Storrar, George Ronald
Introduction
George Ronald Storrar
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Diaries
Photographs
Photographs
Official/Semi-Official Papers
Miscellanea
Photographs
Official/ Semi-Official Papers
Miscellanea
Photographs
Photographs
Official / Semi-Official Papers
Miscellanea
Photographs
Official / Semi-Official Papers
Miscellanea
Photographs
Official / Semi-Official Papers
Miscellanea
Photographs
Press Cuttings
Official / Semi-Official Papers
Miscellanea
Photographs
Press Cuttings
Official / Semi-Official Papers
Miscellanea
2. Personal Papers
3. Articles
4. Photographic Material
(i) Albums
(ii) Loose Photographs
(iii) Glass Slides
(iv) Postcards
5. Maps and Plans
6. Miscellanea
Printed material
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Storrar, George Ronald
Dates of creation: 1905-1958
Extent: 12 boxes, 6 albums
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Created by: material relating to service in the Sudan
Language: English

George Ronald Storrar

(1877-1959)

1905-1916 District Engineer, Railways, including at Gebeit
1916-1919 Divisional Engineer, Railways and Steamers, Atbara
1917-1918 Assistant to Acting Chief Engineer, Railways and Steamers, Engineering Department, Atbara
1918-1919 Acting Chief Engineer, Railways and Steamers, Engineering Department, Atbara
1919-1921 'Assistant Engineer', Railways and Steamers, Engineering Department, Atbara
1921-1926 Assistant Chief Engineer, Railways and Steamers, Engineering Department, Atbara
1924 Assistant Chief Engineer, Railways and Steamers, Engineering Department, Kassala Railhead
1926-1927 Chief Engineer, Railways and Steamers, Engineering Department, Atbara
1927 Retired


Arrangement

1. Diaries (including photographs, press cuttings, official / semi-official papers and miscellanea, listed separately for each volume)
2. Personal Papers
3. Articles
4. Photographic Material
(i) Albums
(ii) Loose Photographs
(iii) Glass Slides
(iv) Postcards
5. Maps and Plans
6. Miscellanea
7. Printed Material

Catalogue
1. Diaries
SAD.49/1/1-512
1905 Apr 17 - 1907 May 31
Book 1, containing over 100 handwritten letters, most including several diary entries and many written some time after the events they describe. Entries follow G.R.S.' experiences during his first two years as District Engineer, Railways. G.R.S. is initially based at Wadi Halfa (49/1/27-34), then begins work as second-in-command to E.O.A. Newcombe on the construction of the Abu Hamed-Kareima line (49/1/41-250). Next G.R.S. works on bridge construction around Shediyeb and Khor `Arab (49/1/259-350) before going to Asoteriba to work on the Port Sudan line with C.M. Hickley and others (49/1/350-510). Information includes detailed descriptions of everyday life, with G.R.S.' observations on his new experiences, specific incidents, the work being carried out on the railway line and the workers undertaking it, trips made on days off. The letters also contain information about numerous colleagues, whose names are indexed at the end of the volume
SAD.49/1/1-26
1905 Apr 17 - May 12
First four letters, containing a detailed description of G.R.S.' first journey to Sudan, spending time in Cairo, including with W. Burnside (49/1/15-24)
SAD.49/1/27-30
1905 May 2 - 13
G.R.S.' arrival at Wadi Halfa, and a description of the camp and colleagues there, including E.C. Midwinter, Griggs, and H.G.G. Pelham
SAD.49/1/31-34
1905 May 5 - 15
Further information about Halfa camp, colleagues there, Maulid al-Nabi festivities and G.R.S.' work, laying a new railway siding
SAD.49/1/39-42
1905 May 16 - 26
Written at No.10 station in the Nubian desert as G.R.S. begins work on the Abu Hamed-Kareima line with H.V. Hawkins, with backdated details of the journey to No.10 and setting up railhead camp
SAD.49/1/43-47
1905 May 22 - Jul 5
Detailed information about meals, countryside, work, and the company working at No.10
SAD.49/1/52-53
1905 Jun 5 - 11
Descriptions of different groups working on the line
SAD.49/1/54-57
1905 Jun 9 - 18
Visits to Abu Hamed and Mograt island, and a description of railhead work with J.C. Walker
SAD.49/1/60-63
1905 Jun 17 - Jul 5
Contains details of C.L. Nedwill's arrival at camp, a visit from E.C. Midwinter, and an incident of unrest following the post mortem of a Berber man
SAD.49/1/70-73
1905 Jul 13 - 22
Details of camp no.2 and a plan of its layout (49/1/70)
SAD.49/1/74-78
1905 Jul 18 - 31
Includes a visit from G.B. Macauley and E.C. Midwinter, and a description of Jebel Meheisa
SAD.49/1/82-84
1905 Aug 7 - 13
Contains a menu for a meal for G.R.S.' birthday
SAD.49/1/85-86
1905 Aug 14 - 18
Work on the line along Khor Hagar and to the Nile
SAD.49/1/87-90
1905 Aug 18 - 28
Move to camp no.4 at Keheili station, with a description of the new location
SAD.49/1/93-96
1905 Aug 30 - Sep 8
Includes an eclipse, the line going through an old cemetery at Domat, and a trip to Abu Hamed, visiting old Dervish forts
SAD.49/1/97-102
1905 Sep 6 - 16
Visitors to camp include E.C. Midwinter, P.R. Phipps, E.O.A. Newcombe, H.W. Jackson and V.R. Woodland. A sketch of El Kab is included at 49/1/102
SAD.49/1/103-104
1905 Sep 16 - 23
Line washouts due to heavy rainfall
SAD.49/1/105-108
1905 Sep 20 - 29
Includes details of a visit to see the wreck of Colonel Stewart's boat, the arrival of C. Morrison and severe weather conditions
SAD.49/1/109-110
1905 Sep 28 - Oct 9
Camp move to Dakhfili Station (58 miles from the first railhead camp)
SAD.49/1/111-115
1905 Oct 10
Detailed descriptions of railhead work and those working on the line, continued in the next letter
SAD.49/1/120-127
1905 Oct 12 - Nov 6
Railhead reaches its halfway point
SAD.49/1/128-132
1905 Oct 24 - Nov 12
Includes a visit to Wadi Halfa (where G.R.S. sees R. von Slatin), with a line inspection en route (see also 49/1/118-119), and a camp move
SAD.49/1/141-145
1905 Nov 25 - Dec 10
Contains details of a visit to Khartoum with Cole and a plan of the new line, from Halfa to Halfaya and No.10 station to Kareima (49/1/142)
SAD.49/1/148-152
1905 Nov 28 - Dec 18
Description of Khartoum (continued from previous letter), with a sketch plan showing Omdurman, Khartoum, Tuti Island and Halfaya station (49/1/149)
SAD.49/1/153-157
1905 Nov 29 - Dec 22
Includes reference to work on a water siding at Shebabit
SAD.49/1/158-161
1905 Dec 22 - 27
Details of a trip to Kareima to spend Christmas with H.W. Jackson in Merowe, including a sketch of Jackson's headquarters complex (49/1/159)
SAD.49/1/162-174
1905 Dec 25 - 1906 Jan 3
Contains a description and sketch (49/1/162) of Jebel Barkal, details of Christmas festivities, and work on the new Kareima station
SAD.49/1/175-178
1906 Jan 4 - 18
Work at Kareima's new station, including excavating through an old burial ground (49/1/177), before the party return to camping life, moving closer to Kareima
SAD.49/1/182-183
1906 Jan 27 - Feb 10
The Abu Hamed-Kareima line is completed on 27 Jan 1906; G.R.S. quotes the reply from F.R. Wingate on being informed that the new line has reached Kareima
SAD.49/1/188-189
1906 Feb 5 - 15
G.R.S. describes a visit to C. Morrison and Griggs at Abu Hamed and leave spent at Wadi Halfa, with the N.R. Ensors, aboard the Prince Abbas, and at Abu Hamed
SAD.49/1/192-193
1906 Feb 10 - 24
G.R.S. is visited in Kareima by Montague and Scott of the Surveys Department
SAD.49/1/194-201
1906 Feb 17 - Mar 8
Includes preparations and plans for the opening ceremony of the Abu Hamed-Kareima line, including the timetable for F.R. Wingate's visit and a sketch of the decorated site (49/1/200). G.R.S. also superintends some work at Abu Hamed
SAD.49/1/202-225
1906 Mar 8 - 16
Detailed description of the opening ceremony of the Abu Hamed-Kareima line, attended by P.C. Lord and Lady Wingate and Victoria Wingate (aged 6), R. von Slatin, E. Bonham Carter, W. Hayes-Sadler, Miss Danford, Mrs L.O.F. Stack and Mrs E.E. Bernard
SAD.49/1/227,232
1906 Mar 10 - 23
Includes information about a journey to Abu Hamed, with R. von Slatin and E. Bonham Carter, and superintending work at Kareima with J.C. Walker
SAD.49/1/233,238
1906 Mar 21 - 30
Contains a meeting with F. Rottenburg, Lanarkshire Engineers, and inspection of work at El Kab
SAD.49/1/239-250
1906 Mar 24 - Apr 6
Detailed description of work on the Abu Hamed-Kareima line (copy of part of a letter from G.R.S. to Cunningham), including sketches (49/1/239-249), and work at Abu Hamed station and Kareima, meeting G.B. Macauley and H.W. Jackson there
SAD.49/1/254-255
1906 Apr 4 - 14
Visit to Khartoum, to Gordon College and G.R.S.' first Khartoum Lodge freemasons' meeting
SAD.49/1/256-257
1906 Apr 6 - 18
Includes a brief visit to L.H. Gwynne in Khartoum and a trip to Abu Hamed via Atbara for meetings. Colleagues mentioned include W.E. Longfield, A.H. Huddleston, and Scott and Craig of the Surveys Department. G.R.S. then leaves Kareima, J.C. Walker taking over
SAD.49/1/258-259
1906 Apr 14 - 26
G.R.S. goes to Shediyeb on the Suakin line to take charge of bridge construction in the area
SAD.49/1/260-261
1906 Apr 15 - May 2
Includes visiting bridge sites with E.O.A. Newcombe, details of the area around Shediyeb, work at the first bridge site, shooting etc
SAD.49/1/262-265
1906 Apr 16 - May 10
Contains a sketch of G.R.S.' saloon (49/1/263), details of visits to Talgwareb, Gebeit and Shediyeb bridge sites, meetings with W.E. Longfield and P.C. Lord and a general description of conditions in the area
SAD.49/1/266-269
1906 Apr 24 - May 17
Description of local workers, including Hadanduwah
SAD.49/1/275-278
1906 May 7 - 31
Includes details of bridge work, trips to Tehamiyam, work on the quarry siding and a description and sketch of a birds' nest (49/1/278)
SAD.49/1/279-280
1906 May 14 - Jun 7
Contains information about a lack of water at Talgwareb and Tehamiyam, and a discussion about shooting
SAD.49/1/281-282
1906 May 18 - Jun 13
Details of the arrival of Greek and Italian builders and Hadanduwah labourers to work on the bridges, G.R.S.' inspection of Tehamiyam well with Hewson, Loco Superintendent and visits from T. Burns, District Traffic Manager, Suakin, and E.O.A. Newcombe
SAD.49/1/285-286
1906 May 27 - Jun 28
Includes a trip to Einha with Newcombe, and a shoot, with sketch, 'Ye Pursuit of Ye Ariel, 1st July [sic] 1906'
SAD.49/1/287,292
1906 Jun 1 - Jul 4
G.R.S. starts soldiers digging another well at Tehamiyam to improve the water supply
SAD.49/1/293-296
1906 Jun 7 - Jul 12
Details of a shoot on Jebel Erba with P.C. Lord and Hewson, with sketch, 'Ye Pursuit of Ye Ibex, 8th June '06'
SAD.49/1/301-302
1906 Jun 9 - Jul 26
Details include a pump inspection visit from Hewson
SAD.49/1/303-304
1906 Jun 15 - Aug 1
Includes washout repair at Khor Tehamiyam, and a visit to Atbara, discussing work with W.E. Longfield
SAD.49/1/305,308
1906 Jun 23 - Aug 8
Bridge work at Tehamiyam, Einha, Shediyeb and Khor `Arab after washouts
SAD.49/1/309-310
1906 Jun 30 - Aug 15
Work is hampered by lack of drinking water and washouts. The letter also contains a description of flocks watering in Khor `Arab after the rains
SAD.49/1/322-323
1906 Jul 28 - Aug 29
Details of continued washouts, including at Khor Tehamiyam while G.R.S. is on site
SAD.49/1/330-331
1906 Jul 31 - Sep 11
Includes a visit to P.C. Lord on the Suakin line, and a description of the wildlife which has appeared since the rains
SAD.49/1/332-338
1906 Aug 2 - Sep 19
Details of a quarrel between Hadanduwah and Sudanese workers. Extra men are sent to help finish the Khor `Arab 3rd crossing and G.R.S. is joined at Khor `Arab by P.C. Lord who will work with him towards Atbara. A coloured sketch of sand devils (afreets) is included at 49/1/336
SAD.49/1/339,342
1906 Aug 10 - Sep 26
Supervising bridge work between Khor `Arab and Tehamiyam (P.C. Lord is working between Erheib and Barameiyu) and Togui and Deheteib, with continued problems caused by heavy rains
SAD.49/1/347-350
1906 Sep 24 - Oct 17
Contains a description of the capture of a deserter by R. Heath and information about Arab marriage practices. B.C. Footner takes over the bridge work, G.R.S. going to Asoteriba to work on the Port Sudan line with C.M. Hickley and others
SAD.49/1/351-352
1906 Sep 28 - Oct 24
Includes a sketch showing G.R.S.' new headquarters at Asoteriba and the line from Port Sudan to Suakin, with a description of Asoteriba and surrounding area
SAD.49/1/360-361
1906 Oct 3 - Nov 6
Sketch of Suakin, including the railway, with a description of the port and town, and of the Port Sudan new town site
SAD.49/1/362-365
1906 Oct 4 - Nov 14
Includes details of Port Sudan's water supply and time spent with G.W. Lord and C. Morrison
SAD.49/1/366-367
1906 Oct 10 - Nov 11
Descriptions of Port Sudan village and its inhabitants, office work at Asoteriba and visits from various colleagues
SAD.49/1/377-378
1906 Nov 3 - Dec 5
Contains details of washouts between Asoteriba and Port Sudan, and a day in Port Sudan, calling on H.H. Kelly and visiting the schools
SAD.49/1/379,383
1906 Nov 12 - Dec 12
Details of top-level Railways staffing (49/1/379), and information about G.R.S.' work, on a quarry siding and washout repair
SAD.49/1/384,386
1906 Nov 17 - Dec 19
Includes a meeting with C.M. Hickley, making arrangements for the new station at Sallom Junction
SAD.49/1/387,391
1906 Dec 5 - 26
Contains a visit from A.R. Windham, a meeting with Pease in connection with Arabs tampering with the track and shooting with P.C. Lord
SAD.49/1/392-393
1906 Dec 9 - 1907 Jan 2
Details of time spent with M.E. Sowerby, P.C. Lord, G.W. Lord, F.C.C. Balfour, B. Burnett, H.H. Kelly, Bimb. Mackintosh and E.S. Crispin
SAD.49/1/394-397
1906 Dec 24 - 1907 Jan 9
Includes details of Christmas Day spent in Port Sudan
SAD.49/1/414-417
1907 Jan 12 - 30
G.R.S. describes the arrival of a gramophone in Asoteriba
SAD.49/1/418-424
1907 Jan 17 - Feb 6
Information (continued from previous letter) about a visit to Suakin, mentioning Old Nagar, a walking-stick maker. Other details include a visit by G.R.S. and C.M. Hickley to Atbara with the Port Sudan cricket team
SAD.49/1/433-436
1907 Feb 6 - 27
G.R.S.' saloon is entered by a thief, who also steals from an Egyptian officer's tent
SAD.49/1/444-445
1907 Feb 23 - Mar 13
The deaths of C. Morrison and H. Williamson are reported
SAD.49/1/447-450
1907 Mar 9 - 20
Details include the arrival of M.E. Sowerby at Asoteriba to look at the bridge work and a description of sports facilities being established in Port Sudan
SAD.49/1/451-454
1907 Mar 16 - 27
G.R.S. meets A. McIntyre, and visits C.M. Hickley's new house in Port Sudan, dining with B. Burnett, P.C. Lord and F.C.C. Balfour
SAD.49/1/455-458
1907 Mar 23 - Apr 3
Shooting trip with B. Burnett
SAD.49/1/471-474
1907 Apr 3 - 17
Includes a trip into Suakin, dining with R.E.M. Russell, W.H. Horton and R.E.F. Fawkes, visiting Old Nagar, and going to Shata
SAD.49/1/475-482
1907 Apr 4 - 24
Contains an account of a visit by a Hadanduwah man to Khartoum, and G.R.S. attending a Port Sudan gymkhana
SAD.49/1/483-485,493
1907 Apr 20 - May 1
G.R.S. encounters a crowd of pilgrims, mostly from Darfur, including a relative of `Ali Dinar
SAD.49/1/494-501
1907 Apr 26 - May 8
Includes a discussion of G.R.S.' leave prospects, shooting with B. Burnett and a trip to Port Sudan, visiting C.M. Hickley
SAD.49/1/508,510
1907 May 26 - Jun 5
G.R.S is about to go on leave, seeing the doctor at Port Sudan to obtain a certificate for his pension application; R. Micklem arrives at Asoteriba to finish off G.R.S.' work there
SAD.49/1/511-512
Index
152 prints fixed throughout the diary. Note that many are duplicated in 878/1/1-153, 882/1-2[GL] and A96/1- 26
SAD.49/1/44
G.R.S. sitting at table, waited on by his servant
SAD.49/1/77
Egyptian soldiers of the Railway Battalion, the survey party (named at 49/1/78)
SAD.49/1/79
Young boy at camp no.2 near Jebel Meheisa, 1905
SAD.49/1/99
Portrait of G.R.S.
SAD.49/1/112
Egyptian soldier
SAD.49/1/123
Bishariyin man
SAD.49/1/124
Group of Bishariyin men
SAD.49/1/125
?G.R.S. and colleague with a group of servants, Bishariyin men and camels at Abu Hamed
SAD.49/1/126
Bishariyin men with loaded camels at Abu Hamed
SAD.49/1/130
Portrait of R. von Slatin (magazine cutting)
SAD.49/1/144
Approach to the Grand Hotel, Khartoum (magazine cutting)
SAD.49/1/151
'Centre of the Mahdi's stronghold, Omdurman' (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 43)
SAD.49/1/155
'The Front Avenue, Khartoum (East)' (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 98)
SAD.49/1/163
E.O.A. Newcombe, C.L. Nedwill and Cole returning to railhead
SAD.49/1/164
Temple of Tirhakah, Jebel Barkal
SAD.49/1/165-167
Temple ruins, Jebel Barkal
SAD.49/1/169
Pyramids, Jebel Barkal
SAD.49/1/170
Group of Sudanese spikers
SAD.49/1/171
Kareima station
SAD.49/1/172
Camels resting at Kareima station
SAD.49/1/184
H.W. Jackson's steamer, Water Lily, at Kareima
SAD.49/1/185
G.R.S. dismounting from a camel
SAD.49/1/186
G.R.S. on camelback
SAD.49/1/187
View of Jebel Barkal
SAD.49/1/190
Three Rubatab women, Abu Hamed
SAD.49/1/191
Dr C.L. Nedwill standing in front of a railway saloon
SAD.49/1/195
Children grinding dhurah flour
SAD.49/1/196
Local family in front of their house, Kareima
SAD.49/1/197
Group of men, women and children, Kareima
SAD.49/1/198
Two women, one holding a baby, Kareima
SAD.49/1/203
Portrait of F.R. Wingate in uniform (magazine cutting)
SAD.49/1/204-221
Opening of the Abu Hamed-Kareima line, 8 March 1906 (photographed by C.L. Nedwill)
SAD.49/1/204
Ladies seated on the covered platform (gentlemen in background)
SAD.49/1/205
R. von Slatin and H.W. Jackson standing on the platform
SAD.49/1/206
Lady Wingate and daughter Victoria
SAD.49/1/207
F.R. Wingate, standing on the platform
SAD.49/1/208
Guard of honour
SAD.49/1/209
Triumphal arch, decorated with flags and bunting
SAD.49/1/210
Crowd, pictured from behind, standing in front of the platform decorated with flags
SAD.49/1/211
Crowd of spectators with triumphal arch in the background
SAD.49/1/212
General view of the site of the opening ceremony, showing the platform, triumphal arch and flags, with jabal in the distance
SAD.49/1/214
The triumphal arch
SAD.49/1/215-217
Native dances
SAD.49/1/219,221
R. von Slatin and H.W. Jackson leaving Kareima
SAD.49/1/220
Flag bearer at R. von Slatin and H.W. Jackson's departure
SAD.49/1/222
Group of Shayqiyah children at Kareima
SAD.49/1/223
Sudanese band, led by the bandmaster
SAD.49/1/224
Bandmaster of the Sudanese band
SAD.49/1/228
Abu Hamed loco sheds under construction
SAD.49/1/229
Engines at Abu Hamed
SAD.49/1/230
Crowd listening to the Sudanese band at Abu Hamed station, 14 March 1906
SAD.49/1/231
Bricklayers at Abu Hamed
SAD.49/1/234
Village near El Kab
SAD.49/1/235
Donkeys threshing dhurah
SAD.49/1/236
Group of Monassir men and one woman, El Kab
SAD.49/1/237
Monassir girl, El Kab
SAD.49/1/244-245
Workmen making bricks, Kareima
SAD.49/1/246
Brick kiln, Kareima
SAD.49/1/247
Train turntable under construction, Kareima
SAD.49/1/251
E.O.A. Newcombe and J.C. Walker talking to an Egyptian officer
SAD.49/1/252
Saqiyah (water wheel) in operation, pulled by oxen
SAD.49/1/253
Dr C.L. Nedwill with unidentified woman (possibly his wife)
SAD.49/1/271
G.R.S. after shooting his first gazelle
SAD.49/1/272
View from a saloon at Shediyeb
SAD.49/1/273
Interior of saloon, with two servants
SAD.49/1/288-289
Hadanduwah labourers
SAD.49/1/290
Centre pier, Khor `Arab 2nd Crossing
SAD.49/1/291
Passengers on the bridge train
SAD.49/1/298
Gebeit workshop line
SAD.49/1/299
Hadanduwah burial ground
SAD.49/1/306-307
Khor `Arab 2nd Crossing
SAD.49/1/311-315
Watering flocks in Khor `Arab, 1906
SAD.49/1/316
Musa Faraq, shaykh of Aburhabab (Hadanduwah), and child, Khor Tehamiyam, 1906
SAD.49/1/319-320
Erection of steelwork, Khor `Arab 2nd Crossing
SAD.49/1/321
Hadanduwah man
SAD.49/1/325
Quarrymen's camp washed out
SAD.49/1/326
Khor `Arab 1st Crossing, with diversion washed out
SAD.49/1/327-328
Khor `Arab 2nd Crossing, with diversion washed out
SAD.49/1/333
Hadanduwah men prepared to fight
SAD.49/1/334
Hadanduwah donkeys
SAD.49/1/335
Khor `Arab 3rd Crossing, with diversion washed out
SAD.49/1/340
Deheteib station
SAD.49/1/341
Men walking across the track after a washout near Deheteib
SAD.49/1/355-358
Railway passengers at Sallom Junction
SAD.49/1/359
Aerial view of Suakin, 'City of the Dead' (magazine cutting)
SAD.49/1/369
`Ali Shaykh Gwalior
SAD.49/1/370
Hadanduwah youth
SAD.49/1/371
Hadanduwah child, Mahmud, son of the shaykh of a tribe in the Asoteriba area
SAD.49/1/372
Group of Hadanduwah men washing clothes
SAD.49/1/373
Group of Hadanduwah men 'putting stone'
SAD.49/1/374
View from a saloon at Asoteriba
SAD.49/1/375
Hadanduwah group next to the railway line, Asoteriba
SAD.49/1/380-381
Hadanduwah men
SAD.49/1/382
View from Sallom Junction
SAD.49/1/388
Two Hadanduwah men
SAD.49/1/389
Two Hadanduwah boys
SAD.49/1/390
Camp move on the bridge train
SAD.49/1/400
Servant of W. Vincent (contractor's agent)
SAD.49/1/401
Sulayman Khalil
SAD.49/1/402
G.W. Lord on camelback
SAD.49/1/403
G.R.S. on camelback
SAD.49/1/404
G.R.S.' saloon
SAD.49/1/405
Asoteriba station
SAD.49/1/408-409
Passengers boarding the train at Asoteriba, 1907
SAD.49/1/420-421
Hunting trophies on display
SAD.49/1/422
Young Amarar men, Asoteriba, 1906
SAD.49/1/438-439
Goats and a baboon at Asoteriba
SAD.49/1/440
Tame gazelle
SAD.49/1/446
Tame gazelle and baboon
SAD.49/1/463
Da`ud, G.R.S.' cook
SAD.49/1/464
W. Vincent's cook
SAD.49/1/465-470
Soldiers of the trolley party
SAD.49/1/477
Group of soldiers of the trolley party
SAD.49/1/478
The trolley party, on board a trolley
SAD.49/1/479-480
W. Vincent feeding a gazelle outside his house
SAD.49/1/486-492
Khor Mog bridge
SAD.49/1/496-497
Khor Mog bridge
SAD.49/1/498
Steelwork at Khor Sereyomwe bridge
SAD.49/1/499
View of Khor Mog
SAD.49/1/509
Fourth class passengers on board a train
1930 Jun - 1958 Apr 9
Press Cuttings
SAD.50/1/1-485
1907 Oct 10 - 1910 Jul 23
Book 2 begins on G.R.S.' return from 1907 leave and covers his work as District Engineer in Atbara (50/1/5-51), then work on the Blue Nile railway, with an initial reconnaissance (50/1/55-107), and the main survey (50/1/112-203). G.R.S. then works on the Blue Nile bridge alongside contactors, the Cleveland Bridge and Engineering Company Ltd (50/1/203-258). After a period of leave, a short time in charge in Atbara, and some bridge work at Er Rogel, G.R.S. does some relaying work between Khartoum and Shendi (50/1/288-306), then works on the White Nile bridge at Rabak, with S. Upton and F.W. Stephen (50/1/308-387 and 50/1/416-479). Full details of the progress of work at Rabak, visitors, leisure activities etc are included in diary entries. During the White Nile bridge project, G.R.S. is also in Khartoum from 11 Sep to 25 Oct 1909, laying out a new station (50/1/393-404), then at Gebeit, looking after A.R. Windham's district (inspections etc) from 6 Nov to 26 Nov 1909 (50/1/407-414)
SAD.50/1/1-2
1907 Oct 10 - 30
G.R.S.' journey back from leave, travelling with Mrs H.V. Hawkins
SAD.50/1/3,5
1907 Oct 14 - 17
Continuation of the journey to Atbara, where G.R.S. is met by P.C. Lord and installed in M.E. Sowerby's house
SAD.50/1/6,11
1907 Oct 18- Nov 12
Description of G.R.S.' daily routine in Atbara and his colleagues, including E.C. Midwinter, W.E. Longfield, M.E. Sowerby, E.O.A. Newcombe, P.C. Lord, C.H. Hodgson, G.H. Smail, G.E. Mason, H.G.G. Pelham, Harrison, S.B. Cooper, C.L. Nedwill and V.S. Hodson
SAD.50/1/14-17
1907 Nov 19
Information about the Atbara site, including a plan (50/1/15-16) and accompanying description
SAD.50/1/18-19
1907 Oct 24 - Nov 26
Description of the area G.R.S. will be working in, including from Musmar to Talgwareb
SAD.50/1/20-21
1907 Oct 30 - Dec 3
Shooting at the Atbara range
SAD.50/1/23-24
1907 Dec 7 - 10
Visit to Khartoum, spending time with H.V. Hawkins and attending a masonic meeting. Also contains a description of a train crash at Erba station
SAD.50/1/28-29
1907 Nov 19 - Dec 24
G.R.S. runs the Engineers' offices in Atbara in the absence of M.E. Sowerby and P.C. Lord and visits Hudi to look at bridges requiring repair. The entry also contains anecdotes about Kitchener
SAD.50/1/32-33
1907 Dec 14 - 1908 Jan 7
Includes a visit from Lady Ruth Pelham and A.A.I. Pelham, and an account of Christmas Eve, spent with various colleagues
SAD.50/1/34-35
1907 Dec 25 - 1908 Jan 14
Continued account of Christmas Day celebrations, and information about G.R.S.' next post working on a Blue Nile survey, then the Blue Nile bridge
SAD.50/1/36-37
1907 Dec 27 - 1908 Jan 28
Details of a shooting trip with S.B. Cooper (continued from previous letter), a meeting with G. Nevile, a Darmali landowner and sailing in Cooper's boat
SAD.50/1/40,43
1908 Jan 4 - Feb 9
Diary entries include a visit from Sir Eldon Gorst and Sir William Garstin, information about an Atbara gymkhana (see also 50/1/44,49), and a meeting with M.E. Sowerby and E.C. Midwinter to discuss work on the Blue Nile railway
SAD.50/1/52-53
1908 Jan 19 - Mar 3
Business in Khartoum, including with C.E. Dupuis, Director of Irrigation, in relation to the Blue Nile work, then back to Atbara. [Annotated: 'Col. E.A. Stanton died at Budleigh Salterton, 2 Dec 1947']
SAD.50/1/54-55
1908 Feb 1 - Mar 13
Details of time spent in Khartoum with C.M. Hickley and B.C. Footner preparing for the preliminary Blue Nile trip, make up of the survey party and setting off on trek
SAD.50/1/57-63
1908 Feb 5 - Mar 25
Details of G.R.S.' initial survey and sketching trek up the Blue Nile, going to El Kamlin (50/1/59), Hassaheiss (50/1/60) and Wad Medani (50/1/63), with descriptions of the countryside and river, survey activities and experiences, and general information about resthouses
SAD.50/1/66,69
1908 Feb 8 - Apr 10
G.R.S. is at Wad Medani, where he meets E.A. Dickinson, C.P. Browne, Sharp (Irrigation), R.D. Waters, D.S.B. Thomson and Wishaw and Logan of the 13th Sudanese. Work in Wad Medani, arranging the site of the station, is described
SAD.50/1/70-76
1908 Feb 11 - May 19
Information about roads in Sudan, including the Beriab et Tur`a road on which G.R.S. is travelling (50/1/70-73), with details of the countryside, villages and people, including a man making damur on a loom (50/1/76)
SAD.50/1/77-84
1908 Feb 12 - May 26
Continued trekking through woods, visiting Shukkaba Hamid and Hag `Abdullah (possible water station sites), then to Wad el Haddad (50/1/83) and Sennar
SAD.50/1/89-96
1908 Feb 14 - Jun 9
Includes a description of the countryside around [Hillet Hassan] and Shaykh Talha's village and details of the trek route taken by G.R.S., meeting B.H. Bell, Inspector of Sennar Province. On reaching Singa, G.R.S. meets P. Munro, A.E. Robinson (Customs) and Stanley (Public Works Department)
SAD.50/1/97-103
1908 Feb 15 - Jun 16
The party is joined by Nathan, a Jewish trader (50/1/97). Details include a meeting with Graham Kerr, survey work, the journey to Sennar with Shaykh Mahmud, and work at Sennar, sketching etc, seeing Sharp (Irrigation) and B.H. Bell
SAD.50/1/105-110
1908 Feb 19 - Jun 23
G.R.S. continues on trek to Wad Medani, seeing W.R.G. Bond, L. Landon and D.S.B. Thomson there, before returning to Atbara via Khartoum and submitting his report and plans to M.E. Sowerby. Other details include a meet of the Atbara Foxhounds (50/1/107) and the arrival of S. Upton, G.R.S.' assistant for the main survey (50/1/110)
SAD.50/1/111-117
1908 Mar 6 - Jun 30
Details of preparations for the main Blue Nile survey, discussing the route with M.E. Sowerby, E.C. Midwinter and C.E. Dupuis, with a sketch of G.R.S.' shared saloon (50/1/111) and description of the make-up of the party (50/1/112). Work begins at Khartoum on the Blue Nile Railway, continuing towards Hassaheiss, where a water station is planned
SAD.50/1/120-131
1908 Mar 18 - Jul 7
Details include an examination of the navigability of the river between Hassaheiss and Rufa`a, lunching in Rufa`a at C.C. Scott-Moncrieff's house
SAD.50/1/134-136
1908 Mar 24 - Jul 14
Information about work in Hassaheiss, setting out the line towards Medani and passing through the town, work on plans at the Public Works Department and on bearings between Medani and Sennar
SAD.50/1/138-148
1908 Apr 2 - Jul 21
The survey reaches the Blue Nile at Hag `Abdullah, where G.R.S. sets out a line for a water station
SAD.50/1/153-158
1908 Apr 14 - Jul 28
G.R.S. works towards Sennar through the kitr bush. A sketch and details of his proposed route to Sennar is included at 50/1/153-157. G.R.S. dines with inspectors J.R.P. Sandford and B.H. Bell in Sennar and begins a survey of the town
SAD.50/1/160-170
1908 Apr 18 - Aug 4
Includes details of a shoot with S. Upton (50/1/160), the continued survey of Sennar, a visit to Sennar school (50/1/164) and a trip to Singa, visiting C.E. Wilson, P. Munro, J.G. Matthews and Graham Kerr. G.R.S. then leaves for Hassaheiss
SAD.50/1/171-184
1908 Apr 24 - Aug 11
G.R.S. continues his journey to Hassaheiss via Wad el Hindi, Medani and Wad Bilal (50/1/172,175) and finishes work there. Information about the murder of C.C. Scott-Moncrieff and the mamur of Mesellemiya at Tugr is included (50/1/175), and G.R.S. describes his experiences at Talbab, capturing a Dervish man thought to have been involved in the murder (50/1/179) and taking him to El Kamlin. A sketch plan of the route from Hassaheiss to El Kamlin is included at 50/1/178
SAD.50/1/185-203
1908 May 2 - 11
Information about escalating problems in El Kamlin after the murder, including defences, the garrison at the inspectors' house, troops from Khartoum and receipt of details of an attack on E.A. Dickinson at Katfiya (50/1/187). G.R.S. then goes to Khartoum, taking a copy of a letter from E.A. Dickinson to the War Office, and travels to Atbara before returning to Khartoum to begin his next project, moving into C.M. Hickley's house (sketch plan at 50/1/203)
SAD.50/1/208-229
1908 May 12 - Jun 25
Includes details of Blue Nile bridge work in Khartoum, contracted out to the Cleveland Bridge Company Ltd, and a trip to Omdurman suq with B.C. Footner (50/1/216,220)
SAD.50/1/234-247
1908 Jun 26 - Aug 13
G.R.S. shows various colleagues round the Blue Nile bridge works: E.C. Midwinter, P.C. Lord, H.G.G. Pelham, C.L. Nedwill and F.G.A. Pinckney (50/1/239). Details also include the disappearance and death of Cleveland foreman, B.N.B. Butler, and work on the bridge staging
SAD.50/1/253,258
1908 Aug 14 - Sep 3
Details of a visit to Omdurman with H. Walmsley, and information about protective works against flood at Khartoum North station. G.R.S. hands over to C.M. Hickley before going on leave
SAD.50/1/263-264
1908 Nov 18 - Dec 12
G.R.S.' return from leave, seeing G.B. Middleton and K.V. Gurney en route
SAD.50/1/265-266
1908 Nov 27 - Dec 15
G.R.S. arrives in Atbara, where he learns that he will be going to Musimar to take over C.T. Gardner's work for a period, then on to Qoz Abu Gum`a to begin work on the White Nile bridge
SAD.50/1/267-268
1908 Dec 1 - 20
Includes a meeting with G.B. Macauley re the White Nile bridge, meets of the Atbara Foxhounds, and work on Blue Nile railway plans
SAD.50/1/269,272
1908 Dec 6 - 27
G.R.S takes over bridge construction work at Er Rogel
SAD.50/1/275,277
1909 Jan 3 - Apr 4
Continued work at Er Rogel and socialising with colleagues in Atbara, e.g. shooting, tennis, cricket, a dance and a gymkhana
SAD.50/1/281-291
1909 Jan 5 - Apr 22
G.R.S. hands over the Er Rogel work to F.G.A. Pinckney before going to Rauwiyan to work on relaying track between Khartoum and Shendi
SAD.50/1/292-301
1909 Jan 21 - Apr 29
Details of a train derailment at Mile 531, with sketch and photograph (50/1/292-295), work at Rauwiyan station, the arrival of Thomas, a surveyor, and camp moves
SAD.50/1/302-303
1909 Mar 6 - May 6
Diary entries include a quarrel between Arabs and Saidis, causing the arrival of C.C.F. Mackenzie and P.J.V. Kelly with troops
SAD.50/1/306-307
1909 Mar 18 - May 13
Includes a visit to the H.V. Hawkins in Shendi with F.G.A. Pinckney and H. Walmsley and meetings with M.E. Sowerby and E.O.A. Newcombe re the Blue Nile line and White Nile bridge. G.R.S. then goes to Qoz Abu Gum`a to begin work on the White Nile bridge with R.G. Archibald, Dr A. Balfour and Brakenridge Bey, to Khartoum to interview G. Imbault of the Cleveland Bridge Company, then to Omdurman, sailing from there up the White Nile
SAD.50/1/308-309
1909 Mar 30 - May 20
G.R.S. travels up the White Nile to Rabak, where the White Nile bridge work party is to be based. A sketch map of surroundings at Rabak is included at 50/1/309
SAD.50/1/310-312
1909 Apr 2 - Jun 3
Further details of the Rabak site, with information about building work and the commencement of the survey. G.R.S. and his colleagues celebrate the Prophet's birthday [ Maulid al-Nabi ] with a 'fantasia'
SAD.50/1/315-316
1909 Apr 11 - Jun 10
Includes trips to Zeinuba and Kosti and a visit from H.H. King, Government Entomologist, looking around the bridge for mosquito larvae
SAD.50/1/319-320
1909 Apr 20 - Jun 17
G.R.S. spends time with F.W. Stephen and R. Buxton in Rabak and Kosti, including on a monkey hunt
SAD.50/1/325-326
1909 May 8 - July 1
G.R.S. finishes building a monkey house and acquires some animals for it. Various visitors to Rabak are mentioned, including Paget, Maitland (both Coldstream Guards) and Dr L. Bousfield
SAD.50/1/330-331
1909 May 21 - Jul 8
A storm damages G.R.S.' unfinished Rabak house
SAD.50/1/334,337
1909 May 28 - Jul 15
Visits to Zeinuba to call on C.L. Smith (Camel Corps) and from a doctor after a suspected case of smallpox
SAD.50/1/338,341
1909 Jun 9 - Jul 22
G.R.S. gives details of local Baqqarah women employed as sand-carriers
SAD.50/1/344,349
1909 Jun 19 - Jul 29
Contains information about bridge work and the local Shilluk people
SAD.50/1/352,357
1909 Jun 30 - Aug 5
Information about female labourers employed in bank-making, and G.R.S. is sent a sailor from Khartoum by C.M. Hickley, to sail his boat
SAD.50/1/360,363
1909 Jul 16 - Aug 12
Details of visits from H.H. King and C. Ball, and the delivery of plant and machinery to the contractors, brought on the steamer Kerreri
SAD.50/1/366,368
1909 Jul 29 - Aug 19
Work on the bridge, travelling back and forth by boat, and a visit from S.M. Macdonald (Public Works). G.R.S. also has a tea-party, entertaining local Arabs
SAD.50/1/369,372
1909 Aug 7 - 26
Information about the sudd, including at Rabak, with a sketch of the Rabak site with swollen river
SAD.50/1/373,376
1909 Aug 9 - Sep 2
G.R.S. spends time fishing, taking soundings etc, receives a medal for his connection with the Katfiya revolt, and visits Zeinuba suq
SAD.50/1/377,381
1909 Aug 22 - Sep 9
Details of sailing trips with S. Upton, visits to Zeinuba and Kosti and reports of a large crocodile on the loose
SAD.50/1/384,387
1909 Aug 31 - Nov 4
G.R.S. prepares to leave Rabak and departs for Khartoum by boat
SAD.50/1/388,391
1909 Sep 9 - Nov 11
Details of the journey to Khartoum, via Ed Dueim, where G.R.S. meets C.E. Lyall, S.M. Macdonald and R.A. Bence-Pembroke. Work in Khartoum will be to lay out the new station-yard to the south of the town
SAD.50/1/392-393
1908 Sep 20 - Nov 17
G.R.S. returns to Khartoum, working temporarily on the Blue Nile bridge and at Khartoum New Station, then on repairing the Blue Nile railway line to Masa`ad. Other details include a train accident and social events, such as an amateur dramatics performance by the Coldstream Guards
SAD.50/1/396,401
1909 Oct 12 - Nov 24
Includes a visit to Omdurman with M.E. Sowerby and G.H. Smail, a Bayram holiday, social events, including with L.H. Gwynne, and White Nile bridge office work
SAD.50/1/404,407
1909 Oct 25 - 1910 Jan 6
G.R.S. hands back the Blue Nile bridge work to C.M. Hickley. Other details include brick-making at El Masid and work at Gebeit
SAD.50/1/408-409
1909 Nov 9 - 1910 Jan 20
G.R.S. is in Port Sudan, where there is a holiday to celebrate the King's birthday, then visits Sallom and Suakin before returning to Gebeit
SAD.50/1/410-411
1909 Nov 12 - 1910 Feb 3
Details of travel throughout the district, including taking Dr N.E. Waterfield to Sinkat and Kamob Sanha, where the motor trolley breaks down, inspecting the line from Er Rogel to Gebeit, looking round the railway works and meeting B. Burnett (Public Works) in Port Sudan and washouts between Sallom and Suakin
SAD.50/1/413-414
1909 Nov 23 - 1910 Feb 10
Includes information about washout repair, trolleying to Sallom with Ford (Port Sudan foreman) to see M.E. Sowerby, a trip to Atbara to meet A.R. Windham, to whom G.R.S. is handing back in Gebeit, office work on plans of the line between Khartoum and El Obeid, and details of Sir Eldon Gorst's visit to and inspection of the Blue Nile railhead
SAD.50/1/415-416
1909 Nov 30 - 1910 Feb 10
G.R.S. goes to Atbara via Hassaheiss, then travels to Rabak, via Ed Dueim, to begin work there
SAD.50/1/424-425
1909 Dec 24 - 1910 Mar 17
With G.R.S. now based in Rabak, entries include a visit to Kosti with Upton, looking to divert the line round the town, and a sketch of the ground in question
SAD.50/1/428-429
1909 Dec 31 - 1910 Mar 31
Contains information about G.R.S. paying his Saidi staff, and a brief visit from R. von Slatin
SAD.50/1/432-433
1910 Jan 21 - 1910 Apr 9
G.R.S. spends time at Kosti on work connected with Railway plans to build a station in the town, also trying to connect the line out of Kosti with a line being constructed by E.O.A. Newcombe
SAD.50/1/436-437
1910 Feb 5 - Apr 14
Details of a shooting trip with some tourists
SAD.50/1/440-441
1910 Feb 18 - Apr
Visits from Railway doctor G.R. Footner, to examine G.R.S.' Saidi men, some of whom have malaria, and from P.R. Phipps, M.E. Sowerby, E.O.A. Newcombe and Mrs Newcombe, C.H. Hodgson and Butler Bey
SAD.50/1/442,445
1910 Mar 3 - Apr 28
G.R.S.' assistant, S. Upton, is relieved by A.E. Whitfield. The letter also contains information about American reporters following Edward Roosevelt, in the area on board the steamer, Dal
SAD.50/1/446,451
1910 Mar 14 - May 5
Includes details of work on the bridge, and G.R.S. attends a diluka at a nearby village, held in his honour
SAD.50/1/454,457
1910 Mar 19 - May 12
Contains information about C.E. Lyall shooting a hippopotamus, and an inspection by M.E. Sowerby
SAD.50/1/458,461
1910 Apr 8 - May 19
Details include taking measurements for the bridge and a visit from S.F. Newcombe, en route with a Commission for the Lado Enclave
SAD.50/1/467-468
1910 May 14 - Jun 23
Work includes sounding an area of the river for rocks. G.R.S. also presides over two Boards of Enquiry
SAD.50/1/471-472
1910 Jun 6 - 30
A.E. Whitfield and the Saidi workers all go on leave
SAD.50/1/477,479
1910 Jun 27 - Jul 8
G.R.S. hands over to M.S. Thompson, his replacement whilst on leave, before going to Atbara via Khartoum
SAD.50/1/482-483
1910 Jul 12 - 22
Includes time spent in Atbara before going on leave, including with G.B. Macauley, J.C. Walker, W.E. Longfield, E.O.A. Newcombe, and the journey back to Britain
SAD.50/1/484-485
Index
252 prints from the diary. Note that many of the images are duplicated in 878/1/1-153, A92/1-240, A93/1-289, A96/1-26 and 882/1-2[GL]
SAD.50/1/4
Abu Simbel, the Four Colossi of Rameses II (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 177)
SAD.50/1/7-8
Exterior of Atbara Club
SAD.50/1/9-10
M.E. Sowerby's house, Atbara
SAD.50/1/12
Bachelor quarters, Atbara
SAD.50/1/13
Interior of Atbara Church (magazine cutting)
SAD.50/1/22
'At Khartoum Palace, Levee on Big Byram, Low Nile' (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 9)
SAD.50/1/25
Dakhla village
SAD.50/1/41-48
Atbara gymkhana, 14 Jan 1908
SAD.50/1/41-42
Tug of war
SAD.50/1/45
Starting line of the camel race
SAD.50/1/46
Competitors in the bottle-smashing race
SAD.50/1/47
'Mounted' wrestling competition
SAD.50/1/48
Team, 'The World', participating in the tug of war (against the Loco Department, not shown)
SAD.50/1/56
Sabil resthouse
SAD.50/1/58
El Masid resthouse
SAD.50/1/61
Hassaheiss resthouse
SAD.50/1/62
Group sheltering under a grass canopy, Hassaheiss
SAD.50/1/64
G.R.S.' camels resting at Hassaheiss
SAD.50/1/65
View of Hassaheiss
SAD.50/1/67
Government House, Wad Medani (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 181)
SAD.50/1/68
Wad Medani post office
SAD.50/1/71
Women and animals at a well, Shukkaba
SAD.50/1/74
Group of villagers, including Geherid `Abd Allah, Beriab al- Tur`a
SAD.50/1/75
Group, including a young girl, Beriab al- Tur`a
SAD.50/1/79
Geherid `Abd Allah standing in front of a shaykh's tomb, Danagla, 12 Feb 1908
SAD.50/1/80
View of the river at Hag `Abdullah (Danagla), 12 Feb 1908
SAD.50/1/81
Hag `Abdullah, with the river in the distance, 12 Feb 1908
SAD.50/1/83
Kitr bush
SAD.50/1/85-88
Views of Sennar
SAD.50/1/90
View of the Blue Nile near Shaykh Talha
SAD.50/1/92
View of the river bank at `Abdin
SAD.50/1/94
View of `Eneikliba
SAD.50/1/95
View of Singa
SAD.50/1/98
Ta`aisha women and girl
SAD.50/1/100-101
Geherid `Abd Allah on camelback
SAD.50/1/104
Watering pool at Shukkaba Hamid
SAD.50/1/108
Meet of the Atbara Foxhounds (setting out on a hunt): H.G.G. Pelham, Miss Nita Courteney, R.E.F. Fawkes, Lady Ruth Pelham and Dr C.L. Nedwill, 28 Feb 1908
SAD.50/1/109
Meet of the Atbara Foxhounds, 28 Feb 1908
SAD.50/1/113-114
G.R.S.' caravan
SAD.50/1/116
The survey party setting out
SAD.50/1/117
G.R.S. on camelback
SAD.50/1/119
Young girl, with men and women filling water skins behind
SAD.50/1/121-122
The survey party (at a distance)
SAD.50/1/124
Women and man filling water skins
SAD.50/1/125
The survey party, including G.R.S.
