Nelson & Bays GenWeb - Nelson Region
Nelson & Bays GenWeb
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Images/Photo's of Nelson - both old and new may be found here.

Greta Gordon's website also has old photo's of Nelson and other places

Indexes and Records

1859 Nelson Directory - compiled by A. J. Bailey - This is a index of Names.
Births - 1848 to 1859
Electoral Rolls for the Nelson Region - 1865/66 (external link, scroll down), 1870 Nelson City A to J - City K to Z - Suburbs,
1870 Waimea District
Nelson City Council Database's - Cemeteries - Early Settlers
Evening Mail
- 1866 to 1869 -
1870 to 1874 - 1875 to 1877 - 1878 to 1884 - 1885 to 1887 - 1888 to 1891 - Extracts of birth, burial, marriage notices and notes on lists of names published for various reasons.
From River to Range - Waimea South Historical Society - Gives names and brief biographies of many early families immigrating to the Nelson region 1840-1880 - Hosted by NZ Bound
List of Names - Kindly provided by Nola Moses is this list of names that she has come across while researching her own families in the Nelson Area.
Nelson Data - A growing site, hosted by Adrienne Richards includes Waimea Cemetery Records, Wakefield Marriage Registers.
Passenger Lists - This is a link to a separate page which lists all current passenger lists available online for arrivals at Nelson. Most are external links to Peter and Denises's Our Stuff, although there are now several lists on this site.
Tasman District Council Databases - Cemeteries
Nelson Churches - many photos taken by Adrienne Richards
Nelson Provincial Museum and Brochure of Holdings
New Zealand Bound - Port of Nelson
New Zealand Bound - Emigrant Ships - (same link as above, scroll down)
NZ Society of Genealogists - Nelson Branch - Monthly Newsletter
Other Local Resources - The following are links to the Nelson City Council website which gives information on various Family History resources available in and around Nelson. - Anglican Centre - Nelson Family History Centre - Motueka District Museum - Methodist Church of NZ -
Queries - This Query Board is specifically for Nelson & Bays queries
Regional Museums
Ships to New Zealand - Port of Nelson
Tasman District Libraries - Genealogy and History for the Waimea South area.

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