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  • Title
    William Grant Broughton - Correspondence, 1833-1834
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    B 377
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  • Issue Copy
    Microfilm : CY 4403, frames 1-39 (B 377)
  • Physical Description
    1 volume - 0.02 Meters
    Textual Records - (manuscript)

    William Grant Broughton travelled from England to Australia in 1829 to succeed Thomas Hobbes Scott as Archdeacon of New South Wales. In 1836 he became Bishop of Australia and was enthroned in St James' Church, Sydney.
    Charles Pleydell Neale Wilton, born in England, was a minister for the Church of England who was appointed chaplin for N.S.W. in 1826. Initially the incumbent of the parish of the Field of Mars and Castle Hill, Wilton was appointed to the Newcastle in 1831.
    William Edward Parry was a naval officer and explorer who in 1829 became the commissioner in charge of the Australian Agricultural Company of New South Wales. Parry found the Company's land held at Port Stephens to be unacceptable for raising sheep and advocated the search for new land.
    -- Reference: Australian Dictionary of Biography. Vol.2, 1788-1850. Carlton, Vic.: Melbourne University Press, 1967
  • Scope and Content
    1833-1834; Copies of correspondence between W.G. Broughton and W.E. (Edward) Parry, that relate mainly to the state of religion in the colony and ecclesiastical concerns of the Church of England. Includes copy of statement made by Rev. C.P.N Wilton who visited the Australian Agricultural Company at Port Stephens and some letters addressed to Wilton.
  • System of arrangement
  • Source
    Bequeathed by D.S. Mitchell, 1907
  • General note

    Bound by Corbett Binder, City Chambers, 243 Pitt Street, Sydney.
    "D.S. Mitchell" signature inside front endpaper.
    Digital order no:Album ID : 824172
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