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Notebook of George Kershaw (as filmed by the AJCP) [microform] : [M435], 1840-1855
Bib ID 593615
Format ManuscriptManuscript, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Kershaw, George, 1801-
 
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Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, [19--] 
1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. 
Summary

Memorandum book with short diary entries, lists of income expenditure and family biographical notes. The diary entries, Aug.-Dec. 1841, describe weather conditions and daily routine on the voyage to Australia. There are lists of his earnings and places worked while a plasterer in Liverpool from May 1840 to Aug. 1841, in Sydney from Dec. 1841 to July 1850, and the earnings of William A. Kershaw, 1841, 1845-46. At the end of the notebook are religious lecture notes, recipes and a list of distances travelled and places visited while constable at Braidwood and an inventory of pistols, ammunition and other property given him when sworn in as constable. Finally there are details of the birth and death of his parents, wife and children.

Biography/History

Emigrant to N.S.W. Arrived in Sydney from Liverpool in Dec. 1841 on the Columbine. He worked as a plasterer and as a policeman at Braidwood, N.S.W.

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 M435.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-740047280

Microfilm copy of originals held by the Mitchell Library, Sydney.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; A189

Australian Joint Copying Project handbook. Part 8 : Miscellaneous [M series], Entry 93, p. 48.

Subjects Kershaw, George, 1801- -- Archives.  |  Kershaw family.  |  Columbine (Ship).  |  Police -- New South Wales -- Braidwood -- Archives.  |  Plasterers -- New South Wales -- Archives.  |  Voyages and travels.
Time Coverage 1840-1855 
Other authors/contributors Australian Joint Copying Project  |  National Library of Australia  |  State Library of New South Wales

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Collect from: Main Reading Room - Newspapers and Family History
Call Number: Mfm M 435
Status: Available
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Mfm M 435 Main Reading Room - Newspapers and Family History

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