Jervois, William Francis Drummond (Sir), 1821-1897

Military engineer, colonial governor. Commissioned in Royal Engineers in 1839. He worked at the Cape of Good Hope from 1841 to 1852. He was promoted to Major in 1854 and rose to be Lieutenant-General and director of works for fortifications in 1862. Carried out survey of Australian and New Zealand defences in 1877. Governor of Straits Settlements 1875-1877, Governor of South Australia 1877-1882, Governor of New Zealand 1883-1889. See DNZB (Vol 2, 1870-1900, p243-244)

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Date: 1874-1886, 1844-1871 From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-2239 Description: Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s).
Date: 1835-1884 From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-2230 Description: Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s).
Date: 1875-1887 From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-1630 Description: Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s).
Arrival of Governor General Sir William Francis Drummond Jervois in Auckland
Date: April 1883 From: Raw, T R F : Photographs, chiefly of New Zealand Ref: PAColl-0657-18 Description: The arrival of Governor General Sir William Francis Drummond in Auckland, in April 1883. Shows a procession of horse drawn carriages on Queen Street, outside...
Date: 1874-1897 From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-1822-1824 Description: Selected papers relevant to Sir William's governorships in South Australia (1877-1882) and New Zealand (1883-1889). Comprises selections from his official co...
Wellington & Manawatu Railway Company Ltd :Wednesday 3rd November, 1886. Lunch upon the occasion of driving the last spike at 34 miles 47 chains, on the railway, near Waikanae, by His Excellency Sir W F D Jervois, K.G.C.M.G., C.B. 1886.
Date: 1886 From: New Zealand Railways: [Ephemera relating to railways, railway trains, rail timetables, rail travel in New Zealand. 1800s] By: Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company Ltd; Simcox, Francis Selwyn, 1880-1967 Ref: Eph-A-RAIL-1886-01 Description: A menu and toast list produced for the occasion of a celebratory lunch. The toast list includes toasts by: The Premier, Mr W T L Travers, Sir Julius Vogel, M...
Creator unknown :Photograph of house at Lowry Bay, built for Sir William Jervois
Date: [ca 1882] Ref: PAColl-8902 Description: Photograph of the house built for Governor of New Zealand, Lt. General Sir William Francis Drummond Jervois, at Lowry Bay, taken ca 1882 by an unidentified p...
Date: 20 Mar 1884 By: Hardcastle, Edward, active 1869-1884 Ref: MS-Papers-2765 Description: Signed by W F D Jervois Quantity: 1 folder(s) (1 piece). 0.01 Linear Metres. Physical Description: Mss
Photographer unknown :Portrait of Sir William Francis Drummond Jervois (1821-1897)
Date: 1860 - 1900 Ref: PA2-2570 Description: Sir William F D Jervois was born at Cowes, Isle of Wight, the son of General William Jervois. He entered the Royal Military Academy in 1837. In 1839 he was...
Date: 1887 From: Rolleston, William, 1831-1903 : Papers Ref: 77-248-07/4 Description: Identified correspondents entered in the Name field Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1890 By: De Maus, David Alexander, 1847-1925 Ref: Eph-A-PHOTO-1890-01 Description: Envelope designed to hold photographic prints, by the Port Chalmers photographic studio run by David De Maus. Shows an inset illustration of the buildings of...
Powhiri for Governor Sir William Jervois, Lady Jervois, and party, at Kawhia, by chiefs of Ngati Hikairo, and Tetahi Rahi and Tiki Taimana
Date: 14 Mar 1884 From: Williams, Edgar Richard, 1891-1983: Negatives, lantern slides, stereographs, colour transparencies, monochrome prints, photographic ephemera Ref: 1/1-025749-G Description: Powhiri (official welcoming ceremony) for Governor Sir William Jervois, Lady Jervois, and party (Miss A Jervois, Reverend W Jervois, Miss A Richmond, and Maj...
Powhiri for Governor Sir William Jervois, Lady Jervois, and party, at Omiti on Kawhia Harbour by chiefs of Ngati Hikairo, and Tetahi Rahi and Tiki Taimana
Date: 14 Mar 1884 From: Williams, Edgar Richard, 1891-1983: Negatives, lantern slides, stereographs, colour transparencies, monochrome prints, photographic ephemera Ref: 1/1-025752-G Description: Powhiri (official welcoming ceremony) for Governor Sir William Jervois, Lady Jervois, and party (Miss A Jervois, Reverend W Jervois, Miss A Richmond, and Maj...
Land at Kawhia, with the ship Hinemoa
Date: 14 Mar 1884 From: Williams, Edgar Richard, 1891-1983: Negatives, lantern slides, stereographs, colour transparencies, monochrome prints, photographic ephemera Ref: 1/1-025517-G Description: Overlooking land leading down to the sea at Kawhia, with the steamship Hinemoa visible. A waka is just visible on the piece of land alongside the ship, in th...
Date: February 1883 From: De Maus, David Alexander, 1847-1925 :Shipping negatives Ref: 1/1-002575-G Description: View of welcoming party outside the Port Chalmers Customhouse for the visit of Sir William Jervois in February 1883. Sir William Jervois, wearing a white top...
Date: [ca 1872]-1888 By: Edmund Wheeler & Son (Firm) Ref: PA1-o-1878 Description: Photograph album produced in 1888, titled 'Some representative sheep farms. Canterbury and neighbourhood.' Photographs taken by E Wheeler and son, of Christc...
Date: 1880 - 1889 By: Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.) Ref: Eph-B-MUSIC-1880s Description: Includes: 1880s: 1880s: Christchurch Liedertafel membership certificate (blank). 1880s. 1880: 1880. Mr Angelo Forrest. Grand evening concert. Athenaeum Hall ...
Date: 1771-1950 From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-2290 Description: Selected records of Bisley, Dursley and Dymock Parishes, and selections of private records. relevant to Australia and New Zealand Source of title - Transcri...
Wellington Amateur Operatic Society :Mikado, or the town of Titipu. Friday 14th December 1888 (being eighth night of season). Bock & Cousins, Printers, Brandon Street. [Blue version]
Date: 1888 By: Bock & Cousins Lithographers (Firm) Ref: Eph-D-OPERA-1888-01 Description: Performers include: Mr R H Fisher, Mr G H Munt, Mr W D Lyon, Mr E T Sayers, Mr W A Rumsey, Miss Parkes, Miss Staples, Miss K Frankel, Miss Young, and the con...
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Date: 1828-1903 From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-1658 Description: Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s).