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Samuel Marsden Samuel Marsden i(A61887 works by) (a.k.a. Reverend Samuel Marsden)
Born: Established: 24 Jun 1765 Yorkshire,
United Kingdom (UK),
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
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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)

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