Papers of Commander R.C. Wrey

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers on naval technical subjects; pamphlet 'Notes on the correction of magnetic compass in ships' produced by the Admiralty Compass Observatory, Slough, together with papers on the theory of magnetic compass; a plan for Saltpetre House, Ashurst Wood, Colbury; and a scrapbook of cuttings and engravings of 18th and 19th century date.

Administrative / Biographical History

The papers were collected by Commander R.C.Wrey.

Conditions Governing Access

The Special Collections Division is available for anyone to use, regardless of whether you are attached to an academic institution. Access to the Archives and Manuscripts and Rare Books reading room, however, is by prior appointment to access the manuscript material. See our website for more details.

Separated Material

Further papers of Commander Wrey are in the archives of the Hampshire Field Club in the Hampshire Record Office, section 35.