Collection 123/1 - Papers of Rev. Henry Tingcombe

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AU AU-MTC 123/1


Papers of Rev. Henry Tingcombe


  • 1841-1871 (Creation)

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3 bound volumes

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Henry Tingcombe was born in Plymouth and sailed to Australia in 1829 on the 'Fairfield'. He was ordained in 1847 and worked in parishes in Armidale, Bathurst, Carcoar and St John's Camden. He was the first Church of England minister in Armidale. His daughter was Margaretta Mary Woodriff, after whom Moore College's Australiana Rare collection is named.

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Donated by Tingcombe's grandson-in-law D.C. Tilghman in 1965

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Cash book 1841-1862, diary 1871, manuscript on the book of Revelation

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Diaries from 1862-1874 are held by the State Library of NSW

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  • Box: Moore College box 172
  • Shelf: H 14