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[Prince of Wales visit to Swaziland]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30548A

Scope and Contents

Photograph of the then Prince of Wales visit to Swaziland. It is mounted in a folder with 'To dear Uncle and Auntie with best Xmas greetings from all at Mbabane Swaziland.' There is a key in pencil: Back row: Mr A.V. OCKENDEN, Prison Warder; ?; ?, H.R.H.s Staff; ?, H.R.Hs Staff; Mr H. OFARRELL, Gaoler; Medical Officer to H.R.H.; Capt. J.H. GARDINER, Govt. Engineer; Lt. GREENACRE, H.R.Hs Staff; A. Willoughby WATERS Esq, Clerk Treasury. Middle row: Dr. R. JAMESON, P.M.O. Swaziland; J. ANDERSON Esq, Dispenser; H.W. BOAST Esq, Clerk of Court Mbabane; J. HOPE Esq, Clerk Hlatikulu; R.W. BLANSHAM Esq, Clerk Public Works Dept.; R. ARMSTRONG Esq, Clerk Hlatikulu; Rt. Hon. Beresford CLIFFORD, CMG, Imperial Secretary; L.J. PUTTICK Esq, J.P., Chief Clerk; W.A. MORRIS Esq, Stock Inspector; W. Hayworth RUSSELL Esq, J.P., Asst. Accountant Treasury; G.H. BARTON-HOARE Esq, Clerk Mbabane; G. GLEN-LAWRY (?) or Leary Esq, M.C., Record Clerk. Front row: W.W. USHER Esq, J.P., Registrar; D.H. HARVEY Esq, J.P. Asst Commr Mankain(?); L.G. LUSCOMBE Esq, J.P., Financial Secretary Treasury; B. NICHOLSON Esq, D.S.O., M.C., Government Secretary; de S.M.G. HONEY Esq, CmG, Resident Commisioner; H.R.H. Prince of Wales; Mrs HONEY; Admiral HALSEY, H.R.H.s Staff; ?, H.R.Hs Staff; H.B.A. Mc CARTER Esq, J.P., Deputy Asst. Commr Hlatikulu.


  • Creation: 1930

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Biographical / Historical

Colonel Humphrey B.M. Wright late of the Royal Artillery served in Cairo and Khartoum before World War II. He was married to the Hon. Sybil Lascelles who was a Massey on her mother's side. Colonel Wright never visited Swaziland.


.003 cubic metre(s) (1 folder containing 1 image)

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition. Pencilled key is very difficult to read.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This photograph was donated by Mr. Simon Wright and may have come from the papers of his late half-brother Col. Humphrey B.M. Wright.


This collection level description was created by PJ in April 2002 using information supplied by the donor. Title was supplied by the cataloguer.


Wright, Humphrey B M

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2002-04-24 15:58:42+00:00
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