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442656
  • Title
    Henry Flett - account books of Taree Estate, Manning River, 1851-1880
  • Creator
  • Call number
    A 3017 - A 3018
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1851 - 1880
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    442656
  • Physical Description
    2 volumes - 0.06 Meters
    Textual Records - (manuscript)
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Henry Flett (ca.1810-1877), was born at Caithness, Scotland and arrived at NSW in 1834. In 1841 he married Mary Wynter whose father Lieutenant William Wynter owned the Taree Estate. After buying the Taree Estate from his father-in-law Flett divided it into tenant farms. He had Taree surveyed and laid out as a town in 1854. He was a member of the NSW Legislative Assembly for the seat of The Hastings (1859-1864).
  • Scope and Content
    1851-1880; Account books, being cash books (2) concerning the Taree Estate and other estates of Henry Flett
  • General note

    This collection was listed on PICMAN in 2004 as part of the Sesquicentenary of Responsible Government in NSW 1856-2006 Project.
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