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GERTRUDE (BURFORD) RAWLINGS 

Gertrude was born Gertrude Helen Jane, the eldest child of Benjamin Burford Rawlings and his wife Jane Victoria Keddel, in or about 1873, at Plaisetow, Essex, England. At the age of twenty-nine, under the name of Gertrude Burford Rawlings, she translated in 1902 a french book entitled:

"THE BOOKE OF THENSEYGNEMENTES AND TECHNYNGE THAT THE KNIGHT OF THE TOWRE MADE TO HIS DOUGHTERS BY THE CHEVALIER GEOFFROY DE LA TOUR LANDRY"

Using the same pen name, Gertrude went on to publish, "THE STORY of the BRITISH COINAGE" in 1905, and then authored and published at least three other books over the next twenty-two years:

"THE STORY of BOOKS" in 1917

"THE STREETS of LONDON" in 1926 

"OLD LONDON" in 1927

I have been able to source two of them as ebooks and include them here to download as PDF format files...

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No Simple Passage
No_Simple_Passage 
The Journey of the "London" and her passengers from England to New Zealand in 1842. Thomas & Susannah Chamberlain, together with their four children sailed aboard the London on this voyage to Port Nicholson. The author is Jenny Robin Jones a descendant of one of the passengers. The book was published in 2011 by Random House ISBN 978 1 86979 510 8
Wiltons Galore
Wiltons_Galore 

The Pioneer Story of Robert Wilton and Elizabeth Denman from Montacute, Somerset, England and continued through their children and grand-children in New Zealand. Mary Wilton married Arthur Joseph Chamberlain, and this is the story & record of her family.
This book was compiled by descendant Jo Wilton and published in 2007 by Colin Watson & Colin Liddell
ISBN 978 0 473 11318 6

Petticoat Pioneers
Petticoat Pioneers 

Stories of New Zealand's North Island women of the colonial pioneering era compiled and recorded for us by author Miriam Macgregor. Two of the women featured in this book are Susannah Catherine (Bull) Chamberlain and her daughter -in-law (Catherine McKenzie) Kitty Chamberlain.
This book was published in 1973 by A.H.& A.W. Reed, Wellington, New Zealand.
ISBN 0 589 00771 8

Paddy the Wanderer
Paddy the Wanderer 

The true story of an Airedale dog who captured the heart of the city of Wellington during the dark days of depression. Also captured here is Paddy's association with Blue Taxicab manager, Merlin Chamberlain. The author is Dianne Haworth, a dog-lover and editor of Animal's Voice, who lives and works in Auckland.
The book was published in 2007 by HarperCollins NZ.
ISBN 978 1 86950 625 4

On the Trail of
Parker & Walker
Families

Parker-Walker Families

This 2015 self-published family history has been put together by Marjorie Prictor on the trail of Parker and the Walker families who came to New Zealand in the 1860s. Marjorie is a descendant still living in the Northland district of Port Albert where each of these families settled.

Douglas Family Reunion
1843-1981
Douglas-Reunion

A family history of the Douglas Family in Australia, compiled in 1981 for a family reunion by sisters Grace Douglas & Rosalie Vanstan of Bendigo, Victoria.
Downloadable as file-093 from the Supplements Page.