Locke, Frederick James, 1839-1915 : Diary

Author: Locke, Frederick James, 1839-1915

Date: 1872-1909

Type: Group

Link to this item using this URL: http://natlib.govt.nz/records/22907127

Abstract

Diary written by Locke on board the `Charlotte Gladstone'. Covering the period 29 Oct 1872-16 Feb 1873, the diary gives a day to day account of the voyage from Gravesend to Port Chalmers including mention of a party of Brogden's workers on board and the high number of deaths due to typhoid. Diary entries for 1891 to 1896 describe Locke's life in the Riverton area, and 1899 entries describe a voyage made to Jersey and Guernsey Islands, London and Paris. The final entries cover the period 1901 to 1909 when Locke lived in Riverton and Invercargill. Also included is a typescript of the part of the diary describing the voyage on the `Charlotte Gladstone', biographical information about Locke and his family and `Otago Daily Times' entries about the voyage of the `Charlotte Gladstone'.

Source of title - supplied

Quantity: 2 folder(s). 0.02 Linear Metres.

Physical Description: Holograph and typescript (photocopy)

Provenance: Donor/Lender/Vendor - DOSLI, Wellington, 1993

Subjects: Charlotte Gladstone (Ship), Brogdomites, Voyages and travels, Otago Region (N.Z.), Emigration and immigration, Riverton/Aparima, Channel Islands