The story of the author's great grandparents, Daniel and Sally Dougherty and their family in the whaling era of 1830-40's. The story is largely told from the viewpoint of Sally Dougherty. From her childhood in Canada, her voyages with her whaling-captain husband and her experiences in the Bay of Islands, early Wellington and particularly remote Port Underwood.

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The Story of a New Zealand Family

Author(s): Celia Manson

Rare & Collectable | History | Don McMillan


The story of the author's great grandparents, Daniel and Sally Dougherty and their family in the whaling era of 1830-40's. The story is largely told from the viewpoint of Sally Dougherty. From her childhood in Canada, her voyages with her whaling-captain husband and her experiences in the Bay of Islands, early Wellington and particularly remote Port Underwood.

Good copy, some damage to dj and owners name on fep


Product Information

General Fields

  • : MANSONSTORY
  • : Cape Catley
  • : Cape Catley
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 288
  • : B&W photos, illustrations
  • : Celia Manson
  • : Hardback