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MITCHELL Ancestry - New Zealand

Journal by ngairedith

In response to the journal MITCHEL posted 25 March 2011

The information for that journal was copied from the following #sites which include a lot more very interesting reading on the subject:

#MITCHELL - Select Mitchell Genealogy, with links to the following:

* Mitchell Clan History. Mitchell clan history.

* Mitchell Family History. Mitchell book by J. Montgomery Seaver.

* The Mitchell Family from South Devon. South Devon Mitchells.

* John and Mary Mitchell (nee Nicholson) Emigration. With photos
- Mitchells from Yorkshire England to Wellington New Zealand with their 6 children in 1841

* Mitchell Family of Virginia. Genealogy of the Miitchells in Virginia.

* Mitchell Surname Project. Mitchell DNA.

#MITCHELL Copyright 2000 B.E.Mitchell
... Usually acknowledged as a sept of Clan Innes. Some sources indicate the name is also included with septs of other clans, such as the MacDonalds of Keppoch.

This site includes Ancient New Zealand History Articles, links and information - *NZ's Forgotten Voyagers - *NZ's Ancients - *Treaty of Waitangi

- it also has 5 links to other interesting pages:
Cambridge, NZ Events Calendar, like:
NZ Piping & Dancing Assciaion
Paeroa Highland Games
Clan MacLachlan

New Zealand Pipe Band sites
- with links to
New Zealand Pipe Band sites.
Auckland Police H. P. B.
Cambridge & Districts Pipe Band
Canterbury Caledonian Soc. PB.

City of Auckland Pipe Band
City of Hamilton H.P.B.
City of Invercargill Cale. P.B.
City of Napier Pipe Band
City of Tauranga Pipe Band D-Day Pipers
Mary Queen of Scots Pipe Band, FR

Auckland & Districts Pipe Band
Drones & Sticks Pipe Band
Fielding Pipe Band
Hawera Highland Pipe band
NZ Police Pipe Band (Wgtn).
RSA Taieri Pipe Band
Sovereign Assurance Pipe Band
St Andrews College Pipe Band
Taupo and Districts H.P.B.
Temuka Pipe Band
Timaru Highland Pipe Band
Central Nth Island Ctr. RNZPBA Inc. City of HAMILTON
Electric Scotland

Wellington Scottish Pipes & Drums
Whangarei Pipe Band
... and a link to Australian Pipe Band sites

Ancient Celtic NZ
- a very large and interesting page with many links, example:
Australian Achaeological Anomalies Research
Archaeology Resources
#1 Ancient Celtic NZ
#1A Ancient NZ
#2 Modern Celtic NZ
#3 RuairidhMhor
#4 Waitangi Goings on(?)
#5-Marae and Women?
#6-Suppress the News!?
7 Historical Raglan Rocks being destroyed.
#8 Clan MacFarlane origins?
#9 Phonecians visited NZ
Early NZ peoples (interesting)
#10 NZ Pre-Volcanic occupation.
#11 Land of Seals
... and much more

Looking for a NZ Wedding Piper?

It also has other web sites
- a page of links to external sites, example:
Scottish Shopping online
Waikato Irish Club
Links to Harp Sites
Scottish Products
Mitchell's Gully, the Gold Mine at Charleston worked from 1866 till 1914, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This type of gold mining is unique to the world
Links to Irish Sites
Beekeeping in NZ:
(1) NZ National Beekeepers Assn
(3) AsureQuality Apicultural Services
(4) Waikato University Honey Research
Ceilidh Dance
Denmark - NZ Danes
The Long Ships
- and their seafarers, The Norsemen / The Vikings (with great links)
New Zealand's Information Network
Wanganui Artists and their ork
Kilt HIre, Kilt making
Piper Hie

Other sites you may find interesting, related to the above journal:
The MITCHELL DNA project

Family Tree DNA FAQ


* Follow up

* the MITCHELL LIBRARY Glasgow, Scotland was established with a bequest from Stephen Mitchell, a wealthy tobacco manufacturer, whose company, Stephen Mitchell and Son, would become one of the constituent members of the Imperial Tobacco Company. It contains the largest public reference library in Europe, with 1,213,000 volumes. While composed mainly of reference material it also has a substantial lending facility which began in 2005

Containing five floors, access is free to both members and non-members. Non-members can, upon request, use PCs and the Internet as well as printed reference materials.

The Mitchell Library also holds the Glasgow City Archives and collections which are considered to be one of the worlds best resources for researching family history and was used by Jeremy Paxman in the television series Who Do You Think You Are?

* In January 1967, Lt-Col. Colin Mitchell took over command of the 1st Battalion Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders

* John Mitchell (born 23 March 1964 in Hawera, New Zealand) is a noted former rugby union player and former coach for the New Zealand All Blacks

Todd Mitchell of Raglan, Harness Racing Stables

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by ngairedith on 2011-04-11 09:32:19

#10 of the above journal:
The Ancient Stump that some modern scientists infer did not exist. But it did!

... a report on the chopped tree stump from the Auckland Southern Gross newspaper, "An exceedingly interesting relic of the very remote past is now to be seen in the office of the Improvement Commissioners. It is the root of a tree found in one of the cuttings being made under the direction of that Commission

The inference to be drawn (from readng the article at the above link) is not only that the islands of New Zealand had been inhabited long anterior to the migration of the Maori to them, but that they had been peopled before the extinct volcano in the neighbourhood of the present Mechanic's Institute had begun to belch its mud torrents and streams of melted lava and that New Zealands human history goes back thousands, not hundreds, of years ...

The book (first in a trilogy) would be a fasinating read:
"The SECRET LAND, PEOPLE BEFORE" by Gary J. Cook and Thomas J Brown

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