Norfolk Island victualling book, 1792-1796

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Record title

Norfolk Island victualling book, 1792-1796

Call numbers

SAFE/A 1958 (Safe 1/266)

Record identifier

9NaApbWY

Norfolk Island victualling book, 1792-1796

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Norfolk Island victualling book, 1792-1796

Full title

Norfolk Island victualling book, 1792-1796

Date

1796

Call Numbers

SAFE/A 1958 (Safe 1/266)

Record Identifier

9NaApbWY
Physical Description

Contents

0.03 metres of textual material (1 volume)

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

Arrangement

Arrangement is by date of entry in each listing.

Access and use

Terms of use

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Issue Copy

Microfilm : CY 367, frames 1-197 (A 1958, filed at Safe 1/266)

Microfilm : CY 3467, frames 1-103 (A 1958 , filed at Safe 1/266)

More information

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

List of all people on Norfolk Island 1792-1795 on food rations from the Commissariat. The following details are given: register number, date of entry to Norfolk Island, from where (name of ship arrived on), name of person, status or rank, whether discharged or dead, date of discharge or death, name of ship in which departed, and the number of days...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Norfolk Island victualling book, 1792-1796

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

This is a register of all people, whatever their status, entering Norfolk Island. Its purpose was to record the number of days each person was supplied with food rations from the Commissariat stores. Governor King's instructions to the Commissary required such a register to be kept at each branch of the Commissariat and it was called a Victualling...

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by Gilbert Goldfinch, July, 1934. (ML 477/34)

Administrative / Biographical history

In October 1786, Governor Phillip selected Philip Gidley King to establish a subordinate settlement on Norfolk Island. In December 1789 the secretary of state announced that King would be appointed lieutenant-governor of Norfolk Island. (Source: ADB online)

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

SAFE/A 1958 (Safe 1/266)

Record Identifier

9NaApbWY

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OTHER IDENTIFIERS

Reference code

457626

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