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The sale of MANAIA, and OPUNAKE, Taranaki, New Zealand 1880

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Te original list of names was from Papers Past

From the HAWERA & NORMANBY STAR, dated 22nd December 1880

SALE OF MANAIA
The sale of Manaia and Opounake townships was advertised for Friday and there must have been at least 300 persons present when the sale commenced.
The townships of Manaia was first offered for sale and a large number of sections were sold, some at very high prices, those at the octagon bringing in over 80 ($11,442 in 2008)
The competition was very spirited throughout the day and the Commissioner went through the various sections at a pretty rapid rate.
When the suburban sections around Manaia were disposed of, an adjournment took place and the sale of Opunake commence after lunch.
The area of nearly all the sections was about a quarter of an acre each (unless otherwise stated)

The following are the details:-
(the number of the section then price paid at auction)
* A.C. FORCE was a member of the NZ Armed Constabulary 1846-1885)

BLOCK II
#10 - 15 .. AND ..
#11 - 12 - J. Davidson, storekeeper, Hawera
#22 - 10 - F. McGuire

BLOCK III
#1 - 15 .. AND ..
#10 - 15
#11 - 12 - William Hackett, A.C. Force, Manaia

BLOCK VI
#6 - 10 - John Meikle, carpenter, Hawera
#10 - 15 - C.A. Wray (for Church of England)
#11 - 12 - J. Linton
#20 - 12 - Timothy O`Brien, A.C. Force, Manaia
#22 - 18 - M. Byrne, Manutahi

BLOCK VII
#1 - 15 - P. B. Cahill
#4 - 10 - Right Rev Dr. Redwood (for Roman Catholic Church)
#12 - 12 - M.D. King (for Wesleyan Church)
#13 - 18 - Charles O. Hawke, A.C. Force, Waihi

BLOCK X
#10 - 21 - Charles Days
#11 - 15 - P.B. Cahill
#12 - 15 - J. Livingston (for Presbyterian Church)
#20 - 16 .. AND ..
#21 - 17 - R.E. McRae, farmer, Kakaramea
#22 - 28 - Charles Days

BLOCK XI
#1 - 21 - George Parmenter, laborer, Hawera
#3 - 15 - James Thomson, Waihi
#10 - 12 - R.A. Adams
#12 - 21 - James Nicoll, tinsmith, New Plymouth
#13 - 31 - George Newsham Curtis, storekeeper, Stratford
#14 - 25 - George McLean, farmer, Hawera
#15 - 18 - John Gilmour, storekeeper, New Plymouth
#16 - 14 - Benjamin Vickery, labourer, Wanganui
#17 - 16 - Henry Sinclair, carpenter, Hawera
#20 - 13 - Benjamin Vickery
#21 - 15 - R.A. Adams, draper, Carlyle (now Patea)
#22 - 18 - John Gilmour

BLOCK XIII
#2 - 10 - Hearn & Kennedy, Kakaramea
#9 - 13 - Patrick Tarrant, ploughman, Hawera
#10 - 17 - P.B. Cahill, Hawera
#11 - 17 - James Linton, Mayor of Palmerston North
#12 - 15 .. AND ..
#13 - 15 - A. Young, farmer, Manutahi
#14 - 15 - E. Pulford, storekeeper, Hawera
#15 - 15 - William Shearer, settler, Hawera
- (if you have ANY further information on William, at the above link, please leave a comment)
#17 - 16 - George Parmenter
#18 - 15 - E. Pulford
#19 - 17 - Michael Bourke, cooper, Carlyle
#20 - 31 - Charles Days

BLOCK XIV
#1 - 15
#2 - 13 - George Lgenn, Greymouth
#4 - 14 - G.T. Potto, saddler, Carlyle
#5 - 13 - A. Young
#6 - 14 - John Gilmour
#7 - 15 - H. Honeyfield, settler, New Plymouth
#8 - 16 - James Nicoll
#13 - 21 - G.N. Curtis
#15 - 24 - John Manson, draper, Hokitika
#16 - 27 - A. Young
#17 - 34 - John Gilmour
#18 - 36 - H. Honeyfield
#19 - 37 - James Nicoll

BLOCK XV
#1 - 33 .. AND ..
#2 - 36 - J. Milroy, settler, Carlyle
#3 - 18 - George McLean
#4 - 14 - J. Barleyman, solicitor, Hawera
#5 - 15 - John E.W. Honeywill
#7 - 15 .. AND ..
#8 - 16 - Daniel Leitch, settler, Hawera
#9 - 16 .. AND ..
#10 - 18 .. AND ..
#11 - 20 - John Patterson, settler, Hawera
#12 - 81 .. AND ..
#13 - 86 - J. Milroy, Carlyle
#14 - 47 - Jacob Meuli, saddler, Hawera
#15 - 41 - J. Barleyman
#16 - 40 - R.A. Adams
#17 - 37 - G.T. Potto
#18 - 85 - T.M.J. Sheahy, spinster, Palmerston North
#19 - 80 ($11,442 in 2008) - William Shearer
#20 - 80 - Daniel Leitch
#21 - 85 - John Henderson, saddler, Hawera

