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954259
  • Title
    Reverend John Ramsden Wollaston papers, 1840-1856
  • Creator
  • Call number
    A 1328/vols. 1-5
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1840-1856
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    954259
  • Issue Copy
    Microfilm : CY 1265, frames 1-281 (A 1328/vol. 4)
    Microfilm : CY 1265, frames 282 - 347 (A 1328/vol. 5)
    Microfilm : CY 1287, frames 1-282, 283-671, 672-1011 (A 1328/vols. 1 - 3)
  • Physical Description
    5 volumes of textual material - manuscript and typescript
  • Scope and Content
    VOLUME 01
    Typescript copies
    Contents:
    Historical introduction: The church in Western Australia, the first 12 years, 1829-1841;
    Memoir of Thomas Hobbes Scott, First Archdeacon of New South Wales;
    Biographical sketch of John Ramsden Wollaston;
    A description of John Ramsden Wollaston: an extract from the diary of M.B. Hale, Archdeacon of Adelaide, 1848;
    Journal of Wollaston's voyage to the Swan River settlement, 1840-1841

    VOLUME 02
    Typescript copies
    Contents:
    Journal of Wollaston's first three years in Western Australia, 1841-1844

    VOLUME 03
    Typescript copies
    Contents:
    Albany journal, 1848;
    Bishop Short's letters to ..., 1848;
    Journal of Wollaston's 1st Archidiaconal Tour, 1850;
    Bishop Short's letter to ..., 1850;
    Correspondence re Memorial to Early Grey, 1850;
    Report on Native Institution, 1851;
    Journal of Wollaston's 2nd tour, 1853 (Official and Private);
    Report on Native Institution, 1855;
    Albany Parish Return, 1855;
    Journal of Wollaston's 5th tour, 1856;
    Inscription on tablet in St. John's Church Albany, 1856

    VOLUME 04
    Original manuscripts
    Journal, 11 May 1841-10 January 1844

    VOLUME 05
    Wollaston's private journal of 3rd archidiaconal visitation (manuscript copy by Sophia Wollaston), 1853;
    Wollaston's journal of 5th visitation (original manuscript), 1856
  • Description source

    Information transferred from Short Catalogue (typed) as part of the eRecords Project, 2011-2012
  • General note

    Wollaston arrived in Western Australia in 1841, became first Archdeacon of Western Australia in 1849 and in that capacity made five visitations

    Keyword subjects:
    Church of England -- Western Australia -- Clergy
    Church of England -- Western Australia -- History
    Visitations, Ecclesiastical
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