SAD.50/1/127-132
Rufa`a, 23 Mar 1908
SAD.50/1/127
C.C. Scott-Moncrieff with a group of lion cubs, Rufa`a
SAD.50/1/130
View of Rufa`a
SAD.50/1/132
Sim-sim (sesame) mill at Rufa`a
SAD.50/1/133
Young woman, with man, children and donkeys on the right
SAD.50/1/135
Blue Nile shepherds with their flocks
SAD.50/1/137
The survey party
SAD.50/1/139-140
Kitr bush
SAD.50/1/142-143
Felling an [ igleeg ] tree, 5 Apr 1908
SAD.50/1/144
Camp at Hag `Abdullah, with 'Isaac', G.R.S.' donkey, in the foreground
SAD.50/1/146
Party of woodcutters from Faris, Apr 1908
SAD.50/1/149-152
Salama Musa, 9 Apr 1908
SAD.50/1/149-150
Groups of Blue Nile women
SAD.50/1/151
Group of Blue Nile children
SAD.50/1/152
Man operating a damur loom
SAD.50/1/153
Sleeping camel
SAD.50/1/156
An Egyptian lady on trek, with entourage, 16 Apr 1908
SAD.50/1/159
Ruined mosque at Sennar
SAD.50/1/161
Kawahlah girl gathering berries
SAD.50/1/162
Kawahlah girl and her duenna gathering berries
SAD.50/1/163
Group of women and children in Bougri Wood
SAD.50/1/165-166
Pupils and their teachers in class at Sennar School
SAD.50/1/168
View of Singa
SAD.50/1/169
Inside Sennar village
SAD.50/1/173-174
Mahmud Husayn (`Ababdah)
SAD.50/1/180
Dervish man in the river, with a crowd of onlookers
SAD.50/1/181
Dervish man in the river
SAD.50/1/182
Dervish man and his captors, including G.R.S.
SAD.50/1/186
A Dervish prisoner at El Kamlin
SAD.50/1/188
Soldiers of the 'Mule Company'
SAD.50/1/189
Heywood [?Heyward]'s bivouac
SAD.50/1/190
General view of Khartoum (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 5)
SAD.50/1/193
British Camel Corps in the distance
SAD.50/1/197
M.E. Sowerby playing tennis
SAD.50/1/198-199
Unidentified British men playing tennis at Atbara tennis court
SAD.50/1/201
G.R.S.' mule, 'Isaac'
SAD.50/1/202
Resident Engineer's house, Blue Nile bridge
SAD.50/1/204
Group: G. Imbault, J.S. Hill, P.C. Lord, R.F. Lebailley and M.E. Sowerby
SAD.50/1/205
G.R.S.' mule, 'Isaac', eating from a table set with tea
SAD.50/1/210
Market place at Omdurman on the beach (magazine cutting of photograph by M. Venieris)
SAD.50/1/211
Boats (nuqurs) at Omdurman shore
SAD.50/1/212
Khalifah 's house, Omdurman
SAD.50/1/213
Copy of a photograph of the farewell display for the Governor- General, Khalifah Square with the Tomb of the Mahdi in the background, Omdurman (picture cut from The Sphere, 19 Mar 1955)
SAD.50/1/214
Mahdi's tomb
SAD.50/1/215
Hubert Howard's memorial tablet
SAD.50/1/217
Silversmith in his workshop
SAD.50/1/218
View of Omdurman
SAD.50/1/219
Copy of a photograph by James C. Wilson of a Khartoum woodworker working a lathe (magazine cutting)
SAD.50/1/223-224
Blue Nile bridge staging
SAD.50/1/225-226
Construction work on the Blue Nile bridge
SAD.50/1/227
The airlock of the Blue Nile bridge
SAD.50/1/228
Photographed sketch of the airlock
SAD.50/1/230
General view, Khartoum (South West) (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 95)
SAD.50/1/231
Sandstorm (habub) sweeping over Khartoum North, 6 June 1906 (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 155)
SAD.50/1/232
General view, Khartoum (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 4)
SAD.50/1/233
General view, Khartoum (Victoria Avenue) (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 96)
SAD.50/1/235
View of Gordon College from across the Nile
SAD.50/1/236
Native boat (nuqur)
SAD.50/1/237
Native boat on the White Nile (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 78)
SAD.50/1/238
Native boats (nuqurs) sailing on the Nile
SAD.50/1/239a
Shooting party at Khartoum North Range
SAD.50/1/240
Child wearing decorative beads, standing on steps
SAD.50/1/241
Man in an ambach canoe
SAD.50/1/242
Dervish thief with arm and foot cut off
SAD.50/1/243
Foreman, Harrington, holding a baboon
SAD.50/1/245
E.C. Midwinter and T.E. Dunn on board a boat
SAD.50/1/246
Group of local people waiting for the train
SAD.50/1/249-252
Collapse of the Blue Nile bridge staging
SAD.50/1/254
Jebel Surkum
SAD.50/1/255
21st Lancers' monument, Karari
SAD.50/1/256
Fortune teller with a group of local people, Omdurman
SAD.50/1/257
Women trading at Omdurman
SAD.50/1/259
Shepheard's Hotel, Cairo
SAD.50/1/260
Continental Hotel, Cairo
SAD.50/1/261
Street scene, Cairo
SAD.50/1/262
Funeral procession, Cairo
SAD.50/1/270
Hadanduwah boy
SAD.50/1/271
Dead ariel
SAD.50/1/276
F.G.A. Pinckney on horse, 'The Mist'
SAD.50/1/278
Group: G.E. Mason, F.G.A. Pinckney, G.H. Smail, C.M. Hickley, S.B. Cooper and K.V. Gurney
SAD.50/1/279
Competitors in the bending race, Atbara gymkhana, 5 Jan 1909
SAD.50/1/280
Start of the pony race, Atbara gymkhana, 5 Jan 1909
SAD.50/1/282
Bookmaker taking bets from the Britons at Atbara gymkhana: S.B. Cooper, K.V. Gurney, D. Bennet, C.M. Hickley, F.G.A. Pinckney, V.S. Hodson, H.V. Hawkins, Judge F.P. Osborne, K. Cornish-Bowden, Newton-Abbot
SAD.50/1/283
The Victoria Cross race
SAD.50/1/284
H.G.G. Pelham in the Victoria Cross race
SAD.50/1/285
Wrestlers on mule back
SAD.50/1/286
Ladies seated for the 'Ladies' Nomination Race': Mrs W.E. Longfield, Mrs H.V. Hawkins, Mrs P.C. Lord, with P.C. Lord in the background
SAD.50/1/289-370
White Nile bridge construction, 1909
SAD.50/1/289-290
The spiking gang at work
SAD.50/1/293
Train crash near Rauwiyan
SAD.50/1/294
Portrait of H. Walmsley
SAD.50/1/296
Party waiting for the train during a camp move
SAD.50/1/297
Moving camp by rail from Rauwiyan station
SAD.50/1/299
Workers relaying on a bridge
SAD.50/1/300
Rihan, rais of spikers
SAD.50/1/304
Pitching camp at El Qoz station
SAD.50/1/305
Construction work, El Qoz well
SAD.50/1/311
Hillet `Abbass band
SAD.50/1/313-314,317
Caisson No.1
SAD.50/1/318
Workers mixing concrete
SAD.50/1/323
Servants standing outside a Rabak kitchen
SAD.50/1/324
Roof of G.R.S.' house under construction
SAD.50/1/327
G.R.S.' pet monkey, 'Bakhit'
SAD.50/2/328-329
G.R.S.' pets, including monkeys, in a cage
SAD.50/1/332
Local children
SAD.50/1/333
Golden crested crane (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 408)
SAD.50/1/335
G.R.S.' house at Rabak
SAD.50/1/336
View of railway quarters from the White Nile bridge
SAD.50/1/339
Fallata man
SAD.50/1/340
Hausa woman
SAD.50/1/342
Cutting edge of caisson
SAD.50/1/343
Caisson No.4
SAD.50/1/345
Lowering the caisson
SAD.50/1/346
Lowering caisson with capstan screws
SAD.50/1/347
A capstan screw
SAD.50/1/348
Caissons from a distance
SAD.50/1/350-351
Female labourers
SAD.50/1/353
Kaltooma bint Hinwa of the Dar Maharib tribe
SAD.50/1/354,356
Girls of the Dar Maharib tribe
SAD.50/1/355
Fallata girl
SAD.50/1/358
Dar Maharib girls wearing jewellery
SAD.50/1/359
Men and women at a diluka
SAD.50/1/361
Verreux's eagle owl
SAD.50/1/362
Young girl grinding dhurah
SAD.50/1/364
Portrait of a Dar Maharib shaykh
SAD.50/1/365
Portrait of a Dar Maharib woman
SAD.50/1/367
Caisson nos. 1 and 2, White Nile bridge, 1909
SAD.50/1/370
Sudd surrounding the works
SAD.50/1/371
Khawr behind G.R.S.' house in flood
SAD.50/1/374
G.R.S.' house at Rabak
SAD.50/1/375
G.R.S.' boat (Rabak)
SAD.50/1/378
G.R.S.' pet ginet cat, 'Gatiss'
SAD.50/1/379
Abdin Bey's storks in a tree at Zeinuba
SAD.50/1/380
View of Kosti
SAD.50/1/382
Masonry pier under construction, Rabak
SAD.50/1/383-386
Flooding at Rabak
SAD.50/1/383
Flooded works
SAD.50/1/385
Contractors' office, flooded
SAD.50/1/386
Flooded causeway
SAD.50/1/389
Crowds on Omdurman shore, approached by boat
SAD.50/1/390
Bridge over Blue Nile, Khartoum, north side (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 158)
SAD.50/1/394
L.H. Gwynne on the steps of the clergy house, Khartoum, 16 Oct 1909
SAD.50/1/395
F.R. Wingate's bodyguards
SAD.50/1/397-400
Khartoum Cathedral under construction
SAD.50/1/405
View of the Blue Nile bridge at Khartoum (published photograph)
SAD.50/1/406
“The Great Nile Bridge over the Blue Nile at Khartum. Built by the Cleveland Bridge Co.” (photograph cut from the African World)
SAD.50/1/412
View of buildings on the bank of the Nile
SAD.50/1/417-418
Sudd surrounding the works at the White Nile bridge
SAD.50/1/422
Sudd at the White Nile bridge
SAD.50/1/423
Saidi shaykhs
SAD.50/1/426
Winding track, captioned 'There are no straight paths in the Sudan'
SAD.50/1/427
G.R.S.' office and house
SAD.50/1/430
Long timber staging known as a 'dolphin' at the White Nile bridge
SAD.50/1/431
G.R.S.' servants
SAD.50/1/434-435
Group of Dar Maharib girls
SAD.50/1/438
Start of the White Nile bridge approach bank
SAD.50/1/439
Saidi workers levelling the site of a station
SAD.50/1/443
Construction of the White Nile bridge approach bank
SAD.50/1/444
G.R.S. and colleagues ready to distribute wages on pay day
SAD.50/1/447
Dar Maharib girl
SAD.50/1/448
Shaiqiya men and women at Zeinuba
SAD.50/1/449
Dar Maharib woman and two children
SAD.50/1/450
Shilluk man
SAD.50/1/452
C.E. Lyall standing on the hippopotamus he has shot
SAD.50/1/453
Crowd surrounding dead hippopotamus
SAD.50/1/455
G.R.S.' aviary at Rabak
SAD.50/1/456
G.R.S. and servants with his pets
SAD.50/1/459
G.R.S. and servants with dead crocodile
SAD.50/1/460
G.R.S. sitting at table in a 'crocodile zariba '
SAD.50/1/462-463
Views of the White Nile bridge
SAD.50/1/466
Erection of steelwork, White Nile bridge
SAD.50/1/469
White Nile bridge approach bank
SAD.50/1/470
Cantilevers for footpaths on the abutment, White Nile bridge
SAD.50/1/474
G.R.S. and servants returning by steamer after a shooting trip, with a 'good bag'
SAD.50/1/475-476
White Nile bridge works
SAD.50/1/478
Local people on Kawa beach
1908 May 5 - 1958 Nov
Press Cuttings
SAD.50/1/207
Telegram from E.C. Midwinter, conveying the Governor-General's appreciation of G.R.S.' contribution during the Blue Nile Affair, 13 May 1908
SAD.50/1/221
Telegram from G.R.S. to M.E. Sowerby, Atbara, 1 Jun 1908, to accompany his diary of work on the Blue Nile bridge and May 1908 progress report, with: a note from M.E. Sowerby to the Director of Sudan Railways, 9 Jun 1908; correspondence from E.C. Midwinter to M.E. Sowerby expressing satisfaction with the diary and returning it to M.E. Sowerby, 10 Jun 1908; a further note from M.E. Sowerby to Storrar on returning the diary to G.R.S., 10 Jun 1908
SAD.50/1/177
Notecard to G.R.S. from M. Scott-Moncrieff, thanking him for photographs of the late C.C. Scott-Moncrieff, 23 Oct [?1908]
SAD.50/1/209
Christmas card of the Sudan Club, Khartoum, from the 'M- Bs' [?W.H. Mackenzie-Browns], with the additional message 'I now go definitely 7-4-39'
SAD.51/1/1-548
1910 Nov 9 - 1914 May 21
Third diary in the series, still in the form of letters home. G.R.S. is based at Rabak, working on the White Nile bridge and a line out of Kosti (51/1/15-61), then spends time working on the Shereik Diversion (Atbara-Abu Hamed line), camping for the duration of the project (51/1/61- 88). He then works briefly on the Atbara bridge (51/1/88-95), before taking over Gebeit district from A.R. Windham, with projects relating to the Suakin and Tokar lines and trips to Kassala in connection with a proposed line in the Gash delta (51/1/96-546). Information contained in diary entries includes working and socialising, with various visitors, and time spent working in the garden at Gebeit. Letters are handwritten (51/1/1-348), typed (51/1/349-545), then handwritten again from 51/1/546 to the end of the diary
SAD.51/1/1,4
1910 Nov 9 - 1911 Jan 13
G.R.S. returns after leave via Cairo and Halfa
SAD.51/1/10,13
1910 Nov 21 - 1911 Jan 21
Continued journey to Rabak via Khartoum and Atbara, and a brief discussion of White Nile bridge business with M.E. Sowerby and P.C. Lord
SAD.51/1/15,18
1910 Nov 26 - 1911 Jan 28
G.R.S. resumes work to complete the White Nile bridge, also setting out a line into Kosti
SAD.51/1/22,29
1910 Dec 14 - 22
Description of an unofficial visit by F.R. Wingate to the bridge, accompanied by Lady Wingate, Major and Mrs Charlton (Ordinance), Dr and Mrs A. Balfour, E.E. Bond, Col. Sellars (K.O.S.B.), H.S. Wellcome, Mackintosh (F.R. Wingate's aide-de-camp) and J.W. Sagar. Railhead reaches the bridge on 22 Dec 1910
SAD.51/1/34,38
1910 Dec 23 - 1911 Jun 10
Includes the first train crossing the White Nile bridge and Christmas at the bridge with visitors including M.E. Sowerby, P.C. Lord, W.H. Horton, K.V. Gurney, R.E. More, K. Cornish- Bowden and L. Allison
SAD.51/1/41,45
1910 Dec 29 - 1911 Jun 20
Description of a visit by F.R. Wingate to Rabak, the bridge and Kosti
SAD.51/1/57-58
1910 Dec 31 - 1911 Jun 30
F.W. Stephen leaves Rabak, while G.R.S. undertakes work on the line out of Kosti
SAD.51/1/59-60
1911 Jan 8 - Jul 15
Details include Kitchener passing through Rabak en route for a shooting trip
SAD.51/1/61-62
1911 Feb 4 - 8
G.R.S. leaves Rabak. The letter includes information about the archaeological excavations of Professor Sayce near Kabushiya station, and G.R.S.' Rabak 'Game Book'
SAD.51/1/64-65
1911 Feb 9 - Aug 27
Further details of the Kabushiya excavations, including a newspaper cutting (51/1/63), and information about G.R.S.' next project, the Shereik Diversion
SAD.51/1/70-71
1911 Feb 15 - Sep 9
G.R.S. undertakes survey and contour work for the diversion, joined by `Abd al-Sa`;id Afandi, as well as working on plans and arranging labour for the project
SAD.51/1/77-78
1911 Mar 24 - Oct 10
Contains a sketch of the Nile near Karaba (51/1/77), information about the distribution of workers' rations and a visit to the site of J.E. Montague's bridge work
SAD.51/1/81,84
1911 Mar 31 - Apr 12
Includes information about Karaba village, shooting with J.E. Montague, and G.R.S.' award of the Imperial Order of the Fourth Class Mecidiye
SAD.51/1/88,91
1911 Apr 13 - Oct 21
G.R.S. relocates temporarily to Atbara to begin work on the Atbara bridge
SAD.51/1/95-96
1911 Apr 29 - May 15
G.R.S. has shingles
SAD.51/1/98-107
1911 May 16 - 1912 Feb 3
G.R.S. takes over district work at Gebeit from A.R. Windham. Contents include details of an inspection of the line from Gebeit to Port Sudan, work at Shediyeb, Port Sudan, Sallom and Suakin and plans of G.R.S.' new house at Gebeit (51/1/104- 106)
SAD.51/1/108-111
1911 Jun 5 - 1912 Feb 10
District work includes a new siding at Shediyeb. A plan of the Suakin line and Gebeit district (51/1/109-110), description of the locality, weather and information about the line are also included
SAD.51/1/116,119
1911 Jun 13 - 1912 Feb 17
Information about Sinkat, summer site of the Slavery Department headquarters, and Sitt Miriam, one of Sinkat's temporary residents (see also 51/1/121-122)
SAD.51/1/123-124
1911 Jun 22 - 1912 Mar 2
Contains a description of G.R.S.' trip to Port Sudan during the Coronation Day holiday, details of work at Tehamiyam, Shediyeb, Khor `Arab bridge, and information about rains in the district
SAD.51/1/129-130
1911 Jul 17 - 1912 Mar 16
Work throughout the district, including at Talgwareb and dealing with washouts at Khor `Arab (see also 51/1/137-138). J. Smith arrives with plate-laying gangs and 100 soldiers
SAD.51/1/137-138
1911 Jul 29 - Aug 7
Includes details of a train crash at Einha station
SAD.51/1/147-148
1911 Aug 8 - 18
Visits to Port Sudan, Sallom and Suakin, and work around the district. G.R.S. has the Turl family (T. Turl, locomotive foreman at Gebeit) to tea
SAD.51/1/161,165
1911 Oct 4 - 1912 Apr 20
Working and socialising throughout the district, mainly at Port Sudan and Gebeit
SAD.51/1/174,177
1911 Nov 8 - 1912 May 4
Continued information about washouts and repair work, including between Sallom and Kamob Sanha
SAD.51/1/182-183
1911 Nov 24 - 29
G.R.S. is responsible for ensuring that F.R. Wingate's train has a clear run from Port Sudan to Khartoum
SAD.51/1/184,188
1911 Nov 30 - 1912 May 18
More rain and washouts, causing enormous damage and loss of life in Shata village and south of Handub
SAD.51/1/189,191
1911 Dec 17 - 1912 May 23
Contains details of the arrangements for the visit of George V and Queen Mary to Port Sudan and Sinkat, work on a new Sinkat station in preparation, washout repair and work at Port Sudan quays
SAD.51/1/197-214
1912 Jan 1 - 31
Further preparations for the King's visit, including a parade rehearsal, and details of the visit itself, 17 Jan 1912, (51/1/209). Other information includes the consecration of Khartoum Cathedral on 26 Jan 1912
SAD.51/1/218-219
1912 Jan 31 - Jun 1
G.R.S.' social diary includes time with the Von Beckers at Suakin, a picnic at Port Sudan with Mrs Thomsett, Miss Balfour, C. Havercroft, T.E. Fyers, F.C.C. Balfour and J. del Sandys, a visit to the Hon. Mr Maydon, ex Minister Cape Railways and a visit from Kaye, African World cinematographer
SAD.51/1/220,225
1912 Feb 16 - Jun 8
G.R.S. accompanies Kaye making his film and spends time with Dr and Mrs C.G. Seligman, anthropologists studying the Hadanduwah tribe at Sinkat
SAD.51/1/226-227
1912 Mar 26 - Apr 17
Contains information about new coal sidings at Port Sudan quays and surveying water condensers
SAD.51/1/234-235
1912 May 22 - Jun 24
G.R.S. continues work near Togui station. Other details include taking F.R. Wingate and party to Sinkat and handing over to J.E. Montague before going on leave
SAD.51/1/236-237
1912 Oct 4 - 30
Details of G.R.S.' journey back from leave, travelling with M.E. Sowerby and R. Micklem via Brindisi, Port Said, Cairo and Halfa
SAD.51/1/238-239
1912 Oct 13 - Nov 6
G.R.S. arrives back in Gebeit
SAD.51/1/240-241
1912 Oct 18 - Nov 21
Details of a visit from P.C. Lord and R.E.F. Fawkes, who G.R.S. then accompanies to Port Sudan
SAD.51/1/246-247
1912 Nov 8 - Dec 12
Includes continued information about a trip to Ayadi to shoot ibex, and details of washouts on the line between Asoteriba and Sallom
SAD.51/1/248-249
1912 Nov 14 - 1913 Jan 2
G.R.S. gives descriptions of the area on a short trek to Jebel Baramaueb, including a burial ground, washouts around Khor Okwat and a rail accident at Port Sudan
SAD.51/1/252,255
1912 Nov 20 - 1913 Jan 9
Contains information about further washouts throughout the district; H.R. Seabrook is to oversee repairs to allow G.R.S. to concentrate on district work
SAD.51/1/256-257
1912 Dec 2 - 1913 Jan 16
G.R.S. gives details of work on a new bridge at Kamob Sanha, washouts on the Suakin line, meetings and office work at Gebeit, and information about his official establishment at Gebeit, including staff. Colleagues and friends mentioned include Judge N.G. and Mrs Davidson, C. Havercroft and the B.W. Echlins
SAD.51/1/258-259
1912 Dec 25 - 27
Details of Christmas celebrations in Port Sudan, including a gymkhana and dinner with Graham Kerr
SAD.51/1/273,279
1913 Feb 9 - Mar 6
G.R.S. convalesces in Port Sudan after pleurisy, then returns to Gebeit
SAD.51/1/280-281
1913 Mar 2 - 27
Work and social activities throughout the district, including attending a welcome party for C.E. and Mrs Wilson, the new governor and his wife, and a fancy dress dance in Port Sudan (51/1/281)
SAD.51/1/282,285
1913 Mar 11 - Apr 3
Includes details of a visit to Sinkat with H.B. Rivington
SAD.51/1/286-287
1913 Mar 17 - 23
Contains a description and sketch of Erkowit
SAD.51/1/303-304
1913 Mar 31 - May 28
Details of an inspection with M.E. Sowerby, and the arrival of the P.C. Lord family and Miss Borthwick to stay in Gebeit
SAD.51/1/307-308
1913 Apr 11 - Jun 4
G.R.S. celebrates 8 years in Sudan
SAD.51/1/317-318
1913 May 8 - Jul 2
Includes details of a joint enquiry with C. Havercroft into a derailment in Gebeit station. Port Sudan is put under quarantine after a case of plague at Suakin
SAD.51/1/325-326
1913 May 16 - 25
G.R.S. takes F.R. Wingate and party from Summit to Sinkat to inspect the 3rd Battalion and the Welsh Regiment. The letter also includes details of a trip to the north west of Gebeit to shoot baboons
SAD.51/1/329-330
1913 May 26 - Aug 27
Work includes devising an altered scheme for the junction of the Kassala line around Kilo 562, loading stone between Musmar and Tehamiyam and pitching stone between Shediyeb and Einha
SAD.51/1/331-332
1913 Jun 7 - Sep 10
G.R.S. describes work at Kamob Sanha and Summit and a meeting with M.E. Sowerby to discuss a Kassala trip
SAD.51/1/335-336
1913 Jun 24 - Jul 3
Work at Tehamiyam and khawrs Hambokeb and [Aguregwan]
SAD.51/1/337-338
1913 Jul 4 - Oct 1
Details of G.R.S.' trip to Kassala to survey for a proposed line in the Gash delta near Kassala, including companions, equipment and travelling
SAD.51/1/343-348
1913 Jul 9 - Nov 5 (3 letters)
Continued details of the trek to Kassala, via Jebel Hambolib and various khawrs, including Togui
SAD.51/1/349-356
1913 Jul 17 - 23
G.R.S.' party arrive at Kassala, where G.R.S. sees J.J. Bramble, Dr E. Gibbon and H.E. Dumbell, visits the Gash delta and completes surveys of the dam. The letter also includes information about Kassala
SAD.51/1/357-358
Sketch map showing the Eritrean-Sudanese border, the area between Summit and Kassala, the proposed railway to Kassala from the Shediyeb-Summit line, and G.R.S.' route from Tehamiyam to Kassala
SAD.51/1/359-371
1913 Jul 24 - 26 (1914 Feb 25)
The party begins the return journey to Tehamiyam, finishing off work around the Gash. A brief summary of G.R.S.' findings is included (51/1/371)
SAD.51/1/372-376
1913 Jul 26 - 30
G.R.S. takes a cross section of the area between the East and West Gashes while continuing on trek
SAD.51/1/381-392
1913 Aug 1 - 4
The trek continues via Jebel Maman, and khawrs Gedamaieb, Er Risai and Togui
SAD.51/1/395-536
1913 Aug 5 - 1914 Apr 2
The description of this letter has been subdivided into several sections:
SAD.51/1/395-401
Description of the trek back to Tehamiyam, via khawrs Tenabarai, Korenti and Langeb
SAD.51/1/401-427
G.R.S. is in Gebeit, undertaking follow- up work from the trip, district work, including on the Tokar line (51/1/410-420), holding enquiries into the murder of a soldier at Sallom (51/1/416-417) and well-sinking at Khor Mog
SAD.51/1/427-517
1913 Nov 11 - 1914 Feb 4
Description of a second trek to the Gash delta, with A.E. Whitfield and `Abd al-Sa`id Gaddus, with details of the daily trekking programme, the countryside, taking contours, surveying and moving camp. The survey proceeds along the Gulusit Dam (51/1/489-490) and to [Gharb el Gash] (51/1/498,502), with G.R.S. pegging out a section of line (51/1/504-506), working on plans at Timitatei, then going to Tehamiyam (51/1/507-517). Other details include information about rations (51/1/464,481-482) and a trip to Kassala to see H.E. Dumbell (51/1/497)
SAD.51/1/517-536
1914 Feb 5 - Apr 23
Includes a 'Game list' for the Gash trip (51/1/517). Entries give details of follow- up work in Atbara after the survey (51/1/518), Gebeit district work, social events in Port Sudan and Gebeit with various people, a visit from M.E. Sowerby to work on the Gash plans (51/1/526-527) and an inspection of Port Sudan quays by F.R. Wingate (51/1/529). G.R.S. also spends time setting out a golf course in Gebeit (e.g. 51/1/527) and at a rifle meeting in Port Sudan (51/1/535-536)
SAD.51/1/541-544
1914 Apr 24 - May 14
Includes descriptions of washouts at Barameiyu and office work
SAD.51/1/545-546
1914 May 15 - 25
G.R.S. hands over the district to J.E. Montague, then returns home on leave
SAD.51/1/547-548
Index
237 prints included in the diary. Note that many images are duplicated in A93/1-289, A96/1-26 and 882/1- 2[GL]
SAD.51/1/2
?G.R.S. in front of the Sphinx, Cairo, 16 Nov 1910
SAD.51/1/3
Ghizeh Pyramid, Cairo, 16 Nov 1910
SAD.51/1/5-6
Exterior of the temple of Abu Simbel, 20 Nov 1910
SAD.51/1/8
Young woman carrying milk jar, Rabak, Nov 1910
SAD.51/1/14
Gezouli `Umar and Saat Khar carrying dead snipe (birds) after a shoot, Dec 1910
SAD.51/1/16-17
Swing span of the White Nile bridge, Dec 1910
SAD.51/1/19-27
Visit of F.R. Wingate, Sirdar of the Egyptian Army, to the White Nile bridge, 14 Dec 1910
SAD.51/1/19
Baqqarah horseman of the Dar Maharib tribe
SAD.51/1/20
Baqqarah horsemen giving a display
SAD.51/1/24-24
F.R. Wingate visiting the White Nile bridge
SAD.51/1/25
Baqqarah horsemen at Kosti
SAD.51/1/26
Officials, including Col Sellars (K.O.S.B.) inspecting a guard of honour at Kosti
SAD.51/1/27
Decorated arch and a welcome party for Wingate, Kosti
SAD.51/1/30
S.C. Clayton, F.W. Stephen and Dr G.R. Footner with G.R.S.' monkey, 'Bakhit', 16 Dec 1910
SAD.51/1/31-32
G.R.S. with 'Bakhit', 16 Dec 1910
SAD.51/1/33
F.W. Stephen outside his house, Dec 1910
SAD.51/1/36
View of the top of the White Nile bridge
SAD.51/1/39-40
Rabak village, decorated with flags
SAD.51/1/42
View looking onto the White Nile bridge
SAD.51/1/44
White Nile bridge from the Nile bank
SAD.51/1/46
Bishop L.H. Gwynne, taken between 1920-1930 (magazine cutting)
SAD.51/1/48-49
Crowds watching a display by Gim`a horsemen at the opening of the White Nile bridge, 30 Dec 1910
SAD.51/1/50
Nazir of the Gim`a, with an unidentified officer, 30 Dec 1910
SAD.51/1/51
Gim`a horsemen led by a shaykh, 30 Dec 1910
SAD.51/1/52
Gim`a shaykhs, Blue Nile (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 100)
SAD.51/1/53
Man playing tom-toms, 30 Dec 1910
SAD.51/1/54
Dance performed by Baqqarah girls, 30 Dec 1910
SAD.51/1/55
Heads and shoulders of men carrying spears, 30 Dec 1910
SAD.51/1/56
Group of Baqqarah girls, 30 Dec 1910
SAD.51/1/67
Old fort between Nadi and Karaba
SAD.51/1/68
Old fort opposite G.R.S.' camp near Karaba
SAD.51/1/72
Date palm grove at Karaba
SAD.51/1/75
A Sudanese sheep in captivity
SAD.51/1/76
G.R.S.' camel
SAD.51/1/79
G.R.S. setting out in a canoe on a sandgrouse shoot
SAD.51/1/80
Bag after a morning's shoot, displayed in front of two saddled camels and a small local boy
SAD.51/1/82
Local woman making butter, Karaba, 31 Mar 1911
SAD.51/1/83
Busharyab boy
SAD.51/1/85
G.R.S.' tent, wrecked by a sand devil, 11 Apr 1911
SAD.51/1/86
Rock blasting near Karaba, Apr 1911
SAD.51/1/87
G.R.S. bandaging an injured worker, Apr 1911
SAD.51/1/89
River turtle
SAD.51/1/90
Camp site, possibly outside Karaba, Apr 1911
SAD.51/1/92
R.E.F. Fawkes on a donkey cart
SAD.51/1/97,100
The exterior (back) of G.R.S.' house at Gebeit
SAD.51/1/99
Front of G.R.S.' house at Gebeit
SAD.51/1/102
Bakhit's corner (G.R.S.' monkey), outside G.R.S.' house, Gebeit
SAD.51/1/103
View of G.R.S.' house, Gebeit
SAD.51/1/112
View of Jebel Erheib
SAD.51/1/113
View of Jebel [Talhangwoi]
SAD.51/1/114-115
View of Jebel Erba
SAD.51/1/117
View of Sinkat village
SAD.51/1/118
Old Drewry railway trolley
SAD.51/1/120
Hadanduwah hut and inhabitants
SAD.51/1/125
G.R.S. riding his horse, 'Bill Bailey'
SAD.51/1/126
G.R.S.' garage, with motor trolley inside, at Gebeit
SAD.51/1/131-132
Washout at Khor `Arab 1st Crossing, Jul 1911
SAD.51/1/133,136
Repairing a washed out section of track, Khor `Arab, Jul 1911
SAD.51/1/134-135
Washout at Khor `Arab 2nd Crossing
SAD.51/1/139
Muhafazah Square, Suakin
SAD.51/1/140
Muhafazah building, Suakin
SAD.51/1/141
Suakin street
SAD.51/1/142
Suakin house (press cutting with caption 'Lord Kitchener lived in this Suakin house when leading British troops against the Dervishes')
SAD.51/1/143
The Caravanserai, Suakin (magazine cutting of photograph by D.H. Matthews)
SAD.51/1/144
Suakin house
SAD.51/1/145
Kitchener's Gate, Suakin
SAD.51/1/146
Suakin street scene
SAD.51/1/149
Two young daughters of T. Turl
SAD.51/1/150
The T. Turl family sitting on the steps of a house
SAD.51/1/153
Major W.B. Drury Bey, Controller of Harbours (magazine cutting)
SAD.51/1/154-155
G.R.S., the T. Turl family, Mrs W. Knowles and her two children and Saynor (driver) having a picnic at Gebeit, 7 Sep 1911
SAD.51/1/157
New Drewry motor trolley
SAD.51/1/159
Serval cat in captivity
SAD.51/1/160
Serval cat's run outside G.R.S.' house, Gebeit
SAD.51/1/162
Ruined fort at Sinkat
SAD.51/1/163
Gemeiza [? gammez ] trees at Sinkat
SAD.51/1/164
J.E. Montague's corner of railway track
SAD.51/1/166
Flocks at Tehamiyam well, photographed from a distance
SAD.51/1/167
Close up of flocks at Tehamiyam well
SAD.51/1/168-169
Hadanduwah girl at Tehamiyam well
SAD.51/1/170-171
Hadanduwah people at Tehamiyam well
SAD.51/1/175
District Engineer's old house at Gebeit
SAD.51/1/176
Servant displaying a dead ariel
SAD.51/1/178
G.R.S.' garden at Gebeit
SAD.51/1/179
Vegetables growing in G.R.S.' garden, Gebeit
SAD.51/1/180-181
G.R.S.' house and garden, Gebeit
SAD.51/1/185
Shata station, washed out
SAD.51/1/186-187
Pushing the motor trolley past washouts at Sallom, Dec 1911
SAD.51/1/190
Port Sudan gymkhana, 25 Dec 1911
SAD.51/1/192
T.E. Fyers, Mrs Thomsett, Mrs Waterfield and N.E. Waterfield on the motor trolley
SAD.51/1/193-203
Troops rehearsing for the King's visit, Jan 1912
SAD.51/1/193
Egyptian artillery
SAD.51/1/194,196
Camel Corps
SAD.51/1/195
Mounted infantry
SAD.51/1/198
British Camel Company
SAD.51/1/199-200
Hadanduwah `Arabs in the parade
SAD.51/1/201-202
Dinka warriors
SAD.51/1/203-203a
Tall Dinka tribal leader
SAD.51/1/205
Kiosk erected on Port Sudan quays for the King's visit
SAD.51/1/206-207
The Royal party's ship, the Medina
SAD.51/1/208
Decorated grandstands, erected for the King's visit
SAD.51/1/210-211
The Royal train
SAD.51/1/212
The Cathedral Church of All Saints, Khartoum (magazine cutting, 1957)
SAD.51/1/213
All Saints Cathedral, Khartoum, from the air (magazine cutting, Sudan Government photograph)
SAD.51/1/215-216
Crowds leaving Port Sudan by train after the King's visit, Jan 1912
SAD.51/1/217
Sudanese jester
SAD.51/1/221
Dr and Mrs C.G. Seligman at Tehamiyam
SAD.51/1/222
Mr and Mrs B.W. Echlin on a motor trolley
SAD.51/1/224
Group (possibly Railway Department staff) standing and seated on a platform in front of a train (magazine cutting)
SAD.51/1/229
View of Gebeit valley
SAD.51/1/230
Ariel (barely seen) in Gebeit valley
SAD.51/1/244
View of Jebel Erba, seen from G.R.S.' house
SAD.51/1/245
Men and flocks at Tehamiyam wells
SAD.51/1/250-251
Repairing a washout at Khor Okwat, Kilo 748, Nov 1912
SAD.51/1/253
Washout at Handub station, Nov 1912
SAD.51/1/254
H. Walmsley
SAD.51/1/261
The A.R. Windham family and their nurse on the motor trolley during a picnic at Erba, 30 Dec 1912
SAD.51/1/262
The A.R. Windhams on a picnic at Erba: Nurse, baby Diana, Billy, Mrs Windham, A.R. Windham
SAD.51/1/263
Picnic at Gebeit with the A.R. Windham family (except A.R. Windham), the T. Turls and master Lampitt, 3 Jan 1913
SAD.51/1/267
Hadanduwah boys and youths
SAD.51/1/268
Hadanduwah man
SAD.51/1/269
Hadanduwah boy
SAD.51/1/270
Group of Hadanduwah men and boys
SAD.51/1/274-278
Dog, 'Penelope' and her puppies
SAD.51/1/283
Local child
SAD.51/1/284
Camel calves
SAD.51/1/288-300
Views of Erkowit, including camp
SAD.51/1/301
F.R. Wingate's motor car, with driver and servants
SAD.51/1/305
Men at Suakin
SAD.51/1/306
Local children in a canoe
SAD.51/1/311
Gordon's Gate, Suakin
SAD.51/1/312
View of Gordon's Gate and buildings, Suakin
SAD.51/1/315
Port Sudan Hotel (exterior)
SAD.51/1/316
Port Sudan Hotel (interior)
SAD.51/1/327
Port Sudan Rolling Lift bridge
SAD.51/1/328
View of Port Sudan from Port Sudan Hotel
SAD.51/1/333
Old buildings, Suakin street
SAD.51/1/334
Port Sudan station
SAD.51/1/340
Automobile party stopped en route from Khartoum to Kassala (magazine cutting, captioned 'The author travelled 400 roundabout miles from Khartoum to Kassala with this automobile party')
SAD.51/1/341
Ancient graves between khawrs Ossot and Langeb
SAD.51/1/350
The Gash river at Kassala
SAD.51/1/352
View of Jebel Kassala
SAD.51/1/353
Kassala fort
SAD.51/1/354
G.A. O'Callaghan (magazine cutting)
SAD.51/1/368
Shaykh's tomb, Gash delta, 26 Jul 1913
SAD.51/1/369-370
Open bush in the Gash delta, Jul 1913
SAD.51/1/373
West Gash river
SAD.51/1/385-387
Ancient buildings at Jebel Maman
SAD.51/1/390
View of Khor Gedamaieb in flood
SAD.51/1/393
Hamlah camels crossing Khor Odi
SAD.51/1/394
Hamlah camels etc crossing river (magazine cutting)
SAD.51/1/409
Colonel J.J. Asser Pasha, DSO, Adjutant-General of the Sudan (magazine cutting)
SAD.51/1/411
Derailed motor trolley
SAD.51/1/412
Passengers and trains at Sallom station
SAD.51/1/414
Courtyard cafe at Suakin
SAD.51/1/415
Baker's shop, Suakin
SAD.51/1/418,421
Darfur people on pilgrimage to Mecca with the Sultan's Carpet, 24 Oct 1913
SAD.51/1/419
Wad al-Shaykh of Darfur, amir of `Ali Dinar
SAD.51/1/422
Muhafazah Square, Suakin
SAD.51/1/423
Suakin harbour
SAD.51/1/428
Hadanduwah man
SAD.51/1/434-513
Gash trek, Nov 1913 - Feb 1914
SAD.51/1/434
Camels watering at Goz Regeb
SAD.51/1/435
G.R.S.' cook, Hasan `Awad
SAD.51/1/439
Dhurah crop in the line of the survey, Nov 1913
SAD.51/1/440
Dense bush in the line of the survey, Nov 1913
SAD.51/1/443
Animals watering at a khawr (magazine cutting)
SAD.51/1/445
Camels and hamlah during a camp move, Nov 1913
SAD.51/1/446
Camel loaded for moving camp with 'A mixed load', Nov 1913
SAD.51/1/449
Camel foal, loaded camel and servant
SAD.51/1/450
G.R.S.' tent
SAD.51/1/455
Servants displaying a guinea-fowl bag after a shoot
SAD.51/1/456
Camel loaded with tools and game
SAD.51/1/458
Large ant hill
SAD.51/1/459
Members of the survey party, with survey equipment
SAD.51/1/465
Creeper-covered trees
SAD.51/1/466
`Ababdah camelman
SAD.51/1/468
Captive heuglin gazelle
SAD.51/1/469
Wild cat, held by a servant
SAD.51/1/473
Group of Hadanduwah men watering camels
SAD.51/1/474
View of Aroma fort
SAD.51/1/479
Cattle watering at Arras well
SAD.51/1/480
Gash bush
SAD.51/1/484-485
Dead wart- hog
SAD.51/1/486
Camel loaded with the spoils of a hunt
SAD.51/1/491
Survey party stuck in the sidr bush
SAD.51/1/495-496
Trees and bushes, Gash region
SAD.51/1/499
View of jabals behind Kassala (magazine cutting, with caption, 'Some of the queer, dome-shaped mountains near Kassala have such steep, smooth sides that nobody has climbed them')
SAD.51/1/500-501
Views of Kassala, with jabals in the background
SAD.51/1/503
Man [possibly A.E. Whitfield] in front of high dhurah
SAD.51/1/508
The hamlah at Timitatei wells
SAD.51/1/509
Sudanese bulls
SAD.51/1/511
'The only shade for miles': two camels and a man stopped at single bush in the middle of desert
SAD.51/1/513
Unusual rocks, Jan 1914
SAD.51/1/528
Colonel E.E. Bernard Pasha, C.M.G., Chief Financial Secretary (magazine cutting)
1928 Oct 26 - 1958 Feb
Press Cuttings
SAD.51/1/28
Cutting of Sudan Parliament House of Representatives minutes, re Kosti bridge, 7 Apr 1955
SAD.51/1/531
Covering letter from E.C. Midwinter to G.R.S., sent to accompany the letter of appreciation from F.R. Wingate (51/1/532 below) for G.R.S.' Kassala survey work, 21 Apr 1914
SAD.51/1/532
Letter from F.R. Wingate to E.C. Midwinter, expressing the former's appreciation to G.R.S. for his work on the Kassala survey, 19 Apr 1914, written on a covering letter sent by E.C. Midwinter to F.R. Wingate on submitting G.R.S.' survey report, 14 Apr 1914
SAD.51/1/537-540
1914 Apr 28 - 29
Four copy telegrams between G.R.S. and E.C. Midwinter regarding maintenance of Port Sudan quay wall and several wooden buildings behind the Custom shed
SAD.51/1/403
Standard letter from Graham Kerr to G.R.S., expressing thanks for the gift received on his leaving the post of governor of Red Sea Province, 29 Apr 1913
SAD.51/1/35
Menu for Christmas dinner, 1910, railhead at White Nile bridge, drawn by G.R.S.
