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Collections - Diaries

Major General Edward Robert Prevost Woodgate

bulletDiary of Edward Robert Prevost Woodgate - 1 Jan 1868 to 4 Dec 1868 including the Abyssinian Campaign
Accession Number: KO2580/01
bulletDiary of Edward Robert Prevost Woodgate - Military Diary 1873-74 Ashanti War 4 Oct 1873 to 1 Apr 1874
Accession Number: KO2580/02
bulletDiary of Edward Robert Prevost Woodgate - Military Diary 1878-79 Zulu War 24 Jun 1878 to 8 Oct 1878
Accession Number: KO2580/03
bulletDiary of Edward Robert Prevost Woodgate - Military Diary 1 Jan 1879 to 5 May 1879
Accession Number: KO2580/04
bulletDiary of Edward Robert Prevost Woodgate - Ordinary Diary 28 Jan 1879 to 30 Dec 1879
Accession Number: KO2580/05
bulletDiary of Edward Robert Prevost Woodgate - 1 Jan 1898 to 31 Dec 1898
This diary covers his departure from Liverpool on 9th April 1898.  He arrived in Sierra Leone on 25th April 1898 where he remained until 19th September, during the Hut Tax War, when he went to the Canary Islands.  He returned to Sierra Leone on 28th October 1898.

Accession Number: KO2580/06
bulletDiary of Edward Robert Prevost Woodgate - 1 Jan 1899 to 31 Dec 1899
Accession Number: KO2580/07
bulletDiary of Edward Robert Prevost Woodgate - 1 Jan 1900 to 16 Jan 1900 (The final diary)
Accession Number: KO2580/08
bulletmall envelope marked ‘Relic from Abyssinian Expedition’ containing a small piece of paper with ‘Hair of Theodore, King of Abyssinia’ written on and contents of which are the said to be the hair of Emperor Theodore.
Accession Number: KO2580/09
bulletPaper cover to G M Woodgate covering the last letter written by General E R P Woodgate, Jan 1900
Accession Number: KO2580/10
bulletLetter dated 23 Jan 1900 from Sir Edward Robert Prevost Woodgate, Spion Kop, Natal.
Accession Number: KO2580/11a
bulletLetter dated 23 Jan 1900 from Sir Edward Robert Prevost Woodgate, Spion Kop, Natal.
Accession Number: KO2580/11b
bulletLetter dated 23 Jan 1900 from Sir Edward Robert Prevost Woodgate, Spion Kop, Natal.
Accession Number: KO2580/11c
bulletPhoto: The funeral of Major General Sir Edward Robert Prevost Woodgate, Mar 1900
Accession Number: KO2580/12
bulletEnvelope to Colonel Woodgate CB, Commander Troops Kwala
Accession Number: KO2580/13
bulletLetter from OC Troops Bowya
Accession Number: KO2580/14
bulletLetter from Lieutenant Green to OC Troops Kwala 24 May 1898
Accession Number: KO2580/15
bulletLetter from Captain Birley, Adjutant, 6th King’s Own re the death of Major Sandbach who fell at Gallipoli who had been one of General Woodgate’s officers.
Major William Sandbach, 6th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, killed in action 10th August 1915 (Turkish attack, Sari Bair, Gallipoli) Joined King’s Own from Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) on 20th January 1886 as Lieutenant. Promoted Captain in 1895 and Served in the South African War and was wounded at Spion Kop. Left the King’s Own in 1903, to return during the Great War.
Accession Number: KO2580/16
bulletAn Account written during the Ashantee Expedition 1873 by the late General Sir E R P Woodgate, when a Lieutenant in the King's Own.  Dated 15th October 1873.  11 handwritten pages.
Accession Number: KOLIB137

 

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