Kōrero: English

Major source counties of English immigrants to New Zealand, 1871–90

Major source counties of English immigrants to New Zealand, 1871–90

This map shows the major counties contributing to migration to New Zealand during the large flows of the 1870s and early 1880s. There were three major sources of migration: London and Middlesex; the home counties, especially Kent; and the south-west, especially Cornwall. Although Yorkshire and Lancashire sent quite a number, they were actually under-represented when their large populations are taken into account.

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Source: Sample of death registers, ‘Peopling’ project

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Terry Hearn, 'English - The flow from England’s south', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/map/1911/major-source-counties-of-english-immigrants-to-new-zealand-1871-90 (accessed 6 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Terry Hearn, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015