SAD.51/1/323
Card from Gilbert Clayton to G.R.S. thanking him for sending congratulations and good wishes, 13 Oct 1928
SAD.51/1/324
Sketch of G. Clayton by Nicholson, from T.E. Lawrence, Seven Pillars of Wisdom, (1935)
SAD.52/1/1-589
1914 Aug 22 - 1917 Feb 28
Diary four in the series, containing a record of G.R.S.' time as District Engineer, Gebeit. Entries include details of work throughout the district and G.R.S.' social activities with numerous colleagues and friends. Sections 52/1/226-353 and 52/1/389-438 relate to a preliminary reconnaissance and subsequent expedition in Darfur, to survey for a line from Rahad to El Fasher. The diary also contains information about the Port Sudan Volunteers and work at Port Sudan.
N.B. From 52/1/33, entries are no longer in the form of letters; the divisions made are based on content
SAD.52/1/1-5
1914 Aug 22 - Sep 30
Details of the journey back to Sudan after leave, meeting various people, including C. Havercroft, en route
SAD.52/1/6-32
1914 Aug 28 - Oct 31
Further information about G.R.S.' return to Gebeit via Valletta (52/1/6-14) to resume Gebeit district work, joined by A.R. Windham. Work includes at Erheib (52/1/19), on the Sinkat-Summit line and at Port Sudan quays. Other details include joining the Port Sudan Volunteers (52/1/28-29, and see appendix) and a visit to Port Sudan by F.R. Wingate (52/1/29)
SAD.52/1/33-39
1914 Nov 1 - 3
Details of an ibex shoot on Jebel Maiteb with R.F. Fisher and C. Havercroft
SAD.52/1/40-226
1914 Nov 4 - 1916 Feb 28
Gebeit district work includes inspection, survey (52/1/40,75), washout repair, work at Sinkat New station (52/1/85-109), building at Graham's Point (52/1/44,208-210), track work near Shata station (52/1/109), work at Port Sudan quays and harbour (52/1/163,175), drawing 'book-plans' of Gebeit district (52/1/66ff), meetings about a proposed general hill station (52/1/76-77,90-91) and in connection with a takeover of Port Sudan Power Station (52/1/176).
Specific details include the proclamation of a new Sultan of Egypt (52/1/51), a theft of dhurah from the goods train at Musmar (52/1/72-73), an accident involving `Ali abu Dahab, foreman at Sinkat (52/1/89-90), visiting the wrecked Russian boat Estonia with P.N. Draper, C. Havercroft, R.F. Fisher and H.F. Nottage (52/1/147-148), motoring F.R. Wingate between Summit and Sinkat (52/1/153-154) and Bishop McInnes, Bishop in Jerusalem, to Suakin (52/1/212,217), and taking local leave to Wad Medani and El Obeid (52/1/182-197).
Other information includes details of the various troops stationed in Sudan (the Manchester (52/1/84), London (52/1/84-138) and Warwick (52/1/138ff) Regiments), colleagues going to the Dardanelles, including M.E. Sowerby and J.E. Montague (52/1/120) and time spent by G.R.S. in his garden and on building an aviary (52/1/134ff)
Colleagues mentioned include M.E. Sowerby, E.C. Midwinter, H. Walmsley, A.R. Windham (note of his death, 52/1/203), the T. Turl family, the T.E. Fyers, H.B. Rivington, S.A. Tippetts, and the P.C. Lords, C. Havercroft, Rout, J. Beilby, H.F. Nottage and Rev. Denham. Those staying at the Gebeit resthouse and various officers of the London Regiment (52/1/87ff) are also referred to.
A copy of a circular from the Governor-General regarding government officials remaining at their posts during the war, 2 Oct 1915, is included at 52/1/155-156, with a letter from A. Bonar Law, Secretary of State for the Colonies (52/1/157-158)
SAD.52/1/226-353
1916 Feb 29 - May 5
Details of an expedition to reconnoitre the route from Rahad to the Darfur frontier for a line to El Fasher (with a history of Darfur at 52/1/221-226).
G.R.S. describes preparations for the trip, liaising with H.A. MacMichael (52/1/227-230). For the first stage of the trek, Rahad to El Odaiya via Abu Zabad, entries relate to the trek party, journey, countryside, wildlife, camps, shooting, and local people (52/1/238,243), with comparisons between Kordofan and Gebeit districts. Sections on ethnology (52/1/239-243) and the Nuba (52/1/259-273) are cribbed from the Intelligence Department Handbook. Nubas, the suq and survey work at Abu Zabad are also described (52/1/259-278). G.R.S. continues to survey to El Odaiya, then to En Nahud, where he receives instructions to reconnoitre to the Darfur frontier on the track of the expeditionary force (52/1/294,299). Entries include descriptions of En Nahud (52/1/300), the trek and time spent in Umm Shanqa, where he meets J.A. Gillan and surveys the area (52/1/318-322). G.R.S. also describes his visit to Jebel El Hilla, meeting H.A. MacMichael, surveying at Luqud (52/1/328- 333), and Darfur wells (52/1/333,336). He then returns to El Obeid via En Nahud (52/1/341- 347), then goes to Atbara to discuss the trip with E.C. Midwinter and F.R. Wingate (52/1/351-353)
SAD.52/1/353-388
1916 May 5 - Oct 20
Information about G.R.S.' work in Gebeit, including inspection, washout repair with E.C. Midwinter (52/1/372ff) and work on a new cotton ginning factory at Port Sudan quays (52/1/380ff) Other information relates to the military advance on El Fasher (52/1/358-359), discussions with F.R. Wingate and planning for a forthcoming Darfur trip (52/1/377-381), the Sirdar and Lady Wingate's visit to Sinkat (52/1/385) and G.R.S.' visits to the Warwick Regiment camp (52/1/392). Others mentioned in entries include S.M. Scott, W.D. Purdon, C. Havercroft and Perry
SAD.52/1/389-438
1916 Oct 21 - Nov 17
G.R.S. is on local leave (relieved by R.E. More) and is visited by his sister, Doris Storrar. The two go sight-seeing in Cairo and Luxor (52/1/400-423), then to Khartoum where G.R.S. receives a driving lesson and they lunch with the F.R. Wingates and H.B. Rivington (52/1/430). G.R.S. then sees Doris off to Atbara (52/1/435) and leaves for El Obeid to begin his survey trip to Darfur
SAD.52/1/438-559
1916 Nov 18 - 1917 Feb 3
Details of G.R.S.' trip to Darfur to survey for a line into El Fasher, travelling by motor car via En Nahud, Wad Banda, Deim Garad and Jebel el Hilla, to the Mechanical Transport base at El Fasher (52/1/454) where he sees R.W. Knollys, Snell, H.V.V. Kyrke and P.J.V. Kelly. G.R.S. gives a description of `Ali Dinar's Palace and El Fasher town, historical information and details of specific places such as `Ali Dinar's armoury (52/1/456-480), and an account of his time in El Fasher, with information about `Awad Ahmad (52/1/485-490), Abdelmontilib `Ali and El Taga bint Zakariya (52/1/477). Details of cases heard by Atterbury of the Slavery Department are also included at 52/1/491.
The trek continues to El Odaiya via Dadinga, Saniya Karau wells, Taweisha and Sharafa (52/1/493-512), then back to El Fasher, where G.R.S. and `Awad Ahmad visit the Malik Mustafah Ghalram (52/1/543,546). Details include villagers using a cotton gin, evaluating a possible rail route from Beringil to Dara (52/1/530-533) and a meeting with the `umdah of Gedid Ras el Fil (52/1/535-536). G.R.S. then travels by car to En Nahud and El Obeid before returning to Gebeit via Atbara (52/1/558)
SAD.52/1/559-568
1917 Feb 3 - Feb 28
Includes information about work in Port Sudan, visiting the harbour with E.C. Midwinter and C.H. Hodgson (52/1/560), and in connection with the Admiralty quarter (52/1/558-567). Doris Storrar is staying with G.R.S. during the period
N.B. The diary stops at 52/1/568, with an incomplete entry for 1-5 Mar 1917 (continued in 53/1/1-536)
SAD.52/1/571-581
Appendix containing 'Notes on the situation in the Sudan at the start of the War', consisting of: details of troops stationed in Port Sudan from Sep 1914 (52/1/572-573), Port Sudan Volunteers (52/1/574-581), the Railways Department's 'Defence Scheme' (52/1/574-579), a telegram sent by Sayyid Ahmad al-Mirghani to F.R. Wingate re Turkey's participation in the war (52/1/575-576), a telegram from Ibrahim Musa, nazir of the Hadanduwah to the Governor-General (52/1/576), and a quotation from The Times re Turkey and the capture of a Turkish spy in Port Sudan in Nov 1914 (52/1/577-580)
SAD.52/1/586
Plan of the Kordofan-Darfur Reconnaissance (1:1000000), drawn by G.R.S.
SAD.52/1/586-588
Index
161 prints in the diary. Note that many images are duplicated in A94/1-341, A96/1-26 and 882/1-2[GL]
SAD.52/1/7-16
Valletta
SAD.52/1/7
St John's Church (magazine cutting, copyright Grand Studio)
SAD.52/1/8
The Harbour (magazine cutting, copyright Grand Studio)
SAD.52/1/11
Strada San Lucia (magazine cutting, copyright Grand Studio)
SAD.52/1/12
Maltese women in typical dress (magazine cutting)
SAD.52/1/13
Maltese woman (postcard)
SAD.52/1/15
Harbour entrance (magazine cutting, copyright Grand Studio)
SAD.52/1/16
Valletta from Isola Point (magazine cutting, copyright Grand Studio)
SAD.52/1/37
View from Jebel Maiteb, 4000ft
SAD.52/1/38
Large group of ibex beaters
SAD.52/1/49
Kamob Sanha station
SAD.52/1/50
Section of line between Gebeit and Erba
SAD.52/1/58
2nd and 3rd Battalion London Regiment, 1914- 1915
SAD.52/1/59
Wallace, Baker and Page, lieutenants of the London Regiment, at [Suvla]
SAD.52/1/60
Raising the bridge at Kilo 663, Jan 1915
SAD.52/1/97
G.R.S. on a motor trolley
SAD.52/1/98
The Government Building, Port Sudan (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 238)
SAD.52/1/103
Camel race at Sinkat, London Regiment gymkhana, 3-5 Jun 1915
SAD.52/1/110
Fallata women boarding a train at Shata station, Jun 1915
SAD.52/1/111
Young ariel
SAD.52/1/125-126
Back and front views of G.R.S.' house, Gebeit
SAD.52/1/127
Dr Reilly
SAD.52/1/128
G.R.S., Christmas and local children in Khor Gebeit
SAD.52/1/129
View of Jebel Oshgir
SAD.52/1/145
G.R.S.' aviary at Gebeit
SAD.52/1/146
Flock of sheep at Suakin
SAD.52/1/171
View of Jebel Erba, top of jabal in cloud, 28 Nov 1915
SAD.52/1/172
Line between Gebeit and Erba, 28 Nov 1914
SAD.52/1/184
J. del Sandys, Mrs J.C. Walker, G.R.S. and dog, 'Tim' seated outside building at Wad Medani, Dec 1915
SAD.52/1/190
?G.R.S. standing next to a tabaldi tree
SAD.52/1/191
Old Tower, El Obeid
SAD.52/1/195
Women and children at El Obeid Wells
SAD.52/1/196
Nuba girl riding a bullock
SAD.52/1/198
'Modern fashions': girl wearing dress, carrying a monkey
SAD.52/1/200
Women travelling [riding bullocks] in Kordofan (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 297)
SAD.52/1/205
P.C. Lord, Miss C. Gillespie, Mrs P.C. Lord and Kilmeny Lord during a journey in the motor trolley between Barameiyu and Erheib, Jan 1916
SAD.52/1/206
View of Suakin from Graham's Point
SAD.52/1/207
Animals watering at Fula Tibaiye, Graham's Point
SAD.52/1/213
Motor trolley with passengers (?including Mrs McInnes), with transparent figure of the Bishop in Jerusalem superimposed on print: 'The ghostly Bishop in Jerusalem', 16 Feb 1916
SAD.52/1/214-215
Hadanduwah men leading camels, 16 Feb 1916
SAD.52/1/216
Hadanduwah collecting water from a shallow tummad, 16 Feb 1916
SAD.52/1/232
M.R. Kennedy, Chief of Public Works Department (magazine cutting)
SAD.52/1/240
Misiriyah nazir standing next to an ox with heavily decorated saddle, which is carrying one of his wives (magazine cutting of photograph by Ernest B. Schoedsack)
SAD.52/1/248-249
Young women at Sungikai wells, Mar 1916
SAD.52/1/250
Young woman and other local people at Sungikai wells, Mar 1916
SAD.52/1/255
Kordofan men on horseback, on the Abu Zabad-El Odaiya road
SAD.52/1/256
G.R.S. standing next to a tabaldi tree with 45ft circumference, Mar 1916
SAD.52/1/262
Nubas near Gedir (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 187)
SAD.52/1/263
Nubas, Kordofan (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 188)
SAD.52/1/264
Nubas wrestling (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 189)
SAD.52/1/274
Crowds at Abu Zabad, Mar 1916
SAD.52/1/275-276
Local traders on oxen carrying wares on the Abu Zabad-El Odaiya road
SAD.52/1/281
Oxen carrying baggage (magazine cutting)
SAD.52/1/282
View of Jebel Teiban
SAD.52/1/283
Camp at Jebel Teiban, Mar 1916
SAD.52/1/284
View of Jebel `Atshan
SAD.52/1/285
G.R.S.' police escort on camelback, Mar 1916
SAD.52/1/289
Unidentified man (possibly Geherid `Abd Allah, survey party guide) with heuglin rufifrons gazelle doe which has been shot
SAD.52/1/290
Unidentified man standing in front of a tabaldi tree
SAD.52/1/295
Inspector's house, En Nahud
SAD.52/1/296
Dabtiyah, En Nahud
SAD.52/1/297
Local adults and children at En Nahud
SAD.52/1/298
Cattle next to a tabaldi tree
SAD.52/1/301
Oryx leucoryx in captivity
SAD.52/1/302
Duiker in captivity
SAD.52/1/303
Boy with captive hyena
SAD.52/1/306-349b
Apr 1916
SAD.52/1/306-307
Collecting water from a tabaldi tree outside [Umm Gereiya Shwein]
SAD.52/1/309-310
Watering camels from tabaldi tree (as above)
SAD.52/1/311
Owner of tabaldi tree [? shaykh of Umm Gereiya Shwein] and another man
SAD.52/1/314
Camels trekking along Umm Shanqa escarpment
SAD.52/1/315
View of Umm Shanqa
SAD.52/1/316
`Ali Dinar's entrenchments at Umm Shanqa
SAD.52/1/317
Men drawing water from the well at Umm Shanqa
SAD.52/1/323
?G.R.S. with Darfur people at Umm Shanqa
SAD.52/1/324-326
Ruined slave post at Umm Shanqa
SAD.52/1/329
View of Jebel El Hilla
SAD.52/1/330
The Sultan's hosh at Jebel El Hilla
SAD.52/1/334-335
Sandstone hills near Jebel El Hilla
SAD.52/1/339
`Umdahs of western Kordofan: Isma`il Hassabu (Abu Dazza), Nil `Abd al-Rahim (Tellai West), Ahmad Isma`il (Tellai East)
SAD.52/1/340
Ahmad Isma`il with saddled horse
SAD.52/1/345
Camp at a midday halt
SAD.52/1/346
Armed member of the mounted infantry with his horse, [?El Obeid]
SAD.52/1/348-349b
Mounted Kordofan camel policeman, El Obeid (3 prints)
SAD.52/1/363
Mrs P.C. Lord and Kilmeny Lord feeding G.R.S.' ostrich, Gebeit, Jun 1916
SAD.52/1/364
Kilmeny Lord, with G.R.S.' ostrich, as above
SAD.52/1/368
Group: G.R.S., J.H. Taylor, the Waterfields' nurse, Mrs P.N. Draper, Mrs J.N. Taylor, Mrs Robinson, Mrs N.E. Waterfield, the Robinsons' nurse, 'Peter' (Phillip) Draper, John Robinson, Bobby Waterfield, John Waterfield, Taylor child, Basil Waterfield, Mary Robinson, 21 Jul 1916
SAD.52/1/369
G.R.S.' dog, 'Tim', Gebeit, Jul 1916
SAD.52/1/370
Kilmeny Lord with 'Tim' (as above)
SAD.52/1/376
Line washout at Kilo 714
SAD.52/1/390
Sir K. Cornwallis and Baghdad dinner-party group (see newspaper cutting, 52/1/390ii)
SAD.52/1/394
'Sheikh El Balad' statue, National Museum, Cairo (magazine cutting)
SAD.52/1/395
Mummy of Amenophis I, 18th Dynasty, as above
SAD.52/1/396
Statue of Osiris, as above
SAD.52/1/405
Group of four on board a Bibby Line ship: Doris Storrar (2nd from left), with two unidentified men, one in uniform, and one other woman, Oct 1916
SAD.52/1/406-427
Nov 1916
SAD.52/1/406
G.R.S. and Captain S.S. Flower, with lion cubs, Cairo Zoo
SAD.52/1/418
Donkeys being unloaded from a felucca, Luxor
SAD.52/1/419
Doris Storrar standing in portal at the temple of Dar el Bahry, Luxor
SAD.52/1/425
A.C. Parker, L.B. Bayley and Mrs Bayley on a Nile steamer
SAD.52/1/427
P.C. Lord's house, Atbara
SAD.52/1/429
General Sir F. Reginald Wingate, former Sirdar of the Egyptian army and Governor General of the Sudan, [?1946] (magazine cutting)
SAD.52/1/432
Doris Storrar at Khartoum station, with an armed Egyptian Army soldier in the foreground Nov 1916
SAD.52/1/434
Captain R.V. Savile Bey, governor of Kordofan (magazine cutting)
SAD.52/1/447
Ford cars on the Darfur trip Nov 1916
SAD.52/1/448
Ford car driving over the Umm Shanqa escarpment Nov 1916
SAD.52/1/449
Group of local people with one of the motor cars, Deim Garad Nov 1916
SAD.52/1/451
New road between Haifa and Jaffa, Palestine, being opened by E. Keith-Roach, District Commissioner of the Northern District, 6 Oct 1937 (newspaper cutting)
SAD.52/1/458-484
El Fasher
SAD.52/1/458
`Ali Dinar's palace from the west
SAD.52/1/459
`Ali Dinar's palace from the south
SAD.52/1/460
Verandah of `Ali Dinar's palace
SAD.52/1/463
Part of the chief harim, `Ali Dinar's palace
SAD.52/1/464
View of El Fasher, looking north from the roof of `Ali Dinar's palace
SAD.52/1/468
The body of `Ali Dinar on carpet and mat, with onlookers in the background
SAD.52/1/469
Tomb of Zakariya, `Ali Dinar's father
SAD.52/1/470
Old mosque adjoining the tomb of Zakariya
SAD.52/1/474
Entrance to the Sultan's artillery
SAD.52/1/475
House of Princess Taga
SAD.52/1/476
Member of the Camel Corps
SAD.52/1/482
`Ali Dinar's throne
SAD.52/1/483
War drums (2) and cannon, with men standing behind, Stores Department Nov 1916
SAD.52/1/484
Women carrying earthenware pots Nov 1916
SAD.52/1/487-488
Views looking east across Khor [Tanalti] Nov 1916
SAD.52/1/489
View from the east across Khor [Tanalti] of tukls etc
SAD.52/1/494
G.R.S.' standard bearers on camel back, carrying British and Egyptian flags
SAD.52/1/495
G.R.S.' men in 'uniform', including standard bearers, during the Darfur trip
SAD.52/1/498
Kaltooma, the daughter of the `umdah of Urqud standing outside a tukl
SAD.52/1/501-503
Local people and animals at Saniya Karau wells, Dec 1916
SAD.52/1/514-515
Local women at Umm Khashmein wells, Dec 1916
SAD.52/1/516-517
Tabaldi trees, Dec 1916
SAD.52/1/526
Man operating a damur loom, El Warral, Dec 1916
SAD.52/1/537
`Umdah of Gedid Ras el Fil, `Ali Dinar's nephew, [Hillet el Kadi], Dec 1916
SAD.52/1/538
`Umdah of Gedid Ras el Fil on horseback, Dec 1916
SAD.52/1/542
J.A. Gillan (magazine cutting)
SAD.52/1/544
Door inlaid with ivory and hardwoods, El Fasher
SAD.52/1/545
Malik Mustafa Ghalram, husband of Princess Taga (N.B. 'ghosting' from another exposure also on the print)
SAD.52/1/550
Unidentified group waiting to board a boat on the Nile at Atbara, Jan 1917
SAD.52/1/551
Spectators at Atbara tennis courts
SAD.52/1/553
Hadanduwah toddler at Gebeit
SAD.52/1/562
Doris Storrar, A. Wylly and Mrs Wylly in a Suakin street, Feb 1917
SAD.52/1/563
Mrs A. Wylly in Suakin, Feb 1917
SAD.52/1/564
View across the harbour at Suakin
SAD.52/1/565
Mrs P.N. Draper and son Peter
SAD.52/1/566
Young boy, [Abu Fatna]
SAD.52/1/569
Doris Storrar and Hadanduwah people at Shediyeb well, 28 Feb 1917
SAD.52/1/570
Camels on a coal rail truck, with Doris Storrar looking on, Feb - Mar 1917
SAD.52/1/573-585
Sudan at the start of the First World War
SAD.52/1/573
Group photograph of the Port Sudan Volunteers
SAD.52/1/582-583
Port Sudan armoured train
SAD.52/1/584
Port Sudan armoured train carrying Port Sudan Volunteers and equipment
SAD.52/1/585
Four members of the Port Sudan Volunteers in firing position alongside the rail track
1930 Jan 18 - 1958 Mar 25
Press Cuttings
SAD.53/1/1-536
1917 Mar 6 - 1919 Aug 16
Fifth diary of G.R.S.' time in the Sudan, following directly from 52/1/1-589. The diary begins with information about district work and social activities in Gebeit. G.R.S. then treks with R.E.F. Fawkes and A.A. Bisset to the Lado Enclave (53/1/21-251). The remainder of the volume sees G.R.S. based in Atbara as assistant to P.C. Lord, Acting Chief Engineer (from 53/1/296). Work includes inspection tours, numerous meetings, visits to various works (including Sennar Dam), washout repair and Roads and Communications business. Minimum and maximum temperatures are included in red ink from 53/1/382
SAD.53/1/2-21
1917 Mar 1 - Apr 15
G.R.S. is in Gebeit, his sister Doris staying with him. Entries describe travel and work throughout the district, including at Suakin, Graham's Point, Port Sudan and Khor `Arab 2nd Crossing (53/1/7), and retimbering a bridge between Kamob Sanha and Erba (53/1/15). Information is also provided about leisure activities, including with C. Havercroft, the P.C. Lords, the N.E. Waterfields, the F.E. Oakes, F.H. Cobb, the Wyllys, Mackay, R.E. More, E.C. Midwinter, R.E.F. Fawkes, the E.O.A. Newcombes, A.A. Bisset and C.H. Hodgson
SAD.53/1/21-251
1917 Apr 15 - Jun 17
Account of G.R.S.' trek with R.E.F. Fawkes and A.A. Bisset to the Lado Enclave to report on the possible use of Lado timber for making sleepers:
After preparations, the party travel by steamer from Kosti to Rejaf (53/1/26-82), drive to Kagelu via Mbonga, Loka and Yei, taking grades of ravines and crossing various bridges (53/1/100- 135), and then trek south to the village and resthouse of the sleeper sawing party, via Wye Wye's and Baraba's villages (53/1/147-155). Entries for the trek include descriptions of wildlife, the journey, surroundings, the sudd, Shilluk (53/1/30-43), [Nyam Nyam] (53/1/59), Dinka (53/1/70,74) and Bari (53/1/87-93) tribes, visits to `Abd Allah Taunyanga's village (53/1/87-93) and to an experimental farm in Kagelu run by Cartwright (53/1/140-141). A sketch map of the area and the route taken from Rejaf is included at 53/1/105-106.
Having reached the sleeper-sawing project, G.R.S., R.E.F. Fawkes, A.A. Bisset and T. Cartwright travel around the area, including Kagelu, the Kojiko and Karua valleys, Yei and Yembi (53/1/155-197)
Entries include descriptions of the sawing process (53/1/157-158), surveying (53/1/170,174), meetings with P.G.W. Maynard and J.T. Simson (53/1/196,221), details of local people, hunting, the terrain, the journey, inspection of timber etc. Villages visited include Azugi's (53/1/161), Aluma's (53/1/174,177), Bengali's (53/1/179-188), Addi's (53/1/192) and Blaka's (53/1/202-214).
The return journey includes a stop at Rejaf, where G.R.S. has meetings with E.H. Skelly (53/1/233), and a shooting trip to Songola (53/1/235,244). G.R.S. travels back to Khartoum by steamer, then Gebeit, debriefing in Atbara en route (53/1/252)
SAD.53/1/252-258
1917 Jun 18 - Aug 9
Back in Gebeit, the section contains information about G.R.S. and Doris Storrar's social calendar. Other details relate to the Essex Regiment and officers, camping in Gebeit, washouts in the district, and G.R.S.' preparations for leave, relieved by J.C. Walker
SAD.53/1/258-282
1917 Aug 10 - Sep 6
Details of G.R.S.' journey home on leave, via Philae, Cairo, Port Said and Malta
SAD.53/1/283-295
1917 Nov 19 - Dec 20
G.R.S.' return from leave, sailing in a convoy escorted by destroyers from Plymouth (53/1/285) and travelling via Citta Vecchia in Malta (53/1/286-293) and Cairo to Atbara. Details of changes to the Railways Department are included at 53/1/295-296
SAD.53/1/296-318
1917 Dec 21 - 1918 Mar 3
G.R.S. begins work in a new post as P.C. Lord's assistant in Atbara, also taking up Lord's duties while he is on leave. Entries include a brief return to Gebeit to collect belongings (53/1/297-301), a description and sketched plans of G.R.S.' new house in Atbara (53/1/302-306), time spent with Dr and Mrs Squires, P.C. Lord, the E.O.A. Newcombes and C.H. Hodgson, playing golf and work on an aviary. Work mentioned includes a meeting with B. Burnett, P.C. Lord and A. Beeby-Thomson regarding water boring projects (53/1/311), supervision of a deviation and bridge work at Zeidab (53/1/315)
SAD.53/1/318-334
1918 Mar 4 - 16
Inspection trip to the south of the district, including visits to the railway works and dockyards in Khartoum, Hassaheiss station, Sennar, Sennar [Makwar] Dam works, El Obeid, Umm Ruwaba well and Rahad (53/1/318-321)
G.R.S. visits Nuba prisoners in El Obeid with J.W. Sagar (53/1/323-325), Tendelti, where Henderson is sinking a tube-well and he and G.R.S. hear a property settlement case (53/1/325- 328), the White Nile bridge at Kosti, superintending the clearing of sudd (53/1/331-332), and Khartoum, seeing F.F. Carroll and F.G.A. Pinckney, who then accompanies G.R.S. to Wad Ban Naqa to organise construction of flood protection works (53/1/333)
SAD.53/1/334-401
1918 Mar 17 - Sep 1
G.R.S. continues as P.C. Lord's assistant in Atbara. Entries describe social activities, including sailing. Work is mainly on construction of flood protection banks around Zeidab, `Aliab and Kilo 252 (53/1/339ff); other work includes washout repair (e.g. 53/1/345), Roads and Communications Committee meetings (53/1/343,386), the Railways Department takeover of Port Sudan water supply (53/1/393-394), a trip with G.R. Footner and A.E. Whitfield in connection with improving water channels in Khor [Khawad] (53/1/350-357) and inspection of potential flood spots (53/1/382). Specific details include visits from the Sirdar (53/1/349,365ff), G.R.S. receiving his M.B.E. (53/1/350), visits by Egyptian Army officers investigating the treatment of soldiers employed in construction work (53/1/358-363) and archaeological excavations at Merowe (53/1/365-376), including a sketched plan (53/1/370).
People mentioned in entries include N.R. Ensor, H. Walmsley, W.E. Longfield, G. Bramall, J.D. Keith, E.O.A. Newcombe, C.H. Hodgson, F.G.A. Pinckney, H.V. Hawkins, L.B. Bayley, Ogilvie
SAD.53/1/401-407
1918 Sep 2 - 14
Trip to Halfa (the line from Atbara to Halfa via Abu Hamed is described), during which G.R.S. inspects a cattle quarantine park (53/1/402), Railways building projects and Halfa Camp (53/1/404). Those mentioned include the T.E. Fyers, P. de Labilliere, Yusuf Hilmi, G. Warder, S.K. Flint and P.B. Roussell. G.R.S. then returns to Atbara via Khartoum
SAD.53/1/408-469
1918 Sep 15 - 1919 Feb 14
G.R.S. describes washout repair (53/1/408,413), inspection work (e.g. 53/1/417), a visit to C. Neville's farm at Darmali (53/1/419-420), meetings, with B. Burnett and with the Central Sanitary Board (53/1/426), and marking boundaries of a new Atbara aerodrome (53/1/445).
Other details relate to a Handley-Page aircraft landing in Khartoum and Atbara (53/1/455-458), a levée in Khartoum (53/1/456-458), initial meetings of senior Sudan officials in connection with pay and working conditions (53/1/467) and a meeting with R.A.F. representatives regarding new aerodromes (53/1/468)
SAD.53/1/428-438
Details of S.F. Newcombe's escape from the Turks
SAD.53/1/469-477
1919 Feb 14 - 20
Details of a trip to El Obeid with B. Burnett and G.W. Grabham on Roads and Communications business, via Sennar, the Sennar [Makwar] Dam site, Umm Ruwaba tube well and the El `Ein dam
SAD.53/1/479-493
1919 Feb 20 - Mar 31
Contains information about Khartoum races (53/1/479) and a visit to Halfa in connection with a Commission on the expropriation of land to enlarge the station there (53/1/483-487). A competitors' play list for the Atbara Golf Club Durbar cup tournament, Jan-Feb 1919, is included at 53/1/480
SAD.53/1/493-496
1919 Mar 31 - Apr 4
A visit to Khartoum with J.E. Montague for a meeting with the Irrigation Department in connection with Sennar Dam (53/1/493-495). G.R.S. also gives details of Montague's journey from [Salonika], a Roads and Communications meeting in Khartoum and a Gordon College sports day
SAD.53/1/498-504
1919 Apr 5 - 22
Details include information about the Commission appointed to hear grievances voiced by senior Sudan officials, a visit to Gebeit and Port Sudan races
SAD.53/1/505
Chart of maximum and minimum temperatures in Gebeit and Atbara, Oct 1918 - Apr 1919
SAD.53/1/508-511
1919 May 8 - 15
Contains information about Egyptian unrest and demonstrations following a rumour that Egypt had been granted independence
SAD.53/1/514-515
Information about S.F. Newcombe, and a note of the marriage of his fellow Turkish prisoner-of-war
[N.B. Entries are handwritten from 53/1/519]
SAD.53/1/515-523
1919 Jun 8 - Jul 31
Details of work in Atbara and Khartoum, including making estimates for the Tokar line (53/1/518,520) washout repair, information about a special train carrying Sudan notables and religious leaders to see the King (53/1/518-519), and the findings of the Commission on Sudan Political Service conditions of service (53/1/519-520)
SAD.53/1/523-524
1919 Aug 1 - 16
G.R.S.' return to Britain on leave. Those mentioned in entries include E.C. Midwinter, L.H. Gwynne, A.C. Parker, M.E. Sowerby and C.J. Nevile
SAD.53/1/525
Appendix: 'A Few Examples of English as She is Spoke': 8 letters and extracts, written in broken English by non-British staff to G.R.S.
SAD.53/1/531-534
Index
192 prints from the diary. Note that many of the images are duplicated in A94/1-341, A96/1-26 and 882/1- 2[GL]
SAD.53/1/1
Portrait of G.R.S. in uniform
SAD.53/1/8
Players and caddies on Gebeit golf course, Mar 1917
SAD.53/1/9
?G.R.S. and F.H. Cobb meeting `Abd al-Rahman Derubi, a Suakin merchant, Suakin, Mar 1917
SAD.53/1/10
Two Hadanduwah boys
SAD.53/1/11
Miss Maud Tippetts in a horse-drawn carriage
SAD.53/1/12
F.E. and Mrs Oakes in a motor car
SAD.53/1/13
Mrs Oakes, with baby Charles
SAD.53/1/17
Hailstones on the roof of G.R.S.' aviary at Gebeit
SAD.53/1/18
G.R.S. supervising Arab stone collectors
SAD.53/1/19
G.R.S. and dog, 'Tim', on a motor trolley
SAD.53/1/20
Women and children at Kamob Sanha
SAD.53/1/22
F.E. Oaks, Mrs Oakes and Doris Storrar, seated on a bench with G.R.S.' dog, 'Tim', c.Apr 1917
SAD.53/1/23
Doris Storrar holding an ibex kid, c.Apr 1917
SAD.53/1/31
Group of Shilluk women outside a tukl, Upper Nile (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 108)
SAD.53/1/32
Shilluk men wearing unusual hairstyles, Upper Nile (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 323, caption 'A type of hairdressing, Shilluks, Upper Nile')
SAD.53/1/33
Hippopotamus shooting on the Sobat (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 12)
SAD.53/1/34
Shilluk warrior, Tonga (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 265)
SAD.53/1/36
Shilluk boatman balancing on a float (magazine cutting of photograph, copyright Hugo Adolf Bernatzik: 'The Shilluk boatman rises gingerly in his precarious float')
SAD.53/1/37
Shilluk warrior, Renk (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 133)
SAD.53/1/38
Shilluk canoe (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 137)
SAD.53/1/39
A Shilluk warrior, Upper Nile (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 381)
SAD.53/1/40
Shilluk women, Upper Nile (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 70)
SAD.53/1/41
Group of Shilluks, Upper Nile (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 101)
SAD.53/1/42
The Shilluks, Upper Nile (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 102)
SAD.53/1/45
View of the old Fashoda, Kodok (previously Upper Nile Province HQ), being used by locals as a market place, 27 Apr 1917
SAD.53/1/46
View of Malakal village, Upper Nile (postcard, G.N. Morhig, 103)
SAD.53/1/47
Upper Nile woman in front of some tukls, Apr 1917
SAD.53/1/49-50
Shilluk men in palm canoe
SAD.53/1/51
The steamer, Amka, and barges
SAD.53/1/52
Man in an ambach canoe
SAD.53/1/54-55
Views of the sudd, taken from the steamer as it passes through, Apr-May 1917
SAD.53/1/56
Horse-shoe bend in the sudd
SAD.53/1/57
Opening of the sudd, Bahr el Ghazal (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 124)
SAD.53/1/60
Herds taking refuge in the sudd (magazine cutting of photograph by Sir Alan Cobham from Galloway, captioned 'Combined herds take to a Sudan swamp for refuge and a bath')
SAD.53/1/61
Cut sudd in the river Zeraf
SAD.53/1/62
View of Shambe village, May 1917
SAD.53/1/63
Dinka children at Shambe, May 1917
SAD.53/1/64
Vessels stuck in the sudd, Bahr el Ghazal, caption 'Locked up by the ' sudd ' Bahr-el-Ghazal' (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 122)
SAD.53/1/68
Elephants stampeding across the sudd (magazine cutting, captioned 'Stampeded by the engines' roar - A herd of Elephants in the swamps of Southern Sudan')
SAD.53/1/69
Herd of buffalo (newspaper cutting of an R.A.F. official photograph, Crown Copyright, relating to the Duke of Gloucester's shooting trip to Sudan and to an article by Captain Brocklehurst, Game Warden under the Sudan Government, not included)
SAD.53/1/71
Nyam-Nyams at Maridi, Bahr el Ghazal (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 171)
SAD.53/1/72
The steamer Kaibar moored at Shambe, May 1917
SAD.53/1/73
Sudd
SAD.53/1/78
View of buildings at Gondokoro, Roman Catholic Mission
SAD.53/1/79
Gondokoro from the river (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 401)
SAD.53/1/80-81
Views of Rejaf Cataract, May 1917
SAD.53/1/84
View of Rejaf hill from the river, May 1917
SAD.53/1/85
Rejaf resthouse, May 1917
SAD.53/1/86
View of Rejaf
SAD.53/1/88
Bari family, Lado Enclave (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 399, picture taken by R. Storch)
SAD.53/1/89
Bari woman, Lado Enclave (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 394, picture taken by R. Storch)
SAD.53/1/95-219
May 1917
SAD.53/1/95
Inspector's house, Rejaf, (Rejaf hill behind)
SAD.53/1/96
Porters setting out from Rejaf, (Rejaf hill behind)
SAD.53/1/97-98
Back view of hairstyles of women from the Congo boundary
SAD.53/1/101
R.E.F. Fawkes and others in Ford car and van on the Rejaf-Songola road
SAD.53/1/102-103
Parts of the Rejaf-Songola road
SAD.53/1/107-108
Women in typical Lado costume
SAD.53/1/109
Woman in typical Lado costume (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 393, caption 'Native life, Lado Enclave')
SAD.53/1/111
Niambara family outside tukl
SAD.53/1/112
View of Jebel Kaloko
SAD.53/1/113
Niambara woman, Lado Enclave (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 395, picture taken by R. Storch)
SAD.53/1/115
Unidentified jabal
SAD.53/1/116
R.E.F. Fawkes and A.A. Bisset with a Ford car and van and two chauffeurs, on Wandi bridge, G.R.S. standing on river bank below
SAD.53/1/117
Derelict Belgian tractor loaded with timber at Ganzi (tukls in background)
SAD.53/1/118
Unidentified man (A.A. Bisset or R.E.F. Fawkes) standing on derelict Belgian tractor at Wandi
SAD.53/1/120
View of Loka
SAD.53/1/121
View of Jebel Gumbiri from Loka
SAD.53/1/122
Unidentified men standing on either side of a car on an old Belgian bridge
SAD.53/1/123
Kenyi resthouses, situated in front of Kenyi Rock
SAD.53/1/126
Libogo Moko resthouse with Ford parked outside
SAD.53/1/127
Unidentified man (A.A. Bisset or R.E.F. Fawkes) standing next to Ford car
SAD.53/1/136-137
Views of the Yei bridge under construction
SAD.53/1/138
Bisset's house, Kagelu
SAD.53/1/139
Oil palm grove, Kagelu
SAD.53/1/143
Young woman carrying child on her back, captioned 'How they carry children in the Lado'
SAD.53/1/144
Group of four servants' wives, one with an accordion
SAD.53/1/145
Child carrying a baby on his back (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 391, captioned 'How they carry children, Lado Enclave'
SAD.53/1/148
Chief Wye Wye and his bodyguard of four armed men, standing outside a tukl, 14 May 1917
SAD.53/1/149
Resthouse at Baraba's village, 14 May 1917
SAD.53/1/151
View of the Yei valley from [`Ali Kai]
SAD.53/1/152
Party sawing sleepers in Khor Kochi, including R.E.F. Fawkes and A.A. Bisset
SAD.53/1/153-154
Party sawing sleepers in Khor Kochi, including [?A.A. Bisset]
SAD.53/1/156
Giant stag-horn fern
SAD.53/1/157
Undergrowth in a khawr [?Kochi]
SAD.53/1/159
View of River Yei at Mangara's village
SAD.53/1/160
Porters carrying loads on their heads, with dhurah crop in foreground, [Azzugi]'s village
SAD.53/1/164
Mourners at Azzugi's village (in front of dhurah crop and tukls
SAD.53/1/165
View of a timber khawr
SAD.53/1/166
View of Kojiko valley from Azzugi's village
SAD.53/1/168
A vista in Kojiko valley
SAD.53/1/169
Undergrowth on the edge of a timber khawr
SAD.53/1/171
Giant [ poo ] tree, 13ft girth, 50ft high
SAD.53/1/172
R.E.F. Fawkes in a timber khawr
SAD.53/1/173
Mahogany tree, 11ft girth, 40ft high
SAD.53/1/175
Chief Aluma and his heir apparent (aged about 8)
SAD.53/1/176
Group of three Kaliko children
SAD.53/1/180
Aluma's corporal
SAD.53/1/181-182
Young Kaliko woman
SAD.53/1/184
Chief Bangali
SAD.53/1/185-187
Men, women and children performing a diluka, Bangali's village
SAD.53/1/190
G.R.S. standing on a native bridge over the Kembe river
SAD.53/1/191
Group: Chief Addi, arm-in-arm with R.E.F. Fawkes, and three of his wives, with several children
SAD.53/1/193
Native bridge over the Yei river
SAD.53/1/194
Open forest after being burnt
SAD.53/1/203-204
Typical open forest
SAD.53/1/205
View of a timber khawr
SAD.53/1/206
Kaliko women winnowing grain
SAD.53/1/212
Fajelu woman, Lado Enclave (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 397; photograph taken by R. Storch)
SAD.53/1/213
Fajelu woman in front of a straw tukl, Lado Enclave (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 396; photograph taken by R. Storch)
SAD.53/1/219
Men sawing timber at Kagelu
SAD.53/1/220
Small mahogany tree
SAD.53/1/225
Man displaying a dead Roan antelope
SAD.53/1/234
Grazing elephants and their young (magazine cutting)
SAD.53/1/237
Herd of elephants bathing in a khawr (newspaper cutting)
SAD.53/1/238-243
Herd of elephants (barely visible through trees)
SAD.53/1/245
Kaliko women sitting in a Ford motor car, Jun 1917
SAD.53/1/246
Young Kaliko woman, with Ford car in background (seen at the wheel in 53/1/245)
SAD.53/1/249
Trading post in the sudd near [Hellet el Nuer], 10 Jun 1917
SAD.53/1/265
Shepheard's Hotel garden, Cairo, August 1917
SAD.53/1/266-268
Doris Storrar (on camelback) visiting the Sphinx, Aug 1917
SAD.53/1/271-275
Port Said, Aug 1917
SAD.53/1/271
G.R.S., Mrs Warren, E.G. Warren, Alan Smith and Mrs J.P. Moir sitting on the beach
SAD.53/1/272
Unidentified man (possibly Alan Smith) with local people on the beach
SAD.53/1/273
Crowd of mainly local people, including a veiled woman, on Port Said beach
SAD.53/1/274
The De Lesseps statue
SAD.53/1/275
Sailor next to a 4.7 gun on board the Manora (British India P&O boat)
SAD.53/1/308-309
G.R.S.' house in Atbara (exterior)
SAD.53/1/317
Exterior of Atbara club, showing tennis courts, circa Mar 1918
SAD.53/1/330
Dr Squires' house, Atbara
SAD.53/1/331
The Front Avenue, Khartoum (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 42)
SAD.53/1/337
?G.R.S. at the first tee, Atbara golf course, Mar 1918
SAD.53/1/338
The third tee, Atbara golf course
SAD.53/1/347
G.R.S.' aviary at his house in Atbara
SAD.53/1/348
Scene at Khartoum races (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 60)
SAD.53/1/360
View from G.R.S.' house towards Atbara Club
SAD.53/1/377
The Palace, Khartoum, from the south (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 1)
SAD.53/1/378
View of the Palace, Khartoum, from the river (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 3)
SAD.53/1/379
View of the Palace, Khartoum, from the west (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 2)
SAD.53/1/380
'At Khartoum Palace Levee on Big Byram' (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 7)
SAD.53/1/391
The Front Avenue, Khartoum (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 21)
SAD.53/1/398
The University College of Khartoum (Gordon College); photograph taken by J.F.E. Bloss (magazine cutting)
SAD.53/1/399
Parade outside the Gordon College, Khartoum (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 75)
SAD.53/1/400
Point at which the White Nile meets the Blue Nile, Khartoum (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 163)
SAD.53/1/409
Grave of 'Tim', G.R.S.' dog, 1918
SAD.53/1/410
The Gordon Statue, Khartoum (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 87)
SAD.53/1/412
The Gordon Statue, Khartoum; photograph taken by E.O. Bennet (magazine cutting)
Reverse of cutting shows (a) Suakin, general view
(b) schoolgirls of the C.M.S. Elementary school at Yei in Equatorial Province playing a ballgame]
SAD.53/1/439-441
Spectators at Atbara cricket match, Dec 1918, including ladies making the tea (53/1/440)
SAD.53/1/442
Felucca on the Nile
SAD.53/1/451
Men, including G.R.S., having tea at Atbara tennis court, Jan 1919
SAD.53/1/452
Portrait of G. Bramall
SAD.53/1/461-463
Handley-Page aircraft at Atbara, Jan 1919
SAD.53/1/464
Mrs H.V. Hawkins, P.E. Egerton and G. Bramall (with bicycle) standing in front of the Handley-Page aircraft
SAD.53/1/465
General Herbert with Lt. Hopp and others (unidentified)
SAD.53/1/466
Lt. Hopp, pilot of the Handley-Page
SAD.53/1/471
Sennar [Makwar] Dam under construction, Feb 1919
SAD.53/1/472
Rocky face of Jebel Moya
SAD.53/1/486ii
Sir Wasey Sterry C.B.E., Legal Secretary to the Sudan Government (magazine cutting, n.d.)
