Isabella Scott Diary of a Voyage to Melbourne (1852); Scott, Isabella; MS 001077...


Royal Historical Society of Victoria (RHSV)


Isabella Scott Diary of a Voyage to Melbourne (1852)

About this object

Diary written by Isabella Scott during a voyage to Melbourne, Australia on the 'Lord Delaval' dated 6 November 1852 to 28 January 1853.

She describes the events of the voyage.

A covering statement from Joan Shell, copyright holder, gives details of descendants.

Names and subjects mentioned in the text include: Canary Islands; Cape Verde Islands; Mrs. Annie Churcher; Miss Heney; Agnes Hogarth; Sailors; Isabella Scott; the Shanks family and David Shanks; James and Thomas Henry Whitworth; Samuel Jackson Young; and Tottie Young

NOTE: Original diary in State Library of Victoria: MS 11586.


Scott, Isabella


29p. typescript, pc., and covering note pc.

Subject and Association Keywords

Scott, Isabella

Subject and Association Keywords

Lord Delaval (Ship)

Subject and Association Keywords

Diaries and journals

Subject and Association Keywords

Emigration and immigration


Manuscripts Collection

Object number

MS 001077 (Box 022-11)

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