Papers [manuscript]. [ca. 1788]-1980.


Waugh family. Papers [manuscript].

Papers [manuscript]. [ca. 1788]-1980.

Papers recording the origin and history of William Waugh, sailor who arrived at Botany Bay in the transport Alexander in 19 January 1788. Folder 1. Photocopies of fragments of letters by members of the Waugh family. Research notes on the origin of the family in Berkshire, England and a narrative by Evelyn Waugh the novelist. Folder 2. Copies of letters including one from Evelyn concerning families related to "Waugh". Writings by Napier Reeve about Father Austin made on the ship Apollo in 1843. The Napier Journal documents the gold rush in 1852; the Tychborne trial; and political events - Disraeli-Gladstone election, secession of slave states and Abraham Lincoln in America. Folder 3. Account of social history and political conditions in England, 1840-1886. Folder 4. Family charts; extracts of wills and testaments of Waugh family. Folder 5. Account by Lu Rees of Waugh family connection in New Zealand. Will and testament of Robert Bernard. Family charts of branches of Waugh family (Oxley, Johnston, Crosbie), some showing line between the Tenterfield and Guy Fawkes Waughs. Typescripts about Dr Alexander Waugh.Ű

10 cm. + (5 folders).

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