Other formats

    Adobe Portable Document Format file (facsimile images)   TEI XML file   ePub eBook file  


    mail icontwitter iconBlogspot iconrss icon

Maori Deeds of Land Purchases in the North Island of New Zealand: Volume One

Deeds—No. 2. Grant for Industrial, School at Whanganui

Deeds—No. 2. Grant for Industrial, School at Whanganui.

Victoriaby the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, 1852. 16 October. Queen Defender of the Faith and so forth. Whanganui School Grant.

To All whom these Presents shall come Greeting.

Whereas a School is about to be established at Wanganui in the Province of New Munster, New Zealand, under the Superintendence of the Right Reverend George Augustus Lord Bishop of New Zealand for the education of children of other poor and destitute persons being Inhabitants of Islands in the Pacific Ocean, And Whereas it would promote the objects of the said Institution to set apart a certain piece or parcel of land in the neighbourhood thereof for the use, and towards the maintenance and support of the same. Now Know Ye that We for us our Heirs and Successors Do Hereby Grant unto the said George Augustus Bishop of New Zealand, All That piece or parcel of land situate and being in the District of Wanganui in the Province of New Munster New Zealand and Bounded towards the North West by London Street, Five thousand three hundred (5300) links, Towards the North East by Victoria Avenue Five thousand four hundred (5400) links, Towards the South East by Ingestre Street Three thousand two hundred (3200) links, and towards the South and South West by Asylum Road Two thousand (2000) links, respectively, The contents being Two hundred and fifty (250) acres and Thirty two (32) perches or thereabouts and the Boundaries being more particularly delineated on the plan drawn in the margin of these Presents Together with the Rents Issues and Proceeds thereof. To Hold unto the said George Augustus Bishop of New Zealand and his successors In Trust nevertheless and for the use and towards the maintenance of the said school so long as Religious Education Industrial Training and Instruction in the English Language shall be given to the Youth therein or maintained thereat.

page 786

In Testimony Whereof We have caused this our Grant to be sealed with the seal of our province of New Munster in our said Territory.

Witness our Trusty and Well beloved Sir George Grey a Knight Commander of the Most Honorable Order of the Bath Governor-in-Chief and Commander-in-Chief of our said Territory and its Dependencies and Governor of our Province of New Munster at Wellington in New Zealand aforesaid this thirteenth day of October in the Sixteenth Year of our Reign and in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty two.

G. Grey

A True Copy.

H L. Knowles,
Clerk, Prov. Secyt. Office.

Entered on Record this sixteenth day of October, 1852, in Register I. Folio 52.

Alfred Domett,
Colonial Secretary and Registrar.

No. 45. (See-Folio 48.)

A True Transcript of Attested Copy.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, September 24th, 1875.