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The 2019 "Pavitt Cottage Press" is on the Noticeboard.

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Descendants of John Pavitt, Arrived in Akaroa New Zealand
on April 2nd 1850 aboard the "Monarch"

This web site is designed and maintained by Andrew Bax
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Swimmers, French Bay, Akaroa
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                      Location Map

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Cottage Bookings

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Painting by Nancy Tichborne
 Pavitt Cottage Restoration

photos by Helen Leach

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Important information
for the next generation
"a must read" <===

Research Papers
Introduction to the articles by Helen Leach & Brent George
Pre-emptive rights & wrongs
Uncertain Boundaries in a Canterbury Rural Section of the 1880s
Where was the Pavitt Mill in Robinsons Bay?

The Early History of Sawmill Road, Robinsons Bay

Archaeological Assessment of Pavitt Cottage land

Friends of the
Pavitt Cottage

Join this list of members who appreciate our unique Cottage and want to help maintain it.

Pavitt Family Tree
I'm entering the 5th Generation and will update as the information comes in.

This site is continuously under construction and if you can help with addition and/or alterations please email me


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the site of Josi Kemper (descended from John 3 who stayed in England)

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