John Johnston describes the history of Lyttelton from its settlement by Maori, the arrival of English settlers in the 1840s, the establishment of the borough, the port and its development,to the growth of its suburbs up to 1949. Includes list of mayors, men killed in action during World War I and II and a list of small boats trading in and out of Lyttelton. A comprehensive text of interest to social historians and family historians alike.
Caxton Press, Christchurch, 1952. Hardback with dust jacket. 243 pages. SECONDHAND