Picton Historical Society Visit to Brayshaw Park in 1986.
Picton Historical Society visit to Brayshaw Park 1986

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Collection MHS Photographs
Photographer Thwaites, Roger
Description "Gigs on display during Picton Historical Society visit", to Brayshaw Park. This gig [buggy] is the one in record (0000.800.0815) and is kept in the Beavertown Livery and Bait stables (see related). The photograph is taken outside the stables in 1986. At that time there was a sign on the right side of the doors, "Booking office Wairau Valley, Renwick and Havelock", it is not there in 2012. This photograph shows the buggy with a pole, not shafts. A pole is used with two horses. The shafts are used with one horse.

30 or 40 members of the Picton Historical Society were to visit Brayshaw Park on 8 March 1986. Members of the Marlborough Historical Society would show them around [source: MHS minute book 6, page 133, 17 February 1986].

Part of the Brayshaw Park, Beavertown photographic inventory, taken by Roger Thwaites in 1986.
Year Range from 1986
Object ID 1987.006.0107
Object Name Photograph
Place Beavertown, Brayshaw Park
Title Picton Historical Society visit to Brayshaw Park 1986
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