Document ReferenceOs C 288
TitleLetter from Sir W.T. Denison, Hobart Town, Van Diemen's Land, to J.E. Denison, Scarborough, Yorkshire; 30 Apr. 1848
Date30 April 1848
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to arrival of Bishop Wilson in colony; comments on family news; refers to religious squabbles and Bishop Nixon; believes session of Legislative Council ended well and comments on Sir J. Franklin's administration; expresses views on government of colony which he contrasts with Australian colony; refers to constitution and formation of colonial society; refers to letter to Henry Denison on subject of education; describes agricultural property and farm stock; informs him that Charles and Alfred Denison are still in New South Wales.
Termagriculture, Van Diemen's Land
social life, Van Diemen's Land
constitutions, Australian
governments, Van Diemen's Land 1848
family news, Denison family

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA9869Wilson; Daniel (1778-1858); Bishop of Calcutta1778-1858
NA1016Scott; Charlotte (1806-1889); Viscountess Ossington; née Cavendish-Bentinck m 1827 J.E. Denison Viscount Ossington1806-1889
NA208Denison; Caroline L. (1818-1899); Lady Denison; née Hornby wife of William T. Denison1818-1899
NA8871Nixon; Francis R. (1803-1879); Bishop of Van Diemen's Land; consecrated 18421803-1879
NA9868Franklin; John (1786-1847); Sir; explorer governor Van Diemen's Land 1837-431786-1847
NA8650Denison; Henry (1810-1858); Mr; barrister brother of J.E. Denison1810-1858
NA216Denison; Alfred R. (1816-1887); brother and private secretary to J.E. Denison1816-1887
NA8688Denison; Charles A. (1819-1877); Lieutenant-Colonel; brother of J.E. Denison1819-1877
NA207Denison; William T. (1804-1871); Sir; colonial governor brother of J.E. Denison knighted 18461804-1871
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
PL122/New South Wales/Australia
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