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CARTERS, MESSENGERS - Wellington, NZ 1866

A list of carters and mesengers in Wellington 1866


Archer -J Messenger Cuba St

Archibald & Co - Carters - Pipitea St

Bamford J - Carter - Nairn St

Barnes W - Carter - Dixon St

Barry D - Carrier - Ingestre St

Bills J - Carter - Tinakori Rd

Creamer J - Messenger - Little Pipitea St

Curtis H - Carter - Molesworth St

Curtis J - Carter - Thorndon Quay

Hewitt C - Carter - Tinakori Rd

Hewitt J - Messenger - Pipitea St

Jeffry F - Carter - Murphy St

Keefe D - Messenger - Molesworth St

London G - Carrier - Ghuznee St

Magee J - Carter - Wingfield St

Price C - Carter - Hobson St

Ranus - Carter - Dixon St

Saunders J - Carter - Tinakori Rd

Widdop W - Messenger - Pipitea St

SADDLERS, BLACKSMITHS, WHIPMAKERS, - Wellington, New Zealand 1866

Before the introduction of cars into New Zealand (1898) and even for many years after, horses were extensively used by men, women and children.
Saddles, bridles, whips and spurs were necessary purchases
(it could be said that bootmakers could be in this category)

Some of the men who worked with leather etc and with horses in general in Wellinton in 1866 to produce such goods were:

Armstrong P. J. - Saddler - Lambton Quay
Bampton W - Saddler - Molesworth St
Banks W - Coachman - Ghuznee St
Black W - Coachmaker - Ingestre St
Bowater - Blacksmith - Dixon St
Brown J - Currier - Town Belt
Buck H - Blacksmith - Molesworth St
Clark R - Blacksmith - Tinakori Rd
Cockroft A. - Tanner - Brougham St
Death G - Coach & Horses - Manners St
Evans J - Saddler - Willis St
Howe A - Fellmonger - Howe's Lane
Howe W - Fellmonger - Howe's Lane
Inkersell C - Tanner - Britomart St
Kershaw J - Leather Merchants - Lambton Quay
Krull & Co - Leather Merchants - Custom House Quay
Levy L - Leather Merchant - Lambton Quay
Mears J - Saddler - Willis St
Parsons - Whipmaker - Tinakori Rd
Redding G. H. - Blacksmith - Tinakori Rd
Rochfort - Blacksmith - Thorndon Quay
Scutliffe R - Blacksmith - Willis St
Smith J - Blacksmith - Manners St
Smith J - Tanner - Ghuznee St
Waters - J Wheelwright - Tory St

STOREKEEPERS, GROCERS - Wellington, New Zealand 1866

Some of the folk who were storekeepers in Wellington in 1866

Anderson D Jnr - Grocer - Molesworth St
Anderson G - Storeman - Murphy St
Anderson W - Grocer - Willis St
Bird T - Fruiterer - Willis St
Bolton F - Shopkeeper - Molesworth St
Bright J - Shopman - Thordon Qu
Brown G - Shopman - Taranaki St
Carpenter H - Grocer - Lambton Quay
Cemino S - Grocer - Molesworth St
Chisholm - Store - Courtenay Pl
Cleland - General Store - Manners St
Cleland H - Grocer - Molesworth St
Clements - Grocer - Thorndon Quay
Cooper Mrs - Shop - Molesworth St
Crease E. H. - Grocer - Willis St
Ellison T - Shopman - Willis St
Farmer Mrs - Grocery Store - Willis St
Franklin J - Grocer - Lambton Quay
Gandy - Grocery Store - Ingestre St
Goodison - General Store - Manners St
Houghton J - Grocer - Willis St
Lennan M - Grocer - Courtenay Pl
Levy B - General Dealer - Lambton Quay
Lindlay J - Greengrocer - Lambton Quay
Moir D - General Store - Molesworth St
Moore G - General Store - Lambton Quay
Nashelski - Tobacconist - Willis St
Petford W - Grocery Store - Tory St
Petherick - Grocer - Willis St
Phillips G - Grocer - Willis St
Phillips H - Grocer - Ghuznee St
Pike J - Storekeeper - Little Ghuznee St
Port R - Grocer - Willis St
Reid Mrs - Shopkeeper - Willis St
Riddick J - Shopman - Molesworth St
Ryan W - Grocer - Willis St
Sancto Mrs - Shopkeeper - Lambton Quay
Scott W - Grocer - Willis St
Smith E. G. - Music Seller - Lambton Quay
Smith J. S. - General Store - Molesworth St
Steinhoff - Tobacconist - Willis St
Stevenson T - General Store - Taranaki Pl
Stoddart Mrs - Grocery Store - Dixon St
Taine J. J. - Grocer & Draper - Lambton Quay
Trist S - Grocer - Cuba St
Walden J - General Store - Willis St
Wallace J - Grocer - Lambton Quay
Waters G - General Store - Dixon St
Willeston C - Tobacconist - Lambton Quay
Yates H - Grocer - Molesworth St

