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Collection Level Description: Papers of F.R.L. Goadby

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. N.Z. s. 8
Title: Papers of F.R.L. Goadby
Dates of Creation: [1949]
Extent: 1 box

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Brigadier Frank Reginald Lindsay Goadby OBE (1899-1985), soldier and historian, served in the Royal Engineers from 1918 and the Royal Corps of Signals from 1921. In 1926 he joined the Indian Army, serving in the 2/3rd Silch Pioneers before his transfer to the 1st battalion 6th Rajputana Rifles in 1933. Later in his career he saw service in Southern Command, India, in Simla, Calcutta, Bihar and Bombay. He wrote a short history of Standlake church, St. Giles Church, Standlake, Oxon. (Abingdon, Abbey Press, 1965). He married Kathleen Mary Clark in 1919.

Scope and Content

Diary and letters home on New Zealand tour, 1949, with album of photographs.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library through the Oxford Development Records Project in June/July 1981.

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Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Reproduction Restrictions

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

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Finding Aids

Listed as no. 650 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Related Units of Description

Access Points

Goadby | Frank Reginald Lindsay | 1899-1985 | Brigadier Historian of Standlake

New Zealand | Description and travel


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