Assorted documents, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, passages to South Island

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1931

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Memoranda, telegrams, lists and newspaper clippings related to the transport of Refugees and the Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund. This file is marked as closed and has the number 50542 repeatedly stamped on the cover. The file also bears the number 9536 and is titled: Head Office. Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund. (Notes Regarding Applications for Passages to South Island) Relief Fund.

The documents include:

Correspondence between J W MacDonald, Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, and Mr D Lynn, 12 Thackeray Street, Napier, 7 June 1931 - 8 July 1931, regarding: passage.

Copy of letters from J W MacDonald, Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawkes Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, to The General Manager, Union Steamship Company of New Zealand, Wellington, dated 8 June 1931, regarding: Mr J Durning.

Two handwritten lists of names and addresses and circumstances, undated.

Copy of letters from J W MacDonald, Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, to The General Manager, Union Steamship Company of New Zealand, Wellington, dated between 31 March 1931 - 1 April 1931, regarding: steerage for Sister Miller; Mrs T Hastie.

Handwritten list of names and addresses and circumstances, undated.

Copy of a letter from J W MacDonald, Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, to The General Manager, Union Steamship Company of New Zealand, Wellington, dated 30 March 1931, regarding: steerage for Mrs M J Fraser.

Correspondence between the Public Trust Office in Timaru and Head Office, dated between 25 March 1931, regarding the circumstances of Miss Irene Darnell, Miss Helen Flemin, Mr T Hastie, Mrs J Quinlivan, and Misses S and M Hill.

Memo for file, dated 24 March 1931: free passages; George Cheesman and his circumstances.

Handwritten list of names and addresses and circumstances, undated.

Correspondence between the Public Trust Office in Palmerston North and Head Office, dated 19 March 1931, regarding: Miss Dale.

Copy of a letter from J W MacDonald, Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, to The General Manager, Union Steamship Company of New Zealand, Wellington, undated, regarding: steerage for Miss Dale.

Correspondence between Public Trust Offices Head Office, Greymouth, Timaru, Dunedin, Blenheim, dated between 12 March 1931 - 17 March 1931, regarding the circumstances of Mr and Mrs Grayland, Mrs Matthews, Mrs C W O'Neill, Mrs M I McIntyre, Miss McCanly, and Mrs Nikkelson.

Memo for file, dated 12 March 1931: free passages; Mr Hendry.

Correspondence between Public Trust Office Head Office, Dunedin, Timaru, Wellington and Napier, dated between 3 March 1931 - 12 March 1931, regarding the circumstances of Mr D C Duff, Miss Dunphy, Mrs J M Burns, Mrs E Downing, Mrs Presling, J Sullivan, Mrs Vickerstaff, Mrs M Hester, Mrs F Merritt, Miss Jean Wright, Mrs Flowerday, Miss F Ross, Miss L Winpenny, Mrs N Pulsford, Mrs C J Atkins, Miss N M Jones, and Mr Lightband.

Copy of a letter from J W MacDonald, Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, to Miss McCuish, c/o Mr McLean, 33 Coolidge Street, Brooklyn, dated 2 March 1931, regarding passage to the South Island.

Copy of letter from J W MacDonald, Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, to Mrs Yokavitch, c/o Mr Russell, 1 Ngata Street, Ngaio, dated 2 March 1931, regarding passage to the South Island.

Copy of a letter from J W MacDonald, Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, to Miss Zita Mitchell, c/o Mrs Frank Davies, 40 Kings Crescent, Lower Hutt, dated 2 March 1931, regarding passage to the South Island.

Copy of a letter from J W MacDonald, Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, to The General Manager, Union Steamship Company of New Zealand, Wellington, dated 28 February 1931, regarding steerage for Mrs Flowerday.

Handwritten list of names and addresses and circumstances, undated.

Memo for file, dated 25 February 1931: cot case and his circumstances.

Copy of a letter from J W MacDonald, Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, to The General Manager, Union Steamship Company of New Zealand, Wellington, dated 24 February 1931, regarding steerage for cot case sufferer.

Handwritten list of names and addresses and circumstances, dated 9 April 1931.

Form, Registration, Palmerston North City Council Showgrounds Relief Depot, undated. This form certifies that Mrs C J Atkins and three children registered at the Relief Depot.

Memo for file, dated 6 March 1931, regarding the circumstances of Mrs Bolt, Miss Bolt and child.

Handwritten list of names and addresses and circumstances, undated.

Correspondence between the Public Trust Office in Wellington and Napier, dated between 4 March 1931 and 6 March 1931, regarding Agnes Christie.

Handwritten list of names and addresses and circumstances, undated.

Correspondence between the Public Trust Office in Wellington and Napier, dated 10 March 1931, regarding Mrs Clothier.

Handwritten list of names and addresses and circumstances, undated.

Copy of a letter from J W MacDonald, Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, to The General Manager, Union Steamship Company of New Zealand, Wellington, dated 20 March 1931, regarding the steerage for Miss Irene Darnell.