SAD.53/1/488
Young `Ababdah girl
SAD.53/1/490
Colonel Sir Edgar E. Bernard, late of the Sudan Government (magazine cutting)
SAD.53/1/491
Marriage of E.E. Bernard and Miss Vera Hobbs at Westminster Cathedral, 1930 (newspaper cutting)
SAD.53/1/499
Group from Bradfield, Marlborough and Imperial Service College, including Clive Walker (possibly second from right), n.d.
SAD.53/1/502
New railway bridge (unidentified)
SAD.53/1/503
Train crossing the same bridge, with unidentified man standing under the bridge
SAD.53/1/506
Passport photograph of E.O.A. Newcombe
SAD.53/1/507
Passport photograph of Mrs E.O.A. Newcombe
SAD.53/1/508
Passport photograph of baby Josceline Newcombe and nurse
SAD.53/1/512-513
S.F. Newcombe and his bride, Miss Elsie Chaki, on their wedding day (newspaper cuttings), n.d.
SAD.53/1/521
View of Philae across the Nile
SAD.53/1/522
Bishariyin girl
1929 Apr 22 - 1958 Dec 16
PressCuttings
SAD.53/1/3-6
1917 Mar 12 - 13
Handwritten service messages from the Sirdar, E.C. Midwinter, P.C. Lord and A.C. Parker (53/1/3-6), congratulating G.R.S. on his award of 4th Class Order of the Nile for his part in the Darfur Expedition
SAD.53/1/459
Letter from E.E. Bernard to G.R.S. thanking the Atbara Engineering Department for a letter of congratulations, 25 Jan 1919
SAD.53/1/475
Proforma invitation to attend a masonic meeting of the Atbara Lodge to be held on 18 Feb 1919, from E.A. Counsell, Secretary, on behalf of H.F. Nottage, with an agenda, dues, and a list of officers, 1918-1919, 11 Feb 1919
SAD.53/1/535-536
“From the White Nile to Ruanda: A paper read at the Meeting of the Society, 19 Mar 1928 by Mrs Patrick Ness” ; The Geographical Journal, vol. LXXII, no.1; (RGS); Jul 1928 [incomplete]
SAD.54/1/1-390
1919 Nov 20 - 1922 Apr 21
Diary six in the series. After returning from leave, G.R.S. resumes work in Atbara under the various titles of Divisional Engineer, Assistant Engineer and Assistant Chief Engineer. Leisure and social activities are described in detail. Information about work includes a trip with R.E.F. Fawkes and G. Bramall to survey for Gedaref station, visiting other project sites en route (54/1/76-104), an inspection of work on the Tokar-Trinkitat line (54/1/206-223) and details of severe floods and washouts. Entries also include a journey home on leave, travelling through Switzerland (54/1/104-126)
SAD.54/1/3-17
1919 Nov 20 - Dec 11
Details of G.R.S.' journey back to Atbara after leave, travelling with C. Havercroft, Mrs P.C. Lord and Miss K. Lord, spending time in London, Marseille, with C. Havercroft and H.F. Nottage, and Cairo
SAD.54/1/17-48
1919 Dec 12 - 1920 Feb 7
G.R.S. resumes work in Atbara. Entries include information about an attack on Fadl Bey (53/1/20-21), details of G.R.S.' present employment as 'Assistant Chief Engineer' (officially Divisional Engineer) (54/1/21) and news of the death of M.E. Sowerby in Cairo (54/1/44). Numerous social activities are mentioned, including the King's Day sports in Ed Damer (54/1/37,41), and a lunch for A.J. Huddleston, leaving Berber Province (54/1/25-36). Others mentioned include G.W. Lord, Bond, Mrs W. Hallas, Mrs W.E. Longfield, Mrs E.O.A. Newcombe, Mrs F.E. Oakes, the H.V. Hawkins and Mrs H.G.G. Pelham
SAD.54/1/48-60
1920 Feb 8 - 11
Details of G.R.S. accompanying the train of Lord and Lady Allenby and L.O.F. Stack from Abu Hamed to Kareima, also visiting Professor Reisner's excavations at Jebel Barkal with E.C. Midwinter and E.O.A. Newcombe (54/1/51-52), spending time in Kareima with Newcombe (54/1/52,55), and going to Halfa with the Sirdar's party, before returning to Atbara
SAD.54/1/60-75
1920 Feb 12 - Mar 2
G.R.S. is based in Atbara. Information in entries includes G.R.S.' cook, Sulayman, consulting a faqi, shooting in a competition for the Atbara Rifle Club annual prize, details of the South African Silver Queen aeroplane's flight from Cairo to the Cape, and two aircraft accidents, one involving a Handley-Page, the other a service Vickers-Vimy aeroplane. Work documented includes a visit with C.H. Hodgson to Port Sudan in connection with an oil fuel supply being installed by the Asiatic Petroleum Company, and a trip to Gebeit to inspect work at Khor Okwat 1st Crossing
SAD.54/1/65-74
Extract from 'Eastern Nights - and Flights', by 'Contact', Blackwood's Magazine, Nov 1919, which gives an account of S.F. Newcombe's experiences as a Turkish prisoner-of-war
SAD.54/1/76-104
1920 Mar 6 - Apr 9
Details of a survey trip to Gedaref with F.G.A. Pinckney, G. Bramall and (for part of the way) E.O.A. Newcombe and H.G.G. Pelham, to decide the site of Gedaref station. G.R.S. goes first to Makwar with Newcombe to discuss the building of the Sennar Dam with the Irrigation Department (54/1/77), then continues to Gedaref. Background information to the trip is included at 54/1/76, and subsequent entries include the journey via El Fau and Laiya (54/1/81-87), a description of Gedaref (54/1/88-92), where G.R.S. is staying with A.W. Skrine, survey work, and meeting Mrs J.R. (Rosita) Forbes (54/1/94-99). G.R.S. completes a trial line towards Kassala, does some work plotting the survey (54/1/99), as well as continued surveying, then returns to Atbara via Danagla, Khartoum and Shendi, also making a general inspection of Shendi station (54/1/103). A sketch map of the route taken to Gedaref is included at 54/1/84
SAD.54/1/104-126
1920 Apr 9 - 22
G.R.S. goes on leave, travelling with H. Walmsley, spending time in Cairo trying to secure passages home (54/1/106), sailing on the Helouan with Mr and Mrs R.E.F. Fawkes, then travelling across Europe with four Swiss sisters and two E.T.C. men, taking a detour through Italy and into Switzerland, spending time in Brig (54/1/123)
SAD.54/1/127
List of places where G.R.S. spent his 1920 leave, with dates
SAD.54/1/128-141
1920 Jun 24 - Jul 17
Details of G.R.S.' return journey to Sudan. Travelling companions include H. Walmsley, Burnett and Godfrey (Ceylon tea planters), Mrs Adams (wife of another planter), W.E. Longfield, C.J. Nevile, R.E.F. Fawkes, Daniels, A.W. Skrine, H. Poyntz-Wright and MacGillivray (Sudan Plantations). G.R.S. also meets R.E. More, S.F. Newcombe, Mrs Newcombe and others in Cairo
SAD.54/1/141-206
1920 Jul 17 - 1921 Feb 5
G.R.S. continues work in Atbara under the title Assistant Engineer (54/1/141-142), including washout repair, inspections with W.E. Longfield, A.C. Walker and W.H. Mackenzie-Brown (54/1/146-150), showing H.W. Jackson, acting Sirdar, round Atbara workshops with G.W. Lord (54/1/159-160) and a trip to Sennar to inspect new buildings with J.E. Montague, also visiting Wad el Haddad and Makwar (54/1/202). A trial trip of the first of a series of new engines constructed in Atbara workshops (54/1/151) and problems with insects (54/1/160-165) are also noted. Leisure activities include Christmas and New Year celebrations (54/1/182-188) and the King's Day Sports at Ed Damer (54/1/188-189). The section also includes details of Maulid al-Nabi and various other festivals (54/1/171-176), and the words to pantomime songs performed on 27 Jan 1921 (54/1/191-195)
SAD.54/1/206-223
1921 Feb 5 - 13
Details of an expedition to see work being done by W. Vincent and A.W. Ellis on the Tokar- Trinkitat line (54/1/207). G.R.S. inspects various works on the way, shoots, visits El Teb (54/1/213-219), undertakes survey work and laying out of Trinkitat station, discusses the contract and general work programme with Vincent and Ellis, and visits Suakin, before returning to Atbara
SAD.54/1/223-233
1921 Feb 13 - Apr 4
Atbara. Includes information about a dance given by the bachelors of Atbara (54/1/223-225), and a visit by G.R.S. to Dr Reisner's archaeological excavation camp (54/1/231-232)
SAD.54/1/233-247
1921 Apr 5 - 17
G.R.S. departs on leave with G.W. Lord, Miss Lord and the R.E. Mores, visiting Luxor and Cairo, then going via Marseilles and Paris to London
SAD.54/1/249-254
1921 Jun 30 - Jul 15
Details of G.R.S.' return journey to Sudan after leave
SAD.54/1/255-299
1921 Jul 16 - Aug 27
Contains information about severe flooding in Atbara (54/1/259) and at Khor Adit bridge, Khor `Arab near Shediyeb, Ed Damer, Kilo 329, Darmali-Berber, between Dagash, Abu Hamed and no.10 station, Khor Taowi, at Kilos 669 and 572, and 551, from Halfa to Abu Hamed, and on the Kareima line
SAD.54/1/299-335
1921 Aug 28 - 1922 Jan 13
Continued work throughout the district, inspecting sites of washouts (e.g. 54/1/302), attending Labour Committee meeting in Khartoum (54/1/300-301), and visiting the Sennar [Makwar] Dam works and Jebel Moya and Sagadi quarries (54/1/308-309). G.R.S. learns he is to gain the title, Assistant Chief Engineer (54/1/323). Social activities include time spent with Norah and Florence Schuster (54/1/311ff). Doris Storrar's engagement to C. Havercroft is mentioned at 54/1/299, and entries also include an extract from the Egyptian Gazette, 5 Nov 1921, regarding fighting at Nyala, Darfur, in which Tennet McNeill and H. Chown, were killed (54/1/312-316)
SAD.54/1/335-338
1922 Jan 14 - 17
G.R.S. goes to Port Sudan to make a special report on work there, also visiting Gebeit and Shediyeb works and attending King's Day celebrations in Port Sudan
SAD.54/1/344-356
1922 Jan 18 - Mar 15
Contains information about G.R.S. presiding over a Board of Discipline (54/1/347), attending a lecture by Stacey Waddy, former chaplain to the Australian forces, entitled 'The Jordan Valley' (54/1/350-351), and work, including driving tube wells with M.R. Graham, A. Beeby-Thomson and P.C. Lord (54/1/351)
SAD.54/1/356-365
1922 Mar 16
Details of a fancy dress ball at the Atbara Sports Club, including a list of the guests and their costumes
SAD.54/1/368-371
1922 Mar 17 - Apr 16
Contains descriptions of a dress parade to proclaim King Fu`ad sultan of Egypt, the Sennar [Makwar] Dam works, and G.R.S. preparing for leave
SAD.54/1/371-373
1922 Apr 17 - 26
(Handwritten)
G.R.S. goes on leave, reaching London on 21 Apr 1922
SAD.54/1/375-386
Seven pieces of correspondence (54/1/375-386) and four 'essays' written by students at Gordon College (54/1/383-384)
SAD.54/1/387-390
Index
126 prints from the diary. Note that many of the images are duplicated in A94/1-341, A95/1-350, A96/1-26, 880/5/1-44 and 882/1-2[GL]
SAD.54/1/1
Kawahla girl
SAD.54/1/2
Postcard of E.T.C. buildings from a photograph taken by Mr Taylor
SAD.54/1/18
G.R.S.' aviary, Atbara
SAD.54/1/19
Grapevine in G.R.S.' garden, Atbara
SAD.54/1/26-28
Local women and men performing a diluka at Zeidab
SAD.54/1/30-35
Khartoum races, 16 Jan 1920
SAD.54/1/30-32
Spectators, including Lord Allenby, watching horses being paraded round the course
SAD.54/1/33
'The Tote': spectators waiting to place bets
SAD.54/1/34
Spectators gathering round the saddling enclosure
SAD.54/1/35
Members of the Frontier Band (rear view, taken from a distance)
SAD.54/1/38-43
King's Day Sports, Ed Damer, 17 Jan 1920
SAD.54/1/38
Competitor reaching the finishing line of the 50 mile camel race
SAD.54/1/39
Women competing in a burma race
SAD.54/1/40
Rashaydah Arab on camelback
SAD.54/1/42-43
Men wrestling on camelback
SAD.54/1/46-57
Lord Allenby's visit to Dongola Province, Feb 1920
SAD.54/1/46
Lord Allenby walking down hill from the railway line, with spectators in the background, Kareima
SAD.54/1/47
Crowd following Lord Allenby through Kareima streets
SAD.54/1/49
Excavations at Jebel Barkal
SAD.54/1/50
Altar of Athlenersa, Jebel Barkal
SAD.54/1/53
Traders at Kareima suq
SAD.54/1/54
Passengers on board the Kareima ferry
SAD.54/1/56
Lord and Lady Allenby and H.W. Jackson returning to Kareima station, with spectators etc in the background
SAD.54/1/57
Lord Allenby's train at No.4 station
SAD.54/1/72
Fallata girl
SAD.54/1/73
N.E. Waterfield's three sons on a donkey, led by servant
SAD.54/1/78-101
Gedaref trip, Mar 1920
SAD.54/1/78
Motor cars loaded on a pontoon at Wad Medani
SAD.54/1/79a
Team of men dragging car across sandy bed of the Blue Nile, Wad Medani
SAD.54/1/82
Crossing the Rahad river in a Ford motor car
SAD.54/1/83
Dry bed of the River Rahad
SAD.54/1/85
El Fau resthouse, Ford cars parked outside
SAD.54/1/90
View of Gedaref town
SAD.54/1/91
View of Khor [Faragha]
SAD.54/1/93
Boy playing with a model shaduf
SAD.54/1/94
Mrs J.R. (Rosita) Forbes on horseback
SAD.54/1/96
Portrait of Mrs J.R. (Rosita) Forbes (magazine cutting)
SAD.54/1/101
View of Hassaheiss
SAD.54/1/105
Ruined fort on Halfa Reach, between Halfa and Shellal, viewed from the Nile
SAD.54/1/107
View of Taranto from the harbour, 17 Apr 1920
SAD.54/1/108-109
Views of Brindisi harbour, 18 Apr 1920
SAD.54/1/114-122
Brig, Switzerland, Apr 1920
SAD.54/1/114
The Grand Hotel
SAD.54/1/115-117,120
H. Walmsley, two E.T.C. men and four Swiss sisters (Juliene, Marlene, ?Hermance and Edith), G.R.S.' travelling companions through Italy and Switzerland
SAD.54/1/121
View of Brig, with the Alps in the background
SAD.54/1/122
Party as at 54/1/115, sitting on a wall, with view of Alps behind
SAD.54/1/132-133
On board the S.S. Leicestershire, Jun - Jul 1920
SAD.54/1/132
Mrs Bill Adams lying in a hammock
SAD.54/1/133
Mrs Bill Adams, with H. Walmsley and Burnett seen through a window
SAD.54/1/133a
Group at Port Said: unidentified men (Burnett, Godfrey and another), Mrs Adams and H. Walmsley
SAD.54/1/138
View of the exterior of C. Havercroft's house, Khartoum North
SAD.54/1/139
Gordon's steamer, S.G.S. Bordein (moored)
SAD.54/1/152-154
Trial trip of a 150 Class engine, Atbara, 25 Sep 1920
SAD.54/1/152
Mrs W.E. Longfield operating the engine
SAD.54/1/153
Those attending the picnic to celebrate the trial trip, including Mrs W.E. Longfield
SAD.54/1/154
150 Class engine
SAD.54/1/157
G.R.S.' dining room, Atbara (showing horse's head made to display trappings obtained on the Darfur trip)
SAD.54/1/158
G.R.S.' sitting room, Atbara
SAD.54/1/166
Portrait of a Fallata man
SAD.54/1/173
Crowd with flags and drums welcoming Ramadan (postcard: G.N. Morhig, 162)
SAD.54/1/180
Group photograph of the pre-war football team: (L-R from back) Hunkin, D. Cornet, E.G. Baker, Merrill, A. Stearn, Lawes, A. Tilley, W.H. Best, N.R. Ensor, W.M. Stainton, W.J. Hone, J.H.G. Mitchell, 16 Dec 1920
SAD.54/1/184
Tables set for a tea dance at H. Walmsley's house, Atbara, 30 Dec 1920
SAD.54/1/196-201
Sennar [Makwar] dam under construction
SAD.54/1/203-205
Group at sandgrouse picnic, 4 Feb 1921: Mr and Mrs Cramer-Robert, Mr and Mrs W. Hallas, Mr and Mrs A.C. Parker, Miss Lord, Mason and H.F. Nottage
SAD.54/1/210-216
El Teb, Feb 1921
SAD.54/1/210
El Teb fort
SAD.54/1/211
Old disused locomotive
SAD.54/1/212
?G.R.S. with the old locomotive
SAD.54/1/216
Skeletons on El Teb battlefield
SAD.54/1/217
Trinkitat jetties in the harbour
SAD.54/1/221
Egyptian girl at Shata
SAD.54/1/222
Crowds at Shata station, Feb 1921
SAD.54/1/229
A.C. Parker, G.W. Lord and H.F. Nottage in a canoe, Mar 1921
SAD.54/1/234-243
Luxor, Apr 1921
SAD.54/1/234-235
Group at Luxor temple: Mrs R.E. More, Miss Lord, R.E. More and G.W. Lord, Apr 1921
SAD.54/1/236
Pylon of Euergetes I
SAD.54/1/238
Group as at 54/1/234, Great Hall of Pillars
SAD.54/1/239
Group as at 54/1/234, Avenue of Sphinxes
SAD.54/1/240
Obelisk of Queen Hatshepsu
SAD.54/1/243
Group visiting the Sphinx: R.E. More, Mrs More, Miss Lord and G.R.S. on camel back, with ?G.W. Lord standing in the foreground, far right and an Egyptian boy in front of the camels (tourist photograph taken by G.M. Georgoulas, no.118, 11 Apr 1921)
SAD.54/1/248
Portrait of young Hausa woman
SAD.54/1/256-257
Severe flooding at Atbara, 2 Aug 1921
SAD.54/1/258
Floods at Atbara mosque, 2 Aug 1921
SAD.54/1/266
Khor `Arab breach at Kilo 543, Aug 1921
SAD.54/1/269-277
Collapse of bridge abutment at Kilo 691 due to flooding in khawr (8 photographs), Aug 1921
SAD.54/1/281
Overflow of Khor `Arab, Aug 1921
SAD.54/1/282-284
Washouts, Gebeit district, Aug 1921
SAD.54/1/282
Men repairing washout
SAD.54/1/283-284
Line washed out
SAD.54/1/293
Overturned engine at Kilo 532
SAD.54/1/294-297
Wreck of No.4 station
SAD.54/1/313-314
Norah and Florence Schuster on horseback, Atbara, Oct 1921
SAD.54/1/317
Group in front of motor trolley, Atbara, Nov 1921: Norah Schuster, H. Walmsley, G.W. Lord and Florence Schuster
SAD.54/1/320
G.R.S.' horse, 'Flea', held by a servant, 13 Nov 1921
SAD.54/1/326
Portrait of a young Dar Maharib girl
SAD.54/1/339
Cribbed bridge, Khor Adit, Kilo 691 (or 591?), 18 Jan 1922
SAD.54/1/340
Coconut palm in garden outside G.R.S.' old house at Gebeit, Jan 1922
SAD.54/1/341-343
As above, Dec 1936
SAD.54/1/348
Captain S.S. Flower, director of Cairo Zoo, with a baby elephant
SAD.54/1/361
J.A.B. Jones dressed as 'Johnny Walker', 16 Mar 1922
SAD.54/1/362,366
G.R.S. dressed as a Badawin, 16 Mar 1922
SAD.54/1/367
G.R.S. in levée uniform, 16 Mar 1922
1929 Nov 23 - 1958 Dec 25
Press Cuttings
SAD.54/1/125
Letter from Lord Allenby's private secretary to G.R.S. forwarding his Warrant of Appointment to Membership of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, 31 May 1920
SAD.54/1/2
Postcard of E.T.C. buildings, with a written description of the buildings on the reverse
SAD.54/1/134
Programme of Entertainment on the S.S. Leicestershire on 8 Jul 1920
SAD.54/1/167
Proforma invitation to attend a meeting of the Atbara Lodge to be held on 16 Nov 1920, from E.A. Counsell, secretary, on behalf of H.T. Denson, with an agenda and list of officers 1919-1920, 9 Nov 1920
SAD.55/1/1-476
1922 Aug 10 - 1924 May 14
Volume 7 of the diaries. G.R.S. is Assistant Chief Engineer in Atbara, carrying out work similar to that described in 53/1/1-536 and 54/1/1-390, including inspections, meetings and washout repair. Similar social activities are also described in entries. In addition, G.R.S. works on the Kassala line, surveying (55/1/60-184), then supervising construction (55/1/227-444), and goes on a trip to Gedaref to assess possible bridge sites (55/1/455-464).
Temperatures are included at the end of each month
SAD.55/1/1
Note of Kassala survey dates, working week and number of men employed at Kassala railhead
SAD.55/1/4
Details of G.R.S.' 1922 leave, with dates
SAD.55/1/5-7
1922 Aug 10 - 22
An account of G.R.S.' journey back to Sudan, travelling with B.A. Jarvis
SAD.55/1/17-49
1922 Aug 23 - 1923 Jan 15
(Atbara). Entries contain details of inspections at Khartoum with F.G.A. Pinckney, Gebeit, Port Sudan, and Jebel Gerri with H. Walmsley (55/1/20-24), office work on Kassala line estimates (55/1/25), a Labour Committee meeting (55/1/29) and a meeting with the Director of Posts and Telegraphs and Gordon College officials (55/1/37,39). A fancy dress dance is described, hosted by H.F. Nottage and G.W. Lord (55/1/43-45), and the W.H. Mackenzie-Browns, the W.H. Bests, the C. Havercrofts and the E.A. St. J. Cartmells are also mentioned
SAD.55/1/49-52
1923 Jan 16 - 18
Details of a trip to Tehamiyam with the P.C. Lords, including a ceremony at Haiya to cut the first sod of the Kassala Railway
SAD.55/1/52-60
1923 Jan 17 - Feb 10
Contains information about another fancy dress party and a visit from L.O.F. Stack
SAD.55/1/60-184
1923 Feb 10 - Apr 18
Account of a survey for the Kassala line, carried out by G.R.S. and A.F. Payne:
Work begins at Haiya junction, and the party trek and survey via khawrs Imasa, Awageit and Godamaieb, and across the Gash delta (55/1/64-117) to Kassala.
They then reconnoitre around Mitatib, based in Kassala where G.R.S. sees C.P. Browne, E. Campbell, F.C.C. Balfour, Hall (Eastern Arab Corps), Cook (Camel Corps), C.P. Fisher and others (55/1/150-156), from [Gharb el Gash] to Mitatib, and around Khashm el Girba, accompanied by P. Ball (55/1/157-179), before arriving back in Atbara on 18 Apr 1923. Entries describe the daily routine (55/1/66-68), progress, scenery, camps, shooting etc, and specific information, including details of ration shortages (55/1/105-107), searching for beacons put in by G.R.S. in 1913 (55/1/115-116), descriptions of Rashaydah Arabs (55/1/117-132), investigation for possible bridge sites (55/1/171-178), and reconnaissance of land around the east bank of the Atbara (55/1/179).
Sketch maps of routes are included at 55/1/65, 55/1/74, 55/1/86, 55/1/103 and 55/1/141, and an extract by Sir Samuel Baker re his expedition up the Atbara at 55/1/160- 161
SAD.55/1/184-194
1923 Apr 18 - Jun 20
Contains details of work in connection with the Kassala line, including an interview with L.O.F. Stack, a meeting with A. Macintyre of the Sudan Plantations Syndicate, a visit to Haiya junction, meeting D. Henderson and H.D. Bindley, and work on the line itself (55/1/188-193). Other information includes G.R.S.' work on his garden and aviary, a visit to Mr Prideau, the Khartoum dentist (55/1/187) and socialising with G.E. Mason, the J.A.B. Jones', E.O.A. Newcombe, H.V. Hawkins and G. Warder (55/1/185)
SAD.55/1/194-200
1923 Jun 20 - 26
Details of a trip to El Obeid with F.G.A. Pinckney, inspecting the White Nile bridge swing-span, tube-wells at Umm Koweika, Tendelti and Umm Ruwaba and the Semeih well en route, and visiting the Sennar [Makwar] Dam works and Sagadi quarries on the return journey (55/1/197- 200). G.R.S. also has a meeting in El Obeid with J.D. Craig and various gum merchants in connection with rebuilding sheds in the gum-sorting enclosures, and sees the R.V. Saviles (55/1/197-198)
SAD.55/1/200-222
1923 Jun 26 - Aug 13
Entries contain information about severe rains and washouts, including in Khor `Arab, Deheteib and Kilo 328 (55/1/205-217). Other details include the deaths of Cunningham and three Loco Shop employees (55/1/200). Social activities include tennis and golf
SAD.55/1/222-227
1923 Aug 13 - Sep 23
(Atbara). Entries include G.R.S. motoring R.E.F. Fawkes and G.E. Pennington to the pumping station at Makailab, which is at risk from Nile flood (55/1/223), and a request for statistical information from F.J.C. Pole, who is to head a Sudan Railways Commission
SAD.55/1/227-444
1923 Sep 24 - 1924 Apr 22
Description of the construction of the Kassala line, G.R.S. assisted by H. Walmsley and H.D. Bindley.
After preparations, railhead work begins on 1 Oct 1923; initial entries include a staff list, information about railhead camp, train arrangements, materials and equipment (55/1/230-233), and construction procedures (55/1/234-253).
Work includes fixing bridge sites outside Haiya (55/1/263-264) and in khawrs Helukwan, [Tetarkai] and Shigrib (55/1/294-359), setting out a span bridge over Khor Derudeb (55/1/349,354), sinking trial wells in Khor Delai (55/1/354-355), trips to possible station sites at Khor Tehilla, Delai, [Magouda] and Kassala (55/1/297-298,324,421-422), and carrying out a contour survey of the [Gharb el Gash] area (55/1/425). Railhead reaches Kassala on 21 Apr 1924. Camps during the work include at Tehilla, Derudeb, Delai, Ungwatiri, Mitatib and Gulusit.
Entries contain general information about progress, route, water supply, workers (see 55/1/379ff), countryside, administration, inspection and visits to Haiya, and specific details such as rail-carrying competitions (e.g. 55/1/294-295), Christmas dinner with H.A. Crouch, Greenfield, A.D. Somervail, C.E. Hunt, W.S. Harvey, Tilson, Curme, Cockburn, G.T. Wright and B.G. Card (55/1/357-358), H.D. Bindley's departure from bankhead to complete survey work into Kassala (55/1/385ff), G.R.S.' narrow escape from injury at Delai (55/1/403-404) and objections to the alignment into Kassala by Kassala Province and the Kassala Cotton Company (55/1/410-411).
Railhead visitors include P.C. Lord, C. Lyall, A.W. Skrine, the J.C. Walkers, the C. Havercrofts (55/1/370-373), the F.G.A. Pinckneys, F.J.C. Pole (55/1/332-334), Lord Allenby (55/1/399,402) and Major A.R. Dugmore, making a cinematograph film of railhead operations (55/1/438-439)
SAD.55/1/444-455
1924 Apr 23
Contains details of the official opening of the Kassala line, with information about the visiting party and G.R.S.' dissatisfaction with the occasion (55/1/448). Various trips are also outlined, e.g. to the Gulusit Dam with E.C. Midwinter, Chandler, the E.O.A. Newcombes, P.C. Lord and C.E. Hunt (55/1/454)
SAD.55/1/455-464
1924 Apr 24 - 28
G.R.S. describes a trip to Gedaref with P.C. Lord, G.W. Grabham and M.R. Graham, going by car and camel along the Atbara river to Tomat, assessing possible bridge sites etc, then on to Gedaref, and returning to Kassala via Moqatta. A sketch map of the route from Kassala to Gedaref is included at 55/1/458
SAD.55/1/464-471
1924 Apr 28 - May 5
Entries contain information about washouts in Khor Derudeb, inspection of work at Kassala station, and meetings with province officials. G.R.S. returns to Atbara to tie up Kassala Railway matters before going on leave
SAD.55/1/471-472
1924 May 6 - 14
Details of the journey home via Cairo and Paris
SAD.55/1/473-476
Index
178 prints from the diary. Note that many of the images are duplicated in A95/1-350, A96/1-26, 880/5/1-44 and 882/1- 2[GL]
SAD.55/1/2
Work at Kassala railhead (photographed by G.W. Grabham)
SAD.55/1/3
Elderly Rashaydah man
SAD.55/1/8-16
Derailment between No.10 station and Abu Hamed
SAD.55/1/18-19
G.R.S. riding his horse, 'Flea', 10 Sep 1922
SAD.55/1/21-22
A.F. Payne and Elsie Myers on horseback at Gebeit, 14 Sep 1922
SAD.55/1/27
Group sitting on the footplate of motor trolley: G.R.S., Mrs W.H. Best and W.H. and Mrs Mackenzie-Brown, with trolley-man in the background, 23 Oct 1922
SAD.55/1/28
As above, W.H. Best in place of G.R.S.
SAD.55/1/32
Mrs E.A.St.J. Cartmell and Mrs W.H. Best, 13 Nov 1922
SAD.55/1/33
Mrs W.H. Best, E.A.St.J. Cartmell and Mrs Cartmell pretending to play bones as musical instruments, 23 Oct 1922
SAD.55/1/51
Seated group at a 'sandgrouse picnic': Mrs A.C. Parker, Mrs R.E.F. Fawkes, G.R.S., A.C. Parker, G. Warder and Miss Warder, 19 Jan 1923
SAD.55/1/75-183
Kassala survey, Feb - Mar 1923
SAD.55/1/75
View of Jebel Tehilla
SAD.55/1/78
Camel hamlah coming into Khor Tehilla
SAD.55/1/79
'Lion Rock', Khor Tehilla
SAD.55/1/84
Camp at Khor Awageit
SAD.55/1/87
Local people and animals at Derudeb wells
SAD.55/1/88
Dom palms in Khor Derudeb
SAD.55/1/89
Hadanduwah boy drawing water at Derudeb well
SAD.55/1/92
Hadanduwah shabriyah and bed
SAD.55/1/93
Hadanduwah tent
SAD.55/1/96
Jebel Sanai
SAD.55/1/98
G.R.S. on camelback at Khor Godamaieb
SAD.55/1/99
Camel hamlah resting at Khor Godamaieb
SAD.55/1/100
View of Khor Godamaieb
SAD.55/1/108
View from Jebel [Kleidabur]
SAD.55/1/109
'Dust devil'
SAD.55/1/118-119
Rashaydah community and camels at Eaqa wells
SAD.55/1/120
Three young Rashaydah men at Eaqa wells
SAD.55/1/121
Group of veiled Rashaydah women
SAD.55/1/122
Rashaydah boys clipping the hair of a camel, with camels resting in the background
SAD.55/1/128
Group of three Rashaydah boys
SAD.55/1/129
Rashaydah tent
SAD.55/1/130
Veiled Rashaydah women with children
SAD.55/1/131
Veiled Rashaydah woman
SAD.55/1/136
Local people and animals at Gulusit wells
SAD.55/1/137
View of Jebel Kassala
SAD.55/1/138
Province policeman on camelback
SAD.55/1/148-149
Views of the East Gash at [Heibeai]
SAD.55/1/155
Packaged cotton at Kassala
SAD.55/1/162
Fasher Ford, River Atbara
SAD.55/1/163-165
Views of karrib above Fasher Ford
SAD.55/1/172
View from the District Commissioner's house, Khashm el Girba
SAD.55/1/173-174
Water in the gorge at Khashm el Girba
SAD.55/1/176
View of Shaqarab
SAD.55/1/177
Hunting bag of an ariel and a bustard, displayed by soldiers
SAD.55/1/180,182
View of the Atbara river at Goz Regeb
SAD.55/1/181
Girl with donkey, Goz Regeb
SAD.55/1/183
Girl as above at the water's edge, Goz Regeb, with unidentified man in background [?P. Ball]
SAD.55/1/207-210
Washouts at Khor `Arab 1st Crossing, Aug 1923
SAD.55/1/214-215
Party at washout at Kilo 340, Hudi, Aug 1923
SAD.55/1/237-443
Kassala line construction, 1923-1924
SAD.55/1/237
Workers laying sleepers in the construction of the Kassala line (photographed by G.W. Grabham)
SAD.55/1/238
Workers laying rails, Kassala railhead (photographed by G.W. Grabham)
SAD.55/1/240
Workers performing rail-carrying, Kassala railhead (photographed by G.W. Grabham)
SAD.55/1/241
`Abd al-Ati spacing sleepers by measuring with his feet, Kassala railhead
SAD.55/1/245-246
Camp-moving train loaded for a move (photographed by G.W. Grabham)
SAD.55/1/248-251
Saidi workers at bankhead
SAD.55/1/252
Railhead camp bakery
SAD.55/1/254
Line of camels carrying baskets to bankhead
SAD.55/1/255
Water camels in procession
SAD.55/1/256
Men working on coach-screwing
SAD.55/1/257
Spanner-men at work
SAD.55/1/261
G.R.S. with 'Jock', the railhead dog
SAD.55/1/262
Dr H.A. Crouch with 'Jock'
SAD.55/1/267
G.R.S. in Angus-Sanderson car 'No.2', with chauffeur standing to the front of the car
SAD.55/1/268
Men at work, Mile 20, Oct 1923
SAD.55/1/272
Panoramic view of railhead camp at Mile 20 (Kilo 32), Oct 1923
SAD.55/1/273
Workers laying a diversion, with man spacing sleepers (photographed by G.W. Grabham)
SAD.55/1/287
Washout of the Kassala line in Khor Adarot, 1930 (endorsed: 'the whole bank (6ft) washed away from kilom 63 to 65')
SAD.55/1/289
Party of men carrying and laying sleepers
SAD.55/1/290
Spanner boy at work, with adult workers behind
SAD.55/1/291
Loading train to move camp
SAD.55/1/300
Railhead train (side view, from a distance)
SAD.55/1/301
Men at work on the line between Imasa and Adarot
SAD.55/1/302
Panoramic view of the Tehilla range, Kilo 72
SAD.55/1/303
Men at work on the line at Kilo 85
SAD.55/1/310
Workers laying a diversion (photographed by G.W. Grabham)
SAD.55/1/311
Hill near camp at Mile 46.5 (Kilo 75), Nov 1923
SAD.55/1/314-317
Views of railhead work in Khor Tehilla, Kilo 78
SAD.55/1/318
As above, Kilo 76
SAD.55/1/320
Laying sleepers, Khor Tehilla
SAD.55/1/321
Tehilla quarry, Kilo 78, with four unidentified men standing at foot of rocky hillside
SAD.55/1/325-327
Views in Khor Derudeb
SAD.55/1/328
'No.2' car, driven by Bostan the chauffeur, stuck in Khor Hasebu, Nov 1923
SAD.55/1/335
View along the line of the unlaid track in Khor Derudeb
SAD.55/1/336-338
Views in Khor Derudeb
SAD.55/1/341-342
Laying Derudeb station, Dec 1923
SAD.55/1/345,350
View of Khor Hasebu
SAD.55/1/346
Construction of the line at Kilo 155
SAD.55/1/347
View of camp at Mile 71.5 (Kilo 115)
SAD.55/1/351
Construction of line at Kilo 85
SAD.55/1/352
Camp at Delai station, Kilo 123
SAD.55/1/353,362
View of Khor Delai
SAD.55/1/361
Work at bankhead (photographed by G.W.Grabham)
SAD.55/1/363
Large group of Saidi labourers
SAD.55/1/364
First lift at work
SAD.55/1/368
Visitors to Mile 100: G.W. Grabham, Doris Havercroft, C. Havercroft, Miss Violet Strange, D. Henderson, Mrs P.C. Lord, H.D. Bindley, Mrs Henderson, P.C. Lord, Jan 1924
SAD.55/1/369
Visitors as above in motor cars
SAD.55/1/371
Visitors to Mile 100: Doris Havercroft, C. Havercroft, Miss V. Strange, Mrs Lord, P.C. Lord, H.D. Bindley, Mrs Henderson and G.R.S., with unidentified man (possibly A. Beeby-Thomson) behind, and line construction in the background (photographed by G.W. Grabham)
SAD.55/1/372
Visitors to Mile 100 as above, inspecting the construction of the line (photographed by G.W. Grabham)
SAD.55/1/375
Two of the visitors to Mile 100 (possibly D. Henderson and H.D. Bindley) tightening the track laid at the 100 mile mark
SAD.55/1/376
Packed equipment laid out during a camp move
SAD.55/1/377
Saidi workers at the pay saloons
SAD.55/1/378
Three young Hadanduwah men
SAD.55/1/380
Group of Hadanduwah men at the canteen saloon
SAD.55/1/382
Panoramic view of the countryside at Kilo 155
SAD.55/1/383
H.D. Bindley and travelling companion on camelback leaving to complete the Kassala survey, 27 Jan 1924
SAD.55/1/384
H.D. Bindley and travelling companion on camelback, seen off from railhead by H.A. Crouch, W.S. Harvey and R.J. Darvall (4th man standing behind Darvall)
SAD.55/1/387
Laying track at Kilo 155
SAD.55/1/388,390
Laying sleepers at Kilo 155
SAD.55/1/389
Laying track at Kilo 85
SAD.55/1/394
Saidi labourers at bankhead (photographed by G.W. Grabham)
SAD.55/1/395
Workers laying a diversion (photographed by G.W. Grabham)
SAD.55/1/400
G.R.S. and Lord Allenby at railhead, walking ahead of the rest of their party, 16 Feb 1924
SAD.55/1/401
Lord Allenby and party with railhead staff, inspecting the line, 16 Feb 1924
SAD.55/1/405
Panoramic view of railhead at Kilo 71
SAD.55/1/406
Drilling rig, [?Aireba], Mar 1924
SAD.55/1/407-408
Work at railhead, Kilo 155
SAD.55/1/413
Group photograph of railhead staff: Greenwood, G.T. Wright, Curme (Permanent Way inspectors), Tilson (chief clerk), W.S. Harvey, R.J. Darvall, G.R.S., F.L. Harwood, H.A. Crouch
SAD.55/1/415
`Abd Allahi, the motor trolley driver
SAD.55/1/418-419
Elderly Rashaydah man
SAD.55/1/423
Rashaydah boy
SAD.55/1/424
Veiled Rashaydah woman
SAD.55/1/428-431
Workers building the telegraph
SAD.55/1/432
Workers carrying a wire drum used in building the telegraph
SAD.55/1/435
Saidi worker
SAD.55/1/437
Spanner boy at work
SAD.55/1/440-441
Line construction into Kassala, 21 Apr 1924
SAD.55/1/442
Sa`id Ahmad's mosque at Khatmiya
SAD.55/1/443
View along the railway track to Kassala, with Jebel Kassala in the distance
SAD.55/1/449-453
Opening of the Kassala line, 23 Apr 1924
SAD.55/1/449-451
Visiting party putting brass fishbolts into the line
SAD.55/1/452
Mrs E.O.A. Newcombe putting in a brass fishbolt
SAD.55/1/453
Official visiting party at the opening of the line
SAD.55/1/458
Cars travelling over a relatively unbroken piece of karrib
SAD.55/1/459
View of the Atbara river
SAD.55/1/468
View of an unidentified khawr, with a jabal in the background
SAD.55/1/469-470
Syce riding G.R.S.' horse, 'Flea', 4 May 1924
1929 Dec 27 - 1958 Dec 20
Press Cuttings
SAD.55/1/258
Telegram informing G.R.S. of the death of G.W. Lord, 24 Feb 1947
SAD.55/1/339
Service message of congratulations on the construction of the Kassala line from F.J.C. Pole to G.R.S. and his staff, 3 Dec 1923
SAD.55/1/348
Service message from A.C. Parker on behalf of E.C. Midwinter to G.R.S. at railhead, expressing approval at progress being made on the Kassala line, 18 Dec 1923
SAD.55/1/356
Service message from P.C. Lord to G.R.S. and railhead staff, expressing best wishes and thanks for work done on the Kassala line, n.d. (date stamp removed)
SAD.55/1/367
Standard typescript letter from L.H. Gwynne to G.R.S., thanking him for contributing towards a Christmas gift, 8 Jan 1924
SAD.55/1/446
Handwritten letter from E.C. Midwinter to G.R.S., expressing sorrow for a misunderstanding between them in connection with the opening of the Kassala line, 25 Apr 1924
SAD.55/1/447
Correspondence [from E.C. Midwinter, unsigned] to [G.R.S.], resident engineer at Kassala railhead, forwarding the words of a telegram from the Governor-General to railhead staff congratulating them on completion of the Kassala line, 24 Apr 1924
SAD.55/1/466
Sudan Government telegraph from Cary Schuster at Territet, to G.R.S. in Atbara, congratulating him on completion of the Kassala line, 26 Apr 1924
SAD.55/1/398
Sketch of Lord Allenby from T.E. Lawrence, Seven Pillars of Wisdom, (1935)
SAD.56/1/1-509
1924 Aug 28 - 1926 Jun 24
Eighth diary in the series, relating to G.R.S.' final months as Assistant Chief Engineer. Work includes on the Kassala line, Port Sudan quays and harbour, Sennar Dam and the Omdurman and White Nile bridges. Details also include a tour of Kassala with senior rail officials (56/1/81-92), the opening of the Sennar Dam (56/1/179-198), information about the Gezira Irrigation Project (56/1/199-280) and a tour of Palestine with the H. Walmsleys (56/1/340-490).
