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Marsden, Samuel
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(Jun 25, 1765, Bogly, England – May 12, 1838, Windsor, New South Wales, Australia), clergyman, agriculturist, and missionary leader. Marsden received an Anglican college education at Hull and Cambridge with the support of the Evangelical Elland Society (W. Wilberforce), which sent him to Australia in 1793 as second chaplain for the colony of New South Wales. The society considered the colony a potential base for the conversion not only of the convicts shipped to Australia but of t…

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Hutchinson, Mark, “Marsden, Samuel”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 17 February 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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