Welcome to the Swanson Heritage website – Under Construction
On the map below, you can explore the heritage of Swanson, both old and more recent. It includes buildings, foundations, locations, natural features and people.
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William Hooper Hieatt and and his wife Martha left England on 25 July 1883 aboard the Doric and arrived in Auckland on 17 September 1883. William Hooper wrote an account of the journey and this diary was transcribed by his daughter Elsie (born 1893) when she was just nine years old while the family still lived at Swanson. William Hooper Read more...
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