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  • Title
    William Robert Chaplin papers on Trinity House relating to the period 1513-1965, compiled 1928-1965
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 1387
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  • Type of material
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  • Physical Description
    1 (5 cm.) box

    Became first member of Australian Merchant Service to be elected to the Corporation of Trinity House, 1928. He was an active member of the Board of Trinity House until his retirement in 1958
  • Scope and Content
    Series 01: The Corporation of Trinity House of Deptford Strand from the year 1660' compiled by W. R. Chaplin
    Printed with MS annotations. The volume traces the history of Trinity House 1513-1910 and records membership of the Corporation, 1660-1965

    Series 02: Notes on members of Trinity House, 1734 - 1826, compiled by W. R. Chaplin. (Xerox of MS and TS)
    A. Captain Effingham Lawrence (1734-1806) a member of the Corporation of Trinity House, 1796-1806. B. William Effingham Lawrence, eldest son of Effingham Lawrence, 1821-1826. Tasmanian pioneer. C. William Raven (1756-1814), a member, 1806-1814. Captain of the ship Buffalo
  • Description source

    Information upgraded from Manuscripts Leaf Catalogue No. 1 (2-135B) as part of the eRecords Project, 2011-2012
  • General note

    Available for reference
    Series 2- Xerox copies
    Copies of Notes (11 p.) are held in National Library of Australia (MS 1813) and State Library of Tasmania

    Keyword subject:
    Navigation -Great Britain -- History
    Marine service -- Great Britain
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