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 Romilly was administrator of New Guinea 1884-1885 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

Resources by Hugh Hastings Romilly (7)

  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: 186,241.719)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 186,241.719)

  2. Reporting proceedings in the Solomons, New Britain, New Guinea, etc. / Hugh H. Romilly
    Romilly, Hugh Hastings, 1856-1892
    [ Book : 1881 ]
    At Barr Smith Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 112,052.836)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 112,052.836)

  3. 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: 111,287.688)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 111,287.688)

  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: 110,101.727)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 110,101.727)

  5. 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: 109,458.648)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 109,458.648)

  6. 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 ]
    At 27 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 97,382.273)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 97,382.273)

  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
    [ Government publication, Book : 1884 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 51,798.398)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 51,798.398)

Resources about Hugh Hastings Romilly (3)

  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: 184,961.469)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 184,961.469)

  2. 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: 110,050.023)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 110,050.023)

  3. 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 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    At 16 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 89,767.008)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 89,767.008)

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  1. DEATH OF MR. HASTINGS ROMILLY.
    The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW : 1883 - 1930) Friday 29 July 1892 p 5 Article
    ... DEATH OB MR. HASTINGS KOMILLY. London, Wednesday Night.— The death is announced of Mr. Hugh ... Hastings Romilly, C.M.G., formerly private secretary to Sir A. Gordon in Biii. and who was in charge of ... 66 words
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  2. 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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  3. 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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  1. 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, ... With a map
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    [ Microform, Book : 1886-2001 ]
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  2. A true story of the western Pacific in 1879-80 / Hugh Hastings Romilly
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  3. The Western Pacific and New Guinea : notes on natives, Christian and cannibal, with some account of the old labour trade
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    [ Book : 1886 ]
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  4. From my verandah in New Guinea : sketches and traditions / by Hugh Hastings Romilly ; With an introduction by Andrew Long
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    At UQ Library
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  1. APPENDIX G. Report from Mr. Deputy-Commissioner Romilly. (1 January 1887)
    Great Britain. Special Commissioner for British New Guinea; HUGH HASTINGS ROMILLY, Deputy-Commissioner; Great Britain. Special Commissioner for Britis ...
    British New Guinea: report for the year ...
    [ Article : 1887 ]
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  2. OUT OF THE PAST A Christmas ghost story (1 December 1988)
    Pacific islands monthly : PIM.
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  4. When France's control of Wallis Group brought dynastic troubles (1 January 1967)
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    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette. Business (National : 1987 - 2004) Tuesday 5 September 1995 p 2936

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