Hutt Park Trains - Sources

Sources for my web page about race trains to Hutt Park.




Sources


The following files are held at the National Archives in Wellington:

  • Picnic and Race Trains to Hutt Park 1904 - 1965
    AAEB W3199 32 04/493 1 (A detailed file. Well worth looking at).
  • Working of Hutt Park Railway Company's Line from Petone Junction to Racecourse 1884 - 1910
    R 3 W2278 1905/325 1 (A useful file).
  • The Hutt Park Railway Company Ltd 1885 - 1918
    CO-W W3445 13 1885/1 (Articles of asscociation and returns to Companies Office).
  • Wellington - Hutt Park 1932 - 1960
    R 14 W2337 201/2/18 (mainly bus licensing)
  • Hutt Park Racecourse Platform 1960 - 1961
    R-W 3 31774 (Worth looking at).
  • Automatic Signalling Wellington - Upper Hutt 1954 - 1968
    R 3 W2476 1921/642/1 1 (Installation of automatic signalling on branch).
  • Proposed railway from Woburn to Wainuiomata - 1928 - 1975.
    AAEB W3293 76 22075 1


National Archives photo Collections:

I have not yet searched the photograph collections at the National Archives.



National Library:

I have not yet searched the photograph and map collections at the National Library.



NZRLS Archives at Ava:

  • Various Signalling and Interlocking (S & I) circulars.
  • Various Working Timetables (WTTs).


Published Books

  • A Line Of railway. W.N. Cameron NZRLS 1976.
  • Once Upon A Village. David P Millar. NZ University Press. 1972.
  • Lower Hutt : The First Garden City. David McGill Lower Hutt City Council, 1991.
  • Petone : A History. Susan Butterworth. Petone Borough Council, 1988.
  • Pages from our past. George Kaye. Hutt City Council, 1999.
  • More bygone days in Lower Hutt. George Kaye Lower Hutt City Council, 1989.
  • Bygone days in Lower Hutt. George Kaye Lower Hutt City Council, 1987.
  • J & B Kennedy ????
  • Hutt Railway Workshops. Arthur Quinn Lower Hutt Historical Society, 2002.
  • Petone foreshore : landscapes. Warwick Johnston Hutt City Council, 2002.
  • Moera : Sleeping In The Sun. Warwick Johnston. Hutt City Libraries, 2001.
  • Lower Hutt Street Names. Alison Carey. Lower Hutt City Library, 1992.
  • Petone - The first 100 years - 1840 - 1940.


Council Documents

  • 719.32 HUT Submissions on Hutt park have detail.


Other:

  • AHJR
  • Evening Post
  • Lower Hutt Public Library Local Studies Collection. Vertical File 7.
  • Timetables in my collection.
  • Papers given to me privately.


Web Sites:

  • http://www.teara.govt.nz/1966/ An Encyclopaedia of NZ 1966.
  • http://www.teara.govt.nz/ The Encyclopaedia of NZ
  • http://www.dnzb.govt.nz/dnzb/ Dictionary of NZ Biography
  • http://www.matapihi.org.nz/ National Library Digital Collection
  • http://library.huttcity.govt.nz/ Lower Hutt Public Library
  • http://www.archives.govt.nz/ Archives New Zealand
  • http://www.natlib.govt.nz/ National Library of New Zealand
  • http://www.legislation.govt.nz/libraries/contents/om_isapi.dll?clientID=82046&infobase=pal_statutes.nfo&jd=a1991-019&record=%7B82705%7D&softpage=DOC Reserves Disposal...1915


Documents identified but not yet consulted:

  • Centennial History - Wellington Racing Club. Wellington: A.H. & A.W. Reed, 1979. ISBN: ...no copy in Lower Hutt Public Library.





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