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Papers of F.R.L. Goadby

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MSS. N.Z. s. 8

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


  • Creation: [1949]


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English

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MSS. N.Z. s. 8

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Biographical / Historical

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.

Other Finding Aids

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

Related Materials

  1. Diary kept by Mrs. Goadby's parents, Samuel and Frances Whitley, of the British National Union Empire Farmers tour of New Zealand and Australia, 1930, with associated papers and album of photographs (MSS. N.Z. s. 9).
  2. Papers of Brigadier Goadby, 1894-1948 are held at the Cambridge South Asian Archive.
  3. A large collection of related printed material has been donated by Brigadier and Mrs. Goadby and divided between the Radcliffe Science Library and John Johnson collection at the Bodleian Library.
Papers of F.R.L. Goadby
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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom