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Fergusson, Sir James, (1832-1907), 6th Baron of Kilkerran, 6th Baronet Colonial Governor

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Alternative name(s):
  • Kilkerran (Also known as)
Surname: Fergusson
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: James
Gender: Male
Date: 1832-1907
Title: 6th Baron of Kilkerran
History: Governor of South Australia 1868-1873, of New Zealand 1873-1875, and of Bombay 1880-1885. He was Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs from 1886-1891.
Biography: ODNB link for Fergusson, Sir James (1832-1907) 6th Baronet Colonial Governor
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P274853 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P161855 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir James Fergusson
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
Fergusson, Sir James
1841-1907: corresp, diaries, commonplace books, papers
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 41047 Fergusson
1886-91: corresp
The National Archives
See HMC Private papers of British diplomats 1782-1900, 1985
1869-72: memorandum book and minutes
State Library of South Australia
See HMC Papers of British colonial governors 1782-1900, 1986
1880-85: corresp rel to Bombay
British Library: Asian and African Studies
NRA 27479
See information in published source
See Chris Cook, Sources in British political history 1900-1951 vol 3 1977
letters to Lord Belmore
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
NRA 18797 Lowry-Corry
1867-1904: letters to Lord Cranbrook
Suffolk Archives - Ipswich
NRA 1182 Gathorne-Hardy
1849-91: letters to Sir Charles Dalrymple
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
NRA 17690 Dalrymple

See NRA(S)0909
1856-79: letters (12) to Benjamin Disraeli
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 842 Disraeli
1880-82: letters to Lord Hartington
Devonshire Collection Archives, Chatsworth
NRA 20594 Cavendish
1858-59: letters to Sir William Jolliffe
Somerset Heritage Centre (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 3945 Jolliffe
1870-85: corresp with Lord Kimberley
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 1274 Wodehouse
corresp with Sir Willoughby Maycock
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
NRA 10887
1868: letters (10) to Duke of Portland
Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
NRA 7628 Cavendish-Bentinck
1880-84: letters to Lord Ripon
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1880: letters (28) to Sir HJ Warre
National Army Museum Templer Study Centre
NRA 25475 Warre