Certificates of entry butts (poll tax) for Chinese immigrants arriving at Wellington [record group]   (8836)
1888? - 1930?  range held: 1888 - 1930


GENERAL


The volumes in this series contain the butts from certificates of entry issued to Chinese people entering New Zealand at the port of Wellington.  These immigrants were required to pay a one off poll tax from the 1880s until the 1930s.


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Dates of Holdings : 1888 - 1930
Location of Holdings : Archives New Zealand, Head Office, Wellington
Former Archives Reference : L24
Access : Open  see more …


Mandates

CREATED BY
  • Chinese Immigrants Act 1881
Archives NZ description type : Series (see more about description types)
Version Number: 4
Date Approved: 25/03/2013