File File 4 - Letters written by Frederick Benjamin Carlin

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UQFL188-File 4


Letters written by Frederick Benjamin Carlin


  • 1850-1877 (Creation)

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1/2 folder

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Name of creator


Biographical history

Frederick Benjamin Carlin, the son of William and Betsey Carlin (nee Quinton), was a vintner employed by William Brooke of Westminster. He married Brooke's daughter Sarah Brooke in ca. 1846. The Carlins emigrated to Australia and set up as storekeepers in Port Lincoln, South Australia in ca. 1849. One of their daughters was Ethel Maud 'Nettie' Carlin (1868 - ?).

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Oriel C. Morris

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Scope and content

Letters written by Frederick Benjamin Carlin from Port Lincoln, South Australia, primarily to family members in England.

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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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Letters by Frederick Carlin to his wife Sarah Carlin are contained in Folder 2.

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Folder 4

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Created, JH, 23-Apr-2020




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  • Parcel: UQFL188, Parcel 1