Halksworth, William
William Halksworth was an assistant clerk in the Colonial Office. He joined the service on 19 May 1828, and then served as private secretary to the undersecretary of state from 30 April 1831 to 30 September 1832 and again from 1 April 1837 to 31 December 1847.
He served as supernumerary clerk from 4 June to 29 August 1840, as assistant junior clerk from 29 August 1840 to 31 March 1846, as junior clerk from 31 March 1846 to 31 March 1857, and as assistant clerk from 31 March 1857 to 24 October 1859. He then accepted the post of librarian, remaining until his retirement on 1 July 1870.
Office-Holders, Colonial Office, p. 41; Colonial Office List 1864, p. 181.
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The Colonial Despatches Team. Halksworth, William. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. The Colonial Despatches Team. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/halksworth_w.html.

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