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Hudspeth, Thomas and Hudspeth, John Maule (2011) Diaries of T & J M Hudspeth Index: Royal Society Collection. Royal Society of Tasmania, University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Thomas Hudspeth, born in 1761, was a surveyor and school master at Bowsden, Northumberland, U.K. In 1791 he married Alice Fox-Maule. Some time after 1822 he, together with four of his eight children, Elizabeth, Catherine, James and Alexander, joined his eldest son John Maule at 'Bowsden ' , Jericho, V.D.L. John Maule Hudspeth, 1792-1837, after medical training undertook work as ship's surgeon, finally with the Hudson Bay Company in 1815. In 1817 he started practice in Bowsden, married Mary Lowrey, an old school mate in 1819 and emigrated to V.D.L. in 1822. He had an appointment as Assistant Colonial Surgeon but his major interest was his farming property 'Bowsden'. Also includes letters from Lt.Governor Sorell, J.Scott, Colonial Surgeon, Major T. Bell, Royal Society RS.2

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Tasmania, Royal Society of Tasmania, science, natural science, social history, Australia, indexes, University of Tasmania, Library, private deposits, archives, Collections, catalogue, Special, Van Diemen's Land,
Publisher: Royal Society of Tasmania, University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2011 05:34
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:18
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/11088
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