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931244
  • Title
    George Elde Darby family papers, ca. 1848-1862
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  • Call number
    MAV/FM4/5711
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    ca. 1848-1862
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    931244
  • Physical Description
    1 microfilm reel of textual material - negative
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    G. E. Darby, 1807-1867, arrived in New South Wales in 1839 and worked as a surveyor. He and his son, Francis William Darby surveyed for the Australian Agricultural Company ca. 1852-1857. His brother William Campbell Darby, 1888 -1869, sheep farmer, also worked for the Australian Agricultural Company
  • Scope and Content
    a. Account book of William Campbell Darby, ca. 1848-ca. 1860
    b. Notebook of George Elde Darby, 1851
    c. Survey book of Francis William Darby, 186- mainly relating to work in Liverpool Plains
    d. Diaries of George Elde Darby, 1855-1857, 1862
  • Original held by
    Originals of account book, note book and survey book are in private possession ¶¶Originals of diaries are in Newcastle Public Library
  • Description source

    Information transferred from Manuscripts Leaf Catalogue No. 1 (6-594 C) as part of the eRecords Project, 2010-2011
  • General note

    Filmed by W. and F. Pascoe Pty Ltd, February 1972

    Transcripts of the diaries are at MLMSS 2276
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