'Amusing' letters received by railway officials are included at the end of the volume. Monthly temperatures are given throughout
SAD.56/1/2-4
1924 Aug 28 - Sep 9
G.R.S. returns to Atbara after leave, travelling with various acquaintances including Katherine Loveday, J.W. Crowfoot, A. Huddleston and the S.A. Tippets
SAD.56/1/4-81
1924 Sep 10 - 1925 Jan 26
(Atbara). G.R.S. describes Kassala line repairs, inspection (56/1/19-23), office work in Khartoum with F.G.A. Pinckney and R.E. More, trips to Gebeit, Port Sudan quays, Khor Adit, Wad Medani, Barakat, Hassaheiss and the Sennar Dam (56/1/25-26,31-34), and discussion of proposed extensions to Port Sudan quays with C.D. Inman and J.C. Walker (56/1/57). Leisure activities with H. Walmsley, the C. Havercrofts and others include sports, teas, shooting, Christmas celebrations and King's Day sports (56/1/73,75).
Other information relates to steps taken after incidents of unrest in Sudan, including evacuation of Railway Battalion soldiers to Egypt (56/1/6-16), G.R.S. receiving an Order of the Nile for his work on the Kassala line (56/1/24), Nuba wrestling (56/1/26-27), and details of the death of L.O.F. Stack, with a transcript of the 'Note to the Prime Minister of Egypt on behalf of the British Government', details of events following Stack's death, a transcript of the Intelligence report and details of policemen awarded O.B.E.s (56/1/34-55). G.R.S. also quotes a newspaper report on G.F. Archer (56/1/61,63) and a transcript of Archer's speech at a Khartoum garden party, 17 Jan 1925 (56/1/75-79)
SAD.56/1/81-92
1925 Jan 26 - 30
Details of a touring trip around Kassala with E.C. Midwinter, Miss Midwinter, the A.C. Parkers, the C.H. Hodgsons and Chandler, including visits to Haiya, Kassala, Abu Deleiq and Khashm el Girba
SAD.56/1/92-121
1925 Jan 30 - Apr 8
G.R.S. describes a trip to 'present' the Kassala line to Sir G.F. Archer, (56/1/94-100) and the laying of the foundation stone of a new Coptic church in Atbara (56/1/109-113). E.C. Midwinter's departure from Sudan, replaced by A.C. Parker (56/1/107,114-115), and the takeover of Khartoum municipal works by a business consortium are also noted. Social activities include sports etc, and the Church Missionary Society Girls' School Bazaar (56/1/93-94).
A transcript of a letter sent to E.C. Midwinter after a fight at a football match, signed 'One of the survivors of the White Flag Society in Atbara', is included at 56/1/101-103, and G.R.S. quotes an article from African World, reproduced from the British Empire Review, at 56/1/115-121
SAD.56/1/121-125
1925 Apr 9 - 15
Details of an inspection tour to the east of Atbara district with J.C. Walker, visiting works at Port Sudan, Khor [Shashat], Derudeb, Delai and Kilo 74
SAD.56/1/125-151
1925 Apr 26 - Jul 18
Entries include information on daily life in Atbara, details of meetings re Omdurman bridge with F.W. Stephen (56/1/126), a trip to Nukheila, with historical information about the Battle of Atbara and a section quoted from Winston Churchill's, The River War (56/1/128-136), and notes about the mud-wasp (Eumenes maxillosa), with sketches of a cell nest (56/1/139-141). G.R.S. also describes various trips to Port Sudan in connection with the harbour extensions, including meetings with E.O.A. Newcombe and A. Vaughan Lee (56/1/142-146)
SAD.56/1/151-153
1925 Jul 19 - 28
G.R.S. returns home on leave with C. Havercroft. A list of passengers on board the Yorkshire is included at 56/1/151-152, and details of 1925 leave at 56/1/153
SAD.56/1/154-160
1925 Oct 9 - 22
Return from leave travelling 'long sea' from London to Port Sudan, with a list of Port Sudan passengers on the P&O Moldavia and a description of the voyage
SAD.56/1/160-163
1925 Oct 23 - Nov 1
Inspection trip to the Kassala line with P.C. Lord, starting from Derudeb, with visits to Aroma, Kassala station and the Kassala Cotton Co. irrigation area, then going from Haiya to Khor `Arab 1st Crossing and back to investigate a proposed line deviation
SAD.56/1/163-179
1925 Nov 1 - 1926 Jan 17
(Atbara). Includes details of visits to the Sennar [Makwar] Dam, Omdurman bridge site and Maragan new station with P.C. Lord, inspection of the British military camp at Gebeit, (56/1/168), Port Sudan harbour extension business (56/1/170,172,179), and a trip to Kassala, also visiting a survey party working in the Khor Gergaf area (56/1/177-178). Leisure activities include events to mark P.C. Lord's retirement (56/1/173-177)
SAD.56/1/179-198
1926 Jan 17 - 21
Contains information about the opening of the Sennar Dam at Makwar, including guest list, speeches delivered by G.F. Archer, Lord Lloyd and Sir Isma`il Sirri (56/1/184-196), and the opening ceremony. G.R.S. goes to Kosti with E.C. Midwinter and A.C. Parker after the ceremony (56/1/198)
SAD.56/1/199
“England and Wales with Gezira Irrigation Scheme (Sudan) Superimposed in Order to Illustrate Size” : (published) map of the Gezira irrigation scheme in [?1926] and the cultivable area from the Blue to the White Nile, showing Omdurman, Khartoum, the proposed White Nile Dam, Sennar Dam and Kosti, superimposed on a map of England and Wales over Warwick and surrounding counties
SAD.56/1/201-280
Copy of notes issued by the Sudan Government on the Gezira Irrigation Project, Jan 1926: Chapters I-VIII (Descriptive and Historical, The Development of the Gezira, The Main Gezira Scheme, The Position of the Native Inhabitants under the Scheme, Administration, Agricultural Considerations, The Plan of Irrigation for the Gezira, Economic Questions)
SAD.56/1/206
Map: “Gezira Canalization Scheme - Layout of Canals for 300,000 Feddans”, with reference guide, n.d.
SAD.56/1/244
“Plan Showing Nine Tenancies” (organisation of the irrigation system), from Notes on the Gezira Irrigation Project, issued by the Sudan Government, p.27
SAD.56/1/281-288
1926 Jan 22 - Feb 5
G.R.S. visits the White Nile bridge and Hillet `Abbass before returning (from Kosti) to Atbara. Activities in Atbara include a fancy dress dance (56/1/286) and a meeting with A. Vaughan Lee, E.C. Midwinter, A.C. Parker and G.W. Grabham re an Atbara bridge on the Kassala-Gedaref extension (56/1/288)
SAD.56/1/288-303
1926 Feb 6 - 10
Details of a trip to visit Kassala and bridge sites on the Atbara: inspecting Derudeb wells en route, G.R.S. and various colleagues go by car to Abu Deleiq, Khashm el Girba, Showak, Kassala town and Khatmiya
SAD.56/1/303-325
1926 Feb 10 - Mar 22
(Atbara). Railway work includes business in Khartoum in connection with Omdurman bridge, a meeting with Yates re a proposed dockyard at Kosti (56/1/318), headquarters meetings, and a visit to Medani, motoring to Maragan to see a new station and ginning factory sidings (56/1/322). In Khartoum, G.R.S. visits the zoo and an experimental gum forest (56/1/321). Social events include Atbara Polo Club's first (56/1/303-312) and second (56/1/322-323) race meetings, a supper dance given by Atbara's bachelors (56/1/319), and various sports. An article by Alan Cobham, entitled “Dream Gardens of the Nile” (published in the Daily Mail), is transcribed at 56/1/320-321
SAD.56/1/325-338
1926 Mar 23 - 28
Details of a visit with the F.W. Stephens to a proposed bridge site at Abu Deleiq
SAD.56/1/338-340
1926 Mar 28 - Apr 8
Includes preparations for leave and G.R.S.' journey as far as Cairo with the C. Havercrofts, the H. Walmsleys, N.B. Hunter and J.E. Williams
SAD.56/1/340-490
1926 Apr 8 - 16
Details of a tour of Palestine with the H. Walmsleys. G.R.S. describes the journey (56/1/341-343), then gives a detailed account of their stay in Jerusalem (56/1/343-454), and visits to Hebron and Bethlehem (56/1/366-380), the Dead Sea, Jordan and Jericho (56/1/434-452), Tiberias and Capernaum (56/1/455-477), Nazareth (56/1/467,477-480), Haifa and the Carmelite Monastery of Elijah (56/1/482).
Historical, biblical and general information is provided throughout.
Entries also include: sections quoted from a tourist publication by the Supreme Muslim Council on Jerusalem's Haram area (56/1/386-401) and the Via Dolorosa (56/1/415-420); a plan of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and guide to rooms (56/1/351); a sketch map of the area from the Mediterranean to the River Jordan and the Sea of Galilee to the Dead Sea, showing places visited during the trip (56/1/456)
SAD.56/1/490-491
1926 Apr 16 - 23
G.R.S. describes a short stay in Cairo and the journey back to London
SAD.56/1/492
Details of G.R.S.' 1926 leave
SAD.56/1/493-501
Index
SAD.56/1/502-509
Six letters from non-Britons to Railway officials, mainly looking for work, which amused G.R.S. Note that 56/1/505-507, an anonymous letter to E.C. Midwinter regarding a fight at a football match, is quoted in the main body of the diary at 56/1/101-103
177 prints from the diary. Note that many of the images are duplicated in A95/1-350 and 880/5/1-44
SAD.56/1/1
Interior of St Sepulchre, Jerusalem (magazine cutting, colour)
SAD.56/1/5
'Lion couchant with tail rampant': shaped hedge in G.R.S.' garden, Atbara
SAD.56/1/17
Grapevine in G.R.S.' garden, Atbara
SAD.56/1/18
Jessamine in G.R.S.' garden, Atbara
SAD.56/1/20
Washout of the Kassala line at Khor Hambokeb, Sep 1924
SAD.56/1/21
Washout at Khor Ungwatiri, Sep 1924 (mixed with second image)
SAD.56/1/28
Sleeping-out platform on G.R.S.' house, Atbara
SAD.56/1/29
View of platform (above) from the foot of its stairs
SAD.56/1/33
Portrait of Sir L.O.F. Stack, Governor-General of the Sudan and Sirdar of the Egyptian Army (postcard: The Victoria Stationery and Bookstores)
SAD.56/1/39-42
C. Havercroft's house, Atbara
SAD.56/1/39-40
Exterior of the house
SAD.56/1/41
Drawing room
SAD.56/1/42
Dining room
SAD.56/1/56
Exterior of type 'B' quarter, [Atbara]
SAD.56/1/62
Portrait of Sir Geoffrey F. Archer, Governor-General of the Sudan (magazine cutting)
SAD.56/1/64-67
Participants in a 'Ladies versus Gentlemen' cricket match, 8 - 9 Jan 1925
SAD.56/1/69-72
Guests at a gathering at R.E.F. Fawkes' house (Atbara) to see the launch of his boat, 16 Jan 1925
SAD.56/1/72
G.E. Mason, Miss E. Humphrey and Mrs F.G.H. Haldwell
SAD.56/1/74
Spectators at the King's Day sports, Atbara Sports Club cricket ground, 17 Jan 1925
SAD.56/1/82
View of the road to Fasher Ford, taken from a car, with car(s) at a distance in front, Jan 1925
SAD.56/1/83,85,89
View of the karrib near Abu Deleiq, Jan 1925
SAD.56/1/84,88
Motor car with passengers crossing the karrib, Jan 1925
SAD.56/1/90
View of Abu Deleiq bridge site
SAD.56/1/91
View of the river, Khashm el Girba
SAD.56/1/96
Khatmiya rocks, 13 Feb 1925
SAD.56/1/97
Cleft rock at Jebel Kassala, with two unidentified figures in white standing in front [probably Mrs P.C. Lord and Kilmeny Lord], 13 Feb 1925
SAD.56/1/98
Portrait of H.J. Huddleston, Commander of the Sudan Defence Force, n.d. (magazine cutting)
SAD.56/1/99
E.O. Springfield, C.T. Knox, G.F. Archer and P.C. Lord leaving a motor car, Aroma, 15 Feb 1925
SAD.56/1/105
Guests at a farewell tea for E.C. Midwinter at the Egyptian Club, including G.R.S. (2nd row, 2nd from left), 3 Mar 1925, signed by N.S. Tahan, Atbara
SAD.56/1/106
Portrait of Alex. MacIntyre, Managing Director in the Sudan, n.d. (magazine cutting)
SAD.56/1/110-111
Priests, officials and others at the laying of the foundation stone of the Coptic Church, Atbara, 27 Mar 1925
SAD.56/1/124
View of Delai bridge on the Kassala line
SAD.56/1/127
Guests at a Sports Club river picnic on board the Louise, 24 Apr 1925
SAD.56/1/130-133
Visit to Nukheila, site of the Battle of the Atbara, 25 Apr 1925
SAD.56/1/130
View from the top of ridge looking on the site of Mahmud Ahmad's zariba
SAD.56/1/131
Pool in low Atbara river
SAD.56/1/132
Officers' graves at Nukheila
SAD.56/1/133
Group at Nukheila, pictured in front of a granite obelisk dedicated to 21 British soldiers killed in the battle: G.W. Lord, L.H.G. Andrews and Fuller (Dorset Regiment), with three of Fuller's N.C.O.s, 25 Apr 1925
SAD.56/1/147
Portrait of O.L. Prowde, Engineer-in-Charge at Sennar Dam, 1917 to 1925 (magazine cutting), n.d.
SAD.56/1/148
J.W. Gibson, Agent-in-Charge for S. Pearson and Son (Contracting Department) Ltd., Sennar Dam (magazine cutting), n.d.
SAD.56/1/155-158
On board the P&O ship Moldavia, Oct 1925
SAD.56/1/155
Miss Warnington, Mrs B.H. Bell and Mrs H. Owen, sitting in deck chairs with other passengers
SAD.56/1/156
Mrs Ruth Redfern in a deckchair
SAD.56/1/157
Passengers and members of the crew
SAD.56/1/158
Seated group: Mrs R. Broatch, Major M.J. Wheatley and two unidentified ladies
SAD.56/1/182
The assembled company at the Sennar Dam opening ceremony, 21 Jan 1926
SAD.56/1/183
First train crossing the Sennar Dam, 21 Jan 1926
SAD.56/1/200-222
Pages of photographs from Sudan Government, Notes on the Gezira Irrigation Project, (London, 1926)
SAD.56/1/200
Sennar Dam, (p.2)
SAD.56/1/204
'Rain Dura', (p.6): view of a dhurah field
SAD.56/1/205
'Camels on Gezira Plain', (p.6)
SAD.56/1/218-220
'Large Excavators' and 'Small Ruston Excavator', (p.15): Gezira Irrigation Project excavations
SAD.56/1/221
'Village Well - Showing old method of obtaining water' (p.18): local people and animals at a village well
SAD.56/1/222
'Village on Canal Bank - water 'laid on'', (p.18): man collecting water from river
SAD.56/1/224-227
Sennar Dam under construction, [?1926]
SAD.56/1/228-229
Canal excavators
SAD.56/1/236-276
Pages of photographs from Sudan Government, Notes on the Gezira Irrigation Project, (London, 1926)
SAD.56/1/236
Syndicate Inspector's House
SAD.56/1/237
'Steam Ploughing', (p.26): farmer steam-ploughing a field
SAD.56/1/238
'Native Plough', (p.26): farm worker using a traditional plough pulled by bulls
SAD.56/1/242
'Sowing', (p.30): woman with children, sowing seed in a ploughed field
SAD.56/1/243
'Ridging', (p.30): farmer driving two bulls in a cotton field
SAD.56/1/248
'Cultivation', (p.32): man driving two yoked bulls in field of cotton
SAD.56/1/249
'Picking', (p.32): young people picking cotton
SAD.56/1/250
'Cotton Pickers', (p.34): female group
SAD.56/1/251
'Cleaning Cotton', (p.34): group working outside a straw tukl
SAD.56/1/255
'Sacking', (p.36): group making up sacks of cotton
SAD.56/1/256
'Carrying Cotton', (p.36): camels carrying sacks
SAD.56/1/257
Distributary Canal, (p.38)
SAD.56/1/258
'Abu Ishreen taking off distributary canal', (p.38): man standing in Abu Ishreen, one of the major channels bringing water directly from the canal
SAD.56/1/262
Buckeye excavator digging Abu Ishreen, (p.40)
SAD.56/1/263
'Abu Sitta', (p.40): minor channel from which a field is flooded directly from the canal
SAD.56/1/264-265
Large and small masonry regulators in the main canal for controlling the water
SAD.56/1/272
Workers grading cotton in sacks (magazine cutting of photograph by J.F.E. Bloss)
SAD.56/1/273
'Cotton Collecting Station', (p.48): sacks of cotton laid out in lines
SAD.56/1/274
'Cotton Outside Ginning Factory', (p.48): sacks of cotton ready for processing
SAD.56/1/275
Ginning Factory, (p.50)
SAD.56/1/276
Inside view of factory, (p.50)
SAD.56/1/282
C. Havercroft, Doris Havercroft and G.R.S. in fancy dress costumes (C. Havercroft and G.R.S. as 'Fish and Frog Footmen', Doris as 'Kodak' girl), fancy dress dance, Atbara, 28 Jan 1926
SAD.56/1/283
C. Havercroft and G.R.S. wearing 'Fish and Frog Footmen' costumes, including masks
SAD.56/1/284
As above, without masks
SAD.56/1/285
Doris Havercroft dressed as a 'Kodak' girl
SAD.56/1/289
View at Abu Deleiq bridge site, Feb 1926
SAD.56/1/290
Group of officials at the Abu Deleiq bridge site (probably including E.C. Midwinter, A.C. Parker, A. Vaughan Lee, G.W. Grabham, Lister, Chandler, A.C. Parker's clerk, and Almond, E.C. Midwinter's clerk, A. Beeby-Thomson and H.D. Bindley), Feb 1926
SAD.56/1/291
Camels crossing a ford in the Atbara near Abu Deleiq, Feb 1926
SAD.56/1/292
Cars crossing ford in the Atbara near Abu Deleiq, Feb 1926
SAD.56/1/294-297
Views from the road in Khor Katut, Feb 1926
SAD.56/1/299
Officials by the river at the bridge site at Showak, Feb 1926
SAD.56/1/300
Vehicles and men at camp at Showak, 8 Feb 1926
SAD.56/1/301
Breakfast picnic at camp at Showak, 8 Feb 1926
SAD.56/1/308-311
First race meeting of Atbara Polo Club, 12 Feb 1926
SAD.56/1/308-309
Crowds of spectators at the track, Feb 1926
SAD.56/1/310
Spectators at the 'tote', Feb 1926
SAD.56/1/311
Race coach pulled by a team of horses: J.E. Williams driving, with J.A.B. Jones next to him, Mrs Hancock, J.S. Hancock and Mrs Jones behind and the two Jones children inside, Feb 1926
SAD.56/1/314
G.R.S.' horse, 'Flea' winning the Damer Handicap ('Class I Scurry'), with other competitors behind, Second Atbara Polo Club race meeting, 12 Mar 1926
SAD.56/1/326
Mrs F.W. Stephen sitting on the footplate of a motor car (chauffeur at the wheel) parked in front of a stationary train carriage, with passenger leaning out of a window of the carriage, Mar 1926
SAD.56/1/327
F.W. Stephen, G.C. Griffith, Mrs Stephen and G.S. Morley standing next to motor car (chauffeur standing in front of the car), Mar 1926
SAD.56/1/328
Mrs Stephen and F.W. Stephen sitting on the car footplate as in 56/1/326
SAD.56/1/329,332
G.C. Griffith, Mrs Stephen, [?G.R.S.] and G.S. Morley standing next to motor car, as in 56/1/327
SAD.56/1/330
Group as in 56/1/327 and servants in camp, with two motor cars
SAD.56/1/333
View of the Abu Deleiq bridge site
SAD.56/1/334
G.S. Morley and [?F.W. Stephen], Abu Deleiq bridge site
SAD.56/1/335-336
Ruined mosque at Khatmiya, 26 Mar 1926
SAD.56/1/345-483
Tour of Palestine, Apr 1926
SAD.56/1/345-355
Jerusalem
SAD.56/1/345
Street scene, Jaffa Gate
SAD.56/1/346
View of David Street (Tarik Bab el Silseleh)
SAD.56/1/347
View of the Street of the Christians
SAD.56/1/348
Group of local people
SAD.56/1/352-353
Church of the Holy Sepulchre (exterior)
SAD.56/1/354
Russian pilgrims at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
SAD.56/1/355
Greek Cathedral (interior), Church of the Holy Sepulchre
SAD.56/1/367
Rachel's Tomb, between Bethel and Hebron, with figure on donkey, camels etc outside
SAD.56/1/371
Haram el Khalil Mosque, Hebron (site of Makpela)
SAD.56/1/372
View of Hebron, people and flocks in the foreground
SAD.56/1/373
Street scene in Hebron
SAD.56/1/376-377
Church of the Holy Nativity, Bethlehem
SAD.56/1/379
Grotto of Holy Nativity, Bethlehem (magazine cutting, colour)
SAD.56/1/381-382
People at the 'wailing wall' of the Jews (held to be part of the original wall of King Solomon's temple)
SAD.56/1/383
Exterior of the Dome of the Rock (Mosque of Omar)
SAD.56/1/384
'The Rock' (inside Dome)
SAD.56/1/396-397
Exterior and interior of the Mosque of Al Aksa (magazine cuttings)
SAD.56/1/403
View of the Mount of Olives and Garden of Gethsemane
SAD.56/1/404
St Stephen's Gate, Jerusalem
SAD.56/1/406
Second Station of the Cross, Jerusalem
SAD.56/1/407
Seventh Station of the Cross, Jerusalem
SAD.56/1/408
Ninth Station of the Cross, Jerusalem
SAD.56/1/409
Ecce Homo Arch, street scene, Jerusalem
SAD.56/1/410-411
Street scenes, Jerusalem, the Via Dolorosa (56/1/410)
SAD.56/1/413
Sketch of supposed original Ecce Homo Arch (magazine cutting, captioned 'Jerusalem. Ruines de l'Arc de l'Ecce Homo 1858')
SAD.56/1/414
Interior of Church of Notre Dame de Sion (magazine cutting, captioned 'Jerusalem. Arc de l'Ecce Homo et Autel de la Basilique')
SAD.56/1/418
View of the Via Dolorosa (magazine cutting, colour)
SAD.56/1/421
Two monks in the Armenian Church of St James
SAD.56/1/422
Three veiled Muslim women in the street
SAD.56/1/423-424
Armenian convent / monastery of Mount Zion, on the site of the house of Caiaphas
SAD.56/1/427
Women drawing water at the Pool of Siloam
SAD.56/1/428
Tomb of Absolom, man on donkey in the foreground
SAD.56/1/429
Mrs H. Walmsley amongst olive trees in the Garden of Gethsemane
SAD.56/1/430
Priest outside the Church of the Tomb of the Virgin
SAD.56/1/433
Olive trees, Gethsemane (magazine cutting, colour)
SAD.56/1/438
H. and Mrs Walmsley and G.R.S. on the shores of the Dead Sea
SAD.56/1/439
View of the river Jordan
SAD.56/1/440
View of Jericho and the Hill of Temptation
SAD.56/1/446
The H. Walmsleys with guides, outside the Chapel of Holy Ascension, Mount of Olives
SAD.56/1/447
G.R.S. and Mrs H. Walmsley with guides outside the Chapel of the Ascension, Mount of Olives
SAD.56/1/448-449
Visitors at the Tombs of the Kings
SAD.56/1/453
Street scene in the Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem
SAD.56/1/458
G.R.S. and the H. Walmsleys interrupting a motor journey to view a 'zig zag' road below at Khan Lubban, between Jerusalem and Nablus
SAD.56/1/459
Mrs H. Walmsley at Nablus (ruined houses in background)
SAD.56/1/465
View of Nazareth from the south
SAD.56/1/466
View of Nazareth from the north
SAD.56/1/474
Mrs H. Walmsley on a bank of the Sea of Galilee at Capernaum, rowing boat in the distance
SAD.56/1/475
Local women and children at the Virgin's Fountain, Nazareth
SAD.56/1/476
View of Nazareth from the east
SAD.56/1/483
View of Haifa from Mount Carmel
SAD.56/1/2a
(i) Obituary for Marion F. Tippets, wife of S.A. Tippets, d. 9 Jan 1941
(ii) Notice of death of S. A. Tippets, d. 26 Feb 1946
(iii) Notice of the estate of S.A. Tippets, former governor of Red Sea Province, [?1946]
(iv) Notice of death of G.W. Williamson, retired High Court Judge, Khartoum, d. 23 Dec 1957
(v) K.B.E. awarded to T.P. Creed, Legal Secretary to the Sudan Government, 1 Jan 1946
SAD.56/1/30a
Notice of death of A.Y. Storrar, d. 26 Jun 1944
SAD.56/1/32a
(i) Announcement by the Sudan Government of the appointment of H.E. Fass as Financial Secretary (succeeding A.J.C. Huddleston), n.d.
(ii) Knighthood for A.J.C. Huddleston, 1 Jan 1933
SAD.56/1/57a
Details of the estate of C.D. Inman, n.d.
SAD.56/1/63b
(i) Announcement of the engagement of D.H. Hubb and Anne Somervail, daughter of A.D. Somervail, n.d. (post 9 Apr 1957)
(ii) Notice of death of A.D. Somervail, d. 9 Apr 1957
(iii) Announcement of the engagement of P.M. Somervail, son of the late A.D. Somervail, and Mary E. Godlee, 9 Apr 1958
SAD.56/1/73a
(i) Announcement of the forthcoming marriage on 10 Sep 1955 of R.D. Wedd and Miss C.T. Fawkes, daughter of R.E.F. Fawkes, 9 Aug 1955
(ii) Announcement of the forthcoming marriage on 21 Apr 1944 of P. Odgers and Miss D. Fawkes, 14 Apr 1944
(iii) C.B.E. awarded to R.E.F. Fawkes, 3 Jun 1932
SAD.56/1/93a
Obituary for C.G. Hodgson, d. 10 Dec 1944
SAD.56/1/98a
Announcement of the engagement of E.O. Springfield and Miss Edith I. Watson, 18 Jul 1931
SAD.56/1/100a
(i) Article re appointment of H.J. Huddleston as Lieutenant-Governor and Secretary of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea, with some biographical information, 12 Mar 1938
(ii) G.B.E. awarded to Sir H.J. Huddleston, Jun 1946
(iii) Announcement of G.C.M.G.s awarded to Sir James Mitchell, Lieutenant-Governor of Western Australia and Sir H.J. Huddleston, former Governor-General of Sudan, Jun 1947
(iv) Notice of the estate of H.J. Huddleston, n.d. [1950]
(v) Obituary for H.J. Huddleston, 4 Oct 1950
SAD.56/1/104a
Notice of death of E.O.A. Newcombe, d. 15 May 1941
SAD.56/1/107a
Knighthood for A. MacIntyre, Chairman and Managing Director, Sudan Plantations Syndicate, Ltd, Jun 1938
SAD.56/1/113a
Announcement of the engagement of R. Campbell and Miss P. Grantham-Hill, daughter of C. Grantham-Hill, 13 Apr 1945
SAD.56/1/136a
Announcement of the forthcoming marriages of C.R.J. Duffin and Angela P. Pinckney, elder daughter of F.G.A. Pinckney, and of J.H. Peacock and Gillian F. Pinckney, younger daughter of F.G.A. Pinckney, 21 Nov 1949
SAD.56/1/151a
Notice of death of O.L. Prowde, d. 5 Nov 1949
SAD.56/1/152a
(i-ii) Two articles re the divorce suit of Mrs Annie Lennox Boyd Lilley, granted a decree nisi against H.A. Lilley, former District Commissioner, Mongalla Province, 16 Jan 1931
SAD.56/1/157a
Announcement of the engagement of J.S.G. Enderby and Miss E.J. Shelley, step-daughter of M.J. Wheatley, 5 May 1953
SAD.56/1/158a
(i) Announcement of the engagement of F.G.L. Bullock and Mrs Dorothy F.M. Broatch, n.d. [?1949]
(ii) Notice of the marriage of F.G.L. Bullock and Mrs Dorothy F.M. Broatch on 14 Oct 1949
SAD.56/1/159a
(i-ii) Article re M.J. Wheatley's appointment as Government Whip, 2 Nov 1948
(iii) Obituary for Lady Wheatley (including biographical details for M.J. Wheatley), 20 Mar 1952
SAD.56/1/167a
O.B.E. awarded to L.B. Bayley, M.B.E., Superintendent of the Line, Sudan Government Railways, 1 Jan 1932
SAD.56/1/169a
(i) Notice of the marriage of P.R. Potter and Helen F. Oakes, daughter of F.E. Oakes, on 7 Oct 1939
(ii) Announcement of the engagement of C.T. Oakes, son of F.E. Oakes, and Miss M.N. Wilson, 23 Jan 1940
(iii) Notice of the marriage of C.T. Oakes and Miss M.N. Wilson on 8 Jun 1940
SAD.56/1/180a
Cuttings re Sir Patrick Munro, MP, former Governor of Darfur and Khartoum Provinces:
(i) Portrait photograph, 28 Aug 1938
(ii) Article (incomplete) about the rugby career of Sir Patrick, [?28 Aug 1938]
(iii, v-vi) Obituaries and information re Sir Patrick's death, 4 and 10 May 1942
(iv) Details of Sir Patrick's estate, 28 May 1943
SAD.56/1/311a
Announcement of the engagement of J.M. Battersby Harford and Miss A.P. Oakley, daughter of A.S. Oakley, 5 Aug 1952
SAD.56/1/319a
Notice of death of W.H. Best, d. 1 Aug 1943
SAD.56/1/331a
K.B.E. awarded to B.H. Bell, Legal Secretary to the Sudan Government, 1 Feb 1937
SAD.56/1/454a
Article re Angus MacInnes on his appointment as new Anglican Bishop in Jerusalem, 19 Feb 1957
SAD.56/1/489a
(i) Article re Sir Wyndham Deedes' departure for Turkey, accompanied by Prof. J. Garstang on behalf of the Anglo-Turkish Relief Fund, also concerning S.F. Newcombe, one of the Fund's secretaries, 22 Jan 1940
(ii) Notice of the forthcoming marriage of N.P.M. Elles and Miss D.L. Newcombe, daughter of S.F. Newcombe, on 14 Aug [no year]
(iii) Notice of death of S.F. Newcombe, d. 18 Jul 1956
(iv) Announcement of and information about the third wedding of Sir Roderick Matheson, to Mrs Cecil Fleet, 8 Jun 1931
SAD.56/1/24
Letter from A.C. Parker to G.R.S., mainly congratulating him on his Order of the Nile, Gebeit, 11 Oct 1924
SAD.56/1/315
Typed letter from F.J.C. Pole, General Manager of Great Western Railways, to G.R.S., congratulating him on his promotion to Chief Engineer, with a personal handwritten note added, London, 17 Feb 1926
SAD.56/1/316-317
Handwritten letter from T.E. Fyers, President of the Gebeit Sports Club, on behalf of members, to G.R.S., recognizing his work in making the golf course at Gebeit and offering him life membership of the Club, Gebeit, 19 Feb 1926
SAD.56/1/63a
Printed card from members of the Somervail family expressing gratitude to [G.R.S.] for his kindness and sympathy [probably after the death of A.D. Somervail, 1957]
SAD.56/1/149-150
Article from the Sudan Diocesan Review (pp 21-24): “The Christian Period in the Sudan”, by P.L. Shinnie
SAD.56/1/417
'The Prison of Christ': coloured picture sold to tourists, depicting Jesus in a cell in the dungeon of a Greek hospice in Jerusalem, with [?Greek] caption
SAD.56/1/469-470
Dinner menu for 13 Apr 1926 from Hotel Tiberias, Tiberias
SAD.56/1/489
Sketch of S.F. Newcombe from T.E. Lawrence, Seven Pillars of Wisdom, (1935)
SAD.57/1/1-469
1926 Jun 24 - 1927 Aug 2
Ninth and final of G.R.S.' diaries, giving an account of his last months in Sudan as Chief Engineer before retiring from the Service in 1927. Work includes supervision of the Kassala- Gedaref rail extension, and meetings, inspection etc in connection with numerous projects such as Khartoum Grand Hotel, the Omdurman, Atbara and Nile bridges, Port Sudan quays, and Jebel Auliya Dam. Pastimes and leisure pursuits, including polo, are described in detail, and information is included regarding G.R.S.' retirement. The main body of the diary (57/1/1-290) is followed by various appendices which include information about the Railways and Steamers Department, staff and temperatures for Atbara and Gebeit. An index of names, places etc, and a separate index of photographs, both covering the whole series of the diaries, are also included at the end of the volume
SAD.57/1/4-6
1926 Jun 24 - Jul 14
Details of G.R.S.' return to Atbara after leave, sailing from Liverpool on the Martaban and travelling with H. Walmsley, with a list of Sudan passengers
SAD.57/1/6-36
1926 Jul 14 - Oct 7
(Atbara). Contains information about G.R.S.' work, including details of abandoned plans for a rail link to the Jebel Auliya Dam site and an article quoted from the Near East (57/1/6,8), visits to Halfa, Abu Hamed and Dagash (57/1/8-18), Khartoum Grand Hotel and Omdurman bridge works, a tour of inspection of Gebeit well-boring, Khartoum works, Port Sudan quays, Haiya works, and discussions with F.W. Stephen re an Abu Deleiq bridge (57/1/33-35). G.R.S. also describes a small punitive expedition to the west of Dongola (57/1/18,23) and an outbreak of disease amongst local people at Darfur (57/1/36). Numerous leisure activities are described, and names appearing in entries include the C. Havercrofts, R.E.F. Fawkes, H. Walmsley, R.J. Darvall, T.E. Dunn, R.E. More, G.E. Pennington, F.H.G. Haldwell, A.J. Clinch, H.D. Bindley and various Border Regiment officers
SAD.57/1/37-55
1926 Oct 1 - 7
Details of the initial stages of work on the Kassala-Gedaref rail extension, including location, materials, plans, preliminary work, estimates, workers and complications. G.R.S.' correspondence with A.C. Parker in London in connection with the extension is included at 57/1/39-55 (13 Aug - 28 Sep 1926) and contains full details of estimates
SAD.57/1/55-69
1926 Oct 8 - 26
General information about life and work in Atbara, with: notes on religious instruction in Church Missionary Society schools and an article quoted from the Sudan Herald, 9 Oct 1926 (57/1/56-60); details of problems with work on the Omdurman bridge (57/1/62-63); information about the appointment of Sir J.L. Maffey as Governor-General, including a section quoted from the local paper gathering comments from the British press (57/1/67-69)
SAD.57/1/69-78
1926 Oct 26 - Nov 3
Details of an inspection trip, visiting Abu Deleiq bridge work, station buildings at Kassala (staying at G.S. Morley's camp), Port Sudan harbour works (with A.C. Parker, C.D. Inman and others) and Gebeit well-boring operations
SAD.57/1/78-104
1926 Nov 4 - Dec 10
(Atbara). Details of social activities, including a dinner-dance hosted by G.R.S. with a farewell concert to the Border Regiment (57/1/82), and a gymkhana (57/1/93-103). Other information includes G.R.S.' re-election as President of the Engineering Department Football Team (57/1/80), reports on Abu Deleiq bridge work (57/1/92) and a note of the death of Uthman Diqnah (57/1/104 and see appendix). G.R.S. also quotes extracts from an article, published by Isma`il Sirri in an Egyptian paper, about the Jebel Auliya Dam (57/1/86-92)
SAD.57/1/104-111
1926 Dec 11 - 17
G.R.S. describes a trip to Kassala with J.E. Montague for the start of railhead work. Details of those working on the project and G.R.S.' own activities on the trip, including visits to Khashm el Girba, Derudeb, Khor Tehilla and Haiya, and shooting, are also given
SAD.57/1/111-247
1926 Dec 18 - 1927 May 24
Work relates to Kassala railhead (e.g. 57/1/137-140), the Abu Deleiq and Atbara bridges (e.g. 57/1/155-161), Omdurman bridge (e.g. 57/1/111), Port Sudan harbour and Grand Hotel works (e.g. 57/1/207-214), the Blue Nile bridge (57/1/189) etc, and includes inspection visits, meetings (with S. and C. Mitchell of Dorman, Long and Co. re Abu Deleiq bridge (57/1/155-161), at Gordon College (57/1/141), and with Larry Bolton, G.E. Hunt, G.W. Grabham, S.L. Milligan and G.N. Loggin re various other projects), and office work. Also mentioned are visits to irrigation canals at Medani (57/1/180-189), the Tendelai canal, Aroma (57/1/205), Burri Waterworks (57/1/225-228), and well-boring at Gebeit and Tehamiyam (57/1/237-239). Leisure activities include Atbara Christmas celebrations (57/1/112-118), a sandgrouse shoot at Berber (57/1/120-121), a Noah's Ark 'children's treat' (57/1/144,149), a fancy dress dance (57/1/173-178), a picnic with A.C. Parker, J. del Sandys, H.F. Nottage, H.D. Bindley, F.S. Lees-Spalding and others (57/1/223), meetings of the Atbara Polo Club, and a visit from L.H. Clementson and A.J. Clinch, returning from a Nuba mountains survey (with an extract from Savage Life in the Black Sudan, by C.W. Domville Fife, 57/1/239-244). G.R.S. also resigns as Honorary Treasurer of the Atbara Club after 9 years (57/1/173).
