Thomas Woolley (1809 – 18 February 1858) was an Australian autobiographer/memoirist, general merchant, immigration promoter, ironmonger, local government councillor and salt manufacturer. Woolley was born in England and died in St Leonards-on-Sea, Sussex, England.
St Leonards-on-Sea has been part of Hastings, East Sussex, England, since the late 19th century though it retains a sense of separate identity. It lies to the west of central Hastings. The original part of the settlement was laid out in the early 19th century as a new town: a place of elegant houses designed for the well-off; it also included a central public garden, a hotel, an archery, assembly rooms and a church. Today's St Leonards has extended well beyond that original design, although the original town still exists within it.
Sussex, from the Old English Sūþsēaxe, is a historic county in South East England corresponding roughly in area to the ancient Kingdom of Sussex. It is bounded to the west by Hampshire, north by Surrey, northeast by Kent, south by the English Channel, and divided for many purposes into the ceremonial counties of West Sussex and East Sussex. Brighton and Hove, though part of East Sussex, was made a unitary authority in 1997, and as such, is administered independently of the rest of East Sussex. Brighton and Hove was granted City status in 2000. Until then, Chichester was Sussex's only city.
Thomas King or Tom King may refer to:
The Advertiser is a daily tabloid format newspaper published in the city of Adelaide, South Australia. First published as a broadsheet named The South Australian Advertiser on 12 July 1858, it is currently a tabloid printed from Monday to Saturday. The Advertiser came under the ownership of Keith Murdoch in the 1950s, and the full ownership of Rupert Murdoch in 1987. It is now a publication of News Corp Australia. Through much of the 20th century, The Advertiser was Adelaide's morning broadsheet, The News the afternoon tabloid, with The Sunday Mail covering weekend sport, and Messenger Newspapers community news. The head office was relocated from a former premises in King William Street, to a new News Corp office complex, known as Keith Murdoch House at 31 Waymouth Street.
Mary Reibey née Haydock was an Australian merchant, shipowner and trader. Originally a convict deported to Australia, she was viewed by her contemporaries as a role model of success and became legendary as a successful businesswoman in the colony.
George Charles Coppley was the mayor of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada from 1921 to 1922.
The South Australian Company was formed in London on 9 October 1835 by George Fife Angas and other wealthy British merchants to develop a new settlement in South Australia; its purpose was to build a new colony. The South Australian Company ended business in its own right on 17 March 1949 when it was liquidated by Elders Trustee & Executor Company Ltd, which had been managing its Australian affairs since the death of the last Colonial Manager, Arthur Muller in 1936.
Captain John Hart was a South Australian politician and a Premier of South Australia. His son John Hart, Jr. was inaugural president of the Port Adelaide Football Club and had a brief political career.
Henry Bull Templar Strangways was an Australian politician and Premier of South Australia.
John Woolley was an academic and clergyman, the first principal of the University of Sydney, Australia.
Bruce Woolley is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer. He wrote songs with artists such as The Buggles and Grace Jones.
The 78th (Highlanders) Regiment of Foot was a Highland Infantry Regiment of the Line, raised in 1793. Under the Childers Reforms it amalgamated with 72nd Regiment, Duke of Albany's Own Highlanders to form the Seaforth Highlanders in 1881.
William Cowper was an English-born Anglican cleric in Australia who was the Archdeacon of Cumberland. His son, also named William Cowper was later the Dean of Sydney.
John Edward Bromby was an Australian schoolmaster and Anglican cleric.
William Thomas Thornhill Webber was third Anglican Bishop of Brisbane.
Sussex pond pudding, or well pudding, is a traditional English pudding from the southern county of Sussex. It is made of a suet pastry, filled with butter and sugar, and is boiled or steamed for several hours. Modern versions of the recipe often include a whole lemon enclosed in the pastry. The dish is first recorded in Hannah Woolley's 1672 book, The Queen-Like Closet.
The St John's Anglican Church, officially known as the Church of St. John the Evangelist, is a heritage-listed active Anglican church located at 120 Darlinghurst Road in the Sydney suburb of Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia. The church and its associated buildings were added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999. It was also listed on the former Register of the National Estate.
Emmeline Mary Dogherty Woolley was an Australian choir leader, church musician, composer, music teacher, organist and pianist. Woolley was born in England and died in Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales.
Henry Page Woodward, also known as Harry Page Woodward, was an English-born Australian geologist, mining engineer and public servant. He was a fellow of the Geological Society of London, the Royal Geographical Society and the Imperial Institute, as well as a justice of the peace of the then Colony of Western Australia. Woodward was born in Norwich, Norfolk, England, the eldest son of geologist Henry Woodward, and died in West Perth, Western Australia.
James Cowie was an early 19th-century settler of Victoria, Australia who became a member of both the Victorian Legislative Assembly and Victorian Legislative Council and also served as Mayor of Geelong.
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