AustLit logo
Samuel Marsden Samuel Marsden i(A61887 works by) (a.k.a. Reverend Samuel Marsden)
Born: Established: 24 Jun 1765 Yorkshire,
c
England,
c
c
United Kingdom (UK),
c
Western Europe, Europe,
; Died: Ceased: 12 May 1838 Windsor, Hawkesbury area, Northwest Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,
Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: 10 Mar 1794
The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.

BiographyHistory

Samuel Marsden was a blacksmith and lay preacher who took up a chaplaincy in New South Wales, at Parramatta, where he was also a magistrate and a farmer. 'Known as the "Flogging Parson", he was much criticised for his severity to the convicts, and appears in this light in Price Warung's story "Mr Slyde's Auction"; he also figures in several historical novels and plays.' (Source: Oxford Companion to Australian Literature)

Most Referenced Works

Notes

Last amended 18 May 2017 06:51:46
Other mentions of "" in AustLit:
    X