A History With Records of Town and CountyBook - 1972
Dr Scotter provides a comprehensive and entertaining history of the establishment and growth of Ashburton from the days of the early pastoralists in the 1850s to the arrival of the railway and the emergence of a thriving township in the 1950s. The book includes extensive county records about the geology of the land, its runholders, social clubs and socities, schools and businesses.
Publisher: [Ashburton] : Ashburton Borough and County Councils, 1972.
Branch Call Number: 993.86 SCO
Characteristics: 480 p. :,ill., ports, maps, facsims., tables.