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This is a compilation of historical material put together by Dawn Coburn. So far, three ringbinders are available in hard copy held at the Middlemarch and Mosgiel libraries, Kissing Gate and Quench cafes in Middlemarch, and at the Middlemarch Museum.
A new aspect of this project involves people in researching homes they know about in the broader Strath Taieri district (including Hyde and Macraes), and sharing this information through the compilation. More coming soon...
Stones directory listings for the following years 1888, 1890, 1902, 1919, 1936, 1942 and 1950 have been scanned and made available by Alan Gilchrist.
Online cemetery search is available to locate burial records of people buried in the Middlemarch and Hindon cemeteries, which are managed by the Dunedin City Council. Directions for cemetery locations can be downloaded here.
Middlemarch Cemetery Transcript and Other Information of Interest to Future Genealogists has been compiled by Jean Thompson. Copies of the 240 page compilation are available at New Zealand Society of Genealogists; Master Copy New Zealand Society of Genealogists; Borrowing Copy Strath Taieri Historical Museum, Middlemarch; Mosgiel Public Library; Hocken Library; McNab Room, Dunedin Public Library; Otago Settlers Museum, Dunedin; Dunedin City Archives, The Civic Centre, Dunedin; and The Supervisor, Andersons Bay Cemetery, Crematorium Office Dunedni.
The compilation contains the following:
For genealogical information about the Tisdall family and Avoca lea (the farm of James Thomas Jnr and Margaret Tisdall in the Strath Taieri) as well as the Schluter and Robertson family histories, please contact Karl Schluter, phone (03) 488 2747, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A list of starting dates for pupils who have attended Strath Taieri School have been recorded alphabetically by surname. Only year is given. No family information. Availabe for inspection by contacting Lorna or Barry Williams, phone 03-464 3718.
Starting and leaving dates for pupils who attended Sutton School can be obtained by email to email@example.com.
Other school-related information is held at the Hocken Library, Dunedin.A search can me made online of the Hakena - Hocken Archives and Manuscripts online. General information for Genealogists and Family Historians held by the Hocken Library is also available.
School health records are held at Archives New Zealand, Dunedin. Guide for education resources held by Archives New Zealand are also available.