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Journal [microform] : [M466], 1836-1838
Bib ID 2288100
Format MicroformMicroform, ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Mellersh, Thomas
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, [19--] 
1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. 
Summary

Daybook kept by Thomas Mellersh at 'Woodlands', York, 12 Mar. 1836 to 27 Jan. 1838, recording day to day events on the property, such as sales of stock, visitors, harvesting and gardening. The journal is continued on board the brigantine Abercromby on a voyage from Swan River to Mauritius, 12 Feb. to May 1838, and from Mauritius to England 10 May to 11 July 1838 on the barque Majestic. It describes weather conditions and Mellersh's impressions of passengers and crew.

Biography/History

Mellersh arrived in Western Australia in 1834 and purchased property near York, where he lived for the following four years. While in Western Australia he acted as property agent for Lady Stirling, the wife of the Governor.

Notes

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

National Library of Australia holds microfilm master.

Australian Joint Copying Project miscellaneous series M466.

Microfilm copy of originals held by Battye Library, 102 Beaufort Street, Perth, Western Australia 6000.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; A519 (Rev. 1)

Australian Joint Copying Project handbook. Part 8 : Miscellaneous [M series], Entry 109, p. 54-55.

Subjects Mellersh, Thomas - Diaries.  |  Abercromby (Ship).  |  Majestic (Ship)  |  Farm managers - Western Australia - Diaries.  |  Voyages and travels.
Time Coverage 1836-1838 
Other authors/contributors Australian Joint Copying Project  |  National Library of Australia  |  State Library of New South Wales

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