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What Did Devonport - Auckland - NZ - Look Like in 1882?

Updated: Apr 13, 2021

This is what Devonport Wharf looked like when the Ashmore arrived in 1882.

Image: Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections

Image: Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections

Today: Where the Curtis farm used to be.

Brett Curtis (Ashmore's Great Grandson, Allan Curtis (Ashmore's Grandson)

Angela Curtis (Ashmore's Great Granddaughter).

Image: Angela Curtis

The Takapuna Golf Course was once the Curtis market garden:

(27 Northcote Road, Takapuna, North Shore, Auckland)

Takapuna Allotments

Image: Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections - Map 4363

As you can see in the map above, the market garden where they lived on Northcote Road is close to Lake Pupuke.

Lake Pupuke - Takapuna - Aerial

Footage: DJI Phantom 3 - Drone Warriors The Curtis family lived close to this lake, they visited often.

Mr William Cobley, (my Great Granddad) introduced fish into this lake as a donation.

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