Family Histories

Our Otago Families

Grafters All

This includes the Stonemason Dicks, the Waitaki Cunninghams, the Taieri Allans, the Blueskin Sargisons, the Whare Flat Jollys and Havards, The Varnish Rylances.

The Taieri Allans
by John Thompson Allan

UK families

Lancashire Roots: the origins of the Otago Rylance & Moss families

A good reference source for the Lancashire cotton industry is “The Textile Mills of Lancashire: the Legacy”, ISBN 978-1 -907686-24-5