Handwritten list of names and addresses and circumstances, undated.

Correspondence between the Public Trust Head Office and Palmerston North, dated 17 March 1931, regarding the circumstances of Reverend W E Drake.

Copy of a letter from J W MacDonald, Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, to the Secretary of the New Zealand Branch of the British Red Cross Society, Wellington, dated 12 March 1931, regarding Reverend W E Drake.

Correspondence between the Public Trust Head Office and Palmerston North, dated between 11 March 1931 and 12 March 1931, regarding the circumstances of Reverend W E Drake.

Correspondence from the Secretary of the New Zealand Branch of the British Red Cross Society, Wellington, to The Public Trustee, Wellington, dated 9 March 1931, regarding Reverend W E Drake.

Copy of a letter from Reverend W E Drake, 15 Union Street, Palmerston North, to the Red Cross, Wellington, dated 3 March 1931, regarding Nevill Drake.

Handwritten list of names, addresses and circumstances, undated.

Copy of a letter from J W MacDonald, Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, to The General Manager, Union Steamship Company of New Zealand, Wellington, dated 18 March 1931, regarding steerage for Miss Fleming.

Handwritten list of names, addresses and circumstances, undated.

Memo for file, dated 12 March 1931, regarding the circumstances of Mr Murphy and Mr Gore.

Copy of a letter from J W MacDonald, Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, to The General Manager, Union Steamship Company of New Zealand, Wellington, dated 11 March 1931, regarding steerage for Mr and Mrs Grayland.

Correspondence between Public Trust Head Office and Hastings, dated between 11 March 1931 and 12 March 1931, regarding: Mr and Mrs Grayland and their circumstances.

Memo for file, dated 12 March 1931, regarding the circumstances of Miss Mason and Mr and Mrs Grayland.

Handwritten list of names, addresses and circumstances, undated.

Letter from the Private Secretary, Office of Minister of Education Wellington, to Mr Playne, Public Trust Office Wellington, dated 4 March 1931, regarding Mr Hallam.

Copy of a letter from Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, to The Manager, Anchor Shipping Company Limited, Wellington, dated 4 March 1931, regarding steerage for Mr and Mrs Hallam.

Handwritten list of names, addresses and circumstances, undated.

Two copies of a letter from J W MacDonald, Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, to Mrs Harris, c/o Mr Fairbrother, 43 Mulgrave Street, Wellington, dated 6 March 1931, regarding: Mrs Leeds.

Handwritten list of names and addresses and circumstances, dated 14 February 1931.

Copy of a letter from J W MacDonald, Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, to The General Manager, Union Steamship Company of New Zealand, Wellington, dated 23 March 1931, regarding steerage for Mr T Hastie.

Handwritten list of names, addresses and circumstances, undated.

Correspondence between the Public Trust Office in Napier and Wellington, dated between 18 March 1931 and 19 March 1931, regarding Misses S and M Hill.

Correspondence from the Secretary General of the New Zealand Branch of the British Red Cross Society, Wellington, to The Public Trustee, Wellington, dated 23 February 1931, regarding C H Hutton.

Handwritten list of names, addresses and circumstances, undated.

Form, Registration, Palmerston North City Council Showgrounds Relief Depot. This form certifies that Miss N M Jones registered at the Relief Depot on 27 February 1931.

Copy of a letter from Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, to The Manager, Anchor Shipping Company Limited, Wellington, dated 2 March 1931, regarding steerage for Sister Kerr.

Correspondence from the Secretary General of the New Zealand Branch of the British Red Cross Society, Wellington, to The Public Trustee, Wellington, dated 2 March 1931, regarding Sister Kerr.

Two handwritten lists of names, addresses and circumstances, undated.

Memo for file, dated 7 March 1931, regarding the circumstances of Miss Krushka.

Handwritten list of names, addresses and circumstances, undated.

Correspondence between the Public Trust Office in Wellington and Napier, dated between 4 March 1931 - 11 March 1931, regarding Mr and Mrs J G Lock.

Memo for file, dated 4 March 1931, regarding the circumstances of Mr and Mrs J G Lock.

Handwritten list of names, addresses and circumstances, undated.

Copy of a letter from J W MacDonald, Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, to The General Manager, Union Steamship Company of New Zealand, Wellington, dated 11 March 1931, regarding steerage for Miss Mason.

Letter to Mr Playne, Public Trustee, Wellington, from unknown, dated 11 March 1931, regarding Miss Mason.

Letter from Deputy Director-General of Health, Department of Health, Wellington, to Mr Playne, Public Trustee, Wellington, dated 4 March 1931, regarding Miss Rose Macdonald.

Memo for file, dated 6 March 1931, regarding the circumstances of Mr Matthews.

Copy of a letter from J W MacDonald, Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, to The General Manager, Union Steamship Company of New Zealand, Wellington, dated 13 March 1931, regarding steerage for Miss McCauly.

