Item 9 - Bargain & Sale: Eddie to Oakden

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Bargain & Sale: Eddie to Oakden


  • 1835 (Creation)

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(1796 -1876)

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John Eddie, merchant and auctioneer of Launceston.

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Philip Oakden (1784-1851), merchant, banker and social worker, was the son of Philip Oakden of Stydd, Derbyshire, England, and his wife Mary, née Huerdd. He emigrated to Van Diemen's Land in the 'Forth' in November 1833, and next year was elected to the board of directors to organize the establishment of the independent Tamar Bank in Launceston. For more information see:

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Deposited by Shields, Heritage, Stackhouse & Martin, (E.G. Butler), Launceston, 1968

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Bargain & Sale, Eddie to Oakden 31 July 1835.
John Alexander Eddie of Launceston, auctioneer, to Philip Oakden of Launceston, merchant, bargain & sale of allotments in York St., Basin Road and Hill St., Launceston, for £1200. Sealed, signed and witnessed. Reg. No. 5265

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“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

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