Concludes with arrival at Port Nicholson.
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Thomas John Thompson; 1814; 1900
Thomas John Thompson, surveyor, arrived in Nelson aboard "Lord Auckland" in 1842. Thompson and John Wallis Barnicoat worked together on surveys for the NZ Company including a survey of the lower Wairau Valley in 1843. Thompson married Sarah Hargreaves in 1846. He established a farm, "Headingly" in Lower Queen Street, Richmond where he lived for many years.
Further details: Lash, Max D. 1992. Nelson notables, 1840-1940.
Lord Auckland (ship); Shipboard diaries; Shipboard life
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