• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH003080

Windeyer family papers, 1829-1943

  • Repository State Library of New South Wales
  • Reference MLMSS 186
  • Description

    I. PAPERS OF CHARLES WINDEYER, 1829-1844 1829-1844; Papers include permit to select land and copies of documents concerning his work as a police magistrate [original documents transferred to the Archives Office of NSW] (Call No.: MLMSS 186/1) (Request Microfilm: CY 2425) II. PAPERS OF RICHARD WINDEYER, 1829-1849 A. Correspondence, 1834-1848. Correspondence concerning family, legal and business matters, including a letter to Mary Puddefoot from A.M. Thompson, 30 April 1830. (Call No.: MLMSS 186/1) (Request Microfilm: CY 2425) B. Legal and business papers, 1836-1848, including agreements and licences, 1836-1848 and a brief concerning Bank of Australasia v. Bank of Australia, 1843-1844 (Call No.: MLMSS 186/2) (Request Microfilm: CY 2425) C. Miscellaneous financial records, 1829-1849 Ledger, 1829, concerning work as a journalist in England, also reused 1834-1842 as an account book of personal expenses; Farm memorandum book, possibly kept at Tomago, 1834-1840. (Call No.: MLMSS 186/2) (Request Microfilm: CY 2425) Receipts and vouchers, 1836-1849, mainly concerning Tomago. (Call No.: MLMSS 186/3-6) (Request Microfilm: CY 2425) III. PAPERS OF MARIA WINDEYER, 1843-1876 1843-1876; Mainly correspondence, including a letter from H. Camfield to the Rev. J.J. Lamb, 6 Feb. 1847, and receipts (3) for Elizabeth Camfield, 1852-1866. (Call No.: MLMSS 186/7) (Request Microfilm: CY 2653) IV. PAPERS OF SIR WILLIAM CHARLES WINDEYER, 1848-1910 A. Correspondence, 1848-1897. Correspondents include family, members of Parliament, legal and judicial colleagues, staff of Sydney University and Sydney Grammar School, Governors of New South Wales, Florence Nightingale, 1873, Lucy Osburn, 1884, D.S. Mitchell, 10 Oct. 1857 and Henry Parkes, 1866-1893. A list of correspondence with Sir Henry Parkes, compiled by A.W. Martin, is located in Box 21. (Call No.: MLMSS 186/8 (Request Microfilm: CY CY 2466); MLMSS 186/9 (Request Microfilm: CY 2489); [MLMSS 186/10 (Request Microfilm: CY 2473; MLMSS 186/11 (Request Microfilm: CY 2476)) B. Miscellaneous papers, 1846-1910, including school exercise books, 1851, share certificates, 1872-1893, legal judgements, an account of the shipwreck of the ‘City of Sydney’, 6 Nov. 1862, in which he was involved, herd book, 1884-1910 and other papers concerning Tomago Estate. (Call No.: MLMSS 186/12) V. PAPERS OF LADY WINDEYER, 1854-1911 A. Correspondence, 1854-1911, including a letter to her sister, Anne Jane Bolton, 19 Nov. 1875. Correspondents include Mrs John Dunmore Lang, 1891, Lucy Osburn, 1884-1893, Rose Scott, 1891-1911, Henry Parkes, 1887, Annie Besant, 1894, and deal with women’s suffrage, 1891, the Exhibition of Women’s Industries and Centenary Fair, 1888, with letters written by competitors in French and Italian and the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, 1893. (Call No.: MLMSS 186/13 (Request Microfilm: CY 2643); MLMSS 186/14 (Request Microfilm: CY 2644); MLMSS 186/15 (Request Microfilm: CY 2645)) B. Miscellaneous papers, 1888-1918, including poems by Lady Windeyer, biographical notes by Margaret Windeyer, certificates (4) concerning the Exhibition of Women’s Industries, 1888, and certificates (3) won at agricultural shows, 1907-1909. (Call No.: MLMSS 186/16) VI. PAPERS OF MARGARET WINDEYER, 1885-1939 A. Correspondence, 1885-1939, and miscellaneous papers, 1892-1903, including records of the Womanhood Suffrage League and an essay entitled ‘Librarianship as a profession for women’. Correspondents include Lucy Osburn, 1886, A. Dewey, 1894-1913, Rose Scott, 1894-1897, B. Grimshaw, 1907-1911, Mary Gilmore, 1914, and Georgina King, 1914-1922. (Call No.: MLMSS 186/17 (Request Microfilm: CY 2646); MLMSS 186/18 (Request Microfilm: CY 2647)) B. Certificates, 1893-1938, including one from New York State Library School signed by Melvil Dewey, 1900. (Call No.: MLMSS 186/19X) VII. PAPERS OF JANE WINDEYER, 1872-1946 A. Letters received, 1872-1946, ‘An Old House’ written by Jane Windeyer, 1943, with a bookplate showing the interior of Tomago House and loose items from the scrapbook. (Call No.: MLMSS 186/20) B. ‘Scrap book of Newspaper Notices, compiled by Jane Windeyer’, using an account book kept by a great-uncle at Groombridge Place, Kent, England, 1857-1937, including family letters, 1897-1912. (Call No.: MLMSS 186/20) VIII. PAPERS OF RICHARD WINDEYER, 1899-1921 Includes a letter from his son, Richard Michael Windeyer, and receipts concerning Tomago Estate, 1899-1900. (Call No.: MLMSS 186/20) IX. PAPERS OF ANNE JANE BOLTON, 1872-1901 Includes verses, letters received, 1872-1901, and biographical notes by Jane Windeyer with related letter, 28 Dec. 1922. (Call No.: MLMSS 186/20) X. INCIDENTAL PAPERS, 1838-1943 (Call No.: MLMSS 186/21) Box 21 includes a contents list for incidental papers in Box 21, and a list, compiled by A.W. Martin, of correspondence between Sir Henry Parkes and Sir William Charles Windeyer in MLMSS 186/8-11.

  • Formats Textual records, clippings

Related entries

  • Primary
    • Windeyer, Margaret (Margy) (1866 - 1939)
    • Windeyer, Mary Elizabeth (1836 - 1912)
  • See also
    • Scott, Rose (1847 - 1925)
    • Osburn, Lucy (1835 - 1891)
    • Woman Suffrage
    • Gilmore, Mary Jean (1865 - 1962)