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Thomas Smith By Morland Smith
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Thomas Smith, a native of West Melton, South Yorkshire, trained at St. John's Training College in York before commencing a 10-year teaching career in England. In 1880 he was recruited by the... More > Queensland Agent General in London to teach in Queensland. Following a 3-month voyage with his wife and young family on the barque Garnock, Thomas was assigned to the Maryborough district where he became Head Teacher of the Tinana State School, a position he held for 23 years. This story covers the lives of Thomas and his family in England and Queensland< Less
Charles Faulkner, a Queensland pioneer By Morland Smith
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A native of the Fens country in Lincolnshire, Charles Faulkner and wife Elizabeth left England in 1848 to start a new life in Australia. After only 3 weeks at sea on board the barque Artemisia,... More > tragedy struck when Elizabeth died and was buried at sea. Charles sought his fortune by prospecting for gold at Ballarat and California before settling in Maryborough, Queensland and marrying Emma Woodman. After farming at "The Pocket" in Maryborough and prospecting for gold at Gympie in 1867, he and Emma with their 9 children moved to the Bundaberg district where he established the successful Woodlands Sugar Plantation near Burnett Heads. Research for this biography has been carried out by one of Charles's great grandsons, Morland Smith.< Less
Captain Thomas Collins, Master Mariner, Whaler, Queensland Pastoralist By Morland Smith
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Thomas Collins who hailed from Road Somerset, was second mate on board the convict brigantine Three Bees when he first sighted Port Jackson in May 1814. He returned several times in subsequent years... More > as Captain of various sailing ships finally settling in Sydney Town with his new bride Sophia Danvers in 1827. Thomas became a Whaler operating out of Sydney with his part-owned boat the Elizabeth and later with the Arabian. The family moved north in the mid-1840s and became involved in pastoral pursuits near Beaudesert in southern Queensland and Gladstone in Central Queensland. This book covers the lives of Thomas Collins, some of his ancestors in Somerset and his descendants in Queensland< Less
Thomas Smith By Morland Smith
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Thomas Smith, a native of West Melton, South Yorkshire, trained at St. John's Training College in York before commencing a 10-year teaching career in England. In 1880 he was recruited by the... More > Queensland Agent General in London to teach in Queensland. Following a 3-month voyage with his wife and young family on the barque Garnock, Thomas was assigned to the Maryborough district where he became Head Teacher of the Tinana State School, a position he held for 23 years. This story covers the lives of Thomas and his family in England and Queensland< Less
Charles Faulkner, a Queensland pioneer By Morland Smith
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A native of the Fens country in Lincolnshire, Charles Faulkner and wife Elizabeth left England in 1848 to start a new life in Australia. After only 3 weeks at sea on board the barque Artemisia,... More > tragedy struck when Elizabeth died and was buried at sea. Charles sought his fortune by prospecting for gold at Ballarat and California before settling in Maryborough, Queensland and marrying Emma Woodman. After farming at "The Pocket" in Maryborough and prospecting for gold at Gympie in 1867, he and Emma with their 9 children moved to the Bundaberg district where he established the successful Woodlands Sugar Plantation near Burnett Heads. Research for this biography has been carried out by one of Charles's great grandsons, Morland Smith.< Less

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