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Journal of Peregrine Langton Massingberd (as filmed by AJCP) [microform] : [M719], 1832-1833
Bib ID 2190892
Format ManuscriptManuscript, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Massingberd, Peregrine Langton, 1780-
 
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Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, [19--] 
1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. 
Summary

Journal, 29 June 1832 to 22 Sept. 1833. Contains an explanation of his family's decision to emigrate to Van Diemen's Land, detailed descriptions of the voyage out, his impressions of the colony and meetings with prominent people, including George Frankland, A.F. Kemp, John Glover, John Batman, Governor Arthur, Captain James England and W.J.T. Clarke. The journal concludes with a description of the voyage back to England and recollections of the family's experiences in the colony. Included in the journal are a few pen and ink drawings, among them being plans of the ships Duckenfield and Edward Lombe and a drawing of the home of a settler named Grove, late of the 63rd Regiment.

Biography/History

P. Langon Massingbert, his daughters Mary and Margaret, Mary's husband, Hastings Neville, and their baby daughter, sailed for Van Diemen's Land on the Edward Lombe on 18 June 1832. Although they had originally intended to settle in Van Diemen's Land, the family returned to England on the Duckenfield, arriving in London on 22 Sept. 1833.

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 M719.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-742955521

Microfilm copy of originals held by Lincolnshire Archives Office, The Castle, Lincoln, LN1 3AB, England.

Cited In

Australian Joint Copying Project handbook. Part 8 : Miscellaneous [M series], Entry 107, p. 54.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (2 p.). 
Subjects Massingberd, Peregrine Langton, 1780- -- Diaries.  |  Edward Lombe (Ship)  |  Duckenfield (Ship).  |  Immigrants -- Tasmania -- Diaries.  |  Immigrants -- England -- Diaries.  |  Voyages and travels.
Time Coverage 1832-1833 
Other authors/contributors Australian Joint Copying Project  |  National Library of Australia  |  State Library of New South Wales

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Call Number: Mfm M 719
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