Kind Tom and the Lost Tribe 4
Alwyn Owen transports readers back to the 1860s.
Fagan the Bullocky 12
“Michael Fagan was an Irish man to be sure,” writes Rae Atkins.
Hope and Smithy 16
An aunt and an airman: a story by Geoff Skene.
Tracing My Ancestors – In Distant Fields 20
Alec Astle pays a tribute.
Memories of Rowing 24
A sporting article written by Geoff Benge.
From the Regions: Waikato 27
Centrefold: Bannockburn 36
Coalminers at the Cairnmuir Coal Mine 1899.
Far from Kith and Kin 38
A dour Scot leaves the Hebrides in 1856: Norman Maclean’s story.
R & E Tingey 44
Mike Whittall traces the development of a New Zealand business.
At the Normal with Three Rapscallions 48
Further comical adventures from Paul Aubin.
The Battle of El Alamein 50
Mike Crean marks the 75th Anniversary with a poignant contribution.
From the Regions: Wanganui / Manawatu 54
From Hotel to School to Art Gallery 66
Exploring the history of Titirangi’s Lopdell House.
Ian Sherratt reminisces…
Index, and Genealogy List 70
Editor’s Choice: Heavy Traffic 72
Elephants on the Great North Road.
R. & E. Tingey and Co. Ltd, Manners Street, Wellington in 1926.
Photograph courtesy of Robert Tingey.