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Paulsgrove diary, 1833-1834 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2759733
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Smith, Edward, 1795-
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1833-1834] 
1 v. (33 p.) 
Summary

Thought to be written by Edward Smith, b. 1795 who was evidently the overseer at Paulsgrove, a property at Mt Keira, near Wollongong, owned by James Stares Spearing. Describes life in Illawarra region 1833-1834. Also copy of diary and notes concerning it written by A. Cousins.

Biography/History

Further information on the identity of the Paulsgrove diarist is provided in "In search of the Paulsgrove diarist" by Peter Cuffley. This article was published in the Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin (1 May 1996).

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 3331.

The Paulsgrove diary, Illawarra 1833-1834 / introduction and notes by W.G. McDonald. Wollongong, 1988.

Source of Acquisition Sir John Ferguson Collection. 
Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia, C546.

Subjects Spearing, James Stares.  |  Farmer managers -- New South Wales -- Illawarra -- Diaries.  |  Illawarra (N.S.W.) -- History.
Time Coverage 1833-1834 
Occupation Farm managers.
Other authors/contributors Cousins, Arthur, 1866-1960  |  Cuffley, Peter

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