Other information relates to G.R.S.' application to retire from service (57/1/120, 57/1/189- 191), a meeting with A.C. Parker re appointing a successor (57/1/228) and G.R.S. vacating his house (57/1/192ff, 57/1/207). Details of a visit from J.L. Maffey, Governor-General (57/1/131,133) and specification of new levée uniform (57/1/150) are also included
SAD.57/1/247-253
1927 May 24 - 28
Contains details of a trip to Kosti district, including: a meeting in Khartoum with H.V.C. Johnstone of the Irrigation Department regarding Sennar Dam work and canalization proposals in the Gezira; inspecting the White Nile bridge and bores at Tendelti; visits to El Obeid, the Blue Nile bridge and Khartoum North dockyard; and office work with J.E. Montague
SAD.57/1/253-281
1927 May 28 - Jul 16
(Atbara). G.R.S. prepares to leave Sudan and his post of Chief Engineer. Details include farewell dinners at Port Sudan and Gebeit, hosted by H.V. Hawkins and Mrs W.H. Mackenzie-Brown (57/1/256-258), a dinner at Atbara Sports Club at which R.E.F. Fawkes gives a speech, a tea party held in G.R.S.' honour by the non-British staff of the Engineering Department with speeches by `Abd al-Sa`id Afandi, `Abd al-Koddous and Atiyah Afandi `Uthman, a tea party at J.C. Walkers, with a poem recited by J. Thomson, storekeeper, and dinners given by J.C. Walker and C. Havercroft (57/1/267-278). To finish work, G.R.S. makes final inspection visits to Port Sudan, Gebeit and Khartoum (inspecting the hotel extension, [Mohgren] and Omdurman bridge, 57/1/260-261), and writes up take-over notes for J.C. Walker (57/1/259ff). Note that an article about Omdurman bridge from the Sudan Herald is quoted at 57/1/261-266
SAD.57/1/281-290
1927 Jul 17 - Aug 2
G.R.S. leaves Sudan for the last time, sailing on the S.S. Leicestershire (details include a list of Sudan passengers at 57/1/284) and is met in London by M.R. Graham, Graham's brother and L.H. Clementson
SAD.57/1/291-319
Appendix I. “The Sudan Government Railways and Steamers” : transcript of an article by F.G.A. Pinckney
SAD.57/1/320-324
Appendix II. 'Temperatures Atbara and Gebeit 1919-1927': monthly temperature charts, listing maximum and minimum temperatures in Atbara and Gebeit
SAD.57/1/325-330
Appendix III. 'Staff, Sudan Government Railways and Steamers, July 1927': lists of HQ staff by department, staff of the Traffic, Engineering, Mechanical and Stores Departments, and Port Sudan Harbour staff
SAD.57/1/331-336
Appendix IV. Two poems, probably written by G.R.S., entitled 'The Governor General's Visit' and 'The King of Atbara', n.d.
SAD.57/1/337-363
Appendix V. Abstract from “Osman Digna” by H.C. Jackson: biographical details about the political prisoner, `Uthman Diqnah
SAD.57/1/364-368
Appendix VI. 'Sudan Government Railways and Steamers Department Budget 1927': accounts detailing estimated revenue, receipts and total expenditure for 1927, railway working receipts, railway working expenditure, and maintenance and renewal of ways and works
SAD.57/1/369-374
Appendix VII. Transcript of the Anglo-Egyptian Condominium Agreement of 19 Jan 1899
SAD.57/1/375-394
Appendix VIII. 'Irrigation Schemes in the Sudan 1919': details of the Blue Nile Scheme and the White Nile Project
SAD.57/1/395-396
Appendix IX. Financial estimates for materials, labour etc for the Kassala line, including estimated costs per mile
SAD.57/1/397-402
Appendix X. 'The Kassala Extension Doggerel Rhymes': verse, probably written by G.R.S., n.d.
SAD.57/1/403-451
General index, (names, places and subjects), to all nine diaries. Note that some names are annotated with dates of death and, occasionally, of birth
SAD.57/1/452-464
Index (names, places and subjects) to illustrations and photographs in all nine diaries
SAD.57/1/466-469
Record of G.R.S.' Sudan service, April 1905 to November 1927, including leave dates and a general summary of service (stuck in to diary, 57/1/466)
83 prints from the diary. Note that many of the images are duplicated in A95/1-350 and 880/5/1- 44
SAD.57/1/2
Group photograph of the [?Engineering Department], taken at G.W. Lord's retirement, with Husayn Taha highlighted, n.d.
SAD.57/1/7
G.R.S.' parrot, 'Congo'
SAD.57/1/19
Tourist train on the Port Sudan Line, Sudan Government Railways (magazine cutting), n.d.
SAD.57/1/20
Seven-Span bridge over the River Atbara at Atbara, Sudan Government Railways (magazine cutting), n.d.
SAD.57/1/21
Port Sudan Town Station, Sudan Government Railways (magazine cutting), n.d.
SAD.57/1/22
Sudan Government Railways headquarters offices, Atbara (magazine cutting)
SAD.57/1/27-29
Vessels in Port Sudan quays
SAD.57/1/30-32
Buildings, equipment etc, Port Sudan quays
SAD.57/1/40
A.C. and Mrs Parker (magazine cutting), n.d.
SAD.57/1/41
Portrait of A.C. Parker, C.B.E., General Manager, Sudan Government Railways (magazine cutting), n.d.
SAD.57/1/57
2-8-2 type locomotive, Sudan Government Railways, built by Robert Stephenson & Co. Ltd., Darlington (magazine cutting)
SAD.57/1/58
2-6-2 (Prairie) type locomotive, Sudan Government Railways, built by Robert Stephenson & Co. Ltd., Darlington (magazine cutting)
SAD.57/1/64
Portrait of Sir J.L. Maffey (newspaper cutting), n.d.
SAD.57/1/65
Portrait of Lady Maffey and young son (newspaper cutting)
SAD.57/1/66
Portrait of Miss Penelope Maffey (newspaper cutting), 24 Apr 1938
SAD.57/1/71-72
Ford motor car en route to Abu Deleiq, Oct 1926
SAD.57/1/83
G.R.S. in polo gear on his horse
SAD.57/1/94-100
Atbara Polo Club gymkhana, 3 Dec 1926
SAD.57/1/94,96,98-99
Competitors in the 5th event, 'musical chairs'
SAD.57/1/95
Competitors in the 'bending race'
SAD.57/1/100
Competitors in the final heat of 'musical chairs'
SAD.57/1/107
[?G.R.S.] and several other men crossing the river on a raft made of oil drums, near Abu Deleiq, Dec 1926
SAD.57/1/108
Cutting work, Abu Deleiq, Dec 1926
SAD.57/1/119ii
Wedding photograph of P. Broadbent and Miss Mary Putnam (newspaper cutting), 28 Sep 1932
SAD.57/1/127-128
First visit of Sir J.L. Maffey to Atbara, 8 Dec 1926 (photographs stamped Ka[r]zandjian, Khartoum)
SAD.57/1/127
H.S. Longbottom, F.S. Hunkin, A.C. Parker and G.R.S. being introduced to J.L. Maffey
SAD.57/1/128
As above, other unidentified officials also visible
SAD.57/1/129-130
J.L. Maffey's second visit to Atbara, 3 Jan 1927
SAD.57/1/129
J.L. Maffey with party of officials
SAD.57/1/130
J.L. Maffey, seated
SAD.57/1/134
J.L. Maffey's arrival at Khartoum
SAD.57/1/135
Portrait of Sir E.C. Midwinter, Controller of Sudan Government Railways (magazine cutting), n.d.
SAD.57/1/136
Portrait of C.G. Hodgson, Advisory Engineer, Sudan Government Railways (magazine cutting), n.d.
SAD.57/1/142
G.R.S., F.H.G. Haldwell and Mrs R.E.F. Fawkes dressed as Noah, 'Felix' and Mrs Noah during a Noah's Ark 'children's treat', Atbara, 18 Jan 1927
SAD.57/1/143,145-146
Native boat with wooden house erected on it, 'Noah's Ark', 18 Jan 1927
SAD.57/1/147-148
Children and adults gathered on the river bank during the Noah's Ark children's treat, 18 Jan 1927
SAD.57/1/151
Group photograph of the ladies team at a 'Ladies versus Gentlemen' cricket match, 26-27 Jan 1927: Miss Jones, Mrs J.K. Watson, Mrs Quinlan, Mrs A. Stearn, Mrs T. Wilson, Mrs Sparkes, Mrs H. Walmsley, Mrs J.A.B. Jones, Mrs Beeson, Mrs Thomson, Mrs Boaler, with 'Ladies' Twiss, North Hants Regiment, and L.F. Cavanagh, architectural draughtsman (dressed as women)
SAD.57/1/152
'Ladies' L.F. Cavanagh and Twiss (dressed as women) during the 'Ladies versus Gentlemen' cricket match 26-27 Jan 1927
SAD.57/1/158
G.R.S.' horses 'El Goor' and 'Flea' running off a dead heat during the second Atbara Polo Club race meeting, 5 Feb 1927
SAD.57/1/159
Sudan Government Railways 'bogie saloon car' (magazine cutting), n.d.
SAD.57/1/160
Interior of Sudan Government Railways saloon car (magazine cutting), n.d.
SAD.57/1/168
Headquarters offices (exterior), Atbara, 1927
SAD.57/1/169
Engineering Department offices (exterior), Atbara, 1927
SAD.57/1/170
Exterior of 'B' quarter, Atbara
SAD.57/1/171
Exterior of 'C' quarter, Atbara
SAD.57/1/174
'The Bishop at his Annual Children's Party at the Clergy House, Khartoum' (magazine cutting), n.d.
SAD.57/1/175
(Reverse side of 57/1/174) L.H. Gwynne seated in an aeroplane with Air Vice-Marshall H.P. Fraser, on his last visit to Bingham, June 19th, 1957
SAD.57/1/176
Portrait of L.H. Gwynne as Deputy Chaplain-General in the First World War (magazine cutting)
SAD.57/1/177
(Reverse side of 57/1/176) Provost and Archdeacon George Martin with his wife and daughter, outside Buckingham Palace after receiving an O.B.E.
SAD.57/1/179
Portrait of the Rt Rev L.H. Gwynne, D.D., C.M.G., C.B.E., Bishop of Egypt and the Sudan (magazine cutting)
SAD.57/1/181
Photograph of portrait of L.H. Gwynne by Francis E. Hodge
SAD.57/1/186
Exterior of [headquarters offices], Atbara
SAD.57/1/187
Exterior of Power Station, Atbara
SAD.57/1/188
Saqiyah, possibly near Atbara
SAD.57/1/201
Lt. Tompkins on G.R.S.' horse, 'Flea'
SAD.57/1/202-203
Passport-type photographs of H.V. Hawkins
SAD.57/1/208
The steamer Llanstephan Castle, Port Sudan harbour
SAD.57/1/209
Boats including feluccas, Port Sudan harbour
SAD.57/1/210
Panoramic view of Port Sudan Town
SAD.57/1/211
Export cattle at Port Sudan quays, with two men, one on camelback, in the foreground
SAD.57/1/212
Native boat in Port Sudan harbour
SAD.57/1/220
Group photograph of Engineering Department staff, including G.R.S. fourth from left, front row (magazine cutting), n.d.
SAD.57/1/221
Group photograph of Headquarters staff (magazine cutting), n.d.
SAD.57/1/229
Portrait photograph of G. Schuster, Financial Secretary (magazine cutting)
SAD.57/1/232-233
Views of Atbara from the south
SAD.57/1/234
Banana trees growing in G.R.S.' garden
SAD.57/1/245
Group photograph of Locomotive Department staff, including R.E.F. Fawkes, middle front (magazine cutting)
SAD.57/1/246
R.E.F. Fawkes, seated (magazine cutting)
SAD.57/1/250
View of El Obeid station
SAD.57/1/251
Local people waiting to board a train, El Obeid station
SAD.57/1/252
View of Atbara from the south
SAD.57/1/263
The Omdurman bridge (newspaper cutting)
SAD.57/1/270-271
Photographed menu from the farewell dinner held for G.R.S. at Atbara Sports Club, 7 Jul 1927
SAD.57/1/276
Group photograph of non-British staff of the Engineering Department and guests (including G.R.S., centre), taken before a farewell tea party held by the staff in G.R.S.' honour, 11 Jul 1927
SAD.57/1/283
Crocodiles (see Press Cuttings)
1930 Jan 1 - 1958 Sep 20
SAD.57/1/1
(i) Article relating to an attempt on the life of Isma`il Sidqi Pasha, Egyptian Prime Minister, by Husayn Taha, Railway worker, and Taha's arrest, 25 Aug 1930
(ii) Article relating to the sentencing of Husayn Taha, charged with conspiracy to assassinate Isma`il Sidqi Pasha, 18 Apr 1931
(iii) Article relating to the hunger strike and death in prison of Husayn Taha, 15 Jan 1932
SAD.57/1/3
Notice of death of H. Walmsley, d. 19 Aug 1951
SAD.57/1/9
(i) Announcement of the engagement of E. Ian J. Lees-Spalding and Miss J.S.L. Sparkes, 18 Feb 1946
(ii) Notice of the birth of a daughter to E.I.J. and Mrs Lees-Spalding on 13 Jul 1947
SAD.57/1/11
Article regarding a lecture on “The Sudan and its Government”, given by H.S. Blunt (grand-nephew of General Gordon) and arranged by the Bristol branch of the Royal Empire Society, 15 Dec 1937
SAD.57/1/41a
Notice of death of Ethel Parker, wife of A.C. Parker, d. 10 Feb 1947
SAD.57/1/53
(i-ii) Two obituaries for G.W. Grabham, Jan 1955 and 31 Jan 1955
(iii-iv) Two obituaries for Dr M.C. Grabham, Madeira scientist and organist, [Jan 1935] and 29 Jan 1935
SAD.57/1/79
Article regarding a decree nisi granted to Captain G. Ibberson against Mary D. Ibberson on grounds of adultery, 25 Feb 1931
SAD.57/1/84
(i) Notice of death of J. del Sandys, d. 18 Mar 1954
(ii) Notice of death of Nancy del Sandys, d. 20 Sep 1958
SAD.57/1/105a
C.B.E. awarded to R.E.H. Baily, 1 Jan 1932
SAD.57/1/110
(i) Notice of death of T.E. Fyers, d. 16 Aug 1939
(ii) C.M.G. awarded to R.K. Winter, Secretary for Education and Health, Sudan Government, 1 Jun 1934
SAD.57/1/119
(i) Article relating to the wedding of P. Broadbent and Miss M. Putnam, 28 Sep 1932
(ii) Announcement of the engagement of N.M. Innes and Nancy Stephens, 17 Feb 1931
SAD.57/1/132
(i) Article relating to J.L. Maffey on his appointment as Permanent Under-Secretary for the Colonies, 8 Oct 1933
(ii) Article relating to the retirement of Sir J.L. Maffey, latterly Lord Rugby, 31 Dec 1948
SAD.57/1/137a
(i) C.B.E. awarded to F.T.C. Young, 1 Feb 1937
(ii) Clipping re the decoration of J.A. de C. Hamilton, Counsellor of the staff of the Resident Minister, Middle East, 1 Jan 1946
SAD.57/1/139
(i) Article relating to decree nisi granted to Captain R.C.R. Whalley against Mrs B. Whalley on grounds of adultery, 3 Oct 1933
(ii) C.B.E. awarded to R.C.R. Whalley, Jun 1935
(iii) Notice of death of R.C.R. Whalley, d. 11 Jun 1944
SAD.57/1/154
Article re the marriage of K.M.F. Hedges and Miss D. Curling, (some guests' names underlined), [2 Oct 1930]
SAD.57/1/155a
Notice of the forthcoming marriage of K.M.F. Hedges and Miss D. Curling, 31 Aug 1930
SAD.57/1/179a
(i) Notice of death of E.C. Midwinter, d. 17 Jan 1947
(ii) Obituary for Sir E.C. Midwinter, [18 Jan 1947]
SAD.57/1/179b
(i) Article relating to the appointment of L.H. Gwynne as vice- chairman of the Church of England Council on Foreign Relations, 15 Apr 1957
(ii) Notice of death of L.H. Gwynne, d. 3 Dec 1957
(iii) Obituary for L.H. Gwynne, 4 Dec 1957
(iv) Letter of tribute to the late L.H. Gwynne written by (Rev) E. Yelverton
SAD.57/1/179c
(i) Notice of death of R.V. Bardsley, d. 26 Jul 1952
(ii) Obituary for R.V. Bardsley, [Jul] 1952
(iii) C.M.G. awarded to R.V. Bardsley, 1 Jan 1933
(iv) Article relating to the retirement of R.V. Bardsley, Jul 1932
(v) Notice of the estate of R.V. Bardsley, 1952
SAD.57/1/179d
Notice of death of G.H. Barter, d. 5 Apr 1952
SAD.57/1/179e
M.B.E. awarded to Miss M.T. Myers, headmistress of the Church Missionary Society Girls' School, Wad Medani, Jun 1935
SAD.57/1/182a
(i) Letter of tribute to the late L.H. Gwynne written by (Rev) A. Burrell, Dec 1957
(ii) Letter of tribute to the late L.H. Gwynne written by Lt-Col M. Savage, Dec 1957
(iii) Article quoting a letter from Sayyid `Abd al-Rahman al-Mahdi to R. Udal regarding the late L.H. Gwynne, Daily Telegraph, 17 Jan 1958
SAD.57/1/184
Shortened version of 57/1/182a (iii), quoted in [the Sudan Diocesan Review ]
SAD.57/1/185
Resumé of the life and career of L.H. Gwynne, 1865-1957, from the Sudan Diocesan Review, ?1957
SAD.57/1/189a
Announcement of the engagement of S.L. Milligan and Sylvia N.E. Turnbull, 30 Sep 1933
SAD.57/1/215a
C.M.G. awarded to E. Campbell, 1 Jan 1946
SAD.57/1/216a
Notice of the birth of a son to S. and Mrs Pettigrew on 17 Apr 1946
SAD.57/1/224
(i) Article relating to the knighthood bestowed on A.S. Redfern (on board a train), 16 Jun 1939
(ii) Notice of death of D.T. Thomson, d. 30 Aug 1939 57/1/227 (i) C.M.G. awarded to G.N. Loggin, 3 Jun 1932
(ii) Notice of death of G.N. Loggin, d. 27 Nov 1955
(iii) Obituary for G.N. Loggin, 1955
SAD.57/1/230
Article relating to the career of Sir George Schuster, 28 Sep 1952
SAD.57/1/237
Obituary for Rev Sir Brooke de Malpas Grey-Egerton, 6 Nov 1945
SAD.57/1/244a
Article relating to the broken engagement of R.L.D. Maunsell and Miss M. Johnson, 24 Aug 1933
SAD.57/1/253a
O.B.E. awarded to H.A. Crouch, 1 Jan 1930
SAD.57/1/255
(i) Notice of death of H.V. Hawkins, d. 16 Jan 1940
(ii) Notice of death of Mary M. Hawkins, wife of the late H.V. Hawkins, d. 26 Oct 1946
SAD.57/1/257
(i) Note of F.C.C. Balfour's appointment as Divisional Food Officer, Midland Division, 19 Jan 1943
(ii) Notice of death of J.G. Matthew, d. 3 Jun 1947
(iii) Obituary for J.G. Matthew, c.1947
(iv) Short article re dinner held in honour of L. Maclean, Regional Food Officer, London Region, and F.C.C. Balfour, Regional Food Officer, South-Western Region, 10 May 1951
SAD.57/1/258a
C.M.G. awarded to J.G. Matthew, 1 Jan 1930
SAD.57/1/265
(i) Article relating to a decree nisi granted to Lady Helen Brocklehurst against H.C. Brocklehurst, 22 Apr 1931
(ii) Article relating to protest made by H.C. Brocklehurst against persecution of animals in his private zoo, 25 Aug 1938
(iii) Knighthood for G.D. Rhodes, 1 Apr 1934
SAD.57/1/282
Letter concerning crocodiles in Sudan, written by J. Nield Cameron and published in The Field, 11 Aug 1951
SAD.57/1/284a
(i) Announcement of the engagement of I.S. Hill and Miss B.M. Footner, daughter of G.R. Footner, 19 May 1950
(ii) Announcement of the marriage of I.S. Hill and Miss B.M. Footner on 9 Sep 1950
(iii) Notice of death of Mrs E. Footner, widow of G. Footner, d. 5 Jan 1951
(iv) Extract from Lillington Parish Magazine, Apr 1956, of an article concerning the late F. Beckinsale
SAD.57/1/284b
Notice of death of C. Dewdney, d. 19 Feb 1958
SAD.57/1/287a-288a
Cuttings stuck in Bibby Line 'programme' for the S.S. Leicestershire 's 63rd voyage
SAD.57/1/287a
(i-ii) Notices of the forthcoming marriage of W.F.G. Kingsbury and Miss I. Knatchbull, 22 Mar 1930 and n.d.
SAD.57/1/288a
Notice of the marriage on 29 Apr of W.F. Kingsbury and Miss I. Knatchbull, 1 May 1930
SAD.57/1/289
Drawing by Hanslip Fletcher of No.8 St James' Square, London, Sunday Times, 24 Apr 1938
SAD.57/1/290
Article accompanying 57/1/289, concerning the closure of the Sports Club housed at No.8 St James' Square, Sunday Times, 24 Apr 1938
SAD.57/1/414a
Notice of death of W.J. Deane, d. 21 Feb 1949
SAD.57/1/415a
(i) Announcement of the engagement of Rev. F.H. Durnford and Miss L.V. Carless, n.d.
(ii) Article concerning the life of Rev F.H. Durnford, Aug 1957
SAD.57/1/433a
Notice of death of V.J. Newton-Mason, d. 21 May 1946
SAD.57/1/465
Diplomatic list, including O.B.E. awarded to G.R.S. and honours for other Sudan Political Service men
SAD.57/1/54
Extract from Senate minutes of the Sudan Parliament (pp 156-157), 29 Mar 1955, concerning the implementation of research carried out by the late G.W. Grabham, Government Geologist
SAD.57/1/182
Printed letter from L.H. Gwynne to 'Friends', expressing thanks for his 90th birthday party and gifts, Aug 1953, (signed)
SAD.57/1/190
Typescript letter from A.C. Parker to G.R.S., both in Atbara, notifying him of approval of his application for retirement on pension, also quoting correspondence from the Governor-General, 28 Feb 1927
SAD.57/1/16-17
Programme for 'The Dragon's Concert Party Atbara', performed by 'C' Company, 2nd Battalion Border Regiment, at Atbara Sports Club on 19 Aug 1926
SAD.57/1/90-91
Programme for Atbara Polo Club Annual Winter Gymkhana on 3 Dec 1926
SAD.57/1/113-116
Programme for a performance of “Nothing But the Truth” (James Montgomery) by the Atbara Players, 16 Dec 1926
SAD.57/1/198
Programme for the 'Atbara Players Pierrot Entertainment', 10-12 Mar 1927
SAD.57/1/215
Printed invitation to G.R.S. to the wedding of Evelyn Robertson, daughter of P. Robertson, to E. Campbell, in Prestwick, Scotland, on 25 Jul 1929
SAD.57/1/279
Menu for dinner on 13 Jul 1927, signed by H.D. Bindley, H. Walmsley, D. Henderson, R.C.R. Whalley and J.C. Walker
SAD.57/1/287-288
Colour Bibby Line 'programme' for the 63rd voyage of the S.S. Leicestershire, listing the Sports Committee and prize winners, including the menu for dinner on 25 Jul 1927, and signed by other passengers
2. Personal Papers
SAD.880/7/1
1914 Aug 4
Notice from the Sudan Agency War Office, Cairo (S.A./L/126) of the cancellation of all leave and call to return to duty, signed by S.S. Butler for Sudan Agents and addressed to G.R.S. at 23 Hillhead Place, Hillhead, Glasgow, Scotland
3. Articles
SAD.880/6/1-3
[n.d.]
Notes by G.R.S. on “Unidentified Graves in the Sudan”, with an accompanying map and diagrams, found in printed material donated to the Sudan Archive (G//S 32)
SAD.880/6/1
Unfinished draft of an article describing types of graves in north eastern Sudan, pin-pointing locations of 'fish-tail type' graves
SAD.880/6/2-3
Map of north eastern Sudan (to the Red Sea and Eritrea), with locations of graves described in 880/6/1, and sketches of 'fish-tail' and 'gubba' type graves
4. Photographic Material
[Note that material not duplicated in diaries is marked `*']
(i) Albums
SAD.878/1/1-153
1905 - 1907
Album containing photographs taken in G.R.S.' early years in Sudan, including at Wadi Halfa, Asoteriba and Khor `Arab, during the construction of the Abu Hamed-Kareima line and of the Hadanduwah tribe. Many of the prints are duplicates of those in 49/1/1-512, A96/1-26 and 882/1-2[GL]
SAD.878/1/1
Bridge [?over the Sennar Dam]
SAD.878/1/2
Young woman dressing, Blue Nile Province, 1908
SAD.878/1/3-10
G.R.S.' first journey to Sudan, 1905
SAD.878/1/3*
View of [?Gibraltar Rock]
SAD.878/1/4*
Passenger boat approaching unidentified harbour
SAD.878/1/5-7*
View of unidentified harbour
SAD.878/1/8*
People at unidentified docks
SAD.878/1/9*
Man, possibly G.R.S., asleep in a deckchair on the ship
SAD.878/1/10*
Crew members on the ship
SAD.878/1/11
G.R.S. sitting at a table, waited on by his servant
SAD.878/1/12*
?G.R.S. and another man standing in front of a railway carriage
SAD.878/1/13-14*
?G.R.S. inspecting a section of line
SAD.878/1/15*
Men carrying containers on yokes at the sirdariyah, Halfa, 1905
SAD.878/1/16*
Unidentified officials at Halfa rifle range, 1905
SAD.878/1/17*
Two unidentified officials, with camels to the right, Halfa
SAD.878/1/18*
View of the sirdariyah, Halfa
SAD.878/1/19-22
Ruins at Jebel Barkal
SAD.878/1/23
Pyramids at Jebel Barkal
SAD.878/1/24
Group of Shagia children at Kareima
SAD.878/1/25
Kareima station
SAD.878/1/26
Monassir girl, El Kab
SAD.878/1/27-34
Opening of the Abu Hamed-Kareima line, 8 Mar 1906 (photographed by C.L. Nedwill)
SAD.878/1/27
R. von Slatin and H.W. Jackson standing on the platform
SAD.878/1/28
F.R. Wingate, standing on the platform
SAD.878/1/29
Ladies seated on the platform (gentlemen in background)
SAD.878/1/30
Lady Wingate and Victoria Wingate
SAD.878/1/31
Group of men, women and children at Kareima
SAD.878/1/32
Camels resting at Kareima station
SAD.878/1/33
The triumphal arch
SAD.878/1/34
E.O.A. Newcombe and J.C. Walker talking to an Egyptian officer
SAD.878/1/35
Bandmaster of the Sudanese band
SAD.878/1/36
Sudanese band performing, led by the bandmaster
SAD.878/1/37
Engines at Abu Hamed
SAD.878/1/38
Two women, one holding baby, Kareima
SAD.878/1/39
Children grinding dhurah flour
SAD.878/1/40
Group outside a native house, Kareima
SAD.878/1/41
Group of Sudanese spikers
SAD.878/1/42
Saqiyah in operation, pulled by oxen, Kareima
SAD.878/1/43
H.W. Jackson's steamer, Water Lily, at Kareima, 1906
SAD.878/1/44
View of Jebel Barkal
SAD.878/1/45
G.R.S. dismounting from a camel
SAD.878/1/46
Group on board a Bibby Line ship: Doris Storrar (2nd from left), with two unidentified men, one in uniform, and one other woman, Oct 1916
SAD.878/1/47
Motor car with two passengers (rear view), Darfur expedition, Nov 1916
SAD.878/1/48-50
Brickmaking at Kareima, 1906
SAD.878/1/48
Brick kiln
SAD.878/1/49-50
Men making bricks
SAD.878/1/51
Group of Monassir men and one woman, El Kab
SAD.878/1/52
Village near El Kab
SAD.878/1/53
Three Rubatab women, Abu Hamed
SAD.878/1/54
Team of donkeys threshing dhurah, with caption 'Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that treadeth out the corn'
SAD.878/1/55
Group of Bishariyin men, Abu Hamed
SAD.878/1/56
?G.R.S. and colleague with a group of servants, Bishariyin men and camels at Abu Hamed
SAD.878/1/57
Bishariyin men with loaded camels at Abu Hamed
SAD.878/1/58
Bishariyin man
SAD.878/1/59
Men making bricks, Kareima
SAD.878/1/60
Abu Hamed loco sheds under construction, 1906
SAD.878/1/61
Egyptian soldier
SAD.878/1/62
E.O.A. Newcombe, C.L. Nedwill and Cole returning to railhead, 26 Dec 1905
SAD.878/1/63
Interior of G.R.S.' saloon, with two servants
SAD.878/1/64
Group of workers, centre pier, Khor `Arab 2nd Crossing, 1906
SAD.878/1/65
View of the Gebeit workshop line, 1906
SAD.878/1/66
The trolley party, on board a trolley, 1907
SAD.878/1/67
Young Amarar men, Asoteriba, 1906
SAD.878/1/68
G.R.S. on camelback
SAD.878/1/69
Hadanduwahs collecting water in Khor `Arab
SAD.878/1/70-74
Asoteriba, 1906
SAD.878/1/70
G.R.S. having just shot his first gazelle
SAD.878/1/71
Passengers on the bridge train
SAD.878/1/72
Hadanduwah donkeys on a hillside
SAD.878/1/73
Hadanduwah men amongst rocks
SAD.878/1/74
Camp move on the bridge train
SAD.878/1/75,77
Khor `Arab 2nd Crossing under construction, 1906
SAD.878/1/76,78
Erection of steelwork, Khor `Arab 2nd Crossing, 1906
SAD.878/1/79-82
Washouts of Khor `Arab 1st, 2nd and 3rd Crossings
SAD.878/1/83
Quarrymen's camp in Khor `Arab washed out, 1906
SAD.878/1/84
Amarar Hadanduwah prepared for a fight
SAD.878/1/85
Deheteib station
SAD.878/1/86
Hadanduwah burial ground
SAD.878/1/87
Wreck of a carriage, n.d.
SAD.878/1/88
Workers walking over the tracks in a washout near Deheteib, 1906
SAD.878/1/89-95
Amarar Hadanduwah at Asoteriba, 1906
SAD.878/1/89
Hadanduwah men washing clothes
SAD.878/1/90
Hadanduwah playing a game involving putting stones
SAD.878/1/91
Hadanduwah boy, Mahmud
SAD.878/1/92-95
Portraits of Amarar Hadanduwah men and boys
SAD.878/1/96-99
Asoteriba, 1907
SAD.878/1/96-97
Passengers boarding a train
SAD.878/1/98
G.R.S.' saloon
SAD.878/1/99
Hadanduwah group next to the railway line
SAD.878/1/100
Railway passengers on board a train, Sallom Junction
SAD.878/1/101
Two Amarar Hadanduwah boys
SAD.878/1/102
Two Amarar Hadanduwah men
SAD.878/1/103
G.W. Lord on camelback
SAD.878/1/104
View of Sallom junction, 1907
SAD.878/1/105-107
Railway passengers at Sallom Junction
SAD.878/1/108-114
Opening of the Abu Hamed-Kareima line, 8 March 1906 (photographed by C.L. Nedwill)
SAD.878/1/108-110
Native dances
SAD.878/1/111-112
R. von Slatin and H.W. Jackson leaving Kareima
SAD.878/1/113
Flag bearer at R. von Slatin and H.W. Jackson's departure
SAD.878/1/114
Crowd listening to the Sudanese band at Abu Hamed station, 14 March 1906
SAD.878/1/115-119,121
Soldiers of the trolley party
SAD.878/1/120,124
W. Vincent's cook
SAD.878/1/122
Hadanduwah labourers
SAD.878/1/123,125
Da`ud, G.R.S.' cook
SAD.878/1/126
Sulayman Khalil
SAD.878/1/127-128
Goats and a baboon at Asoteriba
SAD.878/1/129
Tame gazelle
SAD.878/1/130-132
Khor Mog bridge
SAD.878/1/133*
Khor Sereyomwe bridge
SAD.878/1/134-135
W. Vincent, contractor for bridge building, with gazelle outside his house
SAD.878/1/136
Group of soldiers of the trolley party
SAD.878/1/137
G.R.S. on camelback
SAD.878/1/138
Hunting trophies on display
SAD.878/1/139
View of Sallom junction, 1907
SAD.878/1/140,142-143
Watering flocks in Khor `Arab, 1906
SAD.878/1/141
W. Vincent and others on board a rail trolley, 1907
SAD.878/1/144
Hadanduwah man
SAD.878/1/145
Musa Faraq, Hadanduwah shaykh of [Aburhabab], with a child, Khor Tehamiyam, 1906
SAD.878/1/146
View from a saloon at Shediyeb
SAD.878/1/147
Watering flocks
SAD.878/1/148
Hadanduwah labourers
SAD.878/1/149
Asoteriba station
SAD.878/1/150*
Local people at a [? suq ], n.d.
SAD.878/1/151
Team of donkeys threshing dhurah
SAD.878/1/152*
Group of local women and others standing in front of a motor car
SAD.878/1/153*
`Arab on horseback
SAD.A92/1-240
1908-1909
Album containing photographs taken during G.R.S.' service as District Engineer, including at Atbara and Sennar, on his Blue Nile survey, during construction of the Khartoum-Shendi line and the White Nile bridge, and pictures of the Fallata and Baqqarah (Dar Maharib) tribes. Note that many of the images may be duplicated in 50/1/1-485, 878/1/1-153, A96/1-26 and 882/1-2[GL]
SAD.A92/1-14
Atbara, [1908]
SAD.A92/1
View of platforms, Atbara station
SAD.A92/2
Atbara club seen from the tennis court
SAD.A92/3
Atbara club (exterior)
SAD.A92/4
Bachelor quarters (exterior), Atbara
SAD.A92/5
Chief Engineer's house (exterior)
SAD.A92/6
View of Dakhla village
SAD.A92/6-12
Atbara gymkhana, 1908
SAD.A92/7
Competitors on camelback and spectators
SAD.A92/8-9
Competitors and spectators (various events)
SAD.A92/10
Wrestling on shoulder-back
SAD.A92/11-12
Tug of war
SAD.A92/13-14
Meet of the Atbara Foxhounds
SAD.A92/14
H.G.G. Pelham, Miss Nita Courtenay, R.E.F. Fawkes, Lady Ruth Pelham, C.L. Nedwill
SAD.A92/15-109
Blue Nile survey, 1908
SAD.A92/15
Sabil resthouse
SAD.A92/16
Members of the survey party at work
SAD.A92/17-18
Local people on the banks of the Blue Nile
SAD.A92/19
Hamlah outside El Masid resthouse
SAD.A92/20*
Filling waterskins from the Nile
SAD.A92/21*
Woman carrying a jar on her head
SAD.A92/22*
Women standing outside a shelter, with camel sitting in foreground
SAD.A92/23
Hassaheiss resthouse
SAD.A92/24-25
The survey party setting out
SAD.A92/26
Straw tukls, Hassaheiss
SAD.A92/27
G.R.S.' camels resting at Hassaheiss
SAD.A92/28
View of Hassaheiss
SAD.A92/29*
Group of local boys
SAD.A92/30
Sim-sim (sesame) mill at Rufa`a
SAD.A92/31
C.C. Scott-Moncrieff with lion cubs, Rufa`a
SAD.A92/32-33
Rufa`a suq
SAD.A92/34
Shop at Rufa`a
SAD.A92/35*
Straw shelter under construction
SAD.A92/36
Elderly woman holding a bowl, captioned 'The fairest of her daughters Eve'
SAD.A92/37*
Group of three children, one on a donkey
SAD.A92/38*
Camel caravan
SAD.A92/39,41
Felling a tree
SAD.A92/40
Wad Medani post office
SAD.A92/42*
View of Wad Medani [?wells]
SAD.A92/43-44
Group at Beriab et Tur`a, including Gerehid `Abd Allah
SAD.A92/45
Pool on the Blue Nile at Shukkaba Hamid
SAD.A92/46
Well at Shukkaba
SAD.A92/47*
Girl driving sheep and goats, [?Hag `Abdullah]
SAD.A92/48
Camp at Hag `Abdullah, with G.R.S.' mule, 'Isaac', in the foreground
SAD.A92/49-50
Views of Hag `Abdullah
SAD.A92/51
Geherid `Abd Allah standing in front of a shaykh 's tomb, Hag `Abdullah
SAD.A92/52,54
Geherid `Abd Allah, `Ababdah railway guide, on camelback
SAD.A92/53
G.R.S.' caravan (in distance)
SAD.A92/55*
Mahmud Husayn (`Ababdah) on camelback
SAD.A92/56,59
Mahmud Husayn (side and front views)
SAD.A92/57*
Group of women carrying jars on their heads
SAD.A92/58
G.R.S. on camelback
SAD.A92/60
Line of woodcutters at Wad el Haddad
SAD.A92/61*
Cattle
SAD.A92/62
Group photograph of the survey party
SAD.A92/63
Blue Nile shepherds with their flock
SAD.A92/64
Sleeping camel
SAD.A92/65
G.R.S. using survey equipment, pictured with other members of the survey party
SAD.A92/66
Group of three little girls, with tukls in the background
SAD.A92/67
Elderly men operating a damur loom
SAD.A92/68-69
Blue Nile women
SAD.A92/70*
The survey party in kitr bush
SAD.A92/71*
Hamlah camels
SAD.A92/72*
Local women passing the survey party
SAD.A92/73-75
Kitr bush, Wad el Haddad, Sennar
SAD.A92/76
The survey party
SAD.A92/77
View of the Blue Nile
SAD.A92/78-81
Views of Sennar, 1908
SAD.A92/82,85
Pupils and teachers in a classroom, Sennar school
SAD.A92/83
Tukls in Sennar village
SAD.A92/84
Egyptian lady on trek, Sennar
SAD.A92/86*
Flag being hoisted up a tree
SAD.A92/87*
Group photograph of local men, Sennar
SAD.A92/88,91
Old ruined mosque, Sennar
SAD.A92/89*
Group of local people, Bougri Wood, Sennar
SAD.A92/90
Kawahla girl in Bougri Wood
SAD.A92/92
Group of women and children in Bougri Wood
SAD.A92/93
Kawahla girl and Sudani girl in Bougri Wood
SAD.A92/94
Landscape near Sheikh Talha
SAD.A92/95
Landscape at `Abdin
SAD.A92/96
View of `Eneikliba
SAD.A92/97
View of Singa
SAD.A92/98
Ta`aisha girls at a well, `Eneikliba
SAD.A92/99
View of Singa
SAD.A92/100*
View of the Nile
SAD.A92/101*
Native boats moored on the riverbank, with camels in the foreground
SAD.A92/102-106
Capture of a Dervish man after an incident in Katfiya, 2 May 1908
SAD.A92/102,104
Dervish man in the river, with onlookers on the bank
SAD.A92/103
Dervish man in the river
SAD.A92/105
Dervish man captured, G.R.S. on right
SAD.A92/106
Dervish prisoner tied to a tree with head bandaged, El Kamlin
SAD.A92/107
Members of G.R.S.' 'mounted infantry' at El Kamlin
SAD.A92/108
Camp of troops en route for Katfiya. [Same image at 50/1/189 is captioned 'Heywood's Bivouac']
SAD.A92/109
British Camel Corps en route for Katfiya
SAD.A92/110
E.C. Midwinter and T.E. Dunn on board a boat, Atbara 1908
SAD.A92/111-112
[?E.C. Midwinter] and M.E. Sowerby playing tennis, Atbara tennis court, 1908
SAD.A92/113
M.E. Sowerby playing tennis, as above
SAD.A92/114-124
Blue Nile bridge, Khartoum 1908
SAD.A92/114-118
Bridge staging (various views)
SAD.A92/119
Men standing on top of the airlock
SAD.A92/120
G. Imbault, J.S. Hill, P.C. Lord, R.F. Lebailley and M.E. Sowerby at the bridge works
SAD.A92/121
Photograph of a drawing of the airlock
SAD.A92/122
Gordon College, viewed across the Nile
SAD.A92/123
Nuqur on the Blue Nile
SAD.A92/124
Nuqurs, as above
SAD.A92/125*
Party of convicts at Khartoum
SAD.A92/126
Resident Engineer's house, Blue Nile bridge
SAD.A92/127-128
G.R.S.' mule, 'Isaac'
SAD.A92/129
Girl wearing decorative beads, standing on steps
SAD.A92/130
Shooting at Khartoum north rifle range
SAD.A92/131
Man in an ambach canoe
SAD.A92/132
Dervish thief with arm and leg cut off
SAD.A92/133
Harrington, Blue Nile bridge foreman, seated and holding a monkey
SAD.A92/134
Passengers waiting for a train
SAD.A92/135-140
Omdurman
SAD.A92/135
Women at Omdurman suq
SAD.A92/136
Fortune-teller in Omdurman suq
SAD.A92/137
Mahdi's tomb
SAD.A92/138
Khalifah 's house
SAD.A92/139
Native boats in the harbour
SAD.A92/140
Hubert Howard's memorial tablet in the Khalifah 's house
SAD.A92/141
View of Jebel Surkum
SAD.A92/142
Silversmith at work in his shop, with child standing in background, Omdurman
SAD.A92/143
Monument to the 21st Lancers, Karari
SAD.A92/144
Scene in Omdurman suq
SAD.A92/145-148
Collapse of the Blue Nile bridge staging
SAD.A92/149-154
Port Sudan, c.1912
SAD.A92/149*
Officials visiting the signal cabin of Port Sudan Rolling Lift bridge
SAD.A92/150*
Engine and carriages, with trolleys in foreground
SAD.A92/151*
Stretch of line
SAD.A92/152*
Crowds next to a stone building
SAD.A92/153*
Workers and officials beside the track
SAD.A92/154*
Port Sudan station under construction
SAD.A92/155*
Scene at Sallom station
SAD.A92/156*
View of platforms at Atbara station
SAD.A92/157*
4th Class passengers between the carriages of a train
SAD.A92/158*
Group of girls by the river
SAD.A92/159*
Palm-lined approach to the Gordon statue and the Governor-General's palace, Khartoum
SAD.A92/160*
Banks of the Blue Nile at Khartoum
SAD.A92/161*
Abu Hamed station
SAD.A92/162*
Unidentified (western) man, Alexandria
SAD.A92/163
The Grand Continental Hotel, Cairo
SAD.A92/164
Shepheard's Hotel, Cairo
SAD.A92/165
Cairo street scene
SAD.A92/166
Funeral in Cairo
SAD.A93/167
Dead ariel
SAD.A92/168
Hadanduwah boy
SAD.A92/169
F.G.A. Pinckney on horse, 'The Mist'
SAD.A92/170-177
Relaying on the Khartoum-Shendi line, 1909
SAD.A92/170-171
Spiking gang
SAD.A92/172
Train crash near Rauwiyan
SAD.A92/173
Moving camp from Rauwiyan station
SAD.A92/174
Pitching camp
SAD.A92/175
Relaying on a bridge
SAD.A92/176
El Qoz well
SAD.A92/177
Moving camp
SAD.A92/178-184
Atbara gymkhana, Jan 1909
SAD.A92/178
G.E. Mason, F.G.A. Pinckney, G.H. Smail, C.M. Hickley, S.B. Cooper and K.V. Gurney
SAD.A92/179
Bookmaker taking bets at the Atbara gymkhana from: S.B. Cooper, K.V. Gurney, D. Bennet, C.M. Hickley, F.G.A. Pinckney, V.S. Hodson, H.V. Hawkins, F.P. Osborne, K. Cornish-Bowden and Newton-Abbot
SAD.A92/180
Competitors in the pony race
SAD.A92/181
'Bending' race
SAD.A92/182-183
Victoria Cross race
SAD.A92/184
Wrestling on muleback
SAD.A92/185
Rihan, rais of spikers
SAD.A92/186*
Hillet `Abbass band
SAD.A92/187*
Roof of G.R.S.' house under construction
SAD.A92/188
Servants outside a makeshift straw kitchen, Rabak
SAD.A92/189-208
White Nile bridge, 1909
SAD.A92/189
Caisson no.1
SAD.A92/190
Caisson (different)
SAD.A92/191-192
View of the White Nile, including caissons (right)
SAD.A92/193-195
Lowering the caisson with capstan screws
SAD.A92/195
Caisson no.4
SAD.A92/196
Erecting the cutting edge of a caisson
SAD.A92/197
Caisson-lowering capstan screw
SAD.A92/198
View downstream from the White Nile bridge, railway quarters in background
SAD.A92/199
Workers mixing concrete
SAD.A92/200
Resident Engineer's house
SAD.A92/201
Verreux's eagle owl
SAD.A92/202
Men paddling a Shilluk canoe
SAD.A92/203
Caissons nos.1 & 2, viewed from above
SAD.A92/204
Girl grinding dhurah
SAD.A92/205
Approach banks under construction by female labourers
SAD.A92/206
Female labourers
SAD.A92/207
Masonry piers under construction
SAD.A92/208
Masonry piers construction, flooded
SAD.A92/209
Baqqarah (Dar Maharib) girl
SAD.A92/210
Fallata man
SAD.A92/211
Baqqarah (Dar Maharib) shaykh
SAD.A92/212
Fallata girl
SAD.A92/213*
Baqqarah (Dar Maharib) girls
SAD.A92/214
Native dances performed by Baqqarah tribespeople
SAD.A92/215
Kaltooma bint Hinwa (Dar Maharib girl)
SAD.A92/216
Baqqarah (Dar Maharib) girls
SAD.A92/217
'Gatiss', G.R.S.' ginet (?or genet) cat
SAD.A92/218
G.R.S.' monkey, 'Bakhit'
SAD.A92/219-220
Monkeys and rabbits in captivity in G.R.S.' monkey house
SAD.A92/221
Dar Maharib woman
SAD.A92/222
Hausa woman
SAD.A92/223
Dar Maharib girl
SAD.A92/224
Dar Maharib child carrying toddler
SAD.A92/225
Resident Engineer's (G.R.S.') house, Rabak
SAD.A92/226
Abdin Bey's storks in a tree, Zeinuba
SAD.A92/227
White Nile bridge works blocked by sudd
SAD.A92/228
Kosti suq
SAD.A92/229
Resident Engineer's (G.R.S.') boat
SAD.A92/230
Flooded khawr behind G.R.S.' house at Rabak
SAD.A92/231
Contractor's office, flooded, 9 Sep 1909
SAD.A92/232
Flooded causeway
SAD.A92/233-236
Khartoum Cathedral under construction, 15 Oct 1909
SAD.A92/237
Clergy house at Khartoum, with L.H. Gwynne standing in the doorway
SAD.A92/238
Scene on Omdurman shore
SAD.A92/239
The Sirdar's bodyguard
SAD.A92/240*
C.M. Hickley standing on a veranda, with dhurah crop in background
SAD.A93/1-289
1909-1914
Photographs including those of the White and Blue Nile bridges under construction, G.R.S.' surveys in the Gash region, Rabak, Kosti, Gebeit, Khor `Arab and Port Sudan, and George V's visit to Sudan, Jan 1912. Images may be duplicated in 50/1/1-485, 51/1/1-548, 878/1/1-153, A96/1-26 and 882/1-2[GL].
[Note that the album contains press cuttings, A93/289 and A93/176-181]
SAD.A93/1-30
White Nile bridge, 1909-1910
SAD.A93/1-3
Sudd at the White Nile bridge, 1909
SAD.A93/4
Group of Saidi shaykhs
SAD.A93/5
Start of the east approach bank to White Nile bridge
SAD.A93/6
Winding track, with caption 'There are no straight paths in the Sudan'
SAD.A93/7
Saidi workers levelling Hillet `Abbass station
SAD.A93/8
'Dolphin' at the White Nile bridge
SAD.A93/9
Shaiqiya men and women at Rabak
SAD.A93/10
Dar Maharib girl
SAD.A93/11
Dar Marahib children
SAD.A93/12
Shilluk warrior
SAD.A93/13-14
Views of the White Nile bridge under construction
SAD.A93/15
C.E. Lyall standing on a dead hippopotamus, Kosti
SAD.A93/16
Dead hippopotamus, surrounded by onlookers, Kosti
SAD.A93/17-18
Group of Baqqarah (Dar Maharib) girls, including Kaltooma bint Hinwa
SAD.A93/19
G.R.S.' aviary at Rabak, 1909-11
SAD.A93/20*
Baqqarah (Dar Maharib) girl
SAD.A93/21-38
1910
SAD.A93/21
'Pay-day' at Rabak
SAD.A93/22
Bridge approach bank
SAD.A93/23
Cantilevers for footpaths on abutment
SAD.A93/24
Construction of east approach bank
SAD.A93/25
Erection of steelwork
SAD.A93/26*
Resident Engineer's office and house
SAD.A93/27
Three servants
SAD.A93/28
Sinking caisson
SAD.A93/29
Pitching caisson
SAD.A93/30
Local people at Kawa beach
SAD.A93/31*
Panoramic view of Port Said
SAD.A93/32
View of Sphinx, with unidentified (western) man
SAD.A93/33
Gizeh pyramid
SAD.A93/34-35
Temple carvings, Abu Simbel
SAD.A93/36
R.E.F. Fawkes and ?G.R.S. in a donkey cart
SAD.A93/37*
View of steelwork, Blue Nile bridge
SAD.A93/38*
Visitors to the Blue Nile bridge
SAD.A93/39*
Panoramic view of Jebel Moya
SAD.A93/40*
Panoramic view of work on the Sennar-Kosti line
SAD.A93/41
Gezouli `Umar and Saat Khar, each carrying a brace of 'snipe'
SAD.A93/42
F.W. Stephen outside his house
SAD.A93/43
G.R.S. with monkey, 'Bakhit'
SAD.A93/44*
Baqqarah tribespeople riding loaded oxen, captioned 'Baggara cavalry', Kosti, 1910
SAD.A93/45
Clayton, F.W. Stephen and G.R. Footner with G.R.S.' monkey, 'Bakhit'
SAD.A93/46
G.R.S. seated in a 'crocodile zariba '
SAD.A93/47
Baqqarah (Dar Maharib) woman carrying milk zir on her head
SAD.A93/48*
Two unidentified men, leading an ox ridden by a third
SAD.A93/49*
Baqqarah women swimming
SAD.A93/50-52*
Shilluk men in canoes, Rabak
SAD.A93/53*
S.C. Clayton, G.R.S. and G.R. Footner
SAD.A93/54*
S.C. Clayton, F.W. Stephen and G.R. Footner
SAD.A93/55*
Sudd
SAD.A93/56*
Steamer, Cairo, decorated with flags
SAD.A93/57*
Centre pier, White Nile bridge
SAD.A93/58*
Railhead approaching the White Nile bridge
SAD.A93/59-64
Views of the completed White Nile bridge
SAD.A93/65*
First train crossing the White Nile bridge (viewed from the front)
SAD.A93/66
West half of the White Nile bridge
SAD.A93/67
Baqqarah (Dar Maharib) horseman
SAD.A93/68*
Swing span of White Nile bridge in operation
SAD.A93/69
Line of Gim`a horsemen
SAD.A93/70-77
Visit of F.R. Wingate to the White Nile bridge, 14 Dec 1910
SAD.A93/70-71*
S.G.S., Gedid
SAD.A93/72*
Inspection of guard of honour
SAD.A93/73
View of the bridge during the Sirdar's visit, seen from a distance
SAD.A93/74*
F.R. Wingate inspecting the bridge
SAD.A93/75-77*
F.R. Wingate putting in the last rivet
SAD.A93/78-93
F.R. Wingate's visit to Kosti and Rabak, 30 Dec 1910
SAD.A93/78
Triumphal arch at Kosti
SAD.A93/79
Inspection of guard of honour, with triumphal arch in background, Kosti, 1910 (Col. Sellars on left)
SAD.A93/80*
Baqqarah horsemen carrying spears
SAD.A93/81*
Engine (flags seen to right)
SAD.A93/82-3
Rabak village, decorated with flags and bunting
SAD.A93/84
Baqqarah horsemen giving a display
SAD.A93/85
View of heads and spears
SAD.A93/86
Sudanese band with tom-tom
SAD.A93/87
Group of Baqqarah (Dar Maharib) men, women and children
SAD.A93/88
Performance of a Baqqarah dance (men holding spears in background)
SAD.A93/89-92
Gim`a horsemen giving a display, with crowd of spectators in the foreground, Kosti
SAD.A93/93
Nazir of Gim`a meeting British officials
SAD.A93/94
View of a ruined fort on the island opposite G.R.S.' camp, Karaba
SAD.A93/95
Ruined fort between Nadi and Karaba
SAD.A93/96*
Karaba village
SAD.A93/97
Bridge camp site on the Shereik deviation, Apr 1911
SAD.A93/98
G.R.S. setting off on a sandgrouse shoot in a canoe, Karaba, Apr 1911
SAD.A93/99
Boy standing between two camels, with the morning's hunting bag displayed in front, Karaba, Apr 1911
SAD.A93/100
Collapsing tent, Karaba
SAD.A93/101
River turtle
SAD.A93/102
Women making butter at Karaba
SAD.A93/103
Busharyab boy
SAD.A93/104
Date-palm grove, Karaba, Apr 1911
SAD.A93/105
G.R.S. acting as amateur doctor, treating a worker
SAD.A93/106
Sudanese sheep
SAD.A93/107
G.R.S.' camel
SAD.A93/108
Sand blasting, Shereik deviation
SAD.A93/109
Old district engineer's house, Gebeit
SAD.A93/110*
Panoramic view of work at Khor `Arab 3rd Crossing, Kilo 542, 1911
SAD.A93/111
'Bakhit's corner', outside G.R.S.' house, Gebeit
SAD.A93/112
'Gatiss', G.R.S.' serval cat
SAD.A93/113-118
Views of G.R.S.' house and garden at Gebeit
SAD.A93/119
Servant on an old Drewry (rail) car
SAD.A93/120
Servants on a new Drewry car
SAD.A93/121-122
G.R.S., the T. Turl family, Mrs R.H. Knowles and her two children and A. Saynor (driver) having a picnic at Gebeit, 7 Sep 1911
SAD.A93/123
Garage for the motor trolley, Gebeit
SAD.A93/124
G.R.S. on his horse, 'Bill Bailey'
SAD.A93/125
B.W. and Mrs Echlin seated on motor trolley
SAD.A93/126
Mrs Thomsett, Mrs Waterfield and N.E. Waterfield seated on motor trolley, with T.E. Fyers standing on the left and servant on right
SAD.A93/127
T. and Mrs Turl and their two young daughters
SAD.A93/128
Spectators watching a race at Port Sudan gymkhana, 25 Dec 1911
SAD.A93/129*
Gebeit station, 1912
SAD.A93/130*
Old Sinkat station, 1912
SAD.A93/131
View of Jebel Talhangwoi
SAD.A93/132
View of Jebel Erheib
SAD.A93/133-134
Views of Jebel Erba, including from G.R.S.' house
SAD.A93/135
The railway line at 'Montague's Corner'
SAD.A93/136*
Summit station, 1912
SAD.A93/137
Panoramic view of Sinkat, 1912
SAD.A93/138
Gemaiza trees at Sinkat
SAD.A93/139
Ruined fort at Sinkat, with gemaiza trees behind
SAD.A93/140
Hadanduwah tent and inhabitants, Sinkat
SAD.A93/141
Ariel (barely seen)
SAD.A93/142-145
Views of G.R.S.' garden, Gebeit
SAD.A93/146
Servant displaying a dead ariel
SAD.A93/147
View of Gebeit valley
SAD.A93/148-154
Record washouts at Khor `Arab, 28 Jul 1911
SAD.A93/148-149,154
Side views of the 1st Crossing
SAD.A93/150*
1st Crossing, looking down the track
SAD.A93/151-152
Repair work on the 1st Crossing
SAD.A93/153
Repair work on the 2nd Crossing
SAD.A93/155
Shata station washed out, Dec 1911
SAD.A93/156-157
Pushing a motor trolley along the washed-out Suakin line, Dec 1911
SAD.A93/158-161
Street scenes, Suakin, including Muhafazah square
SAD.A93/162
Hadanduwah girl at Tehamiyam well
SAD.A93/163
Gordon's Gate, Suakin
SAD.A93/164
Dr C.G. and Mrs Seligman at Tehamiyam
SAD.A93/165-169
Hadanduwah people at Tehamiyam well
SAD.A93/165
People and flocks (distant)
SAD.A93/166
People and flocks
SAD.A93/167
Men drawing water
SAD.A93/168-169
Hadanduwah girl
SAD.A93/170-195
The King's visit to Port Sudan, 17 Jan 1912
SAD.A93/170
H.M.S. Defence and P&O Medina, Port Sudan harbour
SAD.A93/171
P&O Medina, as above
SAD.A93/172
Decorated kiosk on Port Sudan quay, with the Medina in the background
SAD.A93/173
Decorated kiosk and grandstands
SAD.A93/174-175
The Royal train
SAD.A93/176-181*
Supplement to The Sphere, 3 Feb 1912: 'The Return of King George after his Successful Mission to India'
Images of George V's visit to Sudan, 17 Jan 1912 (magazine cuttings; more detailed information is included with some of the images)
SAD.A93/176-177
Sir Derek Keppel, Capt. Godfrey-Faussett, Sir Charles Cust and others on camelback, captioned 'With the King's suite on the sandy plains of the Soudan - a scene at Sinkat, January 17, 1912'
SAD.A93/178-179
'Review of native troops at Sinkat' - march past of Camel Corps and Hadanduwah Arab troops, with Egyptian troops in the foreground 'keeping the review'
SAD.A93/180a
George V with Kitchener, reviewing Sudanese troops
SAD.A93/180b
F.R. Wingate, Governor-General of the Sudan, with the Bishop of London
SAD.A93/181
Display by Dinka warriors for the Royal party
SAD.A93/182*
'15 Footer at Kilo 298 [W.] Vincent and [?A.W. Ellis] for once having a confab on the line': panoramic view of stone work at Kilo 298
SAD.A93/183-188
Rehearsal of troops, George V's visit to Sinkat
SAD.A93/183
British Camel Company
SAD.A93/184
Camel Corps
SAD.A93/185
Egyptian artillery
SAD.A93/186
Mounted infantry
SAD.A93/187-188
Mounted Hadanduwah Arabs
SAD.A93/189-190
Display of Dinka warriors at Sinkat, Jan 1912
SAD.A93/191
Giant Dinka shaykh
SAD.A93/192-193
Crowds leaving Port Sudan after the King's visit, 18 Jan 1912
SAD.A93/194
Sudanese jester
SAD.A93/195
Camel Corps marching past (Egyptian troops in right foreground)
SAD.A93/196
Hadanduwah men drawing water at Tehamiyam well
SAD.A93/197-198
Repair work on washouts in Khor Okwat, Kilo 748
SAD.A93/199
Handub station washed out
SAD.A93/200*
View of Jebel Erba
SAD.A93/201
The A.R. Windhams on a picnic at Erba, 2 Jan 1913: Nurse, baby Diana, Billy, Mrs Windham, A.R. Windham
SAD.A93/202
The A.R. Windham family and their nurse on the motor trolley during a picnic at Erba, 2 Jan 1913
SAD.A93/203
The T. Turl family, Mrs A.R. Windham, Billy and Diana Windham, the Windham nurse and [?Peter Lord] on a picnic at Gebeit, 3 Jan 1913
SAD.A93/204-206
Dog, Penelope and puppies, 14 Mar 1913
SAD.A93/207-219
Erkowit, May 1913: views, including camp
SAD.A93/210-211*
Road lined with white stones
SAD.A93/215
F.R. Wingate's motor car, with driver and servants
SAD.A93/218
Cattle
SAD.A93/219
Erkowit buildings
SAD.A93/220
Hadanduwah boy
SAD.A93/221
Hadanduwah Arabs
SAD.A93/222
Hadanduwah man
SAD.A93/223
Sallom junction station
SAD.A93/224
Camel foals
SAD.A93/225
Hadanduwah boy
SAD.A93/226
Hadanduwah Arabs
SAD.A93/227-233
Suakin, 1913
SAD.A93/227
Hadanduwah at Suakin suq
SAD.A93/228
Suakin street scene
SAD.A93/229
Muhafazah
SAD.A93/230
Kitchener's Gate
SAD.A93/231
Gordon's Gate and surrounding buildings
SAD.A93/232
Cafe at Suakin
SAD.A93/233
Baker's shop, Suakin
SAD.A93/234
Port Sudan Hotel
SAD.A93/235
Port Sudan station
SAD.A93/236
View of Port Sudan from the hotel
SAD.A93/237
Port Sudan Rolling Lift bridge
SAD.A93/238
Port Sudan Hotel
SAD.A93/239
Local boys in a canoe, Suakin
SAD.A93/240-245
The Gash survey, Jul 1913
SAD.A93/240
West Gash below Gulusit
SAD.A93/241
View of Khor Gash at Kassala
SAD.A93/242
View of Jebel Kassala
SAD.A93/243
Kassala fort
SAD.A93/244
Khor Godamaieb in flood, Jul 1913
SAD.A93/245
Crossing Khor Odi
SAD.A93/246-248
Ancient buildings at Jebel Maman
SAD.A93/249
Ancient graves near Sanganeita
SAD.A93/250
Derailed motor trolley with broken axle at Kilo 40.5
SAD.A93/251-253
Darfur pilgrims en route for Mecca with `Ali Dinar's Holy Carpet, Shata, 20 Oct 1913
SAD.A93/252
Wad al-Shaykh, Darfur amir of `Ali Dinar
SAD.A93/254-288
Gash survey, Nov 1913 - Jan 1914
SAD.A93/254
Camels watering at Goz Regeb
SAD.A93/255
Thick bush
SAD.A93/256
Hadanduwah boy
SAD.A93/257
Camel loaded with tools and game
SAD.A93/258
Camp move
SAD.A93/259
Creeper-covered trees
SAD.A93/260
Aroma fort
SAD.A93/261
Gezouli `Umar Hamouk holding a survey flag
SAD.A93/262
Camel loaded with game after a hunt
SAD.A93/263*
Servants holding guinea-fowl after a hunt
SAD.A93/264
Sudanese bull at Mitateb
SAD.A93/265
Unusual rock formation
SAD.A93/266
Camel loaded with equipment and furniture
SAD.A93/267
G.R.S.' tent
SAD.A93/268
Dhurah crop (surveyed through)
SAD.A93/269
Shaykh 's tomb
SAD.A93/270
Camels and flocks at Mitateb wells
SAD.A93/271
Camel foal, with loaded adult camel behind
SAD.A93/272*
Old bed of the Gash river on top of a ridge
SAD.A93/273
Gash bush
SAD.A93/274
Hadanduwah men on camelback at a well
SAD.A93/275
Animals watering at Arras well
SAD.A93/276
Surveying through thick bush
SAD.A93/277
Camels resting next to a single bush, captioned 'The only shade for miles'
SAD.A93/278
Hasan `Awad, G.R.S.' cook
SAD.A93/279
Unidentified man (possibly A.E. Whitfield) standing in front of tall dhurah
SAD.A93/280
Hasan Kurar, `Ababdah camelman
SAD.A93/281,283
Trees and bushes, Gash region
SAD.A93/282
Servant standing next to an ant hill
SAD.A93/284
Panoramic view of Kassala
SAD.A93/285
Wart hog sow, held by the front legs on display
SAD.A93/286
Heughlin gazelle doe
SAD.A93/287
(Dead) wart hog sow and baby
SAD.A93/288
Wild cat held up by the front legs
SAD.A93/289
Newspaper cutting from The Glasgow Herald (City Edition), 29 Nov 1919, with no obvious connection to Sudan; articles include “The War Plot: revelations of 1914”, “The 8 Hours Day: labour conditions in Japan” and “Parliament: coal control and prices”
SAD.A94/1-341
1915-1921
Album of prints, including pictures taken at Gebeit, El Obeid, El Fasher, Atbara, in Egypt, on trips to Darfur and the Lado Enclave, and of the Shilluk, Kaliko and Niambara tribes. Images may be duplicated in 52/1/1-589, 53/1/1-536, 54/1/1-390, A96/1-26, 880/5/1-44 and 882/1- 2[GL]
[N.B. Prints A94/283-341 (particularly A94/300ff) are in poor condition, some identifiable only because duplicated in diaries]
SAD.A94/1
View of Khor Ossot from Jebel Maiteb (4000ft)
SAD.A94/2
Group of ibex beaters
SAD.A94/3-5
Port Sudan armoured train (various views)
SAD.A94/6
Members of the armoured train crew (Port Sudan Volunteers), Port Sudan
SAD.A94/7
Raising the 55ft span, Kilo 663
SAD.A94/8-10
Interiors (dining room, sitting room, bedroom), G.R.S.' Gebeit house
SAD.A94/11
Camels and riders at Sinkat
SAD.A94/12
Women and children at El Obeid well
SAD.A94/13
Nuba girl riding a bullock, El Obeid
SAD.A94/14
'Modern fashions': girl wearing dress, carrying a monkey
SAD.A94/15
Tabaldi tree (unidentified man standing to one side)
SAD.A94/16
Old tower, El Obeid
SAD.A94/17
Fallata women at Shata
SAD.A94/18
P.C. Lord, Miss C. Gillespie, Mrs P.C. Lord and Kilmeny Lord during a journey in the motor trolley between Barameiyu and Erheib, Jan 1916
SAD.A94/19
G.R.S.' aviary at Gebeit
SAD.A94/20
G.R.S. on a motor trolley
SAD.A94/21
Jebel Erba, cloud-capped (print damaged)
SAD.A94/22
View of the line at Kilo 691
SAD.A94/23
View of Suakin from Graham's Point
SAD.A94/24-25
Animals watering at Fula Tibaiye, Graham's Point
SAD.A94/26
G.R.S.' dog, 'Tim'
SAD.A94/27
P.C. Lord's house
SAD.A94/28
Kilmeny Lord (aged c.4 yrs) with G.R.S.' dog, 'Tim'
SAD.A94/29
Young ariel
SAD.A94/30
Young woman and other local people at Sungikai wells, Mar 1916
SAD.A94/31-32
Young women at Sungikai wells, Mar 1916
SAD.A94/33
G.R.S. standing next to a tabaldi tree (circumference 45ft), Mar 1916
SAD.A94/34
Busy scene at Abu Zabad suq, Kordofan
SAD.A94/35
Kordofan men on horseback on the road between Abu Zabad and El Odaiya
SAD.A94/36-37
Local traders carrying wares on oxen on the road between Abu Zabad and El Odaiya
SAD.A94/38
Camp at Jebel Teibun on the Abu Zabad-El Odaiya road
SAD.A94/39
View of Jebel Teibun
SAD.A94/40
View of Jebel `Atshan from Jebel Teibun
SAD.A94/41
Inspectors' mess, En Nahud
SAD.A94/42
Dabtiyah, En Nahud (damaged)
SAD.A94/43
Police escort on camelback
SAD.A94/44
Dead rufifrons gazelle doe
SAD.A94/45
Cattle market, En Nahud (tabaldi tree on right)
SAD.A94/46
Meat market, En Nahud
SAD.A94/47
Pair of oryx leucoryx in captivity
SAD.A94/48
Hyena in captivity, with young boy standing behind
SAD.A94/49
Duiker in captivity
SAD.A94/50
Unidentified man (possibly Geherid `Abd Allah) standing in front of a tabaldi tree
SAD.A94/51-55
Watering from tabaldi trees, [Umm Gereiha Shwein], Western Kordofan
SAD.A94/51-52
Watering from the tree
SAD.A94/53
Owner of the tabaldi with a second man
SAD.A94/54-55
Watering camels with the collected water
SAD.A94/56-67
Darfur, Mar - Apr 1916
SAD.A94/56
View of Umm Shanqa valley from escarpment (two camels on road)
SAD.A94/57
View of Umm Shanqa village
SAD.A94/58
`Ali Dinar's entrenchments at Umm Shanqa
SAD.A94/59
Darfur men at Umm Shanqa well
SAD.A94/60
Darfur people at Umm Shanqa
SAD.A94/61
View of old slave post, Umm Shanqa
SAD.A94/62-63
Ruined buildings of old slave post, Umm Shanqa
SAD.A94/64
View of Jebel el Hilla, tukls in foreground
SAD.A94/65
The Sultan's hosh at Jebel el Hilla
SAD.A94/66-67
Sandstone hills, Jebel el Hilla
SAD.A94/68
Member of the mounted infantry with his horse
SAD.A94/69-70
Kordofan camel policeman
SAD.A94/71
Temporary shelter during a midday halt
SAD.A94/72-73
` Umdahs of Western Kordofan
SAD.A94/72
Ahmad Isma`il (Tellai East) standing next to his horse
SAD.A94/73
Isma`il Hassabu (Abu Dazza), Nil `Abd al-Rahim (Tellai West) and Ahmad Isma`il (Tellai East)
SAD.A94/74
Mrs P.C. Lord and Kilmeny Lord with a baby ostrich, Gebeit, Jun 1916
SAD.A94/75
Kilmeny Lord, as above
SAD.A94/76*
Group photograph of a hunting party
SAD.A94/77
Umm Shanqa escarpment with a car approaching
SAD.A94/78
Two Ford cars, Darfur
SAD.A94/79
View of El Fasher from the east
SAD.A94/80-106
Darfur, Dec 1916
SAD.A94/80
El Fasher, looking east across Khor [Tanalti]
SAD.A94/81
Sultan's palace from the west
SAD.A94/82
Sultan's palace from the south
SAD.A94/83
Sultan's palace from the north, showing the verandah
SAD.A94/84-85
View of the Sultan's harim (A94/84 looking north from roof of palace)
SAD.A94/86
Entrance to the Sultan's artillery
SAD.A94/87
`Ali Dinar's throne
SAD.A94/88
Door inlaid with ivory and hardwood
SAD.A94/89
Women in El Fasher suq
SAD.A94/90
Unidentified men standing beside war drums
SAD.A94/91
Tomb of Zakariya, `Ali Dinar's father
SAD.A94/92
Member of the Camel Corps
SAD.A94/93
Kaltooma, daughter of the ` umdah of Urqud
SAD.A94/94
Standard-bearers on camelback, carrying British and Egyptian flags
SAD.A94/95
House of Princess Taga, `Ali Dinar's sister
SAD.A94/96
Old mosque at El Fasher
SAD.A94/97-98
Tabaldi trees
SAD.A94/99
Local people drawing water at Saniya Karau wells
SAD.A94/100
Armed standard-bearers and guards, captioned, 'Storrar's horse'
SAD.A94/101
Man operating a damur loom
SAD.A94/102-103
Women at Umm Khashmein wells, Kordofan
SAD.A94/104
` Umdah of Gedid Ras el Fil (`Ali Dinar's nephew)
SAD.A94/105-106
Local people and their animals, Sanyia Karau wells
SAD.A94/107-224
Trek to the Lado Enclave, Apr - Jun 1917
SAD.A94/107
S.G.S. Amka (right) and another vessel, moored on the White Nile
SAD.A94/108*
Mosquito hut on board the Amka
SAD.A94/109*
Hippopotamus (barely seen) in the sudd
SAD.A94/110-111
Riverside scene of crowds at Kodok (Fashoda)
SAD.A94/112-113
Shilluk man in an ambach canoe
SAD.A94/114-115*
Shilluk man with distinctive hairstyle
SAD.A94/116
Shilluk men in a dulayb palm canoe
SAD.A94/117*
Shilluk men at Malakal
SAD.A94/118
Shilluks getting into a dulayb palm canoe
SAD.A94/119
View of the Zeraf Cut on the White Nile
SAD.A94/120,122
View of sudd from steamer
SAD.A94/121
Hair-pin bend in the sudd
SAD.A94/123
Trader's post in the sudd near [Hellet el Nuer]
SAD.A94/124
Small gathering on the river bank at Shambe
SAD.A94/125
S.G.S. Kaibar moored at Shambe
SAD.A94/126
Group of Dinka children at Shambe
SAD.A94/127
View of Gondokoro, buildings in background
SAD.A94/128,131
Rejaf Cataract in the White Nile
SAD.A94/129*
Tree-lined avenue, Mongalla
SAD.A94/130*
Unidentified man talking to local people outside a tukl, Mongalla
SAD.A94/132
View of Rejaf hill from the river
SAD.A94/133*
Villagers at Shaykh `Abd Allah Taunyanga's village
SAD.A94/134*
G.R.S. and the survey party returning from Shaykh `Abd Allah Taunyanga's
SAD.A94/135*
View of the river bank
SAD.A94/136
Rejaf resthouse
SAD.A94/137
Panoramic view of Rejaf from above
SAD.A94/138
Porters setting out from Rejaf, Rejaf hill in the background
SAD.A94/139
Ford cars on the Rejaf-Libogo road (R.E.F. Fawkes seen driving front car)
SAD.A94/140
Back view of the above
SAD.A94/141-142
Parts of the Rejaf-Libogo road
SAD.A94/143*
R.E.F. Fawkes standing next to a car
SAD.A94/144
Niambara family standing outside a tukl
SAD.A94/145
Unidentified jabal
SAD.A94/146
Ford car on the road
SAD.A94/147
Ford car crossing an Irish bridge
SAD.A94/148
View of Jebel Wia (Note that the same jabal in 53/1/112 is named as Jebel Kaloko)
SAD.A94/149
Derelict Belgian tractor loaded with timber at Ganzi (tukls in background)
SAD.A94/150
Unidentified man (possibly R.E.F. Fawkes) standing on a derelict Belgian tractor at Wandi
SAD.A94/151-152
Typical open forest
SAD.A94/153
Open forest after being fired
SAD.A94/154
[?R.E.F. Fawkes and A.A. Bisset] and two chauffeurs with a car and van, standing on Wandi bridge, with [?G.R.S.] on the river bank below, May 1917
SAD.A94/155*
Equatorial Battalion at Loka
SAD.A94/156*
Unidentified jabal (possibly Gumbiri), near Loka
SAD.A94/157*
Countryside around Loka
SAD.A94/158
View of Loka
SAD.A94/159
Jebel Gumbiri from Loka
SAD.A94/160
Unidentified men standing on either side of a car, on an old Belgian bridge
SAD.A94/161
Kenyi resthouses, situated in front of Kenyi Rock
SAD.A94/162
Libogo Moko resthouse with a car parked outside
SAD.A94/163-164
Views of the Yei bridge under construction, May 1917
SAD.A94/165
A.A. Bisset's house, Kagelu
SAD.A94/166
Young mahogany tree
SAD.A94/167
Sleeper-sawing party at work, Kagelu
SAD.A94/168
Kakwa woman carrying a child on her back
SAD.A94/169
Oil palm grove
SAD.A94/170
Group of four servants' wives
SAD.A94/171-172*
Man with a home-made bugle
SAD.A94/173-174
Women wearing intricate hairstyles (back view)
SAD.A94/175
Chief Wye Wye and his bodyguard
SAD.A94/176
Resthouse at Chief Baraba's village
SAD.A94/177
View of the Yei valley from [`Ali Kai], looking towards Jebel Magwe
SAD.A94/178-180
Sleeper-sawing in Khor Kochi (R.E.F. Fawkes seen on the right in A94/180)
SAD.A94/181-222
The Lado, May 1917
SAD.A94/181
Giant stag-horn fern
SAD.A94/182
[ Poo ] tree (13ft circumference, 50ft height)
SAD.A94/183
Mahogany tree (11ft circumference, 40ft height)
SAD.A94/184
River Yei at Mangara
SAD.A94/185
Timber khawr in Kojiko valley
SAD.A94/186-187
Kakwa women in typical Lado costume
SAD.A94/188
R.E.F. Fawkes in a timber khawr
SAD.A94/189
Panoramic view across Kojiko valley from Azugi's village
SAD.A94/190
Timber khawr
SAD.A94/191
Local people holding a wake at Azugi's village
SAD.A94/192
Vista on the Kojiko river
SAD.A94/193
View over a timber khawr in Kojiko valley
SAD.A94/194
Porters leaving Azugi's village, with a dhurah crop in foreground
SAD.A94/195
Chief Aluma and his heir-apparent
SAD.A94/196
Group of Kaliko children
SAD.A94/197
Aluma's corporal
SAD.A94/198
Kaliko women winnowing grain
SAD.A94/199
Undergrowth on the edge of a khawr
SAD.A94/200
Edge of a timber khawr
SAD.A94/201
Young Kaliko woman
SAD.A94/202
Chief Bangali
SAD.A94/203
Group of villagers winnowing grain
SAD.A94/204-205
Villagers performing a diluka at Bangali's village
SAD.A94/206
Chief Addi and his wives, pictured arm-in-arm with R.E.F. Fawkes (children to left)
SAD.A94/207
G.R.S. standing on a native bridge over the Kembe river
SAD.A94/208
Native bridge over the Yei river
SAD.A94/209
Unidentified man (possibly A.A. Bissett) standing at one end of a native bridge
SAD.A94/210
Dead roan antelope, head held up by antlers
SAD.A94/211
Niambara women in Ford car
SAD.A94/212
Niambara woman (seen at the wheel above)
SAD.A94/213*
Tukls at Mongalla
SAD.A94/214
Rejaf hill
SAD.A94/215*
Harvested dhurah at Kodok
SAD.A94/216-221
Herd of elephant cows and calves (barely seen)
SAD.A94/222*
Shilluk village and villagers
SAD.A94/223
S.G.S. Amka
SAD.A94/224
Sudd
SAD.A94/225
Camels in a coal-truck (Doris Storrar standing on left)
SAD.A94/226
Hadanduwahs at Shediyeb well (Doris Storrar standing on left)
SAD.A94/227
Doris Storrar, A. Wylly and Mrs Wylly in Suakin
SAD.A94/228
Hailstones on the roof of the aviary, Gebeit
SAD.A94/229
Unloading donkeys from a ferry, Luxor
SAD.A94/230
A.C. Parker, L.B. Bayley and Mrs Bayley on a Nile steamer, Shellal Reach
SAD.A94/231
Vessels in Suakin harbour
SAD.A94/232
Portal at the temple of Dar el Bahry, Thebes
SAD.A94/233
Young boy, Abu Fatna
SAD.A94/234
Mrs F.E. Oakes carrying baby Charles in a basket
SAD.A94/235
Mrs P.N. Draper with Peter (c.3yrs)
SAD.A94/236
Miss Maud Tippetts in a horse-drawn carriage
SAD.A94/237
G.R.S. and others at Atbara tennis courts
SAD.A94/238
Unidentified group (possibly G.R.S. and A. and Mrs Wylly) waiting to board boat on the Nile at Atbara, Jan 1917
SAD.A94/239
Players and caddies (possibly including G.R.S.) on Gebeit golf course, Mar 1917
SAD.A94/240
G.R.S. and his dog, 'Tim' on a trolley, Gebeit
SAD.A94/241
G.R.S. observing Arab stone- collection
SAD.A94/242-244
Port Said, 1917
SAD.A94/242
G.R.S., Mrs Warren, E.G. Warren, Alan Smith and Mrs Moir sitting on the beach
SAD.A94/243
Unidentified man (possibly Alan Smith) with local people on the beach
SAD.A94/244
Crowd of mainly local people, including a veiled woman, on the beach
SAD.A94/245
Doris Storrar on camelback in front of the Sphinx, Cairo, 1917
SAD.A94/246
Doris Storrar on camelback
SAD.A94/247
Hadanduwah toddler at Gebeit
SAD.A94/248
View of Atbara, looking from G.R.S.' house towards the club
SAD.A94/249
Exterior of Atbara club
SAD.A94/250-255
First Handley-Page aircraft to arrive in Atbara, 18 Jan 1919
SAD.A94/253
Mrs H.V. Hawkins, P.E. Egerton and G. Bramall (with bicycle) standing in front of the Handley-Page
SAD.A94/254
General Herbert with Lt. Hopp (both R.A.F.) and others (unidentified)
SAD.A94/255
Lt. Hopp, pilot of the Handley-Page
SAD.A94/256
Grave of 'Tim', G.R.S.' dog
SAD.A94/257
Spectators at Atbara cricket match, Dec 1918
SAD.A94/258
The [?players], Atbara cricket match, Dec 1918
SAD.A94/259
Jebel Moya
SAD.A94/260
Work at the Sennar [Makwar] Dam, 16 Feb 1919
SAD.A94/261,263-264
Dilukas at Zeidab
SAD.A94/262
Young `Ababdah girl
SAD.A94/265-270
Khartoum races, 16 Jan 1920
SAD.A94/265-267
Spectators, including Lord Allenby, watching horses being paraded round the course
SAD.A94/268
Spectators waiting to place bets at the 'tote'
SAD.A94/269
Spectators gathering round the saddling enclosure
SAD.A94/270
Members of the Frontier Band (rear view, from a distance)
SAD.A94/271-274,276
King's Day Sports, Ed Damer, 17 Jan 1920
SAD.A94/271-272
Wrestling on camelback
SAD.A94/273
Rashaydah Arab on camelback (winner of the 50 mile camel race)
SAD.A94/274
Women competing in the burmah race
SAD.A94/275
Interior of G.R.S.' drawing room, Atbara
SAD.A94/276
Competitors reaching the finishing line of the 50 mile camel race
SAD.A94/277
G.R.S.' aviary, Atbara
SAD.A94/278-286
Lord Allenby's visit to Dongola Province, Feb 1920
SAD.A94/278
Lord Allenby walking down to the steamer at Kareima, spectators in the background
SAD.A94/279
Lord and Lady Allenby and H.W. Jackson returning to Kareima station, spectators in the background
SAD.A94/280
Crowd following Lord Allenby through Kareima streets
SAD.A94/281
Traders at Kareima suq
SAD.A94/282
Local passengers on board the Kareima ferry
SAD.A94/283
Excavations at Jebel Barkal
SAD.A94/284
Altar of Athlenersa, Jebel Barkal
SAD.A94/285
Lord Allenby's train at No.4 station
SAD.A94/286*
Entrance to pyramid, Jebel Barkal
SAD.A94/287
Exterior of C. Havercroft's house at Khartoum North
SAD.A94/288
Gordon's steamer, S.G.S. Bordein (moored)
SAD.A94/289
Boy playing with a model shaduf, Gedaref
SAD.A94/290
Panoramic view of Gedaref
SAD.A94/291
Motor cars on a pontoon at Wad Medani, with onlookers
SAD.A94/292
Dragging a motor car across the sand at Wad Medani
SAD.A94/293
Mrs J.R. (Rosita) Forbes on horseback
SAD.A94/294
Ford cars outside El Fau resthouse, jabals in background
SAD.A94/295
Panoramic view of Gedaref (see also A94/290)
SAD.A94/296
Crossing the Rahad river in a Ford motor car
SAD.A94/297
View of Hassaheiss
SAD.A94/298
A.C. Parker, G.W. Lord and H.F. Nottage in a canoe
SAD.A94/299*
Competitors in a race at Atbara gymkhana, 7 Apr 1920
SAD.A94/300*
Ladies in a competition, Atbara gymkhana as above
SAD.A94/301
Ruined fort on Halfa Reach between Halfa and Shellal, viewed from the Nile
SAD.A94/302
View of Taranto from the harbour, 17 Apr 1920
SAD.A94/303-304
Views of Brindisi harbour, 18 Apr 1920
SAD.A94/305-306
Alpine scenes, Brig, Switzerland
SAD.A94/307-310
H. Walmsley, two E.T.C. men and four Swiss sisters (Juliene, Marlene, ?Hermance and Edith), G.R.S.' travelling companions through Italy and Switzerland, Brig, Apr 1920
SAD.A94/311
Grand Hotel, Brig, Switzerland, Apr 1920
SAD.A94/312-314
Mrs 'Bill' Adams on board the S.S. Leicestershire, Jun - Jul 1920
SAD.A94/315-317
Trial trip of Engine 153 (?or 150), Atbara station, 25 Sep 1920
SAD.A94/316
Mrs W.E. Longfield operating the engine
SAD.A94/317
Those attending the picnic to celebrate the trial trip, including Mrs W.E. Longfield
SAD.A94/318
G.R.S. in improvised 'Highland' dress, New Year's Eve, 1920
SAD.A94/319
G.R.S.' dining room, Atbara
SAD.A94/320-322
Group at a sandgrouse picnic, 4 Feb 1921: Mr and Mrs Cramer-Roberts, W. and Mrs Hallas, A.C. and Mrs Parker, Miss Lord, G.E. Mason and H.F. Nottage
SAD.A94/323
Old engine at El Teb, unidentified man standing on right, Feb 1921
SAD.A94/324
Group photograph of the pre-war football team: (L-R from back) Hunkin, D. Cornet, E.G. Baker, Merrill, A. Stearn, Lawes, A. Tilley, W.H. Best, N.R. Ensor, W.M. Stainton, W.J. Hone, J.H.G. Mitchell, 16 Dec 1920
SAD.A94/325
Tables set for a tea dance at H. Walmsley's house, Atbara, 30 Dec 1920
SAD.A94/326
Old disused locomotive, El Teb, Feb 1921
SAD.A94/327
El Teb fort, Feb 1921
SAD.A94/328-331
Trinkitat-El Teb railway
SAD.A94/332
Skeletons on El Teb battlefield (print badly damaged)
SAD.A94/333
Trinkitat jetties in the harbour
SAD.A94/334
Crowds at Shata station, Feb 1921
SAD.A94/335,337
Group at Luxor temple: Mrs More, Miss Lord, R.E. More and G.W. Lord, Apr 1921
SAD.A94/338
Pylon of Euergetes I
SAD.A94/339
Obelisk of Queen Hatshepsu
SAD.A94/340
Group as at A94/335, in the Avenue of Sphinxes
SAD.A94/341
Group as at A94/335, in the Great Hall of Pillars
SAD.A95/1-350
1911, 1921 - 1928
Album of photographs taken during G.R.S.' later years in Sudan, including at Atbara, Port Sudan and Khor `Arab, during his Kassala survey, at Kassala railhead, and of washouts, social events, his trip to Palestine and the Rashaydah and Hadanduwah tribes. Images may be duplicated in A96/1/1-26, 880/5/1-44 and 882/1-2[GL].
