Parry, papers

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

  • MS 438/5;BJ Appearances of land 1810-1815 [Watercolour coastal recognition sketches] 1 volume
  • MS 438/6;BJ A collection of the most approved authorities concerning the interior of North Africa, particularly as connected with the interesting question of the termination of the river Niger, 1817, 1 volume, holograph
  • MS 438/41/1-21;D Miscellaneous papers, 1818 to 1855 [Appointments, commissions, instructions, honours etc] 23 leaves
  • MS 1562;D An account of Parry's third voyage, probably written by Berkley Westrope, midshipman HMS Fury, Published in The Times (Halifax Nova Scotia) as follows, 17 March 1835, 21 April 1835, 21 April 1835, 6 October 1835, photocopied typescript
  • MS 438/43/1-3;D Papers regarding the funeral of William Edward Parry, 19 July 1855 [Order of procession, request for attendance of officers of Greenwich Hospital] 3 items
  • MS 438/42;D Miscellaneous notes, undated [Genealogy of the Parry family] 70 leaves, various hands

Administrative / Biographical History

The papers consist of material relating to his naval carrier and family history.