Travel Permits and Pass, Wilfred Stead; Letter, Marianne Mac Smith

Waipukurau County Council
New Zealand Police
Smith, Marianne Mac
Hastings Transport Department
Production date
07 Feb 1931
21 Feb 1931
17 Jan 1992

Object detail

Brief Description
Travel permits and travel pass for Wilfred Stead issued following the Hawke's Bay earthquake of 3 February 1931, and a letter from his daughter written in 1992 to the mayor of Hastings.

a) Travel pass issued by the Waipukurau Borough Council authorizing travel to Hastings for Mr Stead and Mrs Leiplon dated 7 February 1931.

b) Travel permit issued by the Police Station in Dannevirke on 7 February 1931 to Wilfred R Stead for travel through Longlands, Hastings for the purpose of employment. The permit is issued by J V Bell for the Sergeant of Police.

c) Travel permit dated 21 February 1931 issued by Hastings Transport Officer, S Averill to W R Stead for return travel to Hastings via Napier.

d) Letter dated 17 January 1992 addressed to the mayor of Hastings, from Marianne Mac Smith of Borenore New South Wales, Australia, daughter of Wilfred Stead formerly of Sasanof Stud at Longlands, offering the above travel permits and pass and providing some historical information about her maternal grandparents Mr and Mrs A F M Symes of Richmond Park homestead at Sasanof Stud and her paternal grandparents who resided in a two-storied home known as Flaxmere which was destroyed at the time of the 1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake.
Production date
07 Feb 1931
21 Feb 1931
17 Jan 1992
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Typed or handwritten on paper. Part a) is stamped. Part d) is stamped and also has a pre-printed originating address.
Height x Width: 70 x 100mm
Height x Width: 83 x 205mm
Height x Width: 108 x 215mm
Height x Width: 208 x 148mm
7 FEB 1931, Stamp, Stamped
Waipukurau / Borough / Council, Stamp, Stamped
J V Bell, Signature, Handwritten
S Averill, Signature, Handwritten
Received / 21/01/92, Stamp, Stamped
Little Boree / Borenore 2800, Lettering, Printed
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Pre 03 Feb 1931
Credit line
gifted by Marianne Mac Smith
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