Collection W17 - Waldie Papers

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Waldie Papers


  • 1857-1884 (Creation)

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1 file ( 4 bound photocopies)

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John Waldie, senior, (1791-1872) came to Tasmania from Scotland about 1833 and settled first at Perth, Tasmania then at Oyster Cove. His son, John (1822-1902 ) farmed and worked timber at Oyster Cove. He married Delia Lucy Fergusson, eldest daughter of Joshua Fergusson of Tinderbox in 1846

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Photocopies donated by J.B Waldie in 1959

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Collection consists of photocopies of three letters and two pamphlets bound into four volumes. The family papers remain in the possession of the family and include diaries and work notebooks of John Waldie, jun. c.1854-1896; agreements over timber and land, accounts and receipts 1856-1892, letter from W.C.Blyth 1869, letter to his mother 184S, letters from John Waldie senior 1822, 1832, 1833 and letters to Delia Waldie from Mary Quinn 1883.

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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

When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

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HE Apr2019




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