Item 21 - Archibald Thomson

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Archibald Thomson


  • 1821 (Creation)

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1 photocopy

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Archibald Thomson was born in Edinburgh Scotland in 1794, the son of John Thomson and Marion Brown. Leaving Scotland in 1822 on the ship “Castle Forbes” he took up a land grant in Van Diemen’s Land. For more information see:

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photocopy, gift from T. E. Burns

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Photocopy of authority for a land grant to be made to Thomson.

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

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gc August 2018




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