British Honduras manuscripts

Scope and Content

Extracts from the archives, news cuttings and various original documents. They appear to have been compiled by Frederick Hardyman Parker, probably as research for a projected history of British Honduras. Some were likely collected by his father, William Alexander Parker, Chief Justice of British Honduras.

Administrative / Biographical History

Frederick Hardyman Parker served as Registrar of the Supreme Court, Provost Marshal and Keeper of Records, British Honduras

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Presented by Frederick Hardyman Parker.


Includes index.

Other Finding Aids

MSS 78

Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 147-149.

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Additional Information

This description was created by MJC.

Parker, Frederick Hardyman, fl 1890, colonial administrator