Richardson, George Spafford (Sir), 1868-1938

Major-General Sir George Spafford Richardson was a military leader and administrator. Former General Officer in charge of the administration of the NZ Military Forces; Administrator of Western Samoa from 1923 to 1928; deputy mayor of Auckland. Died Auckland. See DNZB (Vol 3, 1901-1920, p429-431, R16); family details in `Tawa Flat and the Old Porirua Road' by A H Carman, p 117.

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Meeting at Falefa
Date: [Between 1923 and 1928] From: Tattersall, Alfred James, 1866-1951 :Photographs of Samoa Ref: PAColl-3799-15 Description: A meeting at Falefa, Western Samoa. At the rear centre is Major-General Sir George Spafford Richardson, Administrator of Western Samoa from 1923 to 1928. P...
Date: 1925 By: Finey, George Edmond, 1895-1987; Lawlor, Patrick Anthony, 1893-1979 Ref: A-051-020 Description: Head and shoulders three-quarters frontal portrait of the Administrator of Western Samoa, Major-General Spafford. He is shown in his Major-General's cap. He ...
General George Richardson and H J Moors at Vailima, Western Samoa.
Date: 1924 From: Tate, Robert Ward, 1864-1933 :Photographs of Samoa By: Tattersall, Alfred James, 1866-1951 Ref: PAColl-0085-017 Description: General George Spafford Richardson, New Zealand Resident Commissioner for Western Samoa and H J Moors standing on the steps of Vailima, the official governme...
Richardson, George Spafford (Major-General Sir), 1868-1938 : Letter to E C Walmsley re his war experiences
Date: 1916 By: Richardson, George Spafford (Sir), 1868-1938 Ref: MS-Papers-3101 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s). Processing information: Part of WW100 digitisation project. Digitisation details - 5 digitised images
Photograph of the Resident Commissioner
Date: 1923-1928 From: Tate, Robert Ward, 1864-1933 :Photographs of Samoa Ref: PAColl-0026-174 Description: General George Spafford Richardson, New Zealand Resident Commissioner for Western Samoa, dressed in a white uniform and hat, and holding a Samoan fly wisk. ...
Date: 1920 By: Coulls, Culling & Company; Huggins, Herbert Augustus, 1867-1962 Ref: Eph-A-WAR-WI-Reunions-1920-01 Description: A programme listing toasts, songs and speeches, and a list of prize winners in the shooting contest. Speakers and singers included: Lieut J T H Kerr, H A R H...
Sir George Spafford Richardson standing with Malietoa, and Mata'afa, Mulinu'u, Western Samoa.
Date: 1923-1928 Ref: PAColl-6348-03 Description: General Sir George Spafford Richardson, New Zealand Administrator of Western Samoa flanked by Malietoa Tanumafili I, and Mata'afa Faumuina Fiame Mulinu'u I. ...
Date: 1918-1919 From: Stewart Hugh, 1884-1934 : Papers relating to World War One Ref: MS-Papers-9080-24 Description: Notes on the administration of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force by George Richardson accompanied by a covering letter from the author to Stewart, 27 Marc...
Date: 1880s - 1960, 1974 From: New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives By: Burton Brothers (Dunedin, N.Z.); Muir & Moodie (Firm); Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949; Barnicoat, John Wallis, 1814-1905 Ref: PAColl-0785-1-041 Description: Photographs of places and personalities, made for publication in the New Zealand Free Lance. Includes Maori portraits and groups on marae, including the Duke...
Date: 1923 From: [Ephemera of octavo size relating to Samoa] By: London Mission Press (Malua, Samoa) Ref: Eph-A-SAMOA-1923-01 Description: Includes programme and schedule of classes for competitions. Frontispiece is a portrait of His Excellency Major-General G S Richardson, Patron of the Show. ...
Group photograph of teachers at a refresher course, Samoa
Date: [ca1926] From: Rutherford, Alexander Mathieson, 1915-1998 :Photographs of Samoa Ref: PA1-o-448-11 Description: Group photograph of teachers at a refresher course at Malya School, Samoa. General George Spafford Richardson, New Zealand Administator of Samoa, is standin...
Date: 1908-1950 Ref: MS-Papers-1271-1 Description: Corespondents include T Attwood, Juliette Deane (Daniell), John Earles, Horace Fildes, Mrs Alice Mary Freeman, Edith Jervis (Freeman), C J Parr, George S Ri...
General Richardson and party visit a Samoan village
Date: ca 1927 From: Rutherford, Alexander Mathieson, 1915-1998 :Photographs of Samoa Ref: PA1-o-446-72 Description: The New Zealand Administrator of Western Samoa, Major General Richardson, listening to a Samoan orator during a visit to a Samoan village. Photographed by ...
George Spafford Richardson
Date: 1920 Ref: 1/1-015336-G Description: Head and shoulders portrait of George Spafford Richardson in uniform, 1920. Photograph taken by Stanley Polkinghorne Andrew. Quantity: 1 b&w original negati...
General Richardson, New Zealand Resident Commissioner for Western Samoa
Date: 1923-1928 From: Tate, Robert Ward, 1864-1933 :Photographs of Samoa Ref: PAColl-0085-020 Description: General George Spafford Richardson, New Zealand Resident Commissioner for Samoa ascending a gang plank. There is a general view of a wharf with military pe...
Date: [ca 1890-1960] From: Oceania Marist Pacific : Archives Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-21-062 Description: Letters from his family, Niue Island adminsitration, Variosu Samoan officials and other correspondents. Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s). Finding Aids: Invent...
Major-General Sir George Spafford Richardson and the Faipule a Fono, Western Samoa
Date: January 1924 From: Tattersall, Alfred James, 1866-1951 :Photographs of Samoa Ref: PAColl-3799-19 Description: Major-General Sir George Spafford Richardson (second row, centre) Administrator of Western Samoa 1923-1928, and the Fono a Faipule (advisory group), Western ...
Visit of General Richardson to the village of Lufi Lufi, Samoa
Date: ca 1927 From: Rutherford, Alexander Mathieson, 1915-1998 :Photographs of Samoa Ref: PA1-o-446-77 Description: The New Zealand Administrator of Western Samoa, Major General Richardson and party, visiting the village of Lufilufi, Upolu, Samoa Inscriptions: Album page ...
Date: [Circa 1880s, and 1920s] By: Tattersall, Alfred James, 1866-1951; Summers, John Arthur Campbell, 1916-1993 Ref: PA1-o-484 Description: Album of photographs, postcards and newspaper cuttings relating to Samoa and Tonga, circa 1920s. Many of the photographs, and some of the newspaper cuttings ...
Photograph of Major General Sir George Spafford Richardson
Date: 1923-1928 Ref: 1/2-019614-F Description: Portrait of Major General, Sir George Spafford Richardson, New Zealand Administrator of Western Samoa from 1923 to 1928. Photographed by an unknown photogra...