Document ReferenceNe C 9574
TitleLetter from Viscount [John] Canning [later Earl Canning], General Post Office, London, to Henry Pelham-Clinton, 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; 8 Apr. 1853
Date8 April 1853
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to the duke's recommendation that Mrs Walsh be appointed as postmistress of Grenada; says he sees no objection to a woman filling the position and has given directions for her appointment.
Termappointments, colonial, postmistress
postal service, colonial
women, attitudes towards
colonies, Grenada

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA16078Walsh; - (fl 1853); Mrs; appointed postmistress of Grenadafl 1853
NA1109Canning; Charles J. (1812-1862); Earl Canning; governor general of India 1856-18621812-1862
NA945Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1811-1864); 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; styled Earl of Lincoln until 18511811-1864
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