BLOCK XVI
#1 - 15 - Benjamin Vickery
#3 - 12 - Charles Jamieson, A.C. Force, Manaia
#12 - 29 - H. Owen, commercial traveller
#13 - 24 - Thomas Broadrick, settler, New Plymouth
#14 - 21 - Frank McGovern, laborer, Carlyle
#15 - 17 - Jeremiah Sheshan, farmer, Whenuakura
#17 - 13 - Martin Power, settler, Hawera
#18 - 18 - J. Mouri
#19 - 18 - P. McLoughlin, Carlyle
#20 - 14 - E.H. Thompson, A.C. Force, Manaia
#21 - 17 - P.B. Cahill
#22 - 80 - Thomas Broadrick

BLOCK XVII
#2 - 12 - Arthur J. Knyvett, Maxwelltown
#4 - 12 - W. Cowern
#5 - 12 - George Glenn
#6 - 15 - J. Tingey, painter, Hawera
#8 - 15 - George Norgate, A.C. Force, Waihi
#9 - 15 - A. Young
#10 - 25 - Kenneth Fraser
#19 - 12 - A. Young

BLOCK XVIII
#1 - 28 - Robert F. Holden, contractor, Stratford
#2 - 25 - George McLean
#3 - 20 - G.V. Bate, Hawera
#4 - 23 - F. Searling, carpenter, Carlyle
#6 - 28 - C.S. Curtis, storekeeper, Stratford
#7 - 30 .. AND ..
#8 - 41 - W.H.E. Wanklyn, Hawera
#9 - 59 - Albert R. Langley, settler, Normanby
#10 - 85 .. AND ..
#11 - 65 - Thomas Lloyd, Hawera
#12 - 16 - Joseph F. Pease, Hawera
#18 - 12 - H.R. Parrington, solicitor, Hawera
#14 - 13 - George McLean
#15 - 13 - F. Searling
#16 - 14 - Martin Bolger, settler, Manaia
#17 - 15 - C.S. Curtis
#18 - 13 - Thomas Whelan
#20 - 17 - A.R. Langley
#21 - 33 .. AND ..
#22 - 32 - ?. Taylor

BLOCK XIX
#1 - 75 - Patrick Healy, hotelkeeper, Ross, Westland
#2 - 51 - John Gilmour
#3 - 41 - Patrick Healy
#4 - 38 - Newton King, Auctioneer, New Plymouth
#5 - 36 - E. Pulford
#6 - 31 - William Shearer
#8 - 29 - John Manson
#9 - 27 - Henry Sinclair, carpenter, Hawera
#10 - 27 - John Patterson
#11 - 31 .. AND ..
#12 - 31 - James Linton
#14 - 12 - R. Dingle, Hawera
#15 - 12 - Newton King
#16 - 17 - E. Pulford
#17 - 15 - C.W. Broadbent, Hawera
#18 - 12 - R.H. Wilson, storeman, New Plymouth
#19 - 13 - Cornelius Casey, settler, Normanby
#20 - 14 .. AND ..
#21 16 - John Patterson
#22 - 30 - Charles Days, boatbuilder, Oamaru

BLOCK XX
#1 - 27 - James Linton
#2 - 19 - J.C. Yorke, settler, Hawera
#3 - 16 - H.R. Parrington
#4 - 16 - R.A. Aams
#5 - 16 - H.B. Cockburn, blacksmith, Hawera
#6 - 13 - J. Davison, storekeeper, Hawera
#7 - 13 - T. Twigg, settler, Hawera
#8 - 15 - George Glenn
#10 - 16 - E.H. Thompson
#11 - 29 - Charles Days
#13 - 12 - J.C. Yorke
#14 - 14 - H.R. Parrington
#15 - 14 - R.A. Adams
#16 - 12 - W.M. Thomson, auctioneer, Hawera
#18 - 10 - Thomas Twigg
#19 - 12 .. AND ..
#20 - 10 .. AND ..
#21 - 10 .. AND ..
#22 - 12 - George Glenn

MANAIA SUBURBAN SECTIONS - price PER ACRE
each person bought around 5 acres, give or take 2 roods
#57 - 12 4s - T. Mann
#58 - 12 4s - Freeman R. Jackson, auctioneer, Wanganui
#72 - 19 5s - William Box, Rosy Creek, Waimote Plains
#73 - 12 5s - Alexander Sutherland, Wellington
#79 - 15 - J. Burton, brewer, Hawera
#80 - 13 - P. Healy, hotelkeeper, Ross, Westland
#81 - 12 - Frank McGovern
#85 - 11 - Martin Power, Hawera
#86 - 10 10s - George Glenn
#87 - 12 - John Patterson
#88 - 11 15s - John Vincent Riddle, Waihi
#89 - 15 5s - C.A. Wray, R.M., Carlyle
#90 - 12 10s - George Glenn
#99 - 12 10s - R.E. McRae, Kakaramea
#100 - 14 10s - John V. Riddle

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