Helsby, Falkland Islands

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

  • MS 650;BJ Journal, 26 August 1833 to 17 February 1834 [Relating to the murders at Port Lewis, Berkley Sound on 26 August 1833] 1 volume, typescript

Administrative / Biographical History

On 26 August 1833 five men including Mathew Brisbane (who sailed with James Weddell in 1824) of Port Louis, Falkland Islands were murdered. Thomas Helsby was an eyewitness to the events



Related Material

The Institute holds an archival collection for Mathew Brisbane