Handwritten list of names, addresses and circumstances, undated.

Copy of a letter from J W MacDonald, Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, to The General Manager, Union Steamship Company of New Zealand, Wellington, dated 11 March 1931, regarding steerage for Mrs M I McIntyre.

Two handwritten lists of names, addresses and circumstances, undated.

Memo for file, dated 26 February 1931, regarding the circumstances of Major Brandon, and Mr and Mrs Metcalfe.

Copy of a letter from J W MacDonald, Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, to The General Manager, Union Steamship Company of New Zealand, Wellington, dated 12 March 1931, regarding steerage for Mr and Mrs Metcalfe.

Copy of a letter from Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, to The Manager, Anchor Shipping Company Limited, Wellington, dated 12 March 1931, regarding steerage for Mrs Nikkelson and family.

Memo for file, dated 12 March 1931, regarding the circumstances of Mrs Nikkelson and family.

Copy of a letter from Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, to The Manager, Anchor Shipping Company Limited, Wellington, dated 10 March 1931, regarding steerage for Mrs C W O'Neill.

One handwritten list of names, addresses and circumstances, dated 9 March 1931.

Copy of letters from Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, to The Manager, Anchor Shipping Company Limited, Wellington, dated 24 February 1931 and 5 March 1931, regarding steerage for Mrs N Pulsford and Mr and Mrs H W Pollitt.

One handwritten list of names, addresses and circumstances, undated.

Copy of a letter from Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, to The Manager, Anchor Shipping Company Limited, Wellington, dated 20 March 1931, regarding steerage for Mrs Guinlivan.

Two handwritten lists of names, addresses and circumstances, undated.

Correspondence between Public Trust Offices Palmerston North, Wellington and Head Office, dated between 10 March 1931 and 11 March 1931, regarding Mrs Ryan.

Two handwritten lists of names, addresses and circumstances, undated.

Correspondence between the Public Trust Office in Palmerston North and Head Office, dated between 10 March 1931 and 12 March 1931, regarding authorisation for Mr and Mrs Rodden.

Memorandum between the Public Trust Office in Palmerston North and Head Office, dated 10 March 1931, regarding Mr, Mrs and Miss Lock; Mr and Mrs Rodden and no more passages to South Island.

Copy of a letter from Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, to The Manager, Anchor Shipping Company Limited, Wellington, dated 2 March 1931, regarding steerage for Miss F Ross.

Seven handwritten lists of names, addresses and circumstances, undated.

Copy of a letter from Public Trustee, Executive Officer, Central Committee, Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, to The Manager, Anchor Shipping Company Limited, Wellington, dated 2 March 1931, regarding steerage for Miss L Wimpenny.

Three handwritten lists of names, addresses and circumstances, undated.

Agenda, The Third Meeting of the Sub-Committee of the Central Committee set up to administer the Hawke's Bay Earthquake Relief Fund, to be held at the Prime Minister's Office, Wellington, on Saturday 20 February 1931 at 10am.
Schedule A: applications made to the Public Trustee for payment of passages of Refugees desirous of proceeding to the South Island: Miss McCuish; Mrs Presling; Miss Eileen Gosling; Mrs Mary Gilder; Miss Emma Russell; Mrs Welhan; Mrs L Hawkes; Ethel Hawkes; Mr Vickerstaff; Mr D C Duff; Mr H C Hutton; Mr E S Lynn; Mrs E A Wlison; Betty and Theo Herron; Joyce and Joan Cotterill; Mrs Yokavich; Miss Dunphy; Miss Zita Mitchell; Mrs Flowerday; Mrs M Hester; Mrs J M Burns; Mrs E Downin.
Schedule B: applications for refunds out of the Relief Fund of passages already paid on account of Refugees: Mr H T Armstrong; Mr E S Singleton; Mr J Shaw; Mr MacKay.
Schedule C: for confirmation of the action of the Public Trustee is granting passages in three urgent cases, where there was no opportunity to make special reference to the committee: Mrs M M Perrill; Mr and Mrs H W Pollitt; Mr Metcalfe and wife.

Seventeen handwritten lists of names and addresses and circumstances, undated.

Correspondence from the Secretary General of the New Zealand Branch of the British Red Cross Society, Wellington, to The Public Trustee, Wellington, dated 24 February 1931, regarding free passage of E S Singleton.

Card, Red Cross Clearing Station Identification Card issued to Mrs F Presling.

Five handwritten lists of names, addresses and circumstances, undated.

Telegram from Frederickson to Miss Russel, 66 Cambridge Terrace, Lower Hutt, Wellington, dated 21 February 1931, regarding boat passage.

Two handwritten lists of names, addresses and circumstances, undated.
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Various coloured papers printed and lined, typed, handwritten, and stamped, bound by cotton tape.
Measurements
Length x Width: 340 x 215mm
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Display location
Credit line
from the Public Trust Office
Other number(s)
m98/62, 78384

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