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944387
  • Title
    Elyard family papers, 1771 - ca. 1909
  • Creator
  • Call number
    DLMS 115-DSMS 122
    DLMSQ 217-DSMSQ 235
    DLMSF 4
    DLMSF 6
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1771 - ca. 1909
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    944387
  • Physical Description
    13 volumes, 51 items (7 folders), 10 boxes of textual material - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    William Elyard, 1771-1853? came to Sydney in 1821 with his wife and children, William 23 May 1804-1865; Alfred, b.1806; Elizabeth b.1809; Arthur b.1814; and Samuel, 1817-1910; on the John Bull convict ship as ship's surgeon. He was superintendent of Carter Barracks until ca. 1823 when commenced working Wellington Farm on Stonequarry Creek, Picton. He was Coroner for the County of Camden, 1825. William junior and Samuel worked in the colonial Secretary's office, William was Under-Secretary 1856-1865. Samuel was retired in 1868, but continued his artistic activities. He was also active in religious work from 1848. Alfred was for a time Chief Clerk of the Supreme Court. Arthur farmed; Elizabeth married John G. Colyer. Brundee Orchard Farm near Nowra, Avondale Farm at Illawarra and a property at Jervis Bay were later worked by the family. They also owner Burwood Cottage and a property at Balmain.
  • Source
    Bequeathed by Sir William Dixson, 1952
  • Finding Aids
    Contents list available in the Mitchell Library Reading Room -
  • Description source

    Information transferred from Dixson Manuscript Card Catalogue as part of the eRecords Project, 2011-2012.
  • General note

    DLMSQ 233 transferred from DLSPENCER 145 and DLSPENCER 150
    DLMSQ 234 and DLMSQ 235 transferred from SPENCER 150
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