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Onehunga Borough Council rate book 1877-1878

The Town of Onehunga Highway District Board became Onehunga Borough Council in 1877. In 1989 Onehunga Borough amalgamated with other local authorities to form the reorganized Auckland City Council. This database is a transcription made from the first Onehunga Borough Council rate book covering the years 1877 to 1878.

The rate book is arranged alphabetically by the name of the occupier or the person primarily liable for paying the rates. Full street addresses for properties are not recorded in the rate book, only the legal description of a property is given. The rate book includes the following information:
  • Number on the [valuation] roll
  • Occupier or person primarily liable for the Rate
  • Description of property (legal description)
  • Rateable value
  • By whom rate paid
  • Date of payment
  • Remarks

The database is searchable by name of occupier. This database is a full transcript of the rate book.


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