Collection RS38 - Pike Farm records

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Pike Farm records


  • 1822-1846 (Creation)

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5 files

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On the 30th October 1822 Pike boarded the ship 'Thalia', under the command of Captain Munk, at Gravesend, with his wife Nancy and five children on a voyage to V.D.L. He was granted 1000 aces in 1823 for the quid-rent or sum of Twenty shillings on the proviso he he employed exclusively upon the land 10 transported convicts.
In 1842 William Pike and George Frederick Read were granted 930 acres in the Parish of York in the county of Monmouth for the quit rent or sum of £7 and 15 shillings. William Pike appointed in 1831 as stipendiary catechist to the first church at Jericho. Thursday 18th February 1857 due to declining health Pike auctioned, without reserve, the whole of his stock, farming implements and household furniture (

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Presented by Hedley Westbrook 1943, 1950 (Items 1-4 presented 1943, Diary received 1950 under bequest)

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Collection consists of farm and weather records of William Pike's Park Farm and Jericho, Tasmania, also included is the journal of William Pike voyage to V.D.L with his family on the ship "Thalia" August 1822 to July 1823

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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

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HE May2020




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