Articles and Documents
This section provides
direct access to high resolution scans of
newspaper articles and documents.
Boyton Mill, a
comprehensive 39-page report commissioned on behalf of
owners Mr & Mrs Sims and completed
in January 2016 providing a record of Boyton Mill. The report, prepared by Deborah
Laing-Trengove of the University of York, York,
England, was required as a condition of
planning consent to create a residential
Boyton Mill, a five page
paper on the history of Boyton Mill written by
John Higgans and completed in May 1985. It was
commissioned by Mr R J Hopkins in 1984, owner of
Boyton Mill at the time.
Will of John Oliver, born
25 April 1774, and father of James and Samuel
who emigrated to New Zealand on board the Amelia
Thompson in 1841. The Will is dated 29 October
Early New Plymouth - Flour
Mills: An article by E R Andrews of New
Plymouth on two of Taranaki's early flour mills
- the Alpha Mill and the Victoria Mill.
Reference to Samuel Oliver, born 1820.
Publication date unknown.
Open all hours? The tale
of the raid on the Union Mill by Taranaki Maori.
Publication date unknown. Reference to Samuel
Oliver, born 1820.
Settler Recalls Bethlehem
Wilderness. An article from the Bay of
Plenty Mirror, dated Tuesday 9 October 1973. The
photo is thought to be of Charles Oliver (b.
1843 and youngest son of James and Ruth Oliver)
and wife Martha, and son Harold (b. 1893).