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Mary Rose Mace to mother

Correspondence between Mary Rose (Meredith) Mace (Polly) and her mother Maria (Hammond) Meredith dates 1882-1883. From her home, Rostrevor, Spring Bay: Fanny's visit, boating picnic, dressmaking, children, opening new church (6 Feb.1883); visit to relatives in Melbourne (1882) and Mother's replies: Melbourne, Russian ship- good to rub up French (Feb.Mar.82)

Mary Rose Meredith

History of the Amos and Lyne families

Manuscript notes "History of the Amos and Lyne families", by C(larendon) Amos, also duplicated notes for members of the family (later published privately as 'Family history of Adam Amos of 'Glen Gala' and William Lyne of Apsley'.

Amos Family

St Helens : postcard

Eight small captioned black and white fold out images in proprietary post-able envelope. From envelope - Join us in a trip around St. Helens Tasmania. Southern series Registered. On reverse - Postage rates within the British Empire. Without correspondence, in an unsealed envelope, will be 3d. If correspondence is added, postage will be 3 1/2d whether envelope is sealed or unsealed. Foreign rate, 7 1/2 d

East Coast : postcard

Twelve small captioned coloured fold out images in proprietary post-able envelope. From envelope - A Souvenir of Beautiful East Coast Tasmania, 12 Specially selected views in full color. Published by Nucolorvue Productions, Victoria. From inside "The East Coast, Tasmania. The tourist referes to the East Coast a the section from scottsdale in the north to Sorell in the south of the island. This route provides an immense array of natures most lavish scenery. The rich fertile valleys of Scottsdale and Derby, rugged alpine areas near Pyengana, beautiful george Bay at St. Helens are in themselves a sheer delight.
Lovely beaches, quiet lagoons, rugged granite peaks of Coles Bay and Bicheno, restful Swansea and Triabunna, vie with may other picturesque parts of this lovely coastline.
Excellent fishing, swimming, hiking and boating are easily available. Relics of the early pioneer days are readily found in many parts of the coast."

Nucolorvue Productions

Glen Gala House: brick house, croquet lawn

Photograph of Glen Gala House at Cranbrook. Adam Amos arrived in March 1821 in the Emerald along with George Meredith, and was advised to look for land on the unsettled east coast. Adam's capital entitled him to a grant of 1000 acres (405 ha) which he located on the Swan River at Cranbrook, and called Gala. Glen Gala is a two storey brick Victorian Georgian house constructed in 1860 on the original grant to Adam Amos

George Musgrave Parker

Apslawn House

Photograph of front view of Apslawn House. A sandstone Georgian house built in the 1840's on 640 acres of land granted to John Lyne, MHA for Glamorgan ,1843-1865. Located on the Tasman Highway, Apslawn, 13km south-west of Bicheno.

George Musgrave Parker

Apslawn House

Photograph of side view of Apslawn House. A sandstone Georgian house built in the 1840's on 640 acres of land granted to John Lyne, MHA for Glamorgan ,1843-1865. Located on the Tasman Highway, Apslawn, 13km south-west of Bicheno.

George Musgrave Parker

Swansea: grave of Rev. Thomas Dove MA

Anglican Cemetery . Photograph taken by George Musgrave Parker
Front Inscription
In memoriam Rev Thomas Dove M.A. First Minister of this church born in Glasgow Scotland April 24th 1803
Arrived in Swanport in August 1844
And after labouring in this District as a Christian Minister for 38 years, he died at Swansea August 27th 1882 aged 79 years
Erected by his congregation. http://monumentaustralia.org.au/themes/people/religion/display/103957-reverend-thomas-dove

George Musgrave Parker

Diary 1891

Diary of Sarah E.E. Mitchell of Lisdillon on the East Coast of Tasmania - 1891. From the age of thirteen she daily noted in her journal the state of the weather, her routine activities about the house and property and visits of friends.

Sarah E.E. Mitchell

Diary 1889

Diary of Sarah E.E. Mitchell of Lisdillon on the East Coast of Tasmania - 1882. From the age of thirteen she daily noted in her journal the state of the weather, her routine activities about the house and property and visits of friends.

Sarah E.E. Mitchell

Diary 1881

Diary of Sarah E.E. Mitchell of Lisdillon on the East Coast of Tasmania - 1881. From the age of thirteen she daily noted in her journal the state of the weather, her routine activities about the house and property and visits of friends.

Sarah E.E. Mitchell

Diary 1880

Diary of Sarah E.E. Mitchell of Lisdillon on the East Coast of Tasmania - 1880. From the age of thirteen she daily noted in her journal the state of the weather, her routine activities about the house and property and visits of friends.

Sarah E.E. Mitchell

Mary Rose Mace to father

Correspondence between Mary Rose (Meredith) Mace and John Meredith : From Rostrevor: husband's drunkenness - wants to leave him (1879); thanks for photograph from Johnston's, old Mrs Cotton dying, Sarah Mitchell ill, John Mace still plays cricket, little Molly's lessons, Jessie a great comfort.

John Meredith

Diary 1879

Diary of Sarah E.E. Mitchell of Lisdillon on the East Coast of Tasmania - 1879. From the age of thirteen she daily noted in her journal the state of the weather, her routine activities about the house and property and visits of friends.

Sarah E.E. Mitchell

Correspondence with children : John and Maria Meredith

Correspondence between John and Maria Meredith and their children. They had ten children: Mary Rose (Polly 1852-1884), Henry Montague (1854-1902), George Llewellyn (Llewellyn 1855-1937), Clara Sabina ("Kiddie"1857-1924), James Ernest (1859-1910), Fanny Maria (1862- ), Jessie Rosina (1863-1944), John Percival (Jack or Johnnie 1865-1916), Edwin Mervyn (Mervyn 1867-1929) and Elsie Dry
(1869-1918).

