Lust for Land: James Henry Coleman : His Life, His Fortune, His Descendants

Author(s): A.J. Coleman

Biography

Record of J H Coleman's life from arrival in New Zealand in1859 until his death in 1928 aged 94; acquisition of pastoral land in Hawke's Bay; very early sittings of the Maori Land Court in Hawke's Bay; Royal Commission into land dealings, particularly concerning the Heretaunga block (James escaped); the making of his fortune; his commercial and philanthropic activities; the lives of his four privileged step-children; division of his wealth; the lives his own children and grandchildren.

John T Diamond and Epsom trust plates inside cover. Name on title page


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Ch 1 From Norfolk to New Zealand -- Ch 2 The Te Aute Estate: Breaking in and breaking out -- Ch 3 Longlands Station: Blackhead -- Ch 4 Commerce and commonsense -- Ch 5 At home on the Hill -- Ch 6 Provincial life and recreation -- Ch 7 Hannah's estate -- Ch 8 James's dear Land: a precious commodity -- Ch 9 The Native Land Court - Ch 10 The Heretaunga purchase -- Ch 11 The Richmond Report -- Ch 12 Thomas Tanner -- James's enduring contribution -- Ch 13 The Karamu Reserve -- Ch 14 The Coleman Shield -- Four privileged step-children -- Ch 15 Edward James Watt: His father -- Ch 16 Helen Caroline Watt -- Ch 17 Gertrude Edith Watt: Ewart Scott Grogan -- Ch 18 Florence Sydney Watt: The Baden-Powell men - James's fortune: Its division -- Ch 19 The administration of James's estate -- Ch20 The trustees go to court -- Ch 21 The life of Beatrice May Walter -- Ch 22 The life and death of Herbert Napier Coleman -- Ch 23 A Singular Memorial - The second generation -- Ch 24 The life of Helen Violet Napier Coleman -- Ch 25 The life of James Herbert -- Ch 26 The life of Peter Swinburn Coleman -- Ch 27 The life and dearh of Lloyd Watt Coleman - Two remarkable relations -- Ch 28 Thomas Coleman -- Ch 29 Gertrude Helen Hudson Lowry -- Conclusion -- Appendices.

General Fields

  • : 9780473178338
  • : A. J. Coleman
  • : A. J. Coleman
  • : 0.8
  • : May 2011
  • : 240mm X 170mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : A.J. Coleman
  • : Paperback
  • : very good
  • : 300
  • : b/w photographs, maps