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Bax, Henry Bonham (1798-1869)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0064 BAX/1-3
Held at: National Maritime Museum
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Full title: Bax, Henry Bonham (1798-1869)
Date(s): [1844-1869]
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
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Extent: 1 vol
Name of creator(s): Bax | Henry Bonham | 1798-1869 | Commander (H.E.I.C.)


Administrative/Biographical history:

Bax was in the Navy from 1813 to 1817, after which he entered the service of the East India Company. In 1844 he became an Elder Brother of Trinity House. See Arthur Nesham Bax, A Bax family of east kent ( published privately, 1951).


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Henry Bonham Bax, comprising an illustrated list of buoys and light vessels owned by Bax as an Elder Brother of Trinity House.

Access & Use

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System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access:

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Conditions governing reproduction:

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Finding aids:

Detailed catalogue online at the National Maritime Museum website.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented by Admiral R N Bax in 1956.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Bax's illustrated book of lighthouses and a journal kept in the Mulgrave are in the Department of Pictures, on loan from Canon A.N. Bax since 1953.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry transcribed from the National Maritime Museum online catalogue by Sarah Drewery, May 2011.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
May 2011

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