Document ReferenceDe Wm C 231
TitleLetter from Sir W.T. Denison, Sydney, Australia, to W.E. Denison and F.G. Denison; 21 Oct. 1855
Date21 October 1855
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionDiscusses progress of their voyage and comments on problems of chilblains; discusses family excursions and refers to his health; recommends they always give percentage of their income to charity; refers to his gardening activities; discusses plans to establish an observatory in Sydney; comments on progress of the railroad in New South Wales; refers to the state of orphan schools at Parramatta; discusses family and social activities; recommends they study religious sermons; refers to recent concerts where the Nelson family performed; states that he will be able to give [William] introductions to people who can help him in his career; discusses siege of Sebastopol; refers to general family news; emphasises importance of living Christian life at all times not just on Sunday.

Previous page numbering 5-6.
Termtravel, problems of
medical conditions, chilblains
family news, Denison family
railways, New South Wales
schools, orphans
religious observance
entertainments, concerts
military campaigns, Siege of Sebastopol 1854-5
patronage, personal
social news

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA8694Denison; Mary C. (1839-); Miss; daughter of W.T. Denison1839-
NA8792Denison; Ellen M. (1851-1858); Miss; daughter of W.T. Denison1851-1858
NA8698Breeks; Susan M. (1841-); Mrs; daughter of W.T. Denison1841-
NA8734Naper; William D. (1830-1915); Lieutenant-Colonel; aide-de-camp to W.T. Denison1830-1915
NA208Denison; Caroline L. (1818-1899); Lady Denison; née Hornby wife of William T. Denison1818-1899
NA8696Denison; Caroline E. (1850-); Miss; daughter of W.T. Denison1850-
NA8695Denison; Lucy E. (1846-); Miss; daughter of W.T. Denison1846-
NA8817Guilfoyle; Michael (-1884); Mr; nurseryman-1884
NA8713Hornby; Maria S. (-1860); Lady Hornby; mother of Caroline Denison-1860
NA8818Nelson; Sydney (1800-1862); Mr; composer1800-1862
NA8844Macarthur; George F. (1825-1890); Rev.; Australian schoolmaster1825-1890
NA8705Denison; Henry P. (1848-1940); Rev.; son of W.T. Denison1848-1940
NA1899Arnold; Thomas (1795-1842); Dr; headmaster of Rugby school 1828-42; author1795-1842
NA8760Airy; George B. (1801-1892); Sir; astronomer1801-1892
NA207Denison; William T. (1804-1871); Sir; colonial governor brother of J.E. Denison knighted 18461804-1871
NA209Denison; William E. (1843-1916); Captain; son of W.T. Denison1843-1916
NA210Denison; Frank G. (1844-); son of W.T. Denison1844-
PL8807/Hobart Town/Tasmania
PL123/Van Diemen's Land
PL122/New South Wales/Australia
PL9139/Waverley/New South Wales/Australia
PL8757/Botany Bay/New South Wales/Australia
PL8737/Parramatta/New South Wales/Australia
PL8751/Sydney/New South Wales/Australia
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