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Crouch, Thomas James (2011) Thomas Crouch Index: Royal Society Collection. Royal Society of Tasmania, University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Thomas James Crouch (1805 - 1890) was born in London, arrived in Hobart in 1825 and was Sheriff's clerk and in 1836 was appointed Under-Sheriff. He was a prominent Methodist (although originally Anglican) and also organised the Temperance Alliance. He married Sarah Rothwell at St David's Cathedral in 1832. Sarah became a Quaker after the Quaker missionaries James Backhouse and G. W. Walker lodged with them. There were several children, including Ann, who married R.W.G. Shoobridge in 1871, Mary who married R. S. Caseley a Wesleyan minister in South Australia, Thomas James who became an architect and designed Melbourne G.P.O., and George Stanton, farmer, newpaper proprietor and auctioneer, who died in 1914. Miscellaneous papers 1826 - 1853 Including lease, bank book, letter from G. W. Walker, gold digging licence, correspondence of William Woollett about survey of allotment at Great Swanport, birth certificate of James Rothwell Crouch 22 January 1843 (Quaker certificate of witness of birth), bank book of Ann Crouch, small ms music book inscribed "CC to KL". (23 papers) Royal Society RS.111

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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
Collections: Royal Society Collection
Other Special Collections
Additional Information: RS.111
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2011 05:13
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:18
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