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Memoirs of Lady Forbes, being the story of the life and times of Lady Amelia Sophia Forbes, wife and widow of the late Sir Francis Forbes, Attorney-General at Bermuda, Chief Justice of Newfoundland, and first Chief Justice of New South Wales, Australia, 1795-1885, edited by her grandson, George Forbes

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DLMS 108

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YezdA579

Memoirs of Lady Forbes, being the story of the life and times of Lady Amelia Sophia Forbes, wife and widow of the late Sir Francis Forbes, Attorney-General at Bermuda, Chief Justice of Newfoundland, and first Chief Justice of New South Wales, Australia, 1795-1885, edited by her grandson, George Forbes

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Memoirs of Lady Forbes, being the story of the life and times of Lady Amelia Sophia Forbes, wife and widow of the late Sir Francis Forbes, Attorney-General at Bermuda, Chief Justice of Newfoundland, and first Chief Justice of New South Wales, Australia, 1795-1885, edited by her grandson, George Forbes

Full title

Memoirs of Lady Forbes, being the story of the life and times of Lady Amelia Sophia Forbes, wife and widow of the late Sir Francis Forbes, Attorney-General at Bermuda, Chief Justice of Newfoundland, and first Chief Justice of New South Wales, Australia, 1795-1885, edited by her grandson, George Forbes

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Date

1795-1885

Call Numbers

DLMS 108

Record Identifier

YezdA579
Physical Description

Contents

1 volume of textual material (58 p.) - 27 cm. - manuscript, drawings

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Fonds

Publication information

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Most of these memoirs were published in the Sydney Morning Herald, 1923-1925.

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Summary of early life and important events, especially concerning Sir Francis Forbes in New South Wales. Deals mainly with his relations with politicians and social life in New South Wales.

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Full title

Memoirs of Lady Forbes, being the story of the life and times of Lady Amelia Sophia Forbes, wife and widow of the late Sir Francis Forbes, Attorney-General at Bermuda, Chief Justice of Newfoundland, and first Chief Justice of New South Wales, Australia, 1795-1885, edited by her grandson, George Forbes

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NOTES

Description source

Information transferred from Dixson Manuscript Card Catalogue as part of the eRecords Project, 2011-2012.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Bequeathed by Sir William Dixson, 1952

Administrative / Biographical history

Amelia Sophia Grant (1795-ca. 1885), married Francis Forbes, 1813, accompanied him to his posts in Bermuda, 1813-1816, Newfoundland, 1816-1822, New South Wales, 1824-1837. She remained in New South Wales after her husband's death.

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DLMS 108

Record Identifier

YezdA579

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944735

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