SCHOOL TEACHERS - Wellington NZ 1866

Some of the teachers in Wellington 1866

Finnimore W - Schoolmaster - Willis St
Fraser - Schoolmaster - Tory St
Gold C - Schoolmaster - Taranaki St
Holmes W - Schoolmaster - Abel Smith St
Holmes W.H. - Te Aro School
Cherrett Mrs - Cherrett's school - Wellington Terrace
Hunt Miss - School - Mulgrave St
Ling Mrs - School - Ghuznee St
Mowbray W - Schoolmaster - Sydney St
Moxham W - Shoemaker - Molesworth

Wellington NZ, harbour city - men of the sea 1866

A list of the men who worked in or of the sea in Wellington 1866

Allen G - boatbuilder - ?
Barnard W - Sailmaker - Taranaki St
Brannigan P - Mariner - Molesworth St
Burns J - Sailmaker - Ghuznee St
Coffee P - Shipwright - Cuba St
Collins R - Shipwright - Willis St
Collins T - Sailor - Taranaki Pl
Cope - Fisherman - Ghuznee St
Craig - Fisherman - Little Ghuznee St
Croft C - Waterman - Quin St
Dalton - Seaman - Taranaki Pl
Davidson - Mariner - Courtenay Pl
Douglas H - Waterman - Ghuznee St
Edmund T - Sailmaker - Little Ghuznee St
Evans - Sailor - Taranaki St
Foreman S - Mariner - Brougham St
Halliday Captain - Harbour Master - Wellington Tce
Holmes L - Boatman - Dixon St
Hook S - Fisherman - Little Ghuznee St
Houghton G - Lighterman - Manners St
Houghton J - Lighterman - Ingestre St
Irving A - Mariner - Haining St
Jenkins J - Mariner - Little Ghuznee St
Lawrence G - Mariner - Adelaide Rd
Loft - Seaman - Taranaki Pl
Love J - Fisherman - Taranaki St
Maney A - Waterman - Molesworth St
McIntyre & Stafford - Ship Chandler - Custom House Quay
McIntyre D - Ships Chandler - Cuba St
McLean J - Boat Builder - Willis St
McLean J - Shipwright - Ghuznee St
Meech H - Boat Builder - Custom House St
Moore G - Ship Chandler - Manners St
Morris J - Boatman - Lambton Quay
Murch S - Boatman - Little Ghuznee St
Nancarrow - Marine Board - Wellington Tce
Phillips J - Waterman - Quin St
Pitt H - Boatman - Thorndon Qu
Porter J - Mariner - Hopper St
Ready R - Seaman - Tory St
Richards J - Mariner - Ingestre St
Richmond - Mariner - Mulgrave St
Robinson J - Lighterman - Herbert St
Sawyer C - Mariner - Tasman St
Shadwick - Sailor - Quin St
Smith M - Boatman - Ingestre St
Steward J - Mariner - Herbert St
Tandy G - Mariner - Taranaki St
Thirkell - Ships Builder - Wellington Tce
Thirkell - Shipwright - Custom House St
Thompson - Mariner - Tasman St
Wackkins W. J. - Mariner - Ingestre St
Watson - Boatman - Tasman St
Williams J - Mariner - Molesworth St
Wills J. F. - Lighterman - Custom House St

From bonnets to boots - TAILORS, BOOTMAKERS, DRAPERS, Wellington NZ 1866

prices calculated on the CPI of 1866 and 2009 comparisons

In Nov 1866 Edward Giesen was selling
ladies cashmere boots from 5s 6d to 13s 6d ($54 in 2009)
Mens tweed suits from 1 pound 10s ($107)
Moleskin trousers from 10s ($9)

