The Resource The Native Institution, Parramatta and Blacktown. Part II. 1820-1829

The Native Institution, Parramatta and Blacktown. Part II. 1820-1829

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The Native Institution, Parramatta and Blacktown. Part II. 1820-1829
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The Native Institution, Parramatta and Blacktown. Part II. 1820-1829
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History of some early measures taken to educate Aborigines in N.S.W.; Robert Cartwrights plan for expanding school-farm settlement policy enthusiastically accepted by Macquarie; Based on idea of separate development, scheme not endorsed by Lord Bathurst; Marsdens membership on committee, changes including CMS sponsorship of the Institution, its relocation at Blacktown, staff changes; Dissolution of committee Appointment of Walker in 1824, merging of Native Institution & Wesleyan mission, numbers of pupils; Problems, including absconding of pupils; Closure of school, Walkers appointed by Brisbane to take charge of Female Orphan School, 1825, took remaining pupils; Reopening of Native Institution 1827, to cater for both Maori & Aboriginal pupils; Appointment of William Hall, funds; involvement of Archdeacon Scott, his proposals; Emphasis on carpentry, sewing, gardening, cattle-raising; Problems; Enrolment figures (very few pupils), resistance of pupils to educational measures, Halls attitude; Darlings refusal to allow convicts to marry Aborigines; Brief outline of Cartwrights work, short notes on later lives of several pupils
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Bridges, Barry John
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  • Marsden, Samuel
  • Cartwright, Robert
  • Scott, Thomas Hobbes
  • Hall, William
  • Macquarie, Lachlan
  • Walker, William
  • Parramatta Native Institution (N.S.W.)
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The Native Institution, Parramatta and Blacktown. Part II. 1820-1829
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M0059628
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0084141
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The Native Institution, Parramatta and Blacktown. Part II. 1820-1829
Publication
Control code
M0059628
System control number
0084141

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