W. Sterry
Introduction
Wasey Sterry
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
2. Personal Papers
3. Photographic Material
4. Newspaper Cuttings
5. Miscellanea
6. Printed Material
(a) In Archive
(b) In Library
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: W. Sterry
Dates of creation: 1907-1938
Extent: 0.5 box
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Created by: W. Sterry
Language: English

Wasey Sterry

(1866-1955)

1901-1927Sudan Legal Department
1901-1903Civil Judge, Sudan Legal Depeartment
1903-1917Chief Judge, Sudan Legal Department
1917-1927Legal Secretary
1924Acting Governor-General when Sir Lee Stack was assassinated in Cairo
1928-1938Judge of HBM's Supreme Court in Egypt
1938Retired


Arrangement

1. Official Papers
2. Personal Papers
3. Photographic Material
4. Newspaper Cuttings
5. Miscellanea
6. Printed Material

Accession details

Presented by Mme Salles, 1959

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
SAD.401/3/1-10
1912
Papers relating to the royal visit to the Sudan in January 1912, including programme for the royal visit to Sinkat, 17 January (SAD.401/3/1); printed confidential memorandum on the events of 17 January, detailing the composition of the guard of honour, dress code, staff to be presented to the King and Queen, etc. (SAD.401/3/2-4); list of members of the royal party accompanying the King and Queen on the HMS Medina (SAD.401/3/5); letter to Sterry from J. Kennedy concerning his presence in a special enclosure at Port Sudan (SAD.401/3/6); itinerary for Members of Council, officials and ladies to be presented to their majesties, with plan of sleeping cars showing occupants of each berth (SAD.401/3/7-9); admission card for the special enclosure at Port Sudan (SAD.401/3/10)
2. Personal Papers
SAD.2/5/5-6
1907 Mar 16
Licence awarded to W. Sterry, Chief Justice, by Edward VII to wear the insignia of the 3rd class of the Imperial Ottoman Order of the Medjidieh
SAD.401/3/5-8
1907 Jan 24-1921 Jul 1
Personal letters to Sterry from C.E.G. Charlton. congratulating him on the award of the 3rd class of the Imperial Ottoman Order of the Medjidieh (SAD.401/3/5-6); from Sir Reginald Wingate regarding his appointment as High Commissioner for Egypt (SAD.401/3/7); and from Slatin Pasha on the death of his wife (SAD.401/3/8)
SAD.430/7/10
1915 Feb 21
Brevet of the Order of the Nile, 2nd class, awarded to W. Sterry by Husayn Kamil Pasha, Sultan of Egypt (H.148)
Arabic
SAD.401/2/1-2
1916 May 2
Licence awarded to W. Sterry, Chief Justice, by George V to wear the insignia of the 2nd class of the Order of the Nile
SAD.401/2/3-4
1918 Jan 1
Grant of the dignity of a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire to W. Sterry, by George V
SAD.2/5/9-12
1938 Feb 15-26
Letter to Sterry from Anthony Eden at the Foreign Office, wishing him a long retirement and thanking him for his serivce to the Consular Court for Egypt, with copy of Sterry's reply
3. Photographic Material
SAD.2/9/1-15
1912 Jan 17
Photographs of a visit to Port Sudan and Sinkat by King George V and Queen Mary:
SAD.2/9/1
1912 Jan 17
King George V and Queen Mary sitting in a grandstand at Sinkat at celebrations to mark their visit to the Sudan, with a group of Shilluk meks and chiefs wearing robes of honour on the right
SAD.2/9/2
1912 Jan 17
Naval officers gathered next to a pilot train at Kamob Sanha railway station, during the visit to the Sudan of King George V and Queen Mary
SAD.2/9/3
1912 Jan 17
Royal party walking to the site of a fort at Sinkat, during the visit to the Sudan of King George V and Queen Mary
SAD.2/9/4
1912 Jan 17
Hadanduwah men throwing stones during a mock battle at Sinkat at celebrations to mark the visit to the Sudan of King George V and Queen Mary
SAD.2/9/5
1912 Jan 17
Group of Hadanduwah men with swords and shields at Sinkat, awaiting the arrival of the royal couple during celebrations to mark the visit to the Sudan of King George V and Queen Mary
SAD.2/9/6
1912 Jan 17
