Edwards, William James, 1857-1930

Edwards, W J, 1857-1930

Railways employee. Organized the Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants, and acted as Secretary to the Society from 1889 to 1908. Artist and botanist, and violinmaker. Wrote diaries 1874-1881 telling of voyage to New Zealand on the ship Waitangi in 1874, and later discussing railways in New Zealand, Pokeno, Auckland City and Ngaruawahia. Lived mostly in Auckland and the Waikato, but moved to Wellington, and died in Kelburn, 1930. (See New Zealand Biographies; Obit Ev Post 29 Jan 1930)

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Date: 1902 From: Rail and Maritime Transport Union Inc :Photographs of Railway Union groups and activities Ref: PAColl-D-0961 Description: Delegates at the Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants of New Zealand conference in Invercargill in 1902. All names indexed in Name Field Quantity: 1 b&w ...
Date: 1898 From: Rail and Maritime Transport Union Inc :Photographs of Railway Union groups and activities Ref: PAColl-D-0960 Description: Delegates at the Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants of New Zealand conference in Wellington in 1898. All names indexed in Name Field. Quantity: 1 b&w o...
Date: 1891 From: Rail and Maritime Transport Union Inc :Photographs of Railway Union groups and activities Ref: PAColl-D-0955 Description: Delegates at the Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants of New Zealand conference in Christchurch in 1891. All names entered in Name Field. Quantity: 1 b...
Date: 1896 From: Rail and Maritime Transport Union Inc :Photographs of Railway Union groups and activities By: Hanna, John Robert, 1850-1915 Ref: PAColl-D-0957 Description: Delegates at the Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants of New Zealand conference in Auckland in 1896. Photograph taken in the studio of J R Hanna, 196 Quee...
Date: 1896 From: Rail and Maritime Transport Union Inc :Photographs of Railway Union groups and activities Ref: PAColl-D-0958 Description: Delegates at the Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants of New Zealand conference in Auckland in 1896. Photograph taken in the studio of J R Hanna, 196 Quee...
Date: 1894 From: Rail and Maritime Transport Union Inc :Photographs of Railway Union groups and activities Ref: PAColl-D-0956 Description: Delegates at the Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants of New Zealand conference in Palmerston North in 1894. All names indexed in Name Field Inscription...
Date: 1874-1880 By: Edwards, William James, 1857-1930 Ref: MS-0714 Description: Contains an account of voyage of the ship Waitangi to New Zealand 1874 Quantity: 1 volume(s) (252 numbered pages). Physical Description: Holograph (20 cm;...
Date: 1874-1881 By: Edwards, William James, 1857-1930 Ref: MS-0712-0713 Description: Quantity: 2 volume(s). Physical Description: Holographs (various bindings, in phase boxes) Includes diagrams
Date: 1897 From: Rail and Maritime Transport Union Inc :Photographs of Railway Union groups and activities Ref: PAColl-D-0959 Description: Delegates at the Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants of New Zealand conference in Dunedin in 1897 Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).
Date: [ca 1900] From: Rail and Maritime Transport Union Inc :Photographs of Railway Union groups and activities Ref: PAColl-D-0995 Description: William James Edwards, organiser and Secretary from 1889 to 1908 of the Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants of New Zealand. Photographed by an unknown p...
Date: 1908 By: Apian-Bennewitz, Paul Otto, active 1892? Ref: MS-0097 Description: Translation of Sections 41-49 of Apian-Bennwitz's `Die geige, der Geigenbau und die Bogenverfertigung'. Weimar, Bernhard Friedrich Voigt, 1892 Quantity: 1 v...
Date: 1906 From: Rail and Maritime Transport Union Inc :Photographs of Railway Union groups and activities By: Isaacs, Jacob Nathan, 1877-1962 Ref: PAColl-D-0963 Description: Delegates at the Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants of New Zealand conference in Wellington in 1906 . Photograph taken by J N Isaacs, Victoria Studios, ...
Date: [1900] From: Rail and Maritime Transport Union Inc :Photographs of Railway Union groups and activities Ref: PAColl-D-0973 Description: Delegates at an Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants of New Zealand conference, very likely held in 1900. All names indexed in Name Field. Name of photogr...
Date: 1905-1911 By: Edwards, William James, 1857-1930 Ref: MS-Papers-2944 Description: Postcards have all a musical, and more particularly a violin, theme Quantity: 1 folder(s) (17 cards). 0.01 Linear Metres. Physical Description: Holograph, ...
Date: 1906 From: Rail and Maritime Transport Union Inc :Photographs of Railway Union groups and activities By: Isaacs, Jacob Nathan, 1877-1962 Ref: PAColl-D-0964 Description: Delegates at the Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants of New Zealand conference in Wellington in 1906. Photograph taken by J N Isaacs, Victoria Studios, M...
Date: 1904 From: Rail and Maritime Transport Union Inc :Photographs of Railway Union groups and activities By: Isaacs, Jacob Nathan, 1877-1962 Ref: PAColl-D-0962 Description: Delegates at the Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants of New Zealand conference in Wellington in 1904. Photograph taken in the Manners Street, Wellington ...
By: Edwards, William James, 1857-1930 Ref: A-114-037 Description: An unidentified Maori rangatira Inscriptions: Signed: W J Edwards Quantity: 1 watercolour(s). Physical Description: Watercolour 235 x 200 mm