Guide to the Papers of Frederick Arthur Fenton [MSS 248]

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Manuscript Name Papers of Frederick Arthur Fenton
Manuscript Number MSS 248
Last Updated August 2021
Extent 0.1 cm (1 box)
Location Special Collections, UNSW Canberra
Abstract Last will and testament of Frederick Arthur Fenton; letter to My Dear Mother from one of her sons, together with two pencil drawings.

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The collection has been arranged in box then folder order.

Biographical Note

Frederick Arthur Fenton was born on the 11 August 1831, and died on 18 October 1872. He married Annie Camilla on 18 January 1854, and they had six sons and three daughters. He served in the Madras Army in the Seventh Regiment Light Cavalry.

British Library, India Office, Family History Search, record search for Frederick Arthur Fenton, retrieved 24 April 2008.

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Preferred Citation

[Manuscript Item], Papers of Frederick Fenton Arthur, Special Collections, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra, MSS 248, Box [Number], Folder [Number].


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Personal Names

Fenton, Frederick Arthur, 1831-1872 -- Archives

Topical Subjects

Soldiers -- Great Britain -- Correspondence


Army officers

Container List

Box 1

Folder 1
Manuscript papers and photocopies, 1855-1887

Frederick Arthur Fenton's Last will and testament, 19 March 1855
Manuscript ink letter to My Dear Mother, 14-15 April 1887 (by one of Arthur Fenton's sons)
Two pencil drawings of Lieutenant Fenton, 1 mounted on a horse, 1 observing the enemy (by one of Arthur Fenton's sons)
Photocopies of above papers