Title: Forgotten Tasmanians: including George Stokell (1787-1874) and Sir John Stokell Dodds (1848-1914).
Publisher: Richmond, Tasmania Author 2010
Seller ID: 28503
4to. 272pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0980678870 ***The story of George Stokell - a native of County Durham, who arrived in Van Diemen's Land in 1822 - and his descendants. Stokell became a farmer, merchant and entrepreneur in the colony and his best known descendant, Sir John Dodds, had a distinguished public career, serving as Attorney-General and Treasurer in colonial government, and as Chief Justice, Lieutenant-Governor, and Chancellor of the University of Tasmania.
colonial family history tasmania Van Diemen's Land