An Excellent Recruit: Frederick Thatcher, Architect, Priest and Private Secretary in Early New Zealand

Author(s): Margaret H Alington

NZ Non Fiction

Margaret Alington has given us a very full account of Thatcher the architect, priest and private secretary. This book is thoroughly researched, well documented and interestingly written and will stand as an important contribution to early New Zealand history.

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Contents include: Thatcher's World: the 19th century background -- Preparing to be an architect -- Aspiring farmer in Taranaki -- Working for Two Governors -- Architect of the Bishop of New Zealand: St John's College -- Architect of the Bishop of New Zealand: The Outlying Churches -- New Commitments -- Founding an Auckland Parish -- Episcopal and other buildings in Parnell -- A Cathedral for Wellington -- Private Secretary and a residence for Governor Grey -- Episcopal Secretary and a fulsome retirement in Lichfield.

General Fields

  • : 9781877332449
  • : Polygraphia
  • : Polygraphia
  • : July 2007
  • : 250mm X 200mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Margaret H Alington
  • : Paperback
  • : 1st Edition
  • : English
  • : 720.92
  • : Very Good
  • : 295
  • : illustrations, maps