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Harris, William (2011) William Harris (Harrison) Index: Royal Society Collection. Royal Society of Tasmania, University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

William Harris (or Harrison c 1835-1906) was born in Leicestershire, U.K., served in the 14th Foot Regiment, 1858-1869, and settled in Tasmania in 1869. The confusion of the name appears to have been accidental. 1. Paybook 1858-1906. RS. 106 Army paybook of William Harris, of Blay, Leicestershire, U.K. son of Thomas Harris, enlisted in 14th Foot in June 1858 (aged 23), for 10 years. 2. Discharge certificate, Melbourne, 10 Apr. 1869 3. Character reference 1869 4. Certificate of employment as constable, Port Arthur, Tas. May-Sept. 1869 5. Claim for New Zealand medal, 1870. 6-7 Pension certificates addressed 'New Norfolk' Tas. 1901, 1906. 8. Marriage Certificate of William Harrison & Martha Noone, Free Church, Hobart Town, 29 Apr. 1869. 9. Baptismal certificate, Francis William, son of William and Martha Harrison, born 9 July 1871, baptised 1 December 1871 (torn and affected by damp). 10. Note of examination for confirmation of Martha Harrison, by W.W.J.Murray, chaplain, June 1893. (10 docs.) RS.106/1-10.

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Tasmania, Royal Society of Tasmania, science, natural science, social history, Australia, indexes, University of Tasmania, Library, private deposits, archives, Collections, catalogue, Special, Van Diemen's Land,
Publisher: Royal Society of Tasmania, University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2011 05:18
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:18
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/11100
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