|JACKSONS OF TE AWAITI
The Jackson Family Reunion 2000 Committee commissioned noted author, Carol Dawber to write a history of the Jackson Family. Carol has undertaken
several commissions in writting family history. "Jacksons of Te Awaiti" was published by River Press in 2000. Limited copies of this book may still be
available from the publishers:-
Marlborough Sounds family history from early whaling days. Jimmy Jackson came to Tory Channel with Jack Guard in the 1830s and settled there. He married
Eliza Roil from Nelson and their children became pioneer farmers, fishermen and whalers. This book includes family trees and early history of Nelson, Golden
Bay, the Marlborough Sounds, Cloudy Bay and Port Underwood.