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Thomas Morrin’s land title

This 1876 document gave Auckland merchant Thomas Morrin title to the Motumaoho block, which was absorbed within the huge estate, Lockerbie. The town of Morrinsville was established to house the estate workers.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato places - Morrinsville', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/zoomify/27331/thomas-morrins-land-title (accessed 23 January 2020)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, updated 11 Jun 2015