Papers. 1852-1896.


Henderson, Edmund Yeamans Walcott Sir, 1821-1896. Papers.

Papers. 1852-1896.

Collection of letters to Joshua Jebb, Surveyor General of Convict Prisons, from E.Y.W. Henderson and others, with notes giving copies of commitments of various convicts and ticket-of-leave holders, and a sheet giving statistics on convicts, 1854); 15 rolls of microfilm containing mostly family correspondence, especially that between Yeamans and his second wife Maria, whom he married in 1856.

1.5 cm.

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Jebb, Joshua (person)

Sir Joshua Jebb, 1793-1863, was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in 1812, serving in Canada and the USA, and by 1837, he had been promoted to 1st Captain. In 1838, he was appointed to hold enquiries on grants of charters of incorporation to Bolton and Sheffield, and he also served on the Commission on the Municipal Boundary of Birmingham. In 1839 he was seconded from the army to work as technical advisor to the Secretary of State on prison building, following the 1837 Act requiring the Secretary...

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

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 rec...