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Papers of the Faithfull Family, circa 1825-1951 [manuscript]
Bib ID 728434
Format ManuscriptManuscript
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Faithfull family
 
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Description [ca. 1825-1951] 
7.95 m. (38 boxes) + 7 fol. boxes + 1 elephant fol. item. 
Summary

The MS 1146 collection includes station records for Springfield and some records of other family holdings, including Kilburn. The family papers include some relating to George Faithfull, Reginald Faithfull, William Pitt Faithfull, G.E. Faithfull, A.L. Faithfull and Frederick Faithfull Gibson. There are various records of E.R. Deane, a surveyor, relating to his work in the Goulburn district (38 boxes, 4 fol. boxes, 1 elephant fol. item).

The Acc06.041 instalment comprises papers relating to the ownership and running of Springfield and material relating to the inhabitants of Springfield, and includes poems by Horace Doust, correspondence, school exercise books, various cards and Tirrana Race Club booklets (3 fol. boxes).

Biography/History

William Pitt Faithfull (1806-1896), pastoralist, was the eldest son of William Faithfull (1774-1847). He acquired a grant of land near Goulburn in 1828 and founded the Springfield stud, breeding merino sheep. Springfield is claimed to be the oldest registered merino flock in Australia in the possession of the one family. E.R. Deane was the nephew of Mary Deane who married William Pitt Faithfull.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 1146, MS Acc06.041.

Associated materials: Papers and maps of George Ernest Faithfull, 1873-1874 MS 2982.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; A646.

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid available online. 
Subjects Faithfull family -- Archives.  |  Deane, E. R. (Edgar Reginald), 1835?-1912 -- Archives.  |  Springfield Station (N.S.W.)  |  Kilburn Station (N.S.W.)  |  Ranchers -- New South Wales -- Goulburn Region -- Archives.  |  Goulburn Region (N.S.W.)
Time Coverage 1825-1951 
Occupation Graziers.
Other authors/contributors Deane, E. R. (Edgar Reginald), 1835?-1912
Terms of Use Copying of the Faithfull Family's copyright material is permitted for research purposes. 

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