File File 2 - Letters written by Sarah Carlin (nee Brooke)

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UQFL188-File 2


Letters written by Sarah Carlin (nee Brooke)


  • 1849-1908 (Creation)

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1 folder

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Biographical history

Sarah Brooke was born in ca. 1824, the daughter of William Brooke, vintner at Westminster. In ca. 1846 she married Frederick Benjamin Carlin. The Carlins emigrated to South Australia in ca. 1849 and set up as storekeepers in Port Lincoln, South Australia. One of their daughters was Ethel Maud 'Nettie' Carlin (1868 - ?).

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Letters written by Sarah Carlin from South Australia, primarily to members of her family in England, including her father William Brooke, her step(?)-mother Dinah Brooke and her brother William Brooke

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Arranged chronologically

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Unrestricted access

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Copyright expired

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  • English

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Some letters are fragile.

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Folder 3

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Created, JH, 23-Apr-2020




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  • Parcel: UQFL188, Parcel 1