Category: Williams biography

  • Selwyn Lecture by Dr. Samuel Carpenter

    St John’s Theological College/Hoani Tapu te Kaikauwhau i te Rongopai, November 2nd, 2022. Abstract The Paihia mission settlement was a site of revolutionary change as Māori and missionaries forged a new culture at the intersection of British and indigenous worlds. In this lecture, Dr Carpenter focused on the ‘life-ways’ of this mixed settlement, describing how […]

  • #From the Archives, no. 2

    In writing a Concise Life of Henry Williams, I am busy tracking down some critical primary sources. One important set of these are the journals of his uncle, the musician and composer extraordinaire, John Marsh. He kept a detailed and lively dairy, which was then turned into a fuller narrative Journal; all 37 volumes of […]