Browsing by Subject "1840s"

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  • Schooling of labouring migrants, Surrey to Wellington 1841-1844

    Middleton, Sue (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2011)
    Purpose – In the early 1840s Edward Gibbon Wakefield's New Zealand Company recruited “emigrants of the labouring classes” promising: “every one of them who is industrious and thrifty, may be sure to become not merely an ...