Do you look for information? Photographs? Special mentions?
Well, do you know what your Thamesite's signature/s looked like?
I have seen a few signatures of my female line, on documents relating to the suffrage petitions, The signatures allow you to stop and imagine the circumstances surrounding the event.
Now thanks to the Kura Heritage Collection at Auckland Library you can see the signatures of possibly hundreds of Thamesites.
The resource in question is:
Addresses to Sir George Grey, K.C.B. on his seventy-fourth birthday. (Cover photo on right)
Produced by Wilson and Horton, Auckland.