The G R Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biographies, presented in 1964, represents twelve years of his research and is made up of around 12,000 entries on nineteenth century Cantabrians.
The Canterbury Police Gazette - publications 1869 - 1871. The gazettes contain lists of stolen items and of other crimes, warrants of arrest with descriptions of the criminals, lists of apprehensions for the month, and of discharges from the Christchurch, Timaru and Lyttelton gaols, and results from court trials.
1905-07 yearbooks which list the Mayor, councillors and officers of the Christchurch City Council and other related bodies. Includes photographs of civic amenities.
Akaroa, Commercial School - Christchurch, Commercial School - Lyttelton, Elementary Class & Kaiapoi Native School.
Nineteenth century New Zealand artists: a guide and handbook by Una Platts (1908-2005)
Register of New Zealand Presbyterian Marriages 1848 to 1935
This register contains links to New Zealand Presbyterian Marriage records up to 1935
The database is designed to be used in conjunction with the microfiche Marriages Indexes published by the New Zealand Registrar-General's Office, allowing the user to match up brides with grooms (primarily using the Bride 1 and Groom 2 fields, respectively) with their folio numbers.
Archive New Zealand has a searchable database which contains references to probates, divorces, military records, government records etc
The Cyclopedia of New Zealand was published in six volumes between 1897 and 1908. Each volume deals with a region of New Zealand and includes information on local towns and districts, government departments, individuals, businesses, clubs and societies.
Papers Past contains more than three million pages of digitised New Zealand newspapers and periodicals. The collection covers the years 1839 to 1948 and includes 119 publications from all regions of New Zealand.
Social and historical narrative of the past. Story's and photos of the Christchurch's past
Alphabetical list of all Persons, between the ages of 18 and 60 years, residing within 15 miles from the Land Office, at Christchurch, and liable to serve as Militiamen for the year 1860-61.
This resource aims to give the origins of Christchurch street and place names.
Some Ship Passenger lists to Lyttelton from early 1852 - 1925