Papers. 1852-1905.


Papers. 1852-1905.

Papers 1852-1905, including diary, October 1852-February 1853, written on board the 'Hopewell' en route to Port Phillip from Southhampton; letters from family in England, America and interstate, 1879-1905; diary and account book c.1895-1896 of a young woman [Bertha Collings?]; Queensland Public Service, 1893-1899; phrenology report for William Knight and documents relating to the Knight-Collings family history.

3 bound v. (5.0 cm.)


SNAC Resource ID: 7034482

Libraries Australia

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Knight family. (family)

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Collings family. (family)

Knight, William Stanley, d. 1903 (person)

William Stanley Knight met Thomas Ham in Melbourne. They formed a partnership in 1861 and set up an engraving and lithography business in Brisbane. Thomas Ham married Mary Jill Collings in 1851; William Knight married her sister, Bertha, in 1868. John Collings and his family came to Melbourne from Kent, England in 1850. They lived in Hawthorn, Castlemaine and later in Brisbane. From the description of Letters [manuscript]. 1861-ca.1965. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 2228...

Hopewell (Ship) (corporateBody)