J. B. Mummery J. B. Mummery i(A77042 works by) (a.k.a. Joseph Browning Mummery)
Born: Established: 1826
United Kingdom (UK),
Western Europe, Europe,
; Died: Ceased: 16 Feb 1909 Sydney,
Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: 1849
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An occasional author, J.B. Mummery worked as a chemist, and contributed verses to local newspapers and dramatic pieces to local entertainments. He seems to have enjoyed some success, with at least one play, Fortune's Wheel, playing in the Standard (Sydney) and across suburban theatres. He also published short fiction in the Australian Journal and at least one standalone work, the novella Adventures in the Australian Bush.

See Notes for further, untraced works.

Most Referenced Works


  • Additional works

    J.B. Mummery is also associated with the following works, whose performance and / or publication has not yet been traced:

    • Minnie Miller; or, The Ups and Downs of Colonial Life (1898).
    • Frank Roland : In a Dark Cloud with a Silver Lining (n.d.)
    • Fortune's Wheel : A Tale of the [Palmy?] Days (c.1898): sometimes given as Fortune's Wheel; or the Gold Fiend.
    • Retribution; or, Murder Will Out (n.d.).
    • [Good?] Time and Harvests (n.d.).
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