was published in Blenheim.

Wellington Newspapers

  • Evening Post
  • The years covered on this cd are from 1865 to 1900.
  • The Evening Post was published in Wellington.
  • New Zealand Colonist and Port Nicholson Advertiser
  • The years covered on this cd are from 1842 to 1843.
  • The New Zealand Colonist and Port Nicholson Advertiser was published in Wellington.
  • New Zealand Gazette and Wellington Spectator
  • The years covered on this cd are from 1839 to 1840.
  • The New Zealand Gazette and Wellington Spectator was published in Wellington.
  • New Zealand Spectator and Cook’s Strait Guardian
  • The years covered on this cd are from 1844 to 1865.
  • The New Zealand Spectator and Cook’s Strait Guardian was published in Wellington.
  • Wellington Independent
  • The years covered on this cd are from 1860 to 1874.
  • The Wellington Independent was published in Wellington.

Manawatu & Wanganui Newspapers

  • Feilding Star
  • The years covered on this cd are from 1882 to 1900.
  • The Feilding Star was published in Feilding.
  • Manawatu Herald
  • The years covered on this cd are from 1878 to 1900.
  • The Manawatu Herald was published in Foxton.
  • Manawatu Standard
  • The years covered on this cd are from 1883 to 1886.
  • The Manawatu Standard was published in Palmerston North.
  • Manawatu Times
  • The years covered on this cd are from 1877 to 1884.
  • The Manawatu Times was published in Palmerston North.
  • Wanganui Chronicle
  • The years covered on this cd are from 1874 to 1900.
  • The Wanganui Chronicle was published in Wanganui.
  • Wanganui Herald
  • The years covered on this cd are from 1876 to 1900.
  • The Wanganui Herald was published in Wanganui.

Hawke’s Bay Gisborne & Taranaki Newspapers

  • Bush Advocate
  • The years covered in this newspaper are from 1888 to 1900.
  • The Bush Advocate was published in Dannevirke.
  • Hawke’s Bay Herald
  • The years covered on this cd are from 1857 to 1900.
  • The Hawke’s Bay Herald was published in Napier.
  • Hawke’s Bay Weekly Times
  • The years covered on this cd are from 1867 to 1868.
  • The Hawke’s Bay Weekly Times was meant for the rural community of Hawke’s Bay but didn’t survive.

Gisborne Newspapers

  • Poverty Bay Herald
  • The years Covered on this cd are 1879 to 1900.
  • The Poverty Bay Herald was published in Gisborne.

Taranaki Newspapers

  • Hawera & Normanby Star
  • The years covered on this cd are from 1880 to 1900.
  • The Hawera & Normanby Star was published in Hawera.
  • Taranaki Herald
  • The years covered on this cd are from 1852 to 1900.
  • The Taranaki Herald was published in New Plymouth.

Waikato & Bay of Plenty Newspapers

  • Ohinemuri Gazette
  • The years covered on this cd are from 1891 to 1900.
  • The Ohinemuri Gazette was published in Paeroa.
  • Te Aroha News
  • The years covered on this cd are from 1883 to 1889.
  • The Te Aroha News was published in Te Aroha.
  • Thames Star.
  • The years covered on this cd are from 1874 to 1900.
  • The Thames Star was published in Thames.
  • Waikato Times
  • The years covered on this cd are 1873 to 1886
  • The Waikato Times was first published in Ngaruawahia but moved to Hamilton in 1875.

Bay of Plenty Newspapers

  • Bay of Plenty Times
  • The years covered on this cd are 1875 to 1900
  • The Bay of Plenty Times was published in Tauranga

 

  • Auckland & Northland Newspapers
  • Daily Southern Cross
  • The years covered on this cd are from 1843 to 1876.
  • The Daily Southern Cross was published in Auckland.
  • The New Zealander
  • The years covered on this cd are from 1845 to 1852.
  • The New Zealander was published in Auckland.
  • Observer
  • The years covered on this cd are from 1880 to 1900.
  • The Observer was published in Auckland.

Northland Newspapers

  • New Zealand Advertiser
  • The year covered on this cd is 1840.
  • The New Zealand Advertiser was published in Kororareka
  • Northern Advocate
  • The years covered on this cd are from 1887 to 1900.
  • The Northern Advocate was published in Whangarei.
•Some of the entries may be entered in the lists more than once, this is due to the parties making more than one entry or putting notices in multiple newspapers, all duplicate entries have been included as some entries may contain more information when listed in newspapers that are not local to the parents’ address.
•The newspaper entries do not contain the first names of the infant, but by going to the New Zealand Government Birth Death and Marriage, Historical Website http://bdmhistoricalrecords.identityservices.govt.nz/Home/ and entering the information into their search engine, it will give you the first names of the child. With the information, you receive from this search and the information given from the newspaper entries you have if not all, nearly all of the information given on a birth certificate printout.
•Surname   Abbott
•Parents First Name John
•Childs Name daughter
•Date of Birth 3rd April 1881
•Place of Birth Maitland Street
•Newspaper Otago Witness
•If the entry has only a Street address, as above, this usually means it was a local birth, and as the Otago Witness was a Dunedin based newspaper, Maitland Street is (was) in Dunedin.
•Example of a Search Done on the New Zealand Governments Historical Records Website. (the red text is the information that you enter)
•Family Name  – Abbott
•Given Names
•Mothers Given Name
•Search From Date – 2/4/1881
•Search to Date – 4/4/1881
•Registration Number 1881/5254   
•Family Name Abbott    
•Given Name(s) Catherine Beatrice  
•Mother’s Given Name(s) Margaret    
•Father’s Given Name(s) John  
•Still Birth
•You Now have the following information
Catherine Beatrice Abbott was born 3rd April 1881, at Maitland Street, Dunedin to John and Margaret Abbott.

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