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Collections held by the Kent Archives Office relating to Australia and New Zealand [microform] : [M1901-1903] 1768-1945
Bib ID 2283501
Format MicroformMicroform, ManuscriptManuscript
Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, [19--] 
3 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. 
Series

Australian Joint Copying Project microform collection.

Summary

Register of convicts, 1805-1833; calendar of prisoners for trial at Maidstone Assizes, 1837-1853 and extracts from family papers. The family papers include correspondence, diaries, wills, death certificates, other legal documents and business papers and discuss affairs in Australia and New Zealand including emigration, land grants, shipping, commerce, social conditions, and the appointment of governors. Major collections include papers of the Norman family of Bromley and West Farleigh, 1827-52; papers of Aretas Akers-Douglas (1851-1926), 1888-1892; journals and correspondence of Sir Joseph Banks, 1768-1818; Fane and Weigall family papers, 1866-83 and the papers of James H. Thomas (1874-1949), 1924-1934.

Notes

Filmed as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project by the National Library of Australia and the State Library of New South Wales.

Australian Joint Copying Project miscellaneous series M1901-1903.

Microfilm copy of originals held by Kent Archives Office, Maidstone.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (14 p.). 
Subjects Convicts - England - Maidstone.  |  Great Britain - Colonies - Administration.  |  Australia - Social conditions - 19th century.  |  New Zealand - Social conditions - 19th century.
Time Coverage 1768-1945 
Other authors/contributors National Library of Australia  |  Australian Joint Copying Project  |  State Library of New South Wales  |  Kent Archives Office

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