Topic: Thelma Newport of Tākaka

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Photos from the collections of the descendants of Stephen and Joshua Newport of Tākaka, Golden Bay/Mohua.

Many of the photographs were taken by Thelma Newport in Golden Bay / Mohua in 1925/1926.

Thelma was the daughter of William James Newport and Rose Emily (nee Clifford) and sister of Joseph Newport (who had died by the time these photographs were taken). Her other brother James Lyall ( known as Lyall) and sister Vivian Grace (known as Grace) appear in many of the photographs.

Thelma married Oscar Allen Holyoake in 1928.

The titles of the photographs are for the most part the original titles which appear in Thelma's photograph album.