Henderson, E. Y. W. (Edmund Yeamans Walcott), 1821-1896

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Soldier and administrator. Commissioned to the Royal Engineers and in 1849 was appointed comptroller of convicts in Western Australia with responsibility for public works.

From the description of Papers. 1863. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225680419

Controller General of Convicts in Western Australia. Arrived in 1850, bringing the first convicts to W.A.

From the description of Testimonials, 1863 [manuscript]. 1863. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 762865187

Epithet: Lieutenant-Colonel; KCB 1878

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000390.0x0002ca

Controller General of Convicts in Western Australia. Arrived in 1850, bringing the first convicts to W.A. On his return to England in 1863 appointed Surveyor General of Prisons, then in 1869 Chief Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police. Sir Joshua Jebb (1793-1863) was Chairman of the Board of Directors of Convict Prisons in Great Britain.

From the description of Papers. 1852-1896. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 222096916

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correspondedWith Jebb, Joshua person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Western Australia
Australia--Western Australia
Australia--Western Australia
Subject
Transportation of convicts
Convict labor
Prisoners
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Birth 1821-04-19

Death 1896-12-08

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