Romilly, Hugh Hastings (1856-1892)

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Romilly, Hugh Hastings, CMG (1856-1892)
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Hugh Hastings Romilly (1856-1892), administrator, author and explorer, was born on 15 March 1856 in London, son of Colonel Frederick Romilly and his wife Elizabeth Amelia Jane, née Elliot, daughter of...

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Hugh Hastings Romilly was administrator of New Guinea 1884-85 and for 3 months in 1886 and deputy administrator July 1887-September 1888. He wrote "A True Story of the Western Pacific" (1882), "The Western Pacific and New Guinea" (1886) and "From My Verandah in New Guinea" (1889) and his "Letters from the Western Pacific and Mashonaland" were published by his brother Samuel in 1893. Romilly was a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG).

  • Career position - Joined Melly & Co. in Liverpool, UK
  • Career position - Staff of Sir Arthur Gordon - Governor of Fiji and High Commissioner for the Western Pacific
  • Career position - Magistrate and Private Secretary to Gordon in Fiji
  • Career position - Administrator in New Guinea
  • Career position - Deputy to John Douglas (ten months)
  • Career position - British Consul in New Hebrides (fourteen months)
  • Career position - Returned to England and resigned from the Colonial Office to lead a prospecting expedition to Mashonaland, Africa.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Romilly, Hugh Hastings
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Romilly, Hugh Hastings (1856-1892)
    Langdon, Robert
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1976
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 6, 56-57

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  1. From my verandah in New Guinea : sketches and traditions / by Hugh Hastings Romilly ; with an introduction by Andrew Lang
    Romilly, Hugh Hastings, 1856-1892
    [ Book : 1889 ]
    At 23 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 28.341)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 28.341)

  2. Letters from the Western Pacific and Mashonaland, 1878-1891 / by Hugh H. Romilly ; edited with memoir by his brother Samuel H. Romilly ; introduction by Lord Stanmore
    Romilly, Hugh Hastings, 1856-1892
    [ Book : 1893 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 27.598)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 27.598)

  3. The Western Pacific and New Guinea : notes on the natives, Christian and cannibal, with some account of the old labour trade / by Hugh Hastings Romilly
    Romilly, Hugh Hastings, 1856-1892
    [ Book : 1886-1887 ]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
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    At 27 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 23.34)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 23.34)

  4. A true story of the western Pacific in 1879-80 / Hugh Hastings Romilly
    Romilly, Hugh Hastings, 1856-1892
    [ Book : 1882 ]
    At 6 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.469)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.469)

  5. The Islands of the New Britain group / H.H. Romilly
    Romilly, Hugh Hastings, 1856-1892
    [ Book : 1887 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 10.017)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 10.017)

  6. Reporting proceedings in the Solomons, New Britain, New Guinea, etc. / Hugh H. Romilly
    Romilly, Hugh Hastings, 1856-1892
    [ Book : 1881 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 8.636)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 8.636)

  7. Reports concerning the state of affairs in the western Pacific, received from Deputy Commissioner Romilly, during the last 12 months
    Great Britain. High Commission for Western Pacific Islands
    [ Book : 1884 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4.255)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4.255)

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  1. Letters from the Western Pacific and Mashonaland, 1878-1891 / by Hugh H. Romilly ; edited with memoir by his brother Samuel H. Romilly ; introduction by Lord Stanmore
    Romilly, Hugh Hastings, 1856-1892
    [ Book : 1893 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 27.496)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 27.496)

  2. Letters from the western Pacific and Mashonaland, 1878-1891 / by Hugh H. Romilly ; edited with memoir by his brother Samuel H. Romilly ; introd. by Lord Stanmore
    Romilly, Hugh Hastings
    [ Book : 1893 ]
    At 18 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 19.535)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 19.535)

  3. The reluctant consul : from the New Hebrides to Cecil Rhodes' empire / by Lew Priday
    Priday, H. E. L. (Herbert Ernest Lewis), 1897-
    [ Book : 1957 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 8.965)

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  1. A true story of the western Pacific in 1879-80 / Hugh Hastings Romilly
    Romilly, Hugh Hastings
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  2. From my verandah in New Guinea : sketches and traditions / by Hugh Hastings Romilly ; With an introduction by Andrew Long
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    [ Book : 1880 ]
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  3. The Western Pacific and New Guinea : notes on the natives, Christian and canni bal, with some account of the old labour trade / By Hugh Hastings Romilly
    Romilly, Hugh Hastings, 1856 or 7-1892
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  4. From my verandah in New Guinea : Sketchws and traditions / Hugh Hastings Romilly with introduction by Andrew Lang
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  1. DEATH OF MR ROMILLY.
    The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924) Friday 29 July 1892 p 3 Article
    ... DEATH OF MR ROMILLY. — Standard. The death is announced of Mr Hugh Hastings Romilly, formerly in ... charge of New Guinea. Mr Romilly was private secretary to Sir Arthur Gordon in Fiji and New Zealand, and ... 82 words
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  2. DEATH OF MR. HASTINGS ROMILLY. London, July 27.
    The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947) Thursday 28 July 1892 p 4 Article
    ... DEATH OF MR. HASTINGS ROMILLY. London, Julv 27. The death is announced of Mr. Hugh Hastings Rcmilly ... 24 words
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  3. MR. ROMILLY DEAD. LONDON, July 27.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Friday 29 July 1892 p 5 Article
    ... MR. ROMILLY DEAD. LONDON, July 27. The death is announced of Mr. Hugh Hastings Romilly, C.M.G. Mr ... 102 words
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  1. No. 1. LIST OF UNCLAIMED LETTERS FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Tuesday 12 February 1884 [Issue No.73 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 1135

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  2. PARLIAMENTARY ELECTORATES AND ELECTIONS ACT, 1912, AS AMENDED.—PROCLAMATION.
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  1. APPENDIX G. Report from Mr. Deputy-Commissioner Romilly
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  2. Ajax
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  3. APPENDIX H Memorandum by Mr. Deputy-Commissioner Romilly, addressed to His Excellency the Special Commissioner. Sorcery and Superstitions
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