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Quaker, Cotton Family (1828) Kelvedon, Swansea, Tasmania. University of Tasmania Library, Special & Rare Material Collections. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The property Kelvedon located near Swansea, Tasmania, Australia, was the home of Francis and Anna Maria Cotton. Despite isolation, raids by Aborigines, fear of bushrangers, and destruction by fire the Cottons prospered as sheep farmers. Kelvedon bacame a major centre for Tasmanian Quakerism, and Francis Cotton travelled 'in the ministry' around Tasmania and to the other colonies. Photograph titled Kelvedon etched by James Backhouse - is an etching of 'Kelvedon, the residence of Francis Cotton' by James Backhouse from his book 'A Narrative of a Visit to the Australian Colonies' (held by University of Tasmania Library, Special and Rare Materials Collections). Photographs titled Kelvedon front view of the house and Kelvedon view of house - are views of the house on the Kelvedon property (held by University of Tasmania Library, Special and Rare Materials Collections). Photograph titled Journal of Farming Operations at Kelvedon, 1856-1859 - is an image of the front cover of the Kelvedon Farm Journal (held by University of Tasmania Library, Special and Rare Materials Collections). Photograph titled Francis and Anna Maria Cotton - is a portrait of Francis and Anna Maria Cotton (held by University of Tasmania Library, Special and Rare Materials Collections). Text Source: Quaker Life in Tasmania: The First Hundred Years. Michael Bennett, University of Tasmania Library, 2007, p. 42.

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Kelvedon, Kelvedon Farm, sheep farming, Francis Cotton, Anna Maria Cotton, Anna Maria Tilney, James Backhouse, George Story, Quaker, Society of Friends, Van Diemen's Land, Van Diemens Land, Swansea, Tasmania
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library, Special & Rare Material Collections
Additional Information: This material is subject to copyright protection. Further dealings with this material may be a copyright infringement.
Date Deposited: 23 May 2007
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:14
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/946
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