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.
Use the ‘+’ and ‘-‘ buttons to zoom in and out on the map and drag the map to show the area you are interested in.
Also, you can explore via the categories listed below the map, or search for items.
Nicholas and Ellen McGrath left their home in Tipperary, Ireland, to migrate to New Zealand aboard the Brodick Castle, a magnificent iron clipper ship of 1775 tons. She was on her maiden voyage when she sailed from London on 7 October 1875 for Auckland. On arrival in Auckland, the McGrath family lived in Parnell for 10 years before moving to Read more...
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