Tag: Perth

Perth (Tasmania) Methodist Church (later Uniting Church)

A history by Harry Bean printed and distributed for the 150-year celebration of the Methodist Church in 1988. Correction: Sir Walter Lee became Premier of Tasmania for the first time in 1916. He later became Premier of Tasmania again in 1923 and 1934. Perth Church Closing Service, 8 October 2002 Pictured (L-R) – Ray Hanham, […]

Scrivener – Bishop – Brownrigg Families

James “Simon” Scrivener (1815-1845) and Mary Ann Scrivener (nee Bishop) (1814-1907) and second husband, William Brownrigg (1811-1875) James Simon Scrivener, known as Simon, and Mary Ann Bishop were my g.g. grandparents they arrived together at Launceston, Tasmania on 6 March 1840. They departed London/Gravesend on 2 October 1839 with 60 passengers travelling aboard the 297-ton […]