For Betty Holmes.
The attached photo was taken to New Zealand by Jessie
May, daughter of John May, who emigrated to NZ with
all his family (four daughters and a son) abouit 1886.
The photo is cc. 1912, i believe, showing the old
"family" church in Queen St, under the cross. John
May was Methodist.
--- Alex Ritchie <alex@...
> For : Betty Holmes
> Hi Betty,
> This is where I am on very familiar
> ground !
> Since 1866 the Methodist Church is
> on Queen Street, just around the corner from the
> Museum/Library which is on the corner of St.Peter's
> Street and Queen Street.
> Prior to that the Wesleyans had
> several previous, temporary accommodations around
> the town.
> Regards...........................Alex Ritchie
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