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Collection Level Description: Papers of George Croker Bayly

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Afr. s. 1756
Title: Papers of George Croker Bayly
Dates of Creation: 1894-1960
Extent: 1 box

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

George Croker Bayly served in the Colonial Police Service in the Gold Coast, British Honduras, Grenada and Cyprus, [1894-1915].

Scope and Content

Correspondence and other papers relating to career in the Colonial Police Service, 1894-1915; papers relating to the career of P.H. Hamilton Bayly in the Colonial Prison Service in Sierra Leone, Rhodesia, etc., 1936-1960.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were obtained by the library through the Oxford Development Records Project.

Access Conditions

Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Reproduction Restrictions

No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.

Further Information

Finding Aids

Listed as no. 797 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Bayly | George Croker | fl 1894-1915 | colonial police officer

Bayly | P.H. Hamilton | fl 1936-1960 | employee of Colonial Prison Service

Police | Ghana | History | 20th century

Police | Cyprus | History | 20th century

Police | Grenada | History | 20th century

Police | Belize | History | 20th century

Prison administration | Sierra Leone

Prison administration | Zimbabwe

Prison administration


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09 February 2012