Lyall, papers

Scope and Content

  • MS 1523/3/1;D Certificate of employment, 11 April 1836 [Royal Infirmary Aberdeen]
  • MS 1523/3/7;D Record of service at Pembroke Dock June 1839-1862
  • MS 1523/3/6;D Statement of naval time, June 1839-May 1873 [Admiralty copy]
  • MS 1523/4/1;D List of articles supplied for the use of the Antarctic Expedition in 1839
  • MS 1523/1/2;D Sketch book, 18 October 1844 to 27 December 1847 [Assorted sketches and diary notes] 1 volume
  • MS 1523/3/3;D Certificate of appointment, 6 February 1855 [Ships surgeon HMS Pembroke]
  • MS 1523/3/10;D Letter to Secretary of the Admiralty 21 April 1862 [Including copy letter from W J Hooker to Lyall 20 April 1862]
  • MS 1523/3/12;D Lugard Edward Copy of letter to Secretary of the Admiralty 19 May 1862 [Enclosing copy of extract written by Lt. Col. Hawkins commending David Lyall's service]
  • MS 1523/3/11;D Letter to 'My Lord Duke' 26 June 1862 [Applying for position of surgeon at Plymouth Dockyard]
  • MS 1523/3/5;D Service warrant upon appointment as staff surgeon HM Dockyard Pembroke Yard, 4 August 1862
  • MS 1523/4/4;D List of articles proposed as medical comforts, with the quantities of each suggested by Lyall, 1871 [For Admiralty Whitehall Arctic Committee]
  • MS 1523/3/8;D Record of service June 1839 to May 1873 [Dated 1888, rough copy]
  • MS 1523/4/5;D Receipt for loan of articles to Royal Naval Exhibition, dated 10 April 18[91]
  • MS 1523/6/2-3;D Postcard photographs of Lyall, undated

Administrative / Biographical History

The papers relate to Lyall's naval career including advice given for travel to the Antarctic