BOOTMAKERS, SHOEMAKRS, TAILORS, DRAPERS
Austin R - Boot & Shoes maker/Importer - Willis St
Austin - Shoemaker - John St
Bertram J Draper - Pipitea St
Blaker G Bootmaker - Lambton Quay
Boyd J Tailor - Thorndon Quy
Bradey F Bootmaker - Lambton Quay
Brogan P Shoemaker - Molesworth St
Calcott Mrs Dressmaker - Hill St
Clapham J Bootmaker - Thorndon Quay
Clark W Draper - Lambton Quay
Cook J. H. Tailor - Fraser's Lane
Edge J Bootmaker - Willis St
Foster J Bootmaker - Molesworth St
Gamble Tailor - Ghuznee St
Giesen Edward & co - clothiers - Lambton Quay
Harris Mrs - Milliner - Cuba St
Howe C - Bootmaker - Willis St
Keetley J - Shoemaker - Quin St
Kirkcaldie & Stains - Drapers - Lambton Quay
Leppien Henry - Boot Maker - Willis St
Lowater - Draper - Wellington Tce
Marriott - Tailor - Cuba St
Marriott R - Shoemaker - Molesworth St
Mason W. S. - Draper - Lambton Quay
Matthews A - Shoemaker - Tory St
McClelland T - Bootmaker - Dixon St
McElwain E - Tailor - Ingestre St
McNamara W - Shoemaker - Wingfield Pl
Mitchell J - Shoemaker - Tinakori Rd
Moeller Jacoby & Co - Drapers - Lambton Quay
Moss L - Clothier - Grey St
Moss L - Draper - Lambton Quay
Moxham W - Shoemaker - Molesworth St
Munro J - Shoemaker - Molesworth ST
Oakley W - Tailor - Mulgrave St
Pickett & Co - Drapers - Lambton Quay
Potter W - Shoemaker - Wallace St
Reay J - Bootmaker - Lambton Qu
Rixton R - Shoemaker - Austin St
Roe G - Bootmaker - Murphy St
Smith Miss - Draper - Cuba St
Smith - Shoemaker - Quin St
Stephenson J - Tailor - Tasman St
Taine James J - Draper, Milliner -
Trueman H - Shoemaker - Abel Smith St
Warburton T. K. - Draper - Wellington Tce
Warmoll J - Draper - Willis St
Webster G - Draper - Molesworth St
Willcox Miss - Milliner - Lambton Quay
Wrigley Mrs - Bonnet Maker - Cuba St
Yates Mrs - Dressmaker - Taranaki St

Taking care of people & property - POLICEMEN, FIREMEN, Wellington NZ 1866

A list of the men who looked after the people, streets and property of Wellington in 1866

Atcheson F - Inspector of Police - Tinakori Rd
Cooper W - Watchman - Glenbervie Tce
Davis - Policeman - Tory St
Doran - Policeman - Little Ghuznee St
Harris W - Policeman - Mulgrave St
Hastings - Fireman - Tory St
Huntley H - Ranger - Bolton St
McLean - Policeman - Quin St
Ready - Policeman - Quin St
Toomey M - Fireman - Taranaki St

DOCTORS, NURSES, CHEMISTS, DENTISTS - Wellington NZ 1866

A list of 'medicine men' in 1866 in Wellington

DOCTORS, CHEMISTS, SURGEONS
Barraud Charles Decimus - Chemist (& artist) - Lambton Quay
Boor L -Surgeon - Wellington Tce
Buchanan Mrs - Nurse -Dixon St
Clout Mrs - Nurse - Quin St
Cummerfield Mrs - Nurse - Thorndon Qu
France Charles - Surgeon - Cuba St
Marriott J.H. - Optician - Lambton Quay
Meredith H.P. - Surgeon - Cuba St
Moffitt - Dentist - Lambton Quay
Owen Brithers - Druggists, Dixon St
Prince Mrs - Nurse - Hill St
Smith Mrs - Nurse - Wellington Tce
Stokes - Doctor - Woolcombe St

As good a list as anywhere to put them:
UNDERTAKERS
Nicholson W - Undertaker - ?
Spicer Bros - Undertakers - Countney Pl
Wallis, Parsons & Gascoigne - Undertakers - ?