Hadanduwah men performing a mock battle at Sinkat during celebrations to mark the visit to the Sudan of King George V and Queen Mary
SAD.2/9/7
1912 Jan 17
Dinka men performing a mock battle at Sinkat with spears and shields, during celebrations to mark the visit to the Sudan of King George V and Queen Mary
SAD.2/9/8
1912 Jan 17
Rashaydah men performing a dance with knives at Sinkat, accompanied by a musician playing a large drum, during celebrations to mark the visit to the Sudan of King George V and Queen Mary
SAD.2/9/9
1912 Jan 17
S. S. Medina sailing into Port Sudan harbour during the visit of King George V and Queen Mary
SAD.2/9/10
1912 Jan 17
Lord Kitchener, the Governor-General, Sir Reginald Wingate, and Lady Wingate boarding the S. S. Medina at Port Sudan harbour to greet King George V and Queen Mary during their visit to the Sudan
SAD.2/9/11
1912 Jan 17
Royal party disembarking from the S. S. Medina at Port Sudan harbour during the visit of King George V and Queen Mary
SAD.2/9/12
1912 Jan 17
Camel Corps march past at celebrations at Sinkat to mark the visit to the Sudan of King George V and Queen Mary
SAD.2/9/13
1912 Jan 17
Arab shaykhs charging on horseback during celebrations at Sinkat to mark the visit to the Sudan of King George V and Queen Mary
SAD.2/9/14
1912 Jan 17
King George V making a speech at Port Sudan, with Queen Mary standing beside him in a pavilion designed by G. B. Bridgman for the visit of the royal couple to the Sudan
SAD.2/9/15
1912 Jan 17
Arab men charging on horseback during celebrations at Sinkat to mark the visit to the Sudan of King George V and Queen Mary
SAD.2/10/1-12; 2/5/1-2
1912 Jan 26
Photographs of All Saints' Cathedral, Khartoum and its consecration:
SAD.2/10/1
1912 Jan 26
View of the congregation at a service to mark the consecration of All Saints' Cathedral
SAD.2/10/2
1912 Jan 26
Bishop L. H. Gwynne heading a procession of clerics at the consecration of All Saints' Cathedral
SAD.2/10/3
1912 Jan 26
Choir leaving after a service to mark the consecration of All Saints' Cathedral, with a horse and carriage awaiting the departure of the Governor-General
SAD.2/10/4
1912 Jan 26
Greek and Coptic bishops at a service to mark the consecration of All Saints' Cathedral
SAD.2/10/5
1911-1912
View from the N.E. of All Saints' Cathedral during construction, before the completion of the roof
SAD.2/10/6
1912 Jan 26
Governor-General, Sir Reginald Wingate, leaving after a service to mark the consecration of All Saints' Cathedral
SAD.2/10/7
1912 Jan 26
Winnington-Ingram, Bishop of London, banging on the door before the consecration of All Saints' Cathedral
SAD.2/10/8
1912 Jan 26
Procession of the choir into All Saints' Cathedral before the service to mark the consecration of the cathedral
SAD.2/10/9
1912 Jan 26
View of the choir during a service to mark the consecration of All Saints' Cathedral
SAD.2/10/11
1912
Governor-General, Sir Reginald Wingate, with a group of clerics and members of the London and Khartoum committees for the construction of Khartoum Cathedral in the grounds of the Governor-General's palace at the time of the consecration of All Saints' Cathedral. Front row, from left to right: Colonel A. D. Acland (Hon Treasurer, London committee); R. Weir-Schultz (Cathedral Architect); Canon Page-Roberts (Dean of Salisbury); Winnington-Ingram (Bishop of London); Sir Reginald Wingate; Bishop L. H. Gwynne (Bishop in Khartoum); Rev Ridgeway (Bishop of Chichester); N. Buxton (London committee). Middle row, from left to right: Colonel P. R. Phipps (Hon Secretary to Khartoum committee); Colonel M. R. Kennedy (Director fo Public Works); J. Latimer (Cathedral Clerk of Works); R. H. Dun (Church warden); Sir Wasey Sterry (Chief Judge); Reverend J. F. Anderson (Acting Chaplain to the Bishop of London); Reverend C. Midwinter (Acting Chaplain to the Bishop of London); Colonel E. V. Turner (Director of Posts and Telegraphs); J. E. Williams (Electrical engineer, Khartoum); Right Reverend Rennie MacInnes (Bishop in Jerusalem). Back row, from left to right: Sir Gilbert Clayton (Private Secretary to the Governor-General); H. S. Job (Manager of the National Bank of Egypt); Sir William McLean (Municipal engineer); Judge Maxwell Fleming (Acting church warden); Canon H. C. Robins (Chaplain to the Bishop in Khartoum); E. C. Midwinter (General Manager, Sudan Government Railways); Hayler (Chief Clerk, Civil Secretary's Office); F. S. Sillitoe (Palace gardener); Hobson (Public Works Department)