[Note that the album contains a press cutting, A95/344]
SAD.A95/1-2
Severe flooding at Atbara, 2 Aug 1921
SAD.A95/3
Floods at Atbara mosque, 2 Aug 1921
SAD.A95/4
Khor `Arab breach at Kilo 543, Aug 1921
SAD.A95/5
Khor `Arab overflow, Aug 1921
SAD.A95/6-10
Collapse of bridge abutment, Khor Adit, Kilo 591, Aug 1921
SAD.A95/11-12
Norah and Florence Schuster on horseback, Atbara, Oct 1921
SAD.A95/13
Group in front of a motor trolley, Atbara, Nov 1921: Norah Schuster, H. Walmsley, G.W. Lord and Florence Schuster
SAD.A95/14
G.R.S.' horse, 'Flea', held by a servant, 13 Nov 1921
SAD.A95/15*
Florence Schuster dressed as Badawin
SAD.A95/16*
Norah and Florence Schuster riding mules
SAD.A95/17*
Group on a motor trolley: (from left) Norah Schuster, H. Walmsley, G.R.S. and G.W. Lord
SAD.A95/18*
Atbara building, possibly Atbara Sports Club
SAD.A95/19*
[?Atbara] building
SAD.A95/20*
Arab camelman, with camels round a single bush
SAD.A95/21*
Atbara tennis courts
SAD.A95/22
Cribbed bridge, Khor Adit, Kilo 591 (or 691), 18 Jan 1922
SAD.A95/23
G.R.S. in levée uniform, 16 Mar 1922
SAD.A95/24
G.R.S. dressed as a Badawin, 16 Mar 1922
SAD.A95/25
Coconut palm in garden outside G.R.S.' old house at Gebeit, Jan 1922
SAD.A95/26
S.S. Flower, director of Cairo Zoo, with an elephant calf
SAD.A95/27
G.R.S. riding 'Flea', 10 Sep 1922
SAD.A95/28
Grapevine in G.R.S.' garden at Atbara
SAD.A95/29
Mrs E.A.St.J. Cartmell and Mrs W.H. Best, 13 Nov 1922
SAD.A95/30
Mrs W.H. Best, E.A.St.J. Cartmell and Mrs Cartmell pretending to play bones as musical instruments, 23 Oct 1922
SAD.A95/31
Group sitting on the footplate of motor trolley: W.H. and Mrs Best, and W.H. and Mrs Mackenzie-Brown, with trolley-man in the background, 23 Oct 1922
SAD.A95/32
A.F. Payne and Elsie Myers on horseback, Gebeit, 14 Sep 1922
SAD.A95/33*
[?Gebeit] countryside
SAD.A95/34
Hadanduwah shabriyah and bed
SAD.A95/35-56
Kassala survey, Feb - Mar 1923
SAD.A95/35
Camel hamlah coming into Khor Tehilla
SAD.A95/36
Camp at Khor Awageit
SAD.A95/37
Jebel Tehilla
SAD.A95/38
'Lion Rock', Khor Tehilla
SAD.A95/39
Jebel Sanai
SAD.A95/40
G.R.S. on camelback, Khor Godamaieb
SAD.A95/41
Group of three Rashaydah boys
SAD.A95/42
Rashaydah tent
SAD.A95/43
Veiled Rashaydah women with children
SAD.A95/44
Veiled Rashaydah woman
SAD.A95/45
'Dust devil'
SAD.A95/46,49
Water in the gorge at Khashm el Girba
SAD.A95/47
Fasher Ford, Atbara river
SAD.A95/48
East Gash at [Heibeai]
SAD.A95/50
View from the District Commissioner's house, Khashm el Girba
SAD.A95/51-53
Karrib above Fasher Ford
SAD.A95/54
Hunting bag of an ariel and a bustard, displayed by soldiers
SAD.A95/55
Three young Rashaydah men at Eaqa wells
SAD.A95/56
Members of a Rashaydah community at Eaqa wells
SAD.A95/57-61
Washouts at Khor `Arab 1st Crossing, Aug 1923
SAD.A95/62*
Washout repair at Khor `Arab 1st Crossing, Aug 1923
SAD.A95/63-64
Party at a washout at Kilo 340 near Hudi, Aug 1923
SAD.A95/65-71*
Construction work at Haiya junction
SAD.A95/72-77
Bridge No.1, Kassala railhead
SAD.A95/72*
W.J. Hone passing over the bridge on a trolley
SAD.A95/73*
W.J. Hone standing on the bridge
SAD.A95/74,77*
Rocky terrain
SAD.A95/75*
W.J. Hone on the trolley (with flag)
SAD.A95/76*
Looking across the bridge (W.J. Hone and trolley in background)
SAD.A95/78
Panoramic view of railhead camp at Mile 20 (Kilo 32), Oct 1923
SAD.A95/79
G.R.S. with 'Jock', the railhead dog
SAD.A95/80
Dr H.A. Crouch with 'Jock'
SAD.A95/81*
View of work at Kilo 31 (looking down line of track)
SAD.A95/82-83*
Parties of workers
SAD.A95/84*
Loaded camels, with an S.G.R. tank in the background: 'water for bankhead'
SAD.A95/85,87*
Work, including rail carrying, at Kilo 71 (looking down line of track)
SAD.A95/86
G.R.S. in an Angus-Sanderson car, with chauffeur standing to front of car
SAD.A95/88-89*
Unidentified official inspecting the First Lift
SAD.A95/90
`Abd al-Ati spacing sleepers by measuring with his feet
SAD.A95/91
Men working on coach-screwing
SAD.A95/92,94*
Qadi (one of workers)
SAD.A95/93
Saidi workers at the pay saloons
SAD.A95/95
Large group of Saidi labourers
SAD.A95/96
Workers building the telegraph
SAD.A95/97
Party of men carrying and laying sleepers
SAD.A95/98
Workers carrying wire drum used in building the telegraph
SAD.A95/99
Spanner-men at work leading the rail
SAD.A95/100
Water camels in procession
SAD.A95/101
Packed equipment laid out during a camp move
SAD.A95/102-105
Saidi workers at bankhead
SAD.A95/106*
Rail carriers working in front of a loaded S.G.R. container
SAD.A95/107-108
Workers building the telegraph
SAD.A95/109
Spanner-boy at work, with other workers seen behind
SAD.A95/110
Panoramic view of railhead at Kilo 71
SAD.A95/111
Panoramic view of Tehilla range, Kilo 72
SAD.A95/112-113*
C.E. Lyall, Civil Secretary, inspecting railhead work at Kilo 50, 28 Oct 1923
SAD.A95/114
Three young Hadanduwah men
SAD.A95/115
Men at work on the line between Imasa and Adarot
SAD.A95/116
Laying sleepers at Kilo 155
SAD.A95/117
Hill near camp at Kilo 75 (Mile 46.5), Nov 1923
SAD.A95/118
View of Khor Tehilla, Kilo 76
SAD.A95/119
View of Khor Tehilla, Kilo 78
SAD.A95/120-125
Views of the line running through Khor Tehilla, Kilo 78 (some *)
SAD.A95/126
Tehilla quarry at Kilo 78, with four unidentified men standing at the foot of a rocky hillside
SAD.A95/127
Men at work on the line at Kilo 85
SAD.A95/128
Panoramic view of sleeper-laying, Khor Tehilla
SAD.A95/129
View along a line of unlaid track, Khor Derudeb
SAD.A95/130
Workers building the telegraph
SAD.A95/131
View of Khor Derudeb (or Delai)
SAD.A95/132-136
Views in Khor Derudeb
SAD.A95/137
Laying Derudeb station, Dec 1923
SAD.A95/138
No.2 car, driven by Boston, the chauffeur, stuck in Khor Hasebu, Nov 1923
SAD.A95/139-142
Visit of F.J.C. Pole to railhead, 3 Dec 1923
SAD.A95/139-140
F.J.C. Pole and party touring the site
SAD.A95/141
Workers unloading track from a freight train
SAD.A95/142
Laying sleepers
SAD.A95/143
View of Khor Hasebu
SAD.A95/144
Camp at Kilo 115 (Mile 71.5)
SAD.A95/145
Camp at Delai station, Kilo 123
SAD.A95/146-149
Kilo 155
SAD.A95/146,149
Construction work at railhead
SAD.A95/147
Laying sleepers
SAD.A95/148
Laying track
SAD.A95/150
Panoramic view of the track and surrounding countryside, Kilo 155
SAD.A95/151
First lift at work
SAD.A95/152
Two of the visitors to Mile 100 (possibly D. Henderson and H.D. Bindley) tightening track laid at the 100 mile mark
SAD.A95/153-154
Visitors to Mile 100: G.W. Grabham, Doris Havercroft, C. Havercroft, Miss V. Strange, D. Henderson, Mrs Lord, H.D. Bindley, Mrs Henderson, P.C. Lord, Jan 1924
SAD.A95/155
Laying track at Kilo 85
SAD.A95/156*
Group photograph of the Engineering Department football team, c.1926 (see 57/1/80), accompanied by a list of names of those pictured and their position in the department (A95/156a)
SAD.A95/157*
Cattle in front of the railhead camp
SAD.A95/158*
S.G.R. carriages (camp in background)
SAD.A95/159*
Saidi workers crowding onto a train [?moving camp]
SAD.A95/160*
Veiled women and others standing on the line
SAD.A95/161*
Veiled women sitting on the line
SAD.A95/162*
View of railhead camp, with line in the foreground
SAD.A95/163-164*
Work at bankhead
SAD.A95/165*
Camp bakery
SAD.A95/166*
Saidi worker crowding onto a train at Khor Hambokeb
SAD.A95/167*
Hadanduwah workers at the canteen
SAD.A95/168
H.D. Bindley and travelling companion on camelback, seen off from railhead by H.A. Crouch, W.S. Harvey and R.J. Darvall (4th man just seen)
SAD.A95/169
Group photograph of railhead staff: Greenwood, G.T. Wright, Curme (all P.W. inspectors), Tilson (chief clerk), W.S. Harvey (telegraph inspector), R.J. Darvall, G.R.S., F.L. Harwood, H.A. Crouch
SAD.A95/170
H.D. Bindley and travelling companion on camelback leaving to complete the Kassala survey, 27 Jan 1923
SAD.A95/171
G.R.S. and Lord Allenby at railhead, walking ahead of rest of their party, 16 Feb 1924
SAD.A95/172
Lord Allenby and party with railhead staff, inspecting the line, 16 Feb 1924
SAD.A95/173
Saidi worker
SAD.A95/174
Spanner boy at work
SAD.A95/175-6
Elderly Rashaydah man
SAD.A95/177
Rashaydah boy
SAD.A95/178
Veiled Rashaydah woman
SAD.A95/179
Group photograph of railhead staff, as at A95/169
SAD.A95/180-184
Karrib on the Atbara
SAD.A95/180,182-183
Cars travelling over the karrib
SAD.A95/181
View of the karrib
SAD.A95/184
Junction of the Atbara and Setit rivers
SAD.A95/185-186*
Syce on G.R.S.' horse, 'Flea', 4 May 1924
SAD.A95/187
Sleeping-out platform on the side of G.R.S.' house, Atbara
SAD.A95/188
Exterior of type 'B' quarter, [Atbara]
SAD.A95/189
View of the sleeping-out platform (see A95/187) from the foot of its stairs
SAD.A95/190
Washout of the Kassala line, Khor Hambokeb, Sep 1924
SAD.A95/191
Khor Delai bridge on the Kassala line
SAD.A95/192-195
Participants in a 'Ladies versus Gentlemen' cricket match, Atbara, 8 - 9 Jan 1925
SAD.A95/196-198
Guests at a gathering at R.E.F. Fawkes' house to see the launch of his boat, 16 Jan 1925
SAD.A95/199
Launch of R.E.F. Fawkes' boat, as above
SAD.A95/200
G.E. Mason, Miss E. Humphrey and Mrs F.G.H. Haldwell at the launch of R.E.F. Fawkes' boat, as above
SAD.A95/201
Spectators at the King's Day Sports, Atbara Sports Club cricket ground, 17 Jan 1925
SAD.A95/202
Khatmiya rocks, Kassala, 13 Feb 1925
SAD.A95/203
Cleft rock at Jebel Kassala, with two unidentified figures (possibly Mrs P.C. Lord and daughter, Kilmeny) standing in front, 13 Feb 1925
SAD.A95/204
E.O. Springfield, C.T. Knox, G.F. Archer and P.C. Lord leaving a motor car, Aroma, 15 Feb 1925
SAD.A95/205
Guests at a farewell tea for E.C. Midwinter at the Egyptian Club, including G.R.S. (2nd row, 2nd from left), 3 Mar 1925, signed by N.S. Tahan, Atbara
SAD.A95/206
Guests at a Sports Club river picnic, on board the Louise, 24 Apr 1925
SAD.A95/207
Priests, officials and others at the laying of the foundation stone of the Coptic Church, Atbara, 27 Mar 1925
SAD.A95/208
View from the top of a ridge looking onto the site of Mahmud Ahmad's zariba
SAD.A95/209
Pool in the low Atbara river
SAD.A95/210
Officers' graves at Nukheila, (Atbara battlefield), 25 Apr 1925
SAD.A95/211
Group at Nukheila, pictured in front of a granite obelisk dedicated to 21 British soldiers killed in the Battle of the Atbara: G.W. Lord, L.H.G. Andrews and Fuller (Dorset Regiment), with three of Fuller's N.C.O.s, 25 Apr 1925
SAD.A95/212-216
On board the P&O ship, Moldavia, Oct 1925
SAD.A95/212
Seated group: Mrs Ronald Broatch, Major M.J. Wheatley and two unidentified ladies
SAD.A95/213
Miss Warnington, Mrs B.H. Bell and Mrs H. Owen, sitting in deck chairs with other passengers
SAD.A95/214
Mrs Ruth Redfern in a deckchair
SAD.A95/215
Passengers and members of the crew
SAD.A95/216
Unidentified passenger playing bowls
SAD.A95/217
C. Havercroft and G.R.S. wearing 'Fish and Frog Footmen costumes', including masks
SAD.A95/218
Doris Havercroft dressed as a 'Kodak' girl
SAD.A95/219
C. Havercroft and G.R.S. dressed as 'Fish and Frog Footmen' and Doris Havercroft dressed as a 'Kodak' girl for a fancy dress dance, Atbara, 28 Jan 1926
SAD.A95/220
Vehicles and men at a camp at Showak, 8 Feb 1926
SAD.A95/221-224,226
First race meeting of the Atbara Polo Club, 12 Jan 1926
SAD.A95/221,226
Crowds of spectators at the track
SAD.A95/222
Race coach pulled by a team of horses: J.E. Williams driving, with J.A.B. Jones next to him, Mrs Hancock, J.S. Hancock and Mrs Jones behind, and the two Jones children inside
SAD.A95/223
Spectators at the 'tote'
SAD.A95/224
Spectators round the paddock
SAD.A95/225
G.R.S.' horse 'Flea' winning the Damer Handicap ('Class I Scurry'), with other competitors behind, Second Atbara Polo Club race meeting, 12 Mar 1926
SAD.A95/227
Mrs F.W. Stephen sitting on the footplate of a motor car (chauffeur at the wheel) parked in front of a stationary train carriage, with passenger leaning out of a window of the carriage, Mar 1926
SAD.A95/228
F.W. Stephen, G.C. Griffith, Mrs Stephen and G.S. Morley standing next to a motor car (chauffeur standing in front of the car), Mar 1926
SAD.A95/229-230
Ruined mosque at Khatmiya, 26 Mar 1926
SAD.A95/231-280
Tour of Palestine, Apr 1926
SAD.A95/231,233
Church of the Holy Sepulchre (exterior)
SAD.A95/232
Dome of the Rock (Mosque of Omar)
SAD.A95/234
Street scene, Jaffa Gate
SAD.A95/235
[Mrs H. Walmsley] amongst olive trees in the Garden of Gethsemane
SAD.A95/236
View of the Mount of Olives and the Garden of Gethsemane
SAD.A95/237
G.R.S. and Mrs H. Walmsley on donkeys
SAD.A95/238
The H. Walmsleys with guides outside the Chapel of Holy Ascension, Mount of Olives
SAD.A95/239
View of David Street (Tarik Bab el Silseleh)
SAD.A95/240
View of a street off the Via Dolorosa
SAD.A95/241
View of the Street of the Christians
SAD.A95/242
Local people
SAD.A95/243
Women drawing water at the Pool of Siloam
SAD.A95/244
Street scene in the Jewish Quarter
SAD.A95/245
Greek Cathedral in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre (interior)
SAD.A95/246
Ecce Homo Arch
SAD.A95/247
Second Station of the Cross
SAD.A95/248
Fifth Station of the Cross
SAD.A95/249
Seventh Station of the Cross
SAD.A95/250
Ninth Station of the Cross
SAD.A95/251
Russian pilgrims at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
SAD.A95/252
Two monks in the Armenian Church of St James
SAD.A95/253-254
Armenian convent / monastery of Mount Zion, on the site of the house of Caiaphas
SAD.A95/255
Jerusalem street scene
SAD.A95/256-257
People at the 'wailing wall' of the Jews (held to be part of the original wall of King Solomon's Temple)
SAD.A95/258
St Stephen's Gate, Jerusalem
SAD.A95/259
Priest outside the Church of the Tomb of the Virgin
SAD.A95/260
Tower [?sic] of Absolom, with man on donkey in foreground
SAD.A95/261
'The Rock': interior of the Dome of the Rock (Mosque of Omar)
SAD.A95/262-263
Visitor at the Tombs of the Kings
SAD.A95/264
Rachel's Tomb, between Bethel and Hebron, with figure on donkey, camels etc outside
SAD.A95/265-266
Church of the Holy Nativity, Bethlehem
SAD.A95/267
Exterior of Harem el Khalil Mosque, Hebron
SAD.A95/268
View of Hebron with people and flocks in the foreground
SAD.A95/269
Street scene in Hebron
SAD.A95/270
Three veiled Muslim women
SAD.A95/271
Mr and Mrs H. Walmsley and G.R.S. on the shores of the Dead Sea
SAD.A95/272
View of the River Jordan
SAD.A95/273
View of Jericho and the Hill of Temptation
SAD.A95/274
G.R.S. and the H. Walmsleys interrupting a motor journey to view a 'zig zag' road below at Khan Lubban, between Jerusalem and Nablus
SAD.A95/275
Mrs H. Walmsley at Nablus (ruined houses behind)
SAD.A95/276
View of Nazareth from the south
SAD.A95/277
View of Nazareth from the north
SAD.A95/278
View of Nazareth from the east
SAD.A95/279
Local women and children at the Virgin's Fountain, Nazareth
SAD.A95/280
Mrs H. Walmsley on a bank of the Sea of Galilee at Capernaum, rowing boat in the distance
SAD.A95/281
View of Haifa from Mount Carmel
SAD.A95/283-288
Atbara Polo Club gymkhana, 3 Dec 1926
SAD.A95/283
Competitors in the 'bending race'
SAD.A95/284-288
Competitors in the 'musical chairs' event
SAD.A95/289
Cutting work, Abu Deleiq bridge, Dec 1926
SAD.A95/290
?G.R.S. and several of his men crossing the river on a raft made of oil drums, near Abu Deleiq, Dec 1926
SAD.A95/291
G.R.S., F.G.H. Haldwell and Mrs R.E.F. Fawkes dressed as Noah, 'Felix' and Mrs Noah during a Noah's Ark 'children's treat', Atbara, 18 Jan 1927
SAD.A95/292-293
Children and adults gathered on the river bank during the Noah's Ark children's treat, 18 Jan 1927
SAD.A95/294
Native boat with wooden house erected on it, 'Noah's Ark', 18 Jan 1927
SAD.A95/295
Group photograph of the ladies team at the 'Ladies versus Gentlemen' cricket match, 26-27 Jan 1927: Miss Jones, Mrs J.K. Watson, Mrs Quinlan, Mrs A. Stearn, Mrs T. Wilson, Mrs Sparkes, Mrs H. Walmsley, Mrs J.A.B. Jones, Mrs Beeson, Mrs Thomson, Mrs Boaler, with 'Ladies' Twiss, North Hants Regt, and L.F. Cavanagh, architectural draughtsman (dressed as women)
SAD.A95/296
'Ladies' L.F. Cavanagh and Twiss during the 'Ladies versus Gentlemen' cricket match 26-27 Jan 1927
SAD.A95/297
G.R.S. on his polo horse, 'Flea'
SAD.A95/298
Lt. Tompkins on G.R.S.' horse, 'Flea'
SAD.A95/299
Breakfast picnic at camp at Showak, 8 Feb 1926
SAD.A95/300,305
Headquarters offices (exterior), Atbara, 1927
SAD.A95/301
Engineering Department offices (exterior), Atbara, 1927
SAD.A95/302
Exterior of Power Station, Atbara
SAD.A95/303
Exterior of 'C' quarter, Atbara
SAD.A95/304
Exterior of 'B' quarter, Atbara
SAD.A95/306
Panoramic view of Atbara from the south
SAD.A95/307
Banana trees growing in G.R.S.' garden
SAD.A95/308*
Gibraltar Rock
SAD.A95/309-312
Vessels in Port Sudan quays
SAD.A95/311
Steamer, Llanstephn Castle, Port Sudan quays
SAD.A95/313-315
Buildings, equipment etc, Port Sudan quays
SAD.A95/316*
Buildings, Port Sudan quays
SAD.A95/317
Boats in Port Sudan harbour
SAD.A95/318
Panoramic view of Port Sudan town
SAD.A95/319
Export cattle at Port Sudan quays, with two men, one on camelback, in the foreground
SAD.A95/320
Native boat in Port Sudan harbour
SAD.A95/321*
View of Suakin
SAD.A95/322*
Suakin harbour
SAD.A95/323*
People and flocks at Gulusit wells
SAD.A95/324*
People and flocks at Eirga wells
SAD.A95/325*
Hadanduwah tent, woman and children on the right
SAD.A95/326*
Wrapped bales of cotton at Kassala
SAD.A95/327*
View of the River Atbara
SAD.A95/328*
Drivers, passengers and vehicles during a stop
SAD.A95/329*
View of Jebel Tehilla
SAD.A95/330*
View along a stretch of the Kassala line
SAD.A95/331*
Camels (led by one man) on the Fasher Ford road
SAD.A95/332*
Crowds gathered next to a train
SAD.A95/333*
Mrs E.O.A. Newcombe securing a bolt in the track, with G.R.S. standing behind and others looking on
SAD.A95/334*
Musmar station
SAD.A95/335*
Steel work at an unidentified bridge
SAD.A95/336*
Cricket team, including L.F. Cavanagh and ?G.R.S. (seated on bench, 2nd and 3rd from right)
SAD.A95/337*
Four-pipe culvert (corrugated iron) at Kilo 411.75, Gedaref line, 24 Aug 1928 (photographed by H.D. Bindley)
SAD.A95/338-340*
C. Havercroft and various officials during his retirement celebrations
SAD.A95/341
Group photograph of the Engineering Department, taken at G.W. Lord's retirement, with Husayn Taha highlighted, n.d.
SAD.A95/342*
Train crossing unidentified bridge, possibly on the Gedaref line, [?1928]
SAD.A95/343*
Abu Deleiq bridge, Gedaref line, 24 Aug 1928 (photographed by H.D. Bindley)
SAD.A95/344
Newspaper cutting from the Doncaster Chronicle, 20 Jul 1911 concerning Dinnington Hall and the Althorpe family, including the late G.M. Althorpe and his nephew Mr Marmaduke Althorpe
SAD.A95/345*
G.C. Griffith and Mrs F.W. Stephen standing in front of a motor car (tent seen behind), Mar 1926
SAD.A95/346
Mrs F.W. Stephen sitting on the footplate of a motor car (chauffeur at the wheel) parked in front of a stationary train carriage, with passenger leaning out of a window of the carriage, Mar 1926
SAD.A95/347
G.C. Griffith, Mrs Stephen, G.R.S. and G.S. Morley standing next to motor car, with driver standing to the left of the picture, tent seen behind, Mar 1926
SAD.A95/348*
View of Jebel Kassala, with buildings seen in front
SAD.A95/349-350*
Gebeit station
SAD.A96/1-26
1906 - c.1923
Album of larger format photographs, duplicated throughout 49/1-55/1 and 878/1/1-153, 880/5/1- 44 and 882/1-2[GL]. Images include pictures taken on surveys, at Gebeit and of the Fallata, Hadanduwah and Baqqarah tribes
SAD.A96/1
Hadanduwah man and woman watering a flock of sheep from a mud pool, Khor `Arab, 1906
SAD.A96/2
Ruined fort at Sinkat
SAD.A96/3
Team of donkeys threshing dhurah in a village near El Kab, 1906
SAD.A96/4
Portrait of Hadanduwah man
SAD.A96/5
Two men paddling a canoe on the Nile
SAD.A96/6
Young woman carrying a zir of milk on her head
SAD.A96/7
Kilmeny Lord with a baby ostrich, Gebeit, Jun 1916
SAD.A96/8
Sketch from photograph A96/9 of G.R.S.' dog, 'Tim'
SAD.A96/9
G.R.S.' dog, 'Tim'
SAD.A96/10
Portrait of a Fallata man
SAD.A96/11
Portrait of a Fallata girl
SAD.A96/12
Portrait of a Hausa woman
SAD.A96/13
Line washed out
SAD.A96/14
Old traders' post in the sudd, 1917
SAD.A96/15
View of a timber khawr near Loka in the Kojiko valley
SAD.A96/16-17
View of Rejaf across the Nile to the East, jabals Moya and Biyut on left horizon
SAD.A96/18
View of Loka (including information about the Conservator of Forests' house)
SAD.A96/19,21
Baqqarah horsemen carrying spears
SAD.A96/20
Baqqarah horseman
SAD.A96/22
Young woman at wells near Sungikai
SAD.A96/23
Hadanduwah man watering cattle at well
SAD.A96/24
View of Kassala jabals (buildings in foreground)
SAD.A96/25
Gash river in flood
SAD.A96/26
Hunting bag of an ariel and a bustard, displayed by soldiers, 1923
(ii) Loose Photographs
SAD.880/4/1-16*
c.1926
Photographs mounted on paper, not duplicated elsewhere in the collection
SAD.880/4/1-5
'Home': exterior and interiors of [?G.R.S.'] house, [?Gebeit]
SAD.880/4/1
Exterior view of the house
SAD.880/4/2
Dining room interior
SAD.880/4/3,5
Sitting room interior
SAD.880/4/4
Hall interior
SAD.880/4/6-10
Derailment of an S.G.R. carriage, n.d.
SAD.880/4/6-7
Either side of the damaged carriage
SAD.880/4/8-9
Distorted frame before and after straightening
SAD.880/4/10
Stripped down frame and bogeys at Mushtarak
SAD.880/4/11-12
Two North British Locomotive Company locos in service with Sudan Railways
SAD.880/4/11
2-6-2 loco under repair (200 class)
SAD.880/4/12
2-8-2, loco [? Heavy Mikado ], with caption; 'very useful for the eastward route to Suakin with its steeper gradients')
SAD.880/4/13-16
Opening of the Sennar Dam, 1926
SAD.880/4/13
Sir J.L. Maffey, Lady Maffey and Lord Lloyd greeting guests during the opening ceremony
SAD.880/4/14
View of the dam showing the sluice-raising gantry
SAD.880/4/15
View along the top of the dam showing the crane gantry
SAD.880/4/16
Unidentified man, with view of the crowds behind
SAD.880/5/1-44
1920-1927
Loose photographs, most duplicated in 882/1-2[GL], A95/1-350, A96/1/1-26 and 54/1-57/1, mainly of Atbara and construction of the Haiya-Kassala line
SAD.880/5/1
Interior of G.R.S.' dining room in his house at Atbara, showing display of trappings obtained on the Darfur trip, 1920
SAD.880/5/2-3
Group photograph of those attending a picnic to celebrate the trial trip of the 150 class engine, including Mrs W.E. Longfield, Atbara station, 25 Sep 1920
SAD.880/5/4
G.R.S. dressed as a Badawin, 16 Mar 1922
SAD.880/5/5
G.R.S. in levée uniform, 16 Mar 1922
SAD.880/5/6-7
Landscapes, Shaqarab, 1923
SAD.880/5/8
View of the East Gash at [Heibeai], 1923
SAD.880/5/9-24
Construction of the Haiya-Kassala line, 1923- 1924
SAD.880/5/9-10
Construction work on the Haiya-Kassala line, Mile 20
SAD.880/5/11
Work in Khor Tehilla
SAD.880/5/12
View of hill at the railway camp at Mile 46.5
SAD.880/3/13-14
Workers laying Khor Derudeb station
SAD.880/5/15
Construction work at Khor Derudeb
SAD.880/5/16-17
Work at Khor Tehilla
SAD.880/5/18
Quarry at Tehilla
SAD.880/5/19
No.2 car, driven by Bostan the chauffeur, stuck in Khor Hasebu, Nov 1923
SAD.880/5/20
Railway workers at bankhead (place not known)
SAD.880/5/21
View of jabals during construction work
SAD.880/5/23
`Abd Allahi, G.R.S.' motor trolley driver, 1924
SAD.880/5/24*
Group photograph of railhead staff working on the Haiya-Kassala line, 1924: Greenwood, G.T. Wright and Curme (Public Woks Inspectors), Tilson (Chief Clerk), R.J. Darvall, W.S. Harvey, E.L Harwood, H.A. Crouch (see also 55/1/413)
SAD.880/5/25
C. Havercroft's house, Atbara, 1924
SAD.880/5/26-27
Guests at a gathering at R.E.F. Fawkes' house to see the launch of his boat, Atbara, 16 Jan 1925 880/5/28 View of the battlefield of the Atbara showing the site of Mahmud Ahmad's zariba, 1925 880/5/29-32 On board the P&O Moldavia, Oct 1925
SAD.880/5/29
Mrs Ruth Redfern in a deckchair
SAD.880/5/30
Miss Warnington, Mrs B.H. Bell and Mrs H. Owen, sitting in deck chairs with other passengers
SAD.880/5/31
Passengers and crew members at the lifeboats
SAD.880/5/32
Unidentified male passenger playing bowls
SAD.880/5/33
Delai bridge, 1925
SAD.880/5/34-35
G.R.S. in polo gear on his horse, 'Flea', 1926
SAD.880/5/36
Syce riding G.R.S.' horse, 'Flea'
SAD.880/5/37-40
First meeting of the Atbara Polo Club, 12 Jan 1926
SAD.880/5/37-39
Crowd of spectators at the track
SAD.880/5/40
Spectators at the 'tote'
SAD.880/5/41
G.R.S.' horse, 'Flea', winning the Damer handicap, Second Atbara Polo Club race meeting, 12 Mar 1926
SAD.880/5/42-43
Views of the Abu Deleiq bridge site, 1926
SAD.880/5/44
Native boat with wooden house erected on it, 'Noah's Ark', 18 Jan 1927
(iii) Glass Slides
SAD.882/1/1-85[GL]
1905- 1920
85 glass slides of pictures taken during construction of the Abu Hamed-Kareima line, the White Nile bridge, the Haiya-Kassala extension, during G.R.S.' Blue Nile, Gash, Darfur and Lado trips, at Sennar, Rabak and Gebeit and of the Bishariyin, Hadanduwah and Shilluk tribes. Images are duplicated throughout the diaries, albums and loose photographs
[Note that some of the slides are cracked]
SAD.882/1/1-3[GL]*
Sketched map of Sudan and surrounding countries
SAD.882/1/4[GL]
Saqiyah operated by oxen, [?Abu Hamed]
SAD.882/1/5-10[GL]
1905
SAD.882/1/5[GL]
Bishariyin Arabs during a camel trek, Abu Hamed
SAD.882/1/6[GL]
Bishariyin camels carrying stores and equipment, Abu Hamed
SAD.882/1/7[GL]
Bishariyin man at Abu Hamed
SAD.882/1/8[GL]
Group of Sudanese spikers working on the Abu Hamed-Kareima line
SAD.882/1/9[GL]
Pyramids at Merowe, Jebel Barkal (camel in foreground)
SAD.882/1/10[GL]
Ruins of the temple of Tirhakah, Jebel Barkal
SAD.882/1/11-30[GL]
1906
SAD.882/1/11[GL]
Team of donkeys threshing dhurah in a village near El Kab (slide damaged)
SAD.882/1/12[GL]
Group of children grinding dhurah, Kareima
SAD.882/1/13[GL]
Camels and people outside a mud house, Kareima
SAD.882/1/14[GL]
Egyptian soldier
SAD.882/1/15-16[GL]
Brickmaking at Kareima
SAD.882/1/17[GL]
Washout repair at Khor `Arab 3rd Crossing
SAD.882/1/18[GL]
Herd of cattle watering at Khor `Arab
SAD.882/1/19[GL]
Hadanduwah woman watering flock of sheep, with man looking on, Khor `Arab
SAD.882/1/20[GL]
Railway workers examining the line at a washout at Siyeteb station
SAD.882/1/21[GL]
Young Hadanduwah man, Asoteriba
SAD.882/1/22[GL]
Hadanduwah men washing clothes, Asoteriba
SAD.882/1/23[GL]
4th Class passengers boarding a train wagon, Asoteriba station
SAD.882/1/24[GL]
Saloon passenger carriages (G.R.S.' saloon), Asoteriba
SAD.882/1/25[GL]
Passengers waiting for a train, Sallom station
SAD.882/1/26[GL]
Hadanduwah graveyard, Gebeit
SAD.882/1/27[GL]
Railway workshop line, Gebeit station (coloured slide)
SAD.882/1/28[GL]
Two Hadanduwah boys
SAD.882/1/29[GL]
Hadanduwah boy, Mahmud, carrying a shield
SAD.882/1/30[GL]
Interior of G.R.S.' saloon, with two servants standing on either side of the door, Shediyeb
SAD.882/1/31-46[GL]
1908
SAD.882/1/31[GL]
Geherid `Abd Allah, survey party guide, on camelback
SAD.882/1/32[GL]
Geherid `Abd Allah standing outside a shaykh 's tomb, Hag `Abdullah
SAD.882/1/33[GL]
Kitr bush
SAD.882/1/34[GL]
Pupils and teachers in a classroom, Sennar school
SAD.882/1/35[GL]
Ruined mosque, Sennar
SAD.882/1/36[GL]
An Egyptian lady on trek near Sennar
SAD.882/1/37[GL]
Tukls and other thatched buildings in a village near Sennar
SAD.882/1/38[GL]
Riverine Arabs from Faris looking for work as wood- cutters
SAD.882/1/39[GL]
Camels resting outside tukls, Hassaheiss
SAD.882/1/40[GL]
Thatched huts and tukls, Hassaheiss
SAD.882/1/41[GL]
Profile of Mahmud Husayn, camel shaykh
SAD.882/1/42[GL]*
Mahmud Husayn on camelback
SAD.882/1/43[GL]
Feluccas and quyasahs moored on the Nile, Omdurman
SAD.882/1/44[GL]
Man in an ambach canoe
SAD.882/1/45[GL]
Funeral procession, Cairo
SAD.882/1/46[GL]
Shepheard's Hotel, Cairo
SAD.882/1/47-58[GL]
1909
SAD.882/1/47[GL]
Wrestling on muleback, Atbara gymkhana
SAD.882/1/48[GL]
Sudanese band members playing wind instruments, Hillet `Abbass
SAD.882/1/49-50[GL]
Female Baqqarah labourers working on railway construction at the White Nile bridge
SAD.882/1/51[GL]
Sudd blocking White Nile bridge work
SAD.882/1/52[GL]
Group of shaykhs from Es Sa`ada at Rabak, captioned 'Egyptians from upper Egypt'
SAD.882/1/53[GL]
G.R.S.' mud brick house, Rabak (servants standing in front)
SAD.882/1/54-55[GL]
Serval cat, 'Gatiss', one of G.R.S.' pets, Rabak
SAD.882/1/56[GL]
G.R.S.' pet monkey, 'Bakhit'
SAD.882/1/57[GL]
G.R.S. pictured with his 'family' of pets, including donkey, 'Isaac', monkey, 'Bakhit' and serval cat, 'Gatiss', with two servants, [?Rabak]
SAD.882/1/58[GL]
Sudanese soldiers, the Sirdar's bodyguard, Khartoum
SAD.882/1/59[GL]
Dead hippopotamus and crowd of onlookers, Kosti, 1910
SAD.882/1/60[GL]
Crowd of people on Kawa beach meeting the steamer, 1910
SAD.882/1/61[GL]
Shilluk man, White Nile (head missing on image), 1910
SAD.882/1/62[GL]
Group of Baqqarah women and girls during F.R. Wingate's visit to Kosti for the opening of the White Nile bridge, 1910
SAD.882/1/63[GL]
Portrait of a Baqqarah `Arab man, White Nile, 1910
SAD.882/1/64-65[GL]
Gash survey, 1914
SAD.882/1/64[GL]
Sudanese bull and cows
SAD.882/1/65[GL]
Camels resting in the shade of a single bush
SAD.882/1/66[GL]
Flock of sheep, Suakin, 1915
SAD.882/1/67[GL]
Duiker in captivity, En Nahud, 1916
SAD.882/1/68-69[GL]
Watering from a tabaldi tree (Darfur survey), 1916
SAD.882/1/70[GL]
Baby ostrich (Kilmeny Lord just seen) outside G.R.S.' house, Gebeit, 1916
SAD.882/1/71[GL]
Portrait of a Fallata man, West Sudan, 1916
SAD.882/1/72[GL]
Young woman carrying a baby on her back in a harness, Kagelu, 1917
SAD.882/1/74[GL]
Timber khawr in the Kojiko valley, 1917
SAD.882/1/75[GL]
Old trading post in the sudd, near Hillet el Nuer
SAD.882/1/76[GL]
View from steamer of horseshoe bend in the sudd, Lado trip
SAD.882/1/77[GL]
Mrs J.R. (Rosita) Forbes on horseback, Gedaref, 1920
SAD.882/1/78[GL]
Saidi workers carrying supplies and equipment, Bankhead, Haiya- Kassala extension, 1924 (photographed by G.W. Grabham)
SAD.882/1/79[GL]*
View of the low Nile at Dongola, n.d.
SAD.882/1/80[GL]*
Railway camp at a Dongola station, crowds seen across the track, n.d. (coloured slide)
SAD.882/1/81[GL]*
View of Sennar, White Nile, n.d. (coloured slide)
SAD.882/1/82[GL]*
Policeman carrying gun on an Abyssinian pony
SAD.882/1/83[GL]
Gazelle, n.d.
SAD.882/1/84[GL]*
Portrait of George V, who visited Sudan in 1912
SAD.882/1/85[GL]
Shilluk man with distinctive hairstyle, n.d.
SAD.882/2/1-14[GL]
1906-1924
Set of glass slides, mostly duplicate images from throughout the collection. Note that 880/2/8[GL] and 880/2/14[GL] are cracked
SAD.882/2/1[GL]
Group of Hadanduwah men pulling a bullock out of a mud bank in Khor `Arab, 1906
SAD.882/2/2[GL]
Hadanduwah men playing a game involving putting stones, Asoteriba, 1906
SAD.882/2/3[GL]
Baboon, 1907
SAD.882/2/4[GL]
Tame gazelle, 1907
SAD.882/2/5[GL]
Egyptian soldiers wrestling on shoulder-back, Bayram sports, 1908
SAD.882/2/6[GL]
Lion cubs at Rufa`a, 1908
SAD.882/2/7[GL]
Cairo street scene, c.1908
SAD.882/2/8[GL]
White Nile men and women gathered round a young woman performing a dance, [?Kosti], 1909
SAD.882/2/9[GL]
Shilluk warrior carrying a spear, White Nile, 1910
SAD.882/2/10[GL]
Two men paddling a Shilluk canoe
SAD.882/2/11[GL]
S.G.S. Amka (right) and barges moored on the White Nile, 1917
SAD.882/2/12[GL]
View of the sudd, taken from the [? Amka ], Apr-May 1917
SAD.882/2/13[GL]
Dead roan antelope, head held up by the horns, 1917
SAD.882/2/14[GL]
Construction work on the Haiya-Kassala line at Mile 100, 1924 (photographed by G.W. Grabham)
(iv) Postcards
SAD.17/7/1-7
1910 Jun 12 and n.d.
Seven black and white postcards published by G.N. Morhig, taken from diaries 49/1-57/1. All cards are addressed to either Mrs Storrar in Glasgow or Miss E.K. Storrar in London, except 17/7/1
SAD.17/7/1
'Sand storm (huboub) sweeping over Khartoum North, June 6th 1906' (no.155)
SAD.17/7/2
'The ferry, from Khartoum to Omdurman' (no.72)
SAD.17/7/3
'Young dancing girls, Omdurman' (no.119): three girls wearing grass skirts
SAD.17/7/4
'Native life, Omdurman' (no.118): two girls, as above
SAD.17/7/5
'Young girl, Omdurman' (no.143): girl wearing grass skirt and jewellery
SAD.17/7/6
'Water carriers' (no.92): group of women carrying water jars on their heads
SAD.17/7/7
'Gebel Kassala' (no.166), postmarked Cairo, 12 Jun 1910
5. Maps and Plans
SAD.105/4
n.d. [1904 - 1908]
Provisional map (1:253440) of Khartoum, Khartoum North and Omdurman, by E.A. Stanton, Governor of Khartoum Province; the map is cloth-backed, mounted in sections (to be folded), and labelled 'Governor-General. Khartoum City, Khartoum North and Omdurman' on the outside front 'cover'
scale:   4 ins to 1 mile An earlier edition of this map is filed at SAD.627/8/1.
SAD.880/8/1
1918 Mar
Africa series, Anglo-Egyptian Sudan survey map of Suakin, sheet 46-A, on linen
scale:   1 to 250,000
SAD.880/8/2
1918 May
Map as above, Tokar, sheet 46-F
scale:   1 to 250,000
SAD.880/8/3
1918 Jun
Map as above, Sinkat, sheet 46-E
scale:   1 to 250,000
6. Miscellanea
SAD.880/7/2-3
1917 Dec 20 - 21
Christmas greetings card from the High Commissioner and Lady Wingate, with envelope addressed to G.R.S. at Atbara but annotated 'Residency Cairo', including postmarks and censor stamps
Printed material
Durham University Library Printed material deposited with collection; now integrated into library and catalogued on OPAC. Grabham, G.W. and Dunn, S.C., Hints on collecting geological information and specimens, Sudan Government Geological Survey, (Khartoum, 1913)
Laing, R.A., The story of gum arabic, (London, 1922)
Scammel, W.H., A Dinka's story, Church Missionary Society, no.4, (London, 1928)
Scammel, W.H., A pioneer in the Sudan, Church Missionary Society, (London, c.1920s)
Scammel, W.H., Rescued and rescuer: stories by Tom, Church Missionary Society, (London, 1926)
Scammel, W.H., Tom's trip up the Nile, Church Missionary Society, (London, c.1920s)
Seligman, C.G., “An undescribed type of building in the Eastern Province of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan”, Egyptian Exploration Society, in Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, v.2, pt.3, (London 1915)
Church of England, Diocese of Egypt and the Sudan, Our church's work for the people of the Sudan, (Khartoum, 1925)
Office of the Sudan Agent, War Office, Notes for travellers and sportsmen in the Sudan, 3rd ed. (Cairo, 1909)
Sudan Government, Monthly return of senior officials..., 1 March 1914, (Khartoum, 1914)
Sudan Government, Quarterly list Sudan Government: showing appointments and stations..., 1 July 1923, (Khartoum, 1923)
Sudan Government, Sudan Almanac, 1914, 1917, (London, 1914, 1917)