Diary of John Ward, 1841-1844 [manuscript].


Diary of John Ward, 1841-1844 [manuscript]

Ward, John, 1814-
Call Number
MS 3275
0.06 m. (1 v.) + 1 folder.
Scope and Content
MS 3275 comprises the manuscript diary (155 p.) kept by a convict on Norfolk Island between November 1, 1841 and April 25, 1842. Describes events leading to his conviction, his imprisonment at Portsmouth on the prison hulk "York", his shipment from England to Norfolk Island and his life there. There are loose pages at the back of the diary with entries dated from May 14, 1842 to January 21, 1844. The names George Cunningham and John Fell appear on the back endpaper. Included among the loose papers are two poems, one signed by C. Moore (1 v.). Also includes a transcript by Bryan Gandevia (100 p.) and photocopy of the transcript, and two pages photocopied from the list of male convicts by the ship "Mangles" dated 1840 (1 folder).
John Ward, a native of Yorkshire, was convicted of theft in England, imprisoned at Portsmouth on the hulk "York" and transported on the "Mangles" to Norfolk Island.
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APA citation

Ward, John & Cunningham, George & Fell, John & Moore, C & Gandevia, Bryan. (1841). Diary of John Ward, Retrieved April 1, 2023, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-232274520

MLA citation

Ward, John, Cunningham, George, Fell, John, Moore, C and Gandevia, Bryan. Diary of John Ward, : , 1841. Web. 1 April 2023 <http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-232274520>

Harvard/Australian citation

Ward, John & Cunningham, George & Fell, John & Moore, C & Gandevia, Bryan. 1841, Diary of John Ward, , viewed 1 April 2023 http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-232274520

Wikipedia citation

  | author1=Ward, John.
  | author2=Cunningham, George.
  | author3=Fell, John.
  | author4=Moore, C.
  | author5=Gandevia, Bryan.
  | title=Diary of John Ward,
  | year=1841
  | section=0.06 m. (1 v.) + 1 folder.
  | publisher=
  | url=http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-232274520
  | id=nla.obj-232274520
  | access-date=1 April 2023
  | via=Trove

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