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JACKSON, Lady Amelia (d 1872)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0402 LAJ
Held at: Royal Geographical Society
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Full title: JACKSON, Lady Amelia (d 1872)
Date(s): 1790-1868
Level of description: Collection Level
Extent: 16 vols
Name of creator(s): Jackson | Lady | Amelia | née Waddell | d 1872 | wife of Sir Keith Alexander Jackson
Waddell | George | d 1831 | surgeon | father of Amelia Jackson
Waddell | George | fl 1828 | son of George Waddell and Amelia King and brother of Amelia Jackson


Administrative/Biographical history:

Amelia Waddell, daughter of George Waddell married Sir Keith Alexander Jackson, 2nd Baronet, Feb 1834, she died, 1872.


Scope and content/abstract:

Travel diaries chiefly of Lady Amelia Jackson (née Waddell) describing tours through France, the Netherlands and Wales, 1822-1828 and diaries describing her life in England (Bath, East Malling, Taunton), 1861-1868. Also diary of her father George Waddell in Benares, Malabar and Bombay, 1799-1800 and diary in Bombay including of his marriage to Amelia King, 1800-1803 and diary of her brother George Waddell Junior on tour in Wales, May-Sep 1828.

Access & Use

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Conditions governing access:

Accessible via The Foyle Reading Room. Free of charge for Fellows, Members and those with valid academic identification. All other users pay a charge and must bring identification in order to register on arrival.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopying at the discretion of the Archivist and subject to completion of 'application for copies' form. No reproduction or publication without permission of the RGS-IBG Archivist.

Finding aids:

Hand list and card index.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Donated 1934.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Papers of Lady Amelia Jackson's husband, Sir Keith Alexander Jackson (Ref: KAJ) and papers of her son, Sir Keith George Jackson (Ref: KGJ) are held in the RGS archive.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Prepared by Archives volunteer using existing finding aids. Revised by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
ISAD(G) ed.2, name authority NRA.

Date(s) of descriptions:
29th November, 2001. Oct 2008.

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