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British Honduras legal manuscripts

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 268

Scope and Contents

Collection of extracts from legal records of British Honduras. Some are copies, others appear to be original documents in the writing of Frederick's father, William Alexander Parker, Chief Justice of British Honduras.


  • Creation: 1859 - 1890


Conditions Governing Access

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Biographical / Historical

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


1 archive box(es) (1 box) : paper

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

some of the paper is very fragile

Former / Other Reference

MSS 78

Other Finding Aids

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Frederick Hardyman Parker.


Description created by MJC.

Date information

DateText: The dates are approximate..


Parker, Frederick Hardyman, fl 1890, colonial administrator

Includes index.
2006-12-07 12:28:00+00:00
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Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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