Collection RS100 - Buckingham Rifles

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Buckingham Rifles


  • 1861 (Creation)

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15 papers

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Buckingham Rifles, a Tasmanian volunteer rifle corps commanded by Captain Thomas Yardley Lowes who was original member and captain,1860-1862.

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Presentation of colours to the Buckingham rifles dated May - October 1861.
File of papers concerning the presentation of colours and a bugle to the Buckingham Volunteer Rifle Corps, by the ladies of the county; including subscription lists, receipts for payments to the designer of the flag, to the carpenter for erecting a platform, etc., invitation, letter from Lady Young, from Entally, agreeing to make the presentation addressed to the secretary of the (Ladies) Committee Arthur Kennard Chapman

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

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The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Tue 1 Oct 1861 Page 2
Presentation to the Buckingham Rifle Corps.

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1 stereoscopic pair of photographs : Presentation of colours to Buckingham Rifle Company on Govt. Domain. 30th Sept 1861.(Woolley - photographer)

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