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Memorial tablet erected by the Australian Agricultural Company to Lieutenant Colonel Dumaresq, a Director and Chief Commissioner of the Company who died in 1838.

In 1825-26 Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Dumaresq was granted 12,000 acres. In 1833 he accepted the appointment as Chief Commissioner in Australia for the Australian Agricultural Company and in the following year moved to Tahlee House at Port Stephens.

Location

Address:Cowper Street, St Johns The Evangelist Anglican Church, Stroud, 2425
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.405097
Long: 151.968073
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Link:http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/adbonli…

Dedication

Front Inscription

SACRED
To the memory of
LIEUT. COL. HENRY DUMARESQ,
Late Commissioner and Superintendent of the affairs of the Australian Agricultural Company,
Who died on the 5th March 1838.

The Directors of the Australian Agricultural Company caused this tablet to be erected as a mark of their respect for the private character of the deceased, and as a memorial of the valuable and distinguished services rendered by him during his administration of the colonial affairs of the compnay.

Source: H,MA, ADB
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