BAKERS, BUTCHERS, etc Wellington, NZ 1866

prices calculated on the CPI of 1866 and 2009 comparisons

- in 1866 the cost of a loaf of bread was around 2d - 3d per 2lb loaf = ($1.95 - $2.95 per kg loaf)

- the cost of mutton was from 2d per pound ($4.30 perkg) to 4d per pound for legs, loins & chops ($8.70 per kg)
- the price of beef was from 4d per pound for backribs ($8.70 per kg) to 6d per pound for Prime Rast ($13 per kg)

BUTCHERS, BAKERS, CONFECTIONERS

Astill J - Butcher - Molesworth St

Barber J & H - Butcher - Willis St
Barber R - butcher - Willis St
Brown J - Builder - Ingestre St

Carswell R - Baker - Ingestre St

Dutton - Confectioner - Webb St

Eldershaw G - Confectioner - Lambton Quay

Gear James - Pork Butcher - Lambton Quay

Ling B - Butcher - Lambton Quqy
Luxford C - Butcher - Dixon St
Luxford C - Butcher - Manners St

Maxton S - Baker - Lambton Quay
McEwen P - Baker - Thorndon Quay
McNelly J - Butcher - Murphy St

Pattinson J - Butcher - Ghuznee St
Phelan W - Baker - Herbert St

Read J - Baker - Willis St

Scott R - Baker - Willis St
Smith - Butcher - Pipitea St

Taylor J - Butcher - Little Pipitea St
Tetley - Butcher - Ingestre St

Walden T - Confectioner & C. - Lambton Quay
Watson D - Baker - Taranaki St
Whisker T - Butcher - Thorndon Quay
Whisker J - Butcher - Lambton Quay
Wilton E - Butcher - Lambton Quay

The men who built Wellington, NZ 1866 - BUILDERS, BRICKIES, PAINTERS etc

List of tradesmen in Wellington, NZ 1866

prices calculated on the CPI of 1866 and 2009 comparisons

- in the 1800s a superficial foot of timber (12 inch square by 1 inch thick) cost between 7s ($68 in 2009) for Rimu and up to 16s ($157 for Totara)
- a moderate house could be built for about 50 pounds ($5,000), a labourer received about 1 pound 20s a week therefore 41 weeks work.

