Item 5 - Article on Esh Lovell

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AU TAS UTAS SPARC L8-5

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Article on Esh Lovell

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  • 1962 (Creation)

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1 manuscript

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(? 1822-1893)

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First son of Esh Lovell (1796-1865), Wesleyan missioner and Anne Ousten, arrived in Hobart Town on the "Avon" in July 1823

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(1900-1967)

Biographical history

John Rowland Skemp (1900-1967) was the son of Rowland Skemp and Florence (nee Kearney). He graduated BSc in engineering at the University of Tasmania in 1924. He became a relief teacher for the education department and also served for a year as assistant to a surveyor while completing his degree. In 1924 he went to England to visit relatives. On return he helped his father on their farm, trying to control the plague of rabbits and playing cricket in his spare time. In 1939 he took up a post at the Launceston Museum visiting schools as a lecturer in natural history. In his later years he published works on Tasmanian history, reminiscences and natural history. His last publication (published in 1970 after his death) was My Birds. For more information see http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/skemp-john-rowland-11705

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Acquired: gift from Mrs N H Weldenhofer, 1976

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Original manuscript of an article on Esh Lovell written by John Rowland Skemp for the Australian Dictionary of Biography.

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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 Special.Collections@utas.edu.au

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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Original inventory and descriptive notes can be found at: (ADD url to eprints pdf file)

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See also S12 and Letters to Anne : the story of a Tasmanian family told in letters written to Anne Elizabeth Lovell (Mrs. Thomas Kearney) by her brothers, sister and other relatives during the years 1846-1872 / edited by her grandson John Rowland Skemp.
Melbourne : Melbourne University Press, 1956. https://millennium.lib.utas.edu.au/record=b1318234~S67

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HE Jan 2019

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