SAD.2/5/1
1912
Duplicate copy of SAD.2/10/11 above with list of those featured by R.E.H. Baily and N.R. Udal
SAD.2/5/2
1912 Jan
Clergy and choir of All Saints' Cathedral after the consecration. Featuring, front row, from fourth left to right: Mrs S. C. Rhodes; Mrs Ridgeway; Ridgeway, Bishop of Chichester; Winnington-Ingram, Bishop of London; Bishop L. H. Gwynne. Seated just behind the Bishop of Chichester: Reverend C. Midwinter (with beard); Reverend J. F. Anderson, Acting Chaplain to the Bishop of London. Middle row: Canon H. C. Roberts (far left); Colonel P. R. Phipps (second left); F. S. Sillitoe (fifth left); Williams (fifth right); Law (fourth right); Sir Wasey Sterry (third right); S. C. Rhodes, Public Works Department (second left); Reverend C. E. Rivington (far right). Back row: Hayler, Chief Clerk, Civil Secretary's Office (third right); Lake, bank manager (second right). Enclosed with it is a list of those featured by R.E.H. Baily and N.R. Udal.
SAD.2/10/12
1912 Jan 26
Interior view of All Saints' Cathedral before the arrival of the congregation for a service to mark the consecration of the cathedral
SAD.7/4/11
1912 Jan 26
Photograph of horse and carriage awaiting the departure of the Governor-General after a service to mark the consecration of All Saints' Cathedral, before the completion of the roof
SAD.7/4/19
1917 Sep
Photograph of staff of the Legal Department, on the occasion of E. Bonham-Carter's departure as Legal Secretary. Photo by Morhig of Khartoum.
SAD.7/4/13
1926 Mar 30
Photograph of staff of the Legal Department. Front row, numbered, from left to right: Shaykh abu Shama 'Abd al-Mahmud, Qadi, Khartoum Province; Judge H. Owen, Judge of the High Court in Bankruptcy; Judge B. H. Bell, Chief Justice Elect; Shaykh Ahmad Muhammad abu Daqn, Inspector of Islamic Law Courts; Judge N. G. Davidson, Legal Secretary Designate; Judge H. St. G. Peacock, Judge of the High Court; Shaykh Muhammad Amin Kura'a, Grand Qadi; Sir Wasy Sterry, Legal Secretary (marked with a cross); Sayyid Isma'il al-Azhari, Mufti; R. H. Dun, Chief Justice; H. Fraser, Director of Lands; Shaykh 'Abd al-Kazim Hashim, President of the Board of Ulema; G. W. Gerrard, Official Receiver in Bankruptcy; R. Wedd, Advocate General; Shaykh Yusuf Muhammad Gowei, Qadi, Omdurman Mahkama. Second row, numbered, from left to right: Muhammad Afandi Sa'id Ahmad, Land Registry Clerk; Muhammad Afandi Amin Farid, Clerk, Official Receiver's Office; Ibrahim Afandi Husayn Mustafa, Land Registry Clerk; 'Abbas Afandi abu Ghalib, Clerk, High Court; Rizqalla Afandi Rahmat Allah, Clerk, Chief Justice's Office; Philip Afandi Boustani, District Judge, Omdurman; Khalil Afandi Khuri, District Judge, Khartoum; Yusuf Afandi Najjar, District Judge, Khartoum North; Muhammad Afandi 'Ali al-Tayyib, Land Registry Clerk; Muhammad Afandi Kamal, Head Clerk, Chief Justice's Office; Mahmud Afandi 'Abd al-Rahman, Chief Accountant; Arif Afandi Nassar, Clerk, Bankruptcy Court; Aramanious Afandi Tawdros, Clerk, Chief High Court; Ishaq Afandi Awad, Head Clerk, Police Magistracy; Edward Afandi Fereiwah, Head Clerk, Khartoum District Court; 'Abd al-Hamid Afandi Najjar, head Clerk, Khartoum District North Court. Third row, numbered, from left to right: Ramzi Afandi Ghobrial, Accountant, Najib Afandi Hanna, Accountant; Husayn Afandi Mahmud, Storekeeper; Shaykh Ahmad Rida al Menshawi, Clerk, High Mahkama; Tawfiq Afandi Mikha'il, Clerk, Lands Department; Salih Afandu Butros, Clerk, Lands Department; Awad Afandi