Provenance: Inscription on front flyleaf: Charlie Throsby / May 1882. From his friend Stanley Howard. [Charles Throsby was the 1st son of Patrick Hill Throsby and Elizabeth Hopkins Throsby. He died at the age of 21 years while working at Wellshot Station in Queensland, of typhoid fever.]
[Stanley Howard arrived in Australia early in 1872, following an invitation from Bishop Frederic Barker to move to New South Wales.He studied for the ministry at Moore College, Liverpool, and was ordained a priest by Barker on 23 May 1875. He returned to England in 1878 where he married Mary Anna Nash. He returned with his wife to Sydney in November 1878 and was appointed to the new parish of Bowral-Nattai in the southern tablelands of New South Wales. In 1880 he built a parsonage at Bowral and promoted a school of arts. According to Rachel Roxburgh Stanley Howard, in the company of Bishop Barker, first met Elizabeth Broughton Throsby at the Cottage at Throsby Park in 1872.]
Ref: Australian Dictionary of Biography ; R. Roxburgh. Throsby Park : an account of the Throsby family in Australia 1802-1940
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