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Religion in Colonial Australia 1788 to 1901

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  • William Lane, free "Jupiter" 1823 (c.1792 - 1855)
    Death Notice published in the "Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal" of Saturday 16 June 1855: "Died. On the 9th instant, at the residence of his son, John T. Lane, Clifton Grove, Orange, William L...
  • Alberto Dias Soares, Canon (1830 - 1909)
    Death announced in "The Sydney Morning Herald" of Thursday 29 April 1909: "SOARES - April 27, 1909 at his late residence, Highbury, Bay street, Double Bay, Rev Canon Alberto Dias Soares, dearly loved...
  • Reverend William Walker (1799 - 1855)
  • Gualter Soares, Rev (b. - 1918)
    Before becoming a Reverend like his brother, the Rev. Canon Alberto Dias Soares, in the Adelong/Queanbeyan region, Gualter was living in Balmain, Sydney, and was a government employee (custom-house age...
  • Rowland Hassall, free "Nautilus" 1798 (1768 - 1820)
    HASSALL, ROWLAND (1768-1820), preacher and landholder, was born on 31 March 1768 at Coventry, England, the son of James Hassall. He married Elizabeth Hancox, a silk weaver like himself, and a son Tho...

This project is to provide a reference site for examination of those profiles related to Religious Office in the various Colonies now called Australia from the first arrivals in 1788 to Federation in 1901.

Various sub-projects are listed at right (see: Related Projects) which deal in detail with individuals and their relationship to the broader subject.

However all source documents and profiles are attached to this the main project. Links to individuals are provided where there is a public Geni profile to match in all projects associated with this group. Individuals include Clergy Missionaries and members of the Church Committees.

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Index of Individuals

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ANTILL Henry Colden - Committee for St Luke's CofE Liverpool 1823

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BARLOW Morris - Committee for St. John's CofE, Parramatta 1823

BELL Archibald - Committee for temporary CofE Churches of Castlereagh and Richmond 1823

BOWMAN James - Committee for St James' CofE Sydney 1823

BRABYN John - Committee for St Andrew's CofE Windsor 1823

BROWN William - Committee for St. Peter's CofE, Campbell Town 1823

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CARTWRIGHT Robert - Reverend - at St Luke's CofE Liverpool 1823

CLOSE Edward Charles - Committee for Christ Church, King Town, Hunter's River 1823. Donated land for the construction of places of worship (various denominations) in Morpeth.

COVER James - Reverend. Brother-in-law of Rev Rowland Hassall

COWPER William - Reverend - Arrived Sydney NSW 19 August 1809 via the "Indespensible" with wife and family. As Assistant Chaplain to the Colony he is appointed a Member of the Committee of the Orphan School 22 August 1809. Good Friday Service at St Philip's CofE Sydney 27 March 1812. Still at St Philip's as of 1823

COX William - Committee for St Andrew's CofE Windsor 1823

CROOK William

CROSS John - Reverend - at St Andrew's CofE Windsor 1823

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FIELD Barron - Committee for St. Philip's CofE Sydney 1823

FULTON Henry - Reverend - Report of rescue May 1812 by the Reverend of an apprentice named Mansfield who struck his head and fell from the "Mary". Rev Fulton dove in and rescued the unconscious lad from deep beneath the waters and returned him to the vessel and thence to Hospital where he recovered. Rev Fulton ministering temporary CofE Churches of Castlereagh and Richmond 1823

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GILMAN Henry - Committee for Christ Church, King Town, Hunter's River 1823

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HASSALL Rowland Preacher and Landholder.

HILL Richard - Reverend - St. James' CofE, Sydney 1823

HOWE William - Committee for St. Peter's CofE, Campbell Town 1823

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LANE William of Orton Park aka Parson Tom.

LAWRY Walter Reverend.

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MANSFIELD Ralph - Reverend

MARSDEN Samuel - Principal Chaplain NSW

MCHENRY John - Committee for temporary CofE Churches of Castlereagh and Richmond 1823

MCLEOD Donald - Committee for St. John's CofE, Parramatta 1823

MIDDLETON George Augustus - Reverend - for Christ Church, King Town, Hunter's River 1823

MOORE Thomas - Committee for St Luke's CofE Liverpool 1823

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NOTT Henry - Missionary from Otaheite - married to Miss Ann Charlotte Turner from the London Missionary Society by Rev Marsden at St Johns CofE Parramatta 14 July 1812.

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OXLEY John - Committee for St James' CofE Sydney 1823

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PASCO John - Reverend - letters awaiting collection at the GPO as of Saturday 29 December 1810

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REDDALL Thomas - Reverend - St. Peter's CofE, Campbell Town 1823

RILEY Edward - Committee for St. Philip's CofE Sydney 1823

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SHELLEY William - Missionary

SOARES Alberto Dias - Canon and brother of

SOARES Gualter - Anglican Reverend.

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TURNER Ann Charlotte - London Missionary Society - Married by Rev Marsden at St Johns CofE Parramatta 14 July 1812 to Henry Nott - Missionary from Otaheite.

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VALE Mr B - Reverend - Assistant Chaplain - Arrived 27 July 1814 via "Broxbornebury". His wife returned to England on "Emu" 25 March 1816 and Rev Vale followed on "Alexander" 16 June 1816.

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WALKER William - Reverend.

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YOUL John (1773-1827) - Reverend - arrived via the Ocean recently prior to February 1816. Remained in Port Jackson for 3 months before proceeding to his Duty at Port Dalrymple Van Diemen's Land. Died of asthma at Launceston.

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