Collection C20 - John William Hadden Collection

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John William Hadden Collection


  • 1856-1982 (Creation)

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8 files

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Dr John William Hadden was the son of Jane Baird Hadden (1800-1867) born in Lanarkshire, Scotland, the daughter of Robert and Janet Douglas Baird. She was sentenced to 7 years on 10 Sep 1840 for assault and robbery and transported to Australia in 1841. When free, she paid to have her children shipped to her. John Came from England with his four sister and brother in 1845 and settled in Tasmania. Dr John William Hadden, husband of Mary Elizabeth Hadden, was one of the first graduates of the Medical School at Melbourne University, although he did most of his studies at the University of Edinburgh Dr Hadden returned to Melbourne in the late 1850's

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Deposited by Mr Cummings of Sandy Bay

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Material relating to John William Hadden's medical career consisting mainly of degrees, diplomas and certificates, also Hadden Fammily genealogy

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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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HE Feb 2018




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