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  • THAMES ILLUSTRATED MINING MAP 1860's
Click here for details. Includes details for Thames (Grahamstown & Shortland) and Auckland in the early 1860's. Map can also be seen online at AUCKLAND CITY LIBRARIES NZ MAP 4531 special collections. Published with permission. Map's can be searched  at Auckland Library ENTER in bottom right hand box for map number 4531

  • MINING COMPANIES & BATTERIES
CYCLOPEDIA 1902, VOLUME 2 AUCKLAND
Here is a list of the names mentioned in the Index
for Mining Companies and Batteries

  • A DIGGER'S DIARY AT THE THAMES, 1867
By Theophilus Cooper.  Transcription available at Barb's website

MINE OFFICIALS/MANAGERS

MINING ACCIDENTS
For information see:
Mining Accidents 1871-1958 Index, as reported in the Appendices to Journals of the House of Representatives (AJHR).
These are listed by surname and mine, not the town  - so if reseraching Thames have a list of mines first.
Available on fiche from NZSG, Genealogy groups and Archives NZ

PRESENT DAY INFORMATION

Thames School of Mines & Museum
(Picture taken 2005)

The Waiotahi Mine