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Collection Level Description: Papers of Sidney Frederick Marriott

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Pac. s. 121
Title: Papers of Sidney Frederick Marriott
Dates of Creation: c1875-1930
Extent: 2 boxes

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Sidney Frederick Marriott (d 1927) served as a sub-lieutenant in the Militia from 1877. In 1879 he was appointed an officer in the Armed Constabulary, Western Polynesia. He served as a stipendiary magistrate, Fiji from 1882 [and 1889] and as temporary Commandant of the Armed Native Constabulary, Fiji from 1888. He was made Governor's Commissioner for Colo West, Fiji in 1897 but was forced to retire through ill health the following year.

Scope and Content

Letters, papers and photographs, c1875-1930.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library by Marriott's grand-daughter, Mrs. P. Brewis on 19th July 1999.

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Bodleian reader's ticket required.

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

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Marriott | Sidney Frederick | d 1927 | Colonial administrator, magistrate and police officer

Marriott | [c1879]-1942

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