Waugh, James William (-1867)

Field of activity
Artist; Draughtsman; Bookseller And Stationer
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Sketcher, stationer and art supplier, publisher and bookseller. Published 'Waugh and Cox's Directory of Sydney' in 1855. A sketchbook attributed to Waugh (ML) dates from the early 1840s.

sketcher, stationer and art supplier, publisher and bookseller, youngest son of John Waugh, an Edinburgh publisher, and his wife Jane, came to New South Wales in 1840 with his parents and sisters to join his brothers David and Robert. David had arrived at Sydney in 1834 intending to practise law but had settled on a property at Kiama instead, and had published some of his letters home as Three Years’ Practical Experience of a Settler in New South Wales (Edinburgh 1838). They reveal that the Waugh family had intended to migrate in 1837 but their plans were postponed. David seemingly attributed the delay to James’s burgeoning commercial ambitions, writing: 'I do not think that commencing business on borrowed money is the way to do much good in a place like Edinburgh’. Settling in the Illawarra district with David, James and his father obtained positions at a sawmill in November; James was engaged at a salary of £150 a year, with board and lodging. However James was not content. His mother wrote on 4 November 1844: 'I sometimes fear for James’s situation, he seems set on being a bookseller in Sydney, but without capital what could he do – besides I don’t think he would keep his health there’. He moved to Sydney and worked for William Piddington, a bookseller who occasionally exhibited paintings ( see H.R. Smith, Mrs Spence and Eliza Thurston), but continued to harbour the notion of setting up in business for himself. His plans, outlined in a ...

  • 1840 New South Wales

Flourished

  • fl. c.1840 - c.1845

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  • Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
  • (see also) Piddington, William
  • (see also) Waugh, John
  • (see also) Waugh, Jane
  • (see also) Waugh, Mary Lee
  • (see also) Waugh, Anne
  • (see also) Lincolne, Abraham
  • (see also) Glasgow Art Union
  • (see also) The Jamberoo Omnibus

Resources for James William Waugh

Resources by James William Waugh (12)

  1. [Letter 1857 July] : 139 George Street [Sydney, to] Sir / James W. Waugh, convenor of the committee for carrying the above scheme into effect & treasurer
    Waugh, James William, d. 1867
    [ Unpublished : 1857 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 78,855.375)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 78,855.375)

  2. Waugh & Cox's Australian almanac, for the year 1855, xviii and xix Victoriae
    Waugh, James William, -1867
    [ Book : 1855 ]
    At St Paschal Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 49,842.695)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 49,842.695)

  3. Waugh's Australian almanac
    Waugh, James William, -1867
    [ Periodical : 1858-1863 ]
    At 15 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 49,092.273)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 49,092.273)

  4. Waugh's Australian almanac,1860
    Waugh, James William, -1867
    [ Book : 1900 ]
    At Barr Smith Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,616.203)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,616.203)

  5. Waugh's country directory of New South Wales
    Waugh, James William, -1867
    [ Periodical : 1862 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,346.348)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,346.348)

  6. The Stranger's guide to Sydney : arranged in a series of walks : with a map of the city, and directory of the various streets and public buildings, favourite pleasure excursions in the neighbourhood, coach and steam information, &c., &c
    Waugh, James William, -1867
    [ Book : 1861 ]
    View online
    At 7 libraries
    The Stranger's guide to Sydney : arranged in a series of walks : with a map of the city, and directory of the various streets and public buildings, favourite pleasure excursions in the neighbourhood, coach and steam information, &c., &c
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 47,336.09)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 47,336.09)

  7. The Stranger's guide to Sydney : in a series of walks with a map of the city and directory of the various streets and public buildings
    Waugh, James William, -1867
    [ Book : 1858 ]
    View online
    At 7 libraries
    The Stranger's guide to Sydney : in a series of walks with a map of the city and directory of the various streets and public buildings
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 47,281.543)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 47,281.543)

  8. The Stranger's guide to Sydney : arranged in a series of walks : with a map of the city, and directory of the various streets and public buildings, favourite pleasure excursions in the neighbourhood, coach and steam information, &c., &c
    Waugh, James William, d.1867
    [ Book : 1861-1978 ]
    At 37 libraries
    The Stranger's guide to Sydney : arranged in a series of walks : with a map of the city, and directory of the various streets and public buildings, favourite pleasure excursions in the neighbourhood, coach and steam information, &c., &c
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 46,888.055)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 46,888.055)

