Just discovered this great album on eBay recently.
It shows a house and the Clabburn family - the house was in Kinross Street - just off Bolton Street in Wellington, New Zealand.
house was built about 1869 for Sir James Prendergast, (he moved to
Wellington in 1867) Chief Justice of New Zealand, he died in 27 Feb.
1921, then at a later date about 1925 to 1938, it was owned by the
Clabburn family. It was demolished about 1939.
Clabburn family came out from Norwich and lived in Karori, at Kinross Street, and
Photos in the album:
|1. Claire Clabburn nee Hitchcock outside house at 8 Kinross Street, Wellington c. 1926 b. 9 jul 1882 married 9 feb 1910 d. 10 feb 1966 so 44 in this photo|
|2. Front gate to driveway to 8 Kinross Street,|
|3. Steps up to house|
|4. path up to house|
|5. Driveway to house|
|6. House at 8 Kinross Street|
|7. Claire Clabburn with Penelope (or Nell) outside house 1926 Nell about 1 years old|
|8. Two women and a girl oustside 8 Kinross St 2 are in photo 12 too.|
9. Charles Edward Stuart Clabburn with adopted daughter Nell
10. Charles Edward Stuart Clabburn with adopted daughter Nell
|11. House at 8 Kinross Street|
|12. House at 8 Kinross Street|
|14. View from yard at 8 Kinross Street|
|15. View over Wellington looking east to Mt Victoria, Kirkaldies Department store in centre|
|16. View over Wellington looking North – Lambton Quay to right|
|17. Family wedding photo c.1936 –. Charles and Claire to left. Others yet to be identified|
Notes on photos: