1826-1900, English, Unpublished edition: Boyle Travers Finniss. Finniss, Boyle Travers, 1807-1893.

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  • 1 metre.
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  • English

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Title
  • Boyle Travers Finniss.
Creator
  • Finniss, Boyle Travers, 1807-1893.
Produced
  • 1826-1900.
Physical Description
  • 1 metre.
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Summary
  • Papers of Boyle Travers Finniss 1807-1893 and family comprising reminiscences, diaries, lecture notes, journals, correspondence, papers relating to the Northern Territory Survey Expedition, notebooks, papers relating to Defence Commission, Constitutional History of S.A., newspaper cuttings, articles of agreement, letters written by his daughter Julia Howard to Dr Aitchison, research notes on the Finniss family, photographs, baptismal entry and assessments for District Council of Palmerston. Includes typescript of diary kept by B.T. Finniss on the 'Cygnet' 1836, his original diaries kept during voyages of 'Ellen Lewis' from Northern Territory in 1866 and the 'Henry Giles' to Northern Territory in 1864; and diary of his son F.R. Finniss during the trip up the River Murray on the 'Lady Augusta' paddle steamer in 1853.
Biography
  • Boyle Travers Finniss was born in 1807 and joined the British Army in 1827. Married Anne Frances Rogerson (1819-1858) in Ireland and left the military in 1835. Arrived in South Australia aboard the 'Cygnet' as Deputy-Surveyor-General in 1836. Appointed Commissioner of Police and Police Magistrate in 1843, Registrar-General and Treasurer in 1847 and Colonial Secretary in 1852. First Premier (1856-1857) and later Treasurer (1858) before resigning from Parliament in 1862. Appointed Lieutenant-Colonel of the South Australian Volunteer Force in 1864, Government Resident in the Northern Territory (1864-1865) and Auditor-General (1876-1881). Married Sophia Florence Maud Lynch in 1878. Died in 1893.
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