John Meredith

Diary 1878

Diary of Sarah E.E. Mitchell of Lisdillon on the East Coast of Tasmania - 1878. From the age of thirteen she daily noted in her journal the state of the weather, her routine activities about the house and property and visits of friends.

Sarah E.E. Mitchell

Diary 1877

Diary of Sarah E.E. Mitchell of Lisdillon on the East Coast of Tasmania - 1877. From the age of thirteen she daily noted in her journal the state of the weather, her routine activities about the house and property and visits of friends.

Sarah E.E. Mitchell

Diary 1876

Diary of Sarah E.E. Mitchell of Lisdillon on the East Coast of Tasmania - 1876. From the age of thirteen she daily noted in her journal the state of the weather, her routine activities about the house and property and visits of friends.

Sarah E.E. Mitchell

Diary 1875

Diary of Sarah E.E. Mitchell of Lisdillon on the East Coast of Tasmania -1875. From the age of thirteen she daily noted in her journal the state of the weather, her routine activities about the house and property and visits of friends.

Sarah E.E. Mitchell

Diary 1874

Diary of Sarah E.E. Mitchell of Lisdillon on the East Coast of Tasmania - 1874. From the age of thirteen she daily noted in her journal the state of the weather, her routine activities about the house and property and visits of friends.

Sarah E.E. Mitchell

Diary 1872-1873

Diary of Sarah E.E. Mitchell of Lisdillon on the East Coast of Tasmania from January 1872 - December 1873. From the age of thirteen she daily noted in her journal the state of the weather, her routine activities about the house and property and visits of friends.

Sarah E.E. Mitchell

Diary 1870-1872

Diary of Sarah E.E. Mitchell of Lisdillon on the East Coast of Tasmania from June 1st 1870 to January 19th 1872. From the age of thirteen she daily noted in her journal the state of the weather, her routine activities about the house and property and visits of friends.

Sarah E.E. Mitchell

George Fordyce Story

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS41
  • Collection
  • 1867-1875

Two volumes of meteorological observations made by Dr. Story at Kelvedon, Great Swanport and letter from patient M.A. Wilson, of Swansea.

George Fordyce Story

Diaries of Sarah E.E. Mitchell

From the age of 13 Sarah Mitchell daily noted in her journal the state of the weather, her routine activities about the house and property, visits of friends, an occasional trip to Hobart, as in August 1872, and her visit to Europe in 1900-1. The first three diaries are written in home made notebooks, the remainder in printed 'Letts' diaries. Some entries are 'cross written'. There is no diary for 1936.
Some of the journals include monthly cash accounts, mostly of small payments for such items as petticoats and gloves; also, for example in 1830, 'butter account' (including receipts, payments for carriage, etc.) and 'Kennedia' account (rent received, sheep bought
from father, taxes, rates etc.).

Sarah E.E. Mitchell

Diary 1866-1868 & 1869-1870

Diary of Sarah E.E. Mitchell of Lisdillon on the East Coast of Tasmania from November 12th 1866 to June 20th 1868 and from July 13 1869 to May 31st 1870. From the age of thirteen she daily noted in her journal the state of the weather, her routine activities about the house and property and visits of friends.

Sarah E.E. Mitchell

Sarah Westall (Meredith) Poynter to sister Maria

Letter from Sarah Westall (Meredith) Poynter to her half sister Maria Meredith dated 1859. James sailing in "Tommy", going to Cambria, placing him in Mr Kay's office for a year, George's teeth need attention and will probably go down in the "Flying Squirrel" when repaired or the "Tommy", sending frock for the baby, asks for sea shells for a cousin in London.

Sarah Westall Meredith

John Meredith to wife Maria

Letters between John and Maria Meredith in regard to - Knee better, splints off, seen Edwin, Mary Boots (1857); governess Miss Piguenit leaving -job "too menial", suggest older housekeeper and Maria to teach children, Fanny good to little ones (1859); Parliament, committees, St. David's Cathedral- Mr Watson a bit of a ranter (Aug.1861); Green Ponds coach, countryside, legacy (Oct. 1861); House of Assembly,land sales, James Grant (1871); express train shakey (1898)

John Meredith

Clara (Meredith) Dry to sister Fanny

Letter from Clara (Meredith) Dry to sister Fanny Meredith dated 24 February 1856. From Quamby: farewell to Quamby, husband an invalid- privilege to attend sick person, Maria a comfort to father in his declining years, cold baths and easily digested food- sailing Tuesday. Cross-written

Clara Meredith

William Knibb Morris Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC M13
  • Collection
  • 1855-1920

Collection consists of papers, personal correspondence and photographs relating to William Knibb Morris and his family.

William Knibb Morris

Rose Grant to Fanny Meredith

Two letters from Rose Grant to Fanny Meredith dated 14 January 1854, and 1 February 1854. Written from Tullochgorum: John's scarlet fever, pleased with contents of trunk, Maria liked her things - bonnet very ladylike and becoming - dresses fit well, day fixed for 9 February [? marriage] - bishop to perform ceremony, Miss Meadows bridesmaid, afraid to have Fanny and John in case James and Charlotte's children take it (?scarlet fever), Maria's little boy, Montague's visit. Cross-written.

Rose Grant

George Meredith to daughter Fanny

Letter from George Meredith to his daughter Fanny dated 24 Dec. 1853 - As "Miss Meredith" considered to be the mistress of the house and so expected to be at home when visitors were received; Miss Grant's marriage; Mrs John expecting to be confined in January; Mrs Charles avoids Cambria. Endorsed with note from E. Dyer about key and pencilled verse.

George Meredith

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