Guide to the Papers of the Hassall Family (as filmed by the AJCP)



National Library of Australia View Catalogue Record

Created: 2018

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Series GB 124.E6/1. Will of Thomas Hassall of Ballarat, 28 June 1898

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Copy of will of Thomas Hassall of Ballarat (7pp.), 28 June 1898 (File 1)

Series GB 124.E6/2/2. Miscellaneous Papers, 1894 - 1936

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J.N. Wilson (Ballarat) to H. Mercer (Manchester), 10 October 1898 (File 3)

Acknowledges list of children of William Hassall, brother of Thomas Hassall; sends copy of will.

Series GB 124.E6/3. Correspondence, 1901 - 1929

Correspondence with Hassall Family in Australia (18 items), 1901 - 1929 (File 3)

The correspondents are James Hassall, Harriet Hasssall, Nellie Reed and Martha Hamilton, all of Adelaide, and J. Hassall of Ardwick, writing to Elizabeth Mercer and other relatives in Manchester. They refer to the estate of their uncle Thomas Hassall of Ballarat, family news, food prices, the construction of Outer Harbour (1903), the deaths of James and Harriet Hassall (1917-1918), unemployment in Adelaide (1921), and the winding up of the estate of Thomas Hassall. There are also a lineage of William Hassall (1824-1889) and Martha Hassall (parents of James Hassall) and three photographs...

Series GB 124/4. Legal papers concerning estate of Thomas Hassall, 1923 - 1938

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File of papers (43 items), 1923 - 1938 (File 1)

Correspondence of Harry Mercer with Chapman, Roberts and Beck (Manchester), including copies of letters to Nellie Reed (Adelaide) and Tom Hassall (Adelaide), papers concerning case of Ballarat Trustees Executors and Agency Co. Ltd. v. Annie Sophie McLean, financial statement of estate of T. Hassall, and family tree.

Supreme court of Victoria, 1927 (File 2)

Ballarat Trustees Executors and Agency Co. Ltd. v. Annie Sophie McLean (1927). List of claims admitted and other possible claims in matter of trusts of will and codicil of T. Hassall. (4pp.)