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Biographical entry Marsden, Samuel (1765 - 1838)

Born
24 June 1765
Farsley, Yorkshire, England
Died
12 May 1838
Windsor, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Sheepbreeder and Cleric

Summary

Samuel Marsden arrived at Port Jackson in 1794 and pioneered sheep breeding for wool in the colony of New South Wales. Reverend Marsden was Chaplain and Magistrate at Parramatta gaol where he oversaw the manufacturing of rough woollen blankets.

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Events

1918
Taxonomy event - He was honoured with Eucalyptus marsdenii C.Hall (= E. penrithensis Maiden (I9I3)) (hybrid)

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Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • Samuel Marsden - Records; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

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See also

McCarthy, G.J.