  9. Waugh's Australian almanac for the year 1861
    Waugh, James William, -1867
    [ Book : 1861-2008 ]
    At 6 libraries
    Waugh's Australian almanac for the year 1861
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 34,759.145)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 34,759.145)

  10. Waugh's Australian almanac for the year 1859
    Waugh, James William, d. 1867
    [ Book : 1987-2008 ]
    At 2 libraries
    Waugh's Australian almanac for the year 1859
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 31,877.65)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 31,877.65)

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    ... Norrie, James Smith (-1883) ... James Norrie studied medicine at St. Thomas' Hospital in London; science and principles of ...
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  1. Lord William Deedes - The Original Scoop
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2004 ]
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  2. Writer's workshop. University of South Carolina, South Carolina ETV Network ; executive producer, Tom Stepp ; producer, William Price Fox ; director, Dave Smalley
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  3. At war with Waugh : the real story of Scoop / William Deedes
    Deedes, W. F. (William Francis)
    [ Book, Audio book : 2003-2013 ]
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  4. Anthems : a celebration of Australia / John Williamson
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  1. Arnott v. Waugh.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 22 October 1926 [Issue No.137] p 4504

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    ... . MURPHY, Sheriff. William James Forbes, Plaintiff's Attorney, 115 Pitt-street, Sydney. 1575 £1 lis. ... -house, Farramatta, (ill the right, title, and interest of Carlton John "Waugh, the defendant herein, of, in, and ... 190 words
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  2. IN INSOLVENCY. In the Insolvent Estate of James William Waugh, of Cumberland-street, Sydney, out of business, late of Bowenfels.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Tuesday 2 October 1866 [Issue No.191] p 2346

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    ... la the Supreme Court of New South Wales. IN INSOLVENCY. In the Insolvent Estate of James William ... Waugh, of Cumberland-street, Sydney, out of business, late of Bowenfels. WHEREAS at a Single Meeting ... 191 words
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  3. IN INSOLVENCY. In the Insolvent Estate of James William Waugh, of Cumberland-street, Sydney, out of business, late of Bowenfels. THIRD MEETING.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Tuesday 30 October 1866 [Issue No.210] p 2606

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... appoint a Third Public Meeting of the Creditors of the said James William Waugh to be holden before me, or ... In the Supreme Court of New South Wales. IN INSOLVENCY. In the Insolvent Estate of James William ... 220 words
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  1. Ponting salutes wounded Waugh.(Sport)
    The Australian (National, Australia)
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  2. Waugh hits back at media.(Sport)
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  3. “A Dark and Hidden Thing”: Evelyn Waugh, Cannibalism, and the Problem of African Christianity
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    “A Dark and Hidden Thing”: Evelyn Waugh, Cannibalism, and the Problem of African Christianity
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 209.063)

  4. 400 join the Waugh - WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2000 - A special advertising report.(Features)
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  1. Waugh & Cox's Australian almanac
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  2. Evelyn waugh
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  3. James Wolfe, man and soldier / by W.T. Waugh
    Waugh, W. T. (William Templeton), 1884-1932
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  4. At war with Waugh : the real story of Scoop / William Deedes
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  1. Alfred Waugh
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  3. William Moss
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  1. WILLS. LATE WILLIAM WAUGH.
    The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW : 1883 - 1930) Friday 4 January 1918 p 7 Article
    ... wills. LATE WILLIAM WAUGH. Probate has boon granted of tho will of Mr. William Waugh, graslor, who ... trustees in trust for his nephews, William Angus Wnugh, John Waugh, Jun., nnd Allan Jnmos Bruce Wnugh, tons ... 506 words
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  2. WILLS. LATE MT. WILLIAM WAUGH.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 4 January 1918 p 4 Article
    ... —William Angus Waugh, John Waugh, jun., and Allan James Bruce. The net value of the estate is £66,737, most ... WILLS.         LATE MR. WILLIAM WAUGH. Probate has been granted of the will of ... 426 words
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  3. JOHNSON—WAUGH.
    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Saturday 9 February 1929 p 24 Article
    ... evening, when Mr. Henry William Johnson (Windsor) was mar-ried to Miss Gladys Cecille Waugh (youngest ... JOHNSON-WAUGH. A quiet wedding. was celebrated at the Presbyterian Church, Clayfield, last Saturday ... 163 words
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