Bligh, William, 1754-1817

Officer (later Captain) in the Royal Navy. Known mainly for his role in the mutiny on HMS Bounty, his subsequent seamanship, and his later tenure as Governor of New South Wales.

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Date: [1870-1943] From: Cowan, James, 1870-1943 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-11310-130 Description: Handwritten script relating to Captain Bligh and the mutiny of the Bounty. These papers were originally tipped into the scrapbook MSX-9033. Arrangement: 13 ...
Fairclough, Richard Bentley, fl 1921-1933 :H.M.S Bounty off Pitcairn. [ca. 1930]
Date: 1927 - 1933 By: Fairclough, Richard Bentley, active 1921-1933; Gorton, Millicent, 1877-1966 Ref: Curios-017-008 Description: Captain Bligh's ship Bounty in full sail, with the hills of Pitcairn Island behind it The artist was resident on Pitcairn from 1927. See Art Biographies In...
Date: 1796 - 1791 By: Gosse, Thomas, 1765-1844 Ref: C-036-015 Description: Captain Bligh standing in a small rowboat at the water's edge on the right, with two sailors steadying the boat. He watches as a group of Tahitians lift a yo...
Date: 1937 By: Ingleton, Geoffrey Chapman, 1908-1998 Ref: B-022-005 Description: A broadside view of William Bligh's ship H. M. S. Bounty at the point when the crew had mutinied and set Bligh and others adrift. Inscriptions: Recto - bott...
Date: 177-1870 From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-1938 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.
Date: 1789-1791 By: Edwards, Edward (Admiral), 1742-1815 Ref: Micro-MS-0636 Description: Includes extracts from the journal of Peter Heywood and from journals of other of the Bounty mutineers. Also Edwards' daily log, list of islands discovered ...
Date: 1803-1824 From: New South Wales. Colonial Secretary : Records Ref: Micro-MS-0956-40 Description: Includes letters re William Bligh, 1803-1810; sanity of Capt Brodie of the `Frederick', 1810; crew of the `Cornwallis' reaching Norfolk Island by open boat, ...
Date: 1781-1804 By: Bligh, William, 1754-1817 Ref: Micro-MS-0638 Description: Includes facsimile of marriage register giving details of Bligh's marriage, and unpublished correspondence of Bligh and Francis Godolphin Bond RN. Also inclu...
Date: 1768-1820 By: Banks, Joseph (Sir), 1743-1820 Ref: Micro-MS-0480 Description: Banks' papers in the British Library (Add Mss 8094-8100, 33272, 33977-33982) comprising correspondence with European scientists, and with Sir Ernest Blagden,...
Date: 1789-1884 From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-3039 Description: Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s). Finding Aids: Inventory available.
Date: 26, 27 Jan, 11 Apr 1808 Ref: fMS-012 Description: Comprises copy of papers relating to the arrest of Governor Bligh and including coloured drawing of his arrest, petition with signatures (26 Jan 1808), lette...
Date: [1936-1937] From: Ramsden, George Eric Oakes, 1898-1962 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0196-386 Description: Comprises correspondence, articles, notes by Ramsden and others, extracts from Dr Haweis's papers, parts of Ramsden's books and other papers Quantity: 1 fol...
Date: 1891 - 1782 - 1815 From: [Various artists] :[Illustrations of ships and naval actions]. - London [chiefly Illustrated London news, ca 1850]-1911 Ref: A-248-033 Description: Illustrations of 20 named exhibits, including weapons and bells, etc. Captions: 1. Turkish silver cup presented to Lord Nelson by Levant merchants. 2. Stern ...
Date: 1791 By: Benezach, active 1790-1802; Bromley, William, 1769-1842; Webster, Kenneth Athol, 1906-1967 Ref: B-097-010 Description: Shows the Governor of Timor offering provisions to Bligh and his party. Upper edge trimmed Compare B-097-010, and earlier version of this engraving Quant...
Date: 1790 By: Dodd, Robert, 1748-1816 Ref: C-008-004 Description: The Bounty on the left, in close-up detail with seamen armed with swords. Swords are being thrown to the group with Bligh cast adrift in a large rowboat to ...
Date: 1800-1952 From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm By: West Devon (England). Record Office Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-2054 Description: Comprises selections from official records of Plymouth Gaol, and from the papers of C R Fox, the Petherbridge family, R A J Walling, C W Bracken, Ivor Thomps...
Date: 1781-1892 From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-1924 Description: Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s).
Date: 1803-1884 From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-1962 Description: Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s).
Date: 1766-1820 From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm By: Banks, Joseph (Sir), 1743-1820 Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-2662 Description: Selected transcripts of Banks' correspondence Source of title - Transcribed Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s). Finding Aids: Inventory available. Provenance:...