The Christmas bulletin : a seasonal journal broadcasting good cheer for everybody

Maker and role
Printer: A.G. Betts & Son (estab. 1942, closed 1988)
Publisher: Robert Sinclair
Production date

2 page inclusion at rear: Jubilee Year of St Mary's Nelson with an image, and, three images of 1) The members of the Waimea County Council 2) Roses in the Queen's Gardens, Nelson 3) Mount Arthur with Port Hills in foreground; Includes advertising;
Object type
Media/materials description
Inclusion at back
[14] p. : ill. (photos) ; 29 cm.
Nelson Rowing Club ; Jubilee St Mary's Church ; St Andrews Orphanage ; Nelson swimming clubs ; Waimea County Council ; Nelson City Council
Maker biography
Alfred George Betts began business as a printer in Nelson around 1892, publishing the Church Recorder for the Diocese of Nelson. Business premises were located on town acre 158, Hardy Street, Nelson. Alfred G Betts also published books, pamphlets and programmes for individuals, companies, churches and colleges. The limited liability company of A G Betts & Son was formed in December 1942, the directors being Alfred George Betts, Alaric Grindley Betts and Emily Doris Betts. The company remained a family business, Conrad W G Betts becoming a company director in 1944, and John Torrance Betts in 1963. The company's office remained on the same site in Hardy Street, Nelson (later part of the Montgomery Arcade) until the company closed in 1988.
the company closed in 1988.

Records donated by John Betts, former company director, son of Alaric Grindley Betts, and grandson of Alfred George Betts.
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Other reference numbers
381.511 CHR; Pam70
Credit line
The Christmas Bulletin: A seasonal journal broadcasting good cheer for everybody. 1932. Nelson, N.Z: A.G. Betts & Son.



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