file HALIFAX/A2/89 - Sir Charles Wood, 1st Viscount Halifax and Lady Mary Wood: Letters from their son Francis

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Sir Charles Wood, 1st Viscount Halifax and Lady Mary Wood: Letters from their son Francis


  • April 1849-April 1872 (Creation)

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Written mostly from school and Navy.

Dec 1854-1856: H.M.S. Hannibal; Crimea.

1857-1860: H.M.S. Iris; South Africa; Australia; New Zealand.

Aug 1860-1861: Hickleton; Royal Naval College, Portsmouth

Feb 1861-1864: H.M.S. Narcissus; South Africa.

1863 & 1864: H.M.S. Narcissus, South Africa.

1865: Royal Naval College.

1868: H.M.S. Rapid, Malta, Alexandria, Beirut.

1869: H.M.S. Rapid, Malta, Alexandria, Beirut, Naples.

1870: H.M.S. Rapid, Malta, Alexandria, Barcelona, Gibralter, Valencia, Marseille.

1871: H.M.S. Rapid; Mediterranean.

Dec 1871-April 1872: Yacht Zara with his sister Emily; Mediterranean. Some transcripts.

1872: 10 Belgrave Square, his health.


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He joined H.M.S. Hannibal as a Midshipman in 1854 and saw service in the Crimea. He died in 1873.

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