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Proportion of Welsh migrants to New Zealand by county of birth, 1853–70

Proportion of Welsh migrants to New Zealand by county of    birth, 1853–70

This map shows that the vast majority of Welsh people who came to New Zealand between 1853 and 1870 were born in the southern counties of Monmouthshire and Glamorgan.

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Source: Sample of death registers, ‘Peopling’ project, Ministry for Culture and Heritage, Wellington

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How to cite this page:

Terry Hearn, 'Welsh - Welsh immigration', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/map/764/proportion-of-welsh-migrants-to-new-zealand-by-county-of-birth-1853-70 (accessed 23 May 2022)

Story by Terry Hearn, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015