Girgis, Cashier; Husayn Afandi Muhammad Nur, Estates Clerk, Omdurman; Golta Afandi Bishai, Clerk, Legislative Section; Abd Allah Afandi Muhammad Taha, Clerk, Omdurman Mahkama; Najib Afandi Khazan, Clerk, Advocate General's Office; Tawfiq Afandi Boctor, Head Clerk, Personnel; 'Abd Allah Afandi Makki, Head Clerk, High Mahkama; Muhammad Afandi Onbabi, Clerk High Mahkama; Shaykh Sulayman Muhammad Kassuma, CLerk, High Mahkama; W. J. Leach, Confidential Clerk to Legal Secretary; S. A. Hasan, Superintendent. Fourth row, numbered, from left to right: 'Abd Allah Afandi Farah, Somali Clerk; 'Ali Afandi al-Azhari, Land Registry Clerk; Ahmad Afandi 'Abd al-Rahim, Land Registry Clerk; Shaykh Muhammad Ahmad al-Mahdi; Legal Assistant, Khartoum Province Mahkama; Muhammad Afandi Sukkar 'Abd Allah, Head Clerk, Khartoum Province Mahkama; 'Abd Allah Sulayman, Process Server, High Court of Justice; Muhammad Afandi Ibrahim al-Nur, Clerk, Legal Secretary's Office; Ahmad Afandi Sa'd Allah, Bailiff, High Court of Justice; Muhammad Afandi al-Khayr 'Ali Salim, Clerk, Khartoum Province Mahkama; E. A. Besley, Clerk, Lands Department; H. R. Moore, Head Clerk, Lands Department; N. Galanides, Head Clerk, High Court of Justice; J. M. Sitinas, Head Clerk, Advocate General's Office; Nasr Afandi 'Abd al-Wahab, Head Clerk, Legal Department. Fifth row, numbered, from left to right: 'Abd al-Kasim Haj Muhammad, Head Usher, Legal Secretary's Office; Hashim Muhammad, Process Server, Khartoum Province Mahkama; 'Abd al-Rahim Afandi 'Idris, Clerk, Legal Secretary's Office; Muhammad Afandi Muhammad Saddiq, Clerk, Khartoum District Court; Hasan Afandi Ahmad 'Uthman, Accountant; Muhammad Afandi Idris, Personnel Clerk, Legal Secretary's Office; Muhammad Afandi 'Uthman Khalid, Despatch Clerk; Taha Afandi abu Samra, Clerk, Chief Justice's Office; 'Abd al-Mun'im Afandi Mahmud, Clerk, Khartoum District Court; 'Uthman Afandi Shendi, Clerk, Accounts Section; 'Umar Afandi Hakim, Accountant; Ahmad Afandi Ibrahim al-Tash, Clerk, Lands Department; Awad Afandi Hamid, Land Registry Clerk; Ahmad 'Uthman, Process Server, High Court of Justice; Awad Muhammad Daqin, Head Usher, Appeal Court; al-Shaykh Muhammad 'Ali al-Bashir, Head Farrash. Photo by A. Kazandjian of Khartoum.
SAD.7/4/18
1926 Mar 30
Large mounted copy of SAD.7/4/13 above
SAD.7/4/9
1946
Half-length portrait photograph of Sir Wasey Sterry, Chief Judge in judges' robes and wig. Photo by Alban of Alexandria.
SAD.7/4/10
[ca. 1946]
Half-length portrait photograph of Sir Wasey Sterry, Chief Judge, reading a book. Photo by Hanselman of Cairo.
4. Newspaper Cuttings
SAD.401/3/11
1912 Feb 2
Cutting from The Times Weekly Edition concerning the consecration of Khartoum Cathedral by the Bishop of London
5. Miscellanea
SAD.7/4/12
1912
Invitation (on silk) to Wasey Sterry to attend the consecration of All Saints' Cathedral
SAD.401/3/12
1912
Order of service for the consecration of Khartoum Cathedral
SAD.401/3/13-14
1912
Music and words for hymns and psalms sung at the consecration service for Khartoum Cathedral (2 copies)
6. Printed Material
(a) In Archive
SAD.2/5/3-4
1907 Feb 1
Sudan, The Sudan gazette, no. 106 / published by authority of the Sudan Government. Omdurman : Sudan Official Printing P., recording the award of the 3rd class Medjidieh to Sterry
SAD.2/5/7-8
1907 May 6
Presentation to the Rt Hon. the Earl of Cromer P.C., G.C.B., G.C.M.G., Q.M., K.C.S.I., etc., from the British officers and officials of the Egyptian Army and Sudan Government. Sphinx Printing Press, Cairo, with covering letter from Lee Stack to Sterry, 30 April 1909
SAD.401/3/15-16
1938
Wasey Sterry, “Some notes on the administration of justice in Africa”, reprinted from Reale Accademia d'Italia, 16 (1938) (2 copies)
SAD.401/3/17
[ca. 1938]
Wasey Sterry, “Some notes on the administration of justice in Africa”, extracted from Italian periodical
(b) In Library
Printed material deposited with collection; now integrated into library and catalogued on OPAC