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Journal of Marianne Williams, 1857 - 1858

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  • Description

    Journal of Marianne Williams, 1857 - 1858, copied by Jane Elizabeth Williams. Marianne writes of her day-to-day experiences living in the Bay of Islands, particularly about those family members coming and going from that place.

  • Other Id

    MS-1991-75-1185 (Reference Number)

    14905 (Presto content ID)

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  • Name/Title
    Journal of Marianne Williams, 1857 - 1858
  • Physical Description

    Notebook without covers in three portions ; 24pp / 24pp / 12pp on 4 leaves ; 180 x 113 mm ; handwritten copy ; 29pp on 29 leaves ; 256 x 203 mm

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  • Public Access Text

    Handwritten copy made by Algar Williams.

    [Keywords: Missionary children, Settler women, Missionary women]

  • Subject Notes
    Marianne Williams (nee Coldham - 1793-1879) was the wife of Archdeacon Henry Williams. Marianne was born in 1793 at Yorkshire, England and was the daughter of Wright Coldham, Sheriff of Nottingham, and Anne Temple. Marianne trained as a maternity nurse and studied the Moravarian Methods of teaching and organisation. In 1822, she immigrated alongside her husband and their three children to New Zealand. Marianne was involved in the establishment and running of the mission schools, and provided care for those in the mission afflicted with illness.
    [Further reading: Faith and Farming: The Legacy of Henry Williams and William Williams, pg. 21] --
    Jane Elizabeth Williams (1827-1902) was the second daughter of William Williams and wife to Henry Williams Junior, the fourth son of Archdeacon Henry Williams. Together they had only one child, Jane Maria Williams, who sadly died at age five.
    [Further reading: Faith and Farming - The Legacy of Henry Williams pg. 159]
  • Copyright
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  • Last Update
    21 Dec 2023
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