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History of city Thames, Waikato in photos

A small historical reference

History: Thames was formed from two historic towns, Grahamstown and Shortland, of which many original buildings still stand.
Shortland was to the south of Thames and was founded on 27 July 1867.
Grahamstown was founded the following year at the northern end of present Thames, approximately one mile from Shortland.

Date of foundation: 1874

Population: 7 030

Thames. Horse drawn carriages at the Shortland Wharf, 1896
Horse drawn carriages at the Shortland Wharf, 1896
Thames. Panorama of the City, circa 1880's
Panorama of the City, circa 1880's
Thames. Panorama of the City, circa 1950's
Panorama of the City, circa 1950's
Thames. Panorama of the City, circa 1950's
Panorama of the City, circa 1950's
Thames. Shotover Mine, Kuranui Creek, circa 1870's
Shotover Mine, Kuranui Creek, circa 1870's
Thames. Thames township, circa 1870's
Thames township, circa 1870's
Thames. View of the Hape Creek, circa 1870's
View of the Hape Creek, circa 1870's
Thames. View of Pollen Street, circa 1870's
View of Pollen Street, circa 1870's

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