FitzRoy, Robert (Capt), 1805-1865

Officer of the Royal Navy, hydrographer, colonial governor and meteorologist. Captain of HMS Beagle on the survey of South America and the Pacific 1831-1836, and Governor of New Zealand 1843-1845; in 1851 he became Head of the Meteorogical Department, Board of Trade; was made Vice-Admiral in 1863. See DNZB (1990, Vol 1, 1769-1869, p130-132)

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Date: 23 Nov 1844 By: FitzRoy, Robert (Capt), 1805-1865 Ref: qMS-0793 Description: FitzRoy states that he cannot visit the chiefs at Wanganui at present; he has had to go Auckland and the Bay of Islands. He says that he is sending Mr Symond...
Date: 1883-1887 From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-2275 Description: Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s).
From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-2675 Description: Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s). Finding Aids: Inventory available.
From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-2676 Description: Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s). Finding Aids: Inventory available.
Date: 1844-1845 By: Fitzgerald, Robert Appleyard, -1890 Ref: MS-Papers-3496 Description: Letters from Auckland to his son-in-law Willoughby Shortland, 1845, and a copy of a letter to Governor Fitzroy, 1844, criticising his land policy. Letters ex...
Maull & Polyblank (London) fl 1860s-1880s :Robert FitzRoy
Date: [ca 1860] From: Original photographic prints and postcards from file print collection, Box 8 By: Maull & Polyblank (Firm); Stanbury, David, active 1981-1989 Ref: PAColl-6075-33 Description: Robert FitRoy seated at a writing desk, circa 1860, photographed by Muall and Polyblank of London. Note on back of file print reads "photo taken after 1854"...
Date: 1837-1851 By: McKeever, Isaac, 1794-1856 Ref: MSY-6511 Description: Copies of his correspondence with US Government and others, at sea on the USN ships Falmouth, Independence and St Louis, and while in the United States. Incl...
Letter from Wanganui chiefs to Fitzroy
Date: 12 Sep 1844 From: McLean, Donald (Sir), 1820-1877 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0032-0668-10 Description: English translation of an invitation to come meet and talk with the chiefs in Wanganui Quantity: 1 piece (2 pages on 1 leaf).
Date: 1816-1856 From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-2322 Description: Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s).
Date: 1813-1850 From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-1878-1886 Description: Papers relating to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific region, taken from his correspondence as Chief Secretary for Ireland 1812-1818, as leader of the Co...
Date: 1831-1914, 1957 From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-2325 Description: Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s).
Date: 1843-1851 By: Chapman, Henry Samuel, 1803-1881 Ref: qMS-0418-0420 Description: Letters mainly to his father and aunts in England covers in detail Wellington incidents of the period, with full references to William Wakefield, Charles Bar...
Date: 1835-1913, 1940, 1963 By: Leslie family Ref: MS-Papers-1904 Description: Relate chiefly to Patrick Leslie grazier in Queensland, 1840's, and in Waikato, 1870's. Death and marriage certificates, letters and reminiscences of E Lesli...
Date: 1844-1871 By: Hamilton, William John Warburton, 1825-1883 Ref: MS-Papers-4568 Description: Folder one consists of letters, some incomplete, written by Hamilton to his parents during the period 11 April 1844 to 25 Dec 1845. These letters describe Ha...
Date: 1844 By: Domett, Alfred (Hon), 1811-1887 Ref: qMS-0617 Description: An unpublished poem satirising Governor FitzRoy and his attitude towards the Maori after the Wairau tragedy. This particular copy was made by W B D Mantell, ...
Barnes, L A W, fl 1875 : Log book of a Pacific tour aboard HMS Minotaur, HMS Pearl and HMS Sappho
Date: 21 Aug 1872-15 May 1873, 22 May 1873-20 Sept 1875 By: Barnes, L A W, active 1872-1875 Ref: MSY-6144 Description: Log book kept by Barnes while he was serving aboard HMS Minotaur, HMS Pearl and HMS Sappho. During the first voyage HMS Minotaur travelled from Portsmouth to...
Date: 18 Mar 1844 By: Dixon, Joseph, active 1844 Ref: MS-Papers-1937 Description: Signed by Governor FitzRoy and A Sinclair, Colonial Secretary Quantity: 1 folder(s) (1 leaf). 0.01 Linear Metres. Physical Description: Ms (photocopy)
Date: Jul 1830-Dec 1847 (1946-1948) By: Williams, Henry, 1792-1867 Ref: qMS-2236-2238 Description: Letters to and from Williams, the CMS, Colonial Secretary's Office, Selwyn, Fitzroy, and others; papers relative to the missionaries' land claims; letters to...
Date: 1828-1854 From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-2328 Description: Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s).
Date: 18-21 1835, 31 Dec 1835-1 Jan 1836 Ref: MS-0148 Description: Quantity: 1 volume(s) (5 pages). Physical Description: Holograph (photocopy); 26 cm; blue pam case