Coastin' Along: A series of stories originating in Westland and particularly concerning Mackleys, Butlers & Fergusons 1996 Frank Graham


Title: Coastin' Along: A series of stories originating in Westland and particularly concerning the Mackleys, the Butlers and the Fergusons

Author: Frank Graham

Description: Covers rubbed; short closed tear to top edge of front cover. Inscribed by Ron Ferguson on inside of front cover. Pages clean. Illustrated with many b/w photos. 284 pp. 9.5 x 7.25 inches.

Family and business histories of the Mackley, Butler and Ferguson families of the South Island of New Zealand, prominently in the West Coast/Westland region. The first half of the book is mostly family history (with family trees) and the second half covers the history of their business operations.

Their businesses operations have been extensive, and include hydro-electric infrastructure development, harbor maintenance, mining, building removal and demolition, crane work, roadbuilding, logging, and the construction of transportation infrastructure. Inscribed on the inside of the front cover by Ron [Ronald Aitken] Ferguson (1925-2003). One of the chapters is his biography.

Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Black Cat Productions
Place: Nelson, New Zealand
Year: 1996

Language: English

ISBN: 0473037041

Keywords: New Zealand, genealogy, history, Westland, Ferguson Bros, Ferguson Brothers, Aitken, Ferguson, Mackley, Butler, businesses, Fern Grove, industrial,

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