Collection J5 - Judd & Brownell Family Papers

Thomas Judd's diary Index to J5

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Judd & Brownell Family Papers


  • 1822-1961 (Creation)

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Thomas Judd (1794-1887) and his family came to Tasmania (V.D.L.) in 1842. One of his daughters, Ann (1825-1879), married William Barnett and their son, Alfred Henry Barnett, married Elizabeth Georgina Propsting, whose daughter, Grace Hannah Barnett, married Sydney Beecham Brownell, grandson of Thomas Coke Brownell.

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Thomas Coke Brownell (1800-1871) came to Tasmania in 1829 as surgeon on the "Tranby" and became medical officer at Port Arthur and other convict settlements. He had a wife Elizabeth and eleven children. For more information see Courtney, Katherine Coffield 1995 , 'Thomas Coke Brownell : a humanitarian colonial', Research Master thesis, University of Tasmania.

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Deposited by Mrs N. Hewitt 1970,1971,1980 additonal items deposited by Pat Hewitt 1993

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Miscellaneous items collected by Nancie Hewitt (nee Brownell), including copies of Judd and Brownell papers, notes relating to Judd, Brownell and Propsting families and other items given to Mrs Hewitt. Also Mrs Hewitt's notes on the Society of Friends and the Quaker faith and some photographs of Quakers.

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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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'Thomas Coke Brownell : a humanitarian colonial', Research Master thesis, University of Tasmania.

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Benevolent Colonizers in Nineteenth-Century Australia: Quaker Lives and Ideals / Eva Bischoff

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HE May 2018




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