Photographs of Sarah Benson Walker: 1812-1893 Hobart, Tasmania
Walker, Sarah Benson Photographs of Sarah Benson Walker: 1812-1893 Hobart, Tasmania. University of Tasmania Library, Special & Rare Material Collections. (Unpublished)
Sarah Benson Walker was the daughter of Methodists, Robert and Ann Mather, who joined the Quakers in 1834. That same year Sarah agreed to marry George Washington Walker, despite once referring to him and James Backhouse as those 'pesky Quakers'. Sarah had ten children and served on Jane's Franklin's visiting committee to the Cascades Female Factory, and regularly participated in Monthly Meetings. Photographs titled Sarah Benson Walker 1, 2 and 3 - are photographs of Sarah Benson Walker (held by University of Tasmania Library, Special and Rare Materials Collections).
Biographical Text Source: Quaker Life in Tasmania: The First Hundred Years. Michael Bennett, University of Tasmania Library, 2007, p. 19.
|Additional Information:||This material is subject to copyright protection. Further dealings with this material may be a copyright infringement. Photographs of items held by Society of Friends' Meeting House Collection taken by Gillian Ward.
Quaker Life in Tasmania: The First Hundred Years. Michael Bennett, University of Tasmania Library, 2007.|
|Keywords:||Sarah Benson Walker, George Washington Walker, Quaker, bonnet, Religious Society of Friends, Van Diemen's Land, Australia, VDL, Tasmania, Robert Mather, Ann Mather, Ann Benson, Cascades Female Factory, Meeting,|
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|Deposited On:||20 Aug 2007|
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