Thomas Crouch Index: Royal Society Collection

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

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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

Item Type: Other
Authors/Creators:Crouch, Thomas James
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
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