BUILDERS, CARPENTERS, CABINET MAKERS
Aitken W - Carpenter - ?
Anderson Carpenter - Hopper St
Archibald - Carpenter - Courtenay Pl
Ballie J - Carpenter - Ingestre St
Bell - Carpenter - Willis St
Berry C - Carpenter - Willis St
Brown F - Cabinet Maker - Cuba St
Brown J - Builder - Ingestre St
Brown L - Carpenter - Wellington Tce
Brown W - Cabinet Maker - Tasman St
Calman D - Builder Little - Ghuznee St
Carter - Builder - Hopper St
Chappell H - Builder - Tasman St
Chappell J Jnr - Builder - Wellington Tce
Chisholm J - Builder - Cuba St
Churchill W Jnr - Builder - Willis St
Churchill W Snr - Builder - Cuba St
Clark J - Builder - Haultain St
Colquhoun J - Builder - Cuba St
Compton J - Builder - Custom House Quay
Cording E - Carpenter - Courtenay Pl
Craig R - Builder Little - Pipitea St
Crumpton T - Builder - Ingestre St
Dark Q - Carpenter - Moore St
Dodds J - Carpenter - Tasman St
Dodds W - Carpenter - Adelaide Rd
Duff J - Cabinet Maker - Willis St
Dunn J - Carpenter - Molesworth St
Ellison H - Cabinet Maker - Mulgrave St
Ewing R - Carpenter - Tory St
Faber - Cabinet Maker - Abel Smith St
Fargie A - Carpenter - Little Ghuznee St
France R - Cabinet Maker - Cuba St
Francis J - Carpenter - Mulgrave St
Fraser T - Carpenter - Ingestre St
Furness J - Builder - Ghuznee St
Gallien H - Cabinet Maker - Thorndon Qu
Gascoine J - Carpenter - Wingfield Place
Gawith W - Carpenter - Pipitea St
Gell J - Builder - Cuba St
Gibbs - Carpenter - Molesworth St
Harrison - Carpenter - Mulgrave St
Harrison J - Carpenter - Majoribanks St
Haslem - Carpenter - Abel Smith St
Hitch - Carpenter - Quin St
Hornblow - Cabinet Maker - Mulgrave St
Howard C - Carpenter - Tasman St
Howell T - Carpenter - Revans St
Humphries W - Carpenter - Mulgrave St
Hutchings J - Carpenter - Little Ghuznee St
Jacka S. S. - Builder - Ghuznee St
James W - Cabinet Maker - Lambton Quay
Johns F. J. - Carpenter - John's St
Lawes W - Carpenter - Sydney St
Lawrence W - Carpenter - Majoribanks St
Lett C - Carpenter - Roxburgh St
Linder - Carpenter - Quin St
Lockie - Carpenter - Ingestre St
Loder - Carpenter - Wallace St
Lowe T - Carpenter - Wingfield Pl
Macaias - Carpenter - Wallace St
Martin W - Carpenter - Hawkestone St
McIvor - Carpenter - Ingestre St
McKirdy C - Carpenter - Brougham St
McLaggan J - Builder - Wellington Tce
Medley W - Carpenter - Tasman St
Merrick F - Carpenter - John's St
Meyers C - Cabinet Maker - Willis St
Mills C - Carpenter - Herbert St
Mitchell - Carpenter - Courtenay Pl
Mitford - Carpenter - Quin St
Nicholas W - Carpenter - Hawkestone St
Nicholas W - Carpenter - Pipitea St
Ockenden - Carpenter - John's St
Orr E - Carpenter - Majoribanks St
Orr T - Carpenter - Cuba St
Pagon F. J. - Cabinet Maker - Mulgrave St
Parsons F - Carpenter - Wellington Tce
Petherick G - Builder - Manners St
Petit - Carpenter - Ghuznee St
Pickering J - Carpenter - Murphy St
Pilmer A. G. - Builder - Hopper St
Plimmer J - Carpenter - Abel Smith St
Prideaux W - Carpenter - Molesworth St
Prince J - Carpenter - Little Pipitea St
Read J - Builder - Ingestre St
Richardson G - Builder - Vivian St
Roberts - Carpenter - Thordon Quay
Rollo J - Builder - Hawkestone St
Ruck J - Cabinet Maker - Willis St
Silk J - Carpenter - Thorndon Quay
Smith - Cabinet Maker - Wallace St
Stewart - Builder - Willis St
Symonds - Carpenter - Tory St
Toy J - Carpenter - Mulgrave St
Trensam - Carpenter - Taranaki St
Wallis & Co Builders - Manners St
Wallis W - Builder - Nairn St
Weaver J - Carpenter - Wellington Tce
Webb C. F. - Carpenter - Mulgrave St
Webbe F - Cabinet Maker - Lambton Quay
Whiting W - Carpenter - Taranaki St
Williams - Cabinet Maker - Tinakori Rd
Wilson A - Carpenter - Owen St
Winkley - Carpenter - Tasman St
Yates J - Carpenter - Molesworth St

BRICKIES, PAINTERS, PLUMBERS
Andrews - Painter - Quin St
Andrews W - Bricklayer - Tory St
Ballinger J - Painter - Willis St
Beagelhole - Brickmaker - Taranaki St
Bolton G - Shingler - Tinakori Rd
Borthwick R - Painter - Wellington Tce
Brooks H - Painter - Willis St
Brown - Painter - Thorndon Quay
Daly O - Bricklayer - Murphy St
Edwards R - Bricklayer - Tory St
Hill F - Brickmaker - Ghuznee St
Hill J - Bricmaker - Nairn St
Hill T - Brickmaker - Nairn St
Hislop G - Painter - Lambton Qu
Holyer - Painter - Willis St
Kinniburgh D - Painter - Cuba St
Linnell T - Painter - Willis St
Maunslem - Brickmaker - Taranaki St
Martin R - Painter - Cuba St
Minifie J - Painter - Ghuznee St
Minifie J - Painter - Lambton Qu
Payne G - Bricklayer - Boulcott
Pond J - Painter - Herbert St
Richards J - Painter - Quin St
Smith - Painter - Taranaki St
Stevens - Plumber - Quin St
Symonds - Bricklayer - Tinakori Rd
Tonks G - Brickmaker - Taranaki St
Tonks W - Brickmaker - Webb St
Tustin W - Painter - Willis St
Vaughan A - Painter - Mulgrave St
Wise - Bricklayer - Webb St

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