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Edward Curr 1798-1850

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He received this brief mention in a topic about his brother John Curr:

Edward Charles Curr (1 July 1798 - 16 November 1850), also emigrated to New South Wales, Secretary of the Van Diemen's Land Company 1824 - 1841. Married Elizabeth Micklethwaite at Sheffield and had 11 children. Author of Account of the Colony of Van Diemen's Land (factlet: the town of Sheffield in Tasmania was named by Edward Curr after his hometown)

His full story appears here: http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/curr-edward-1944

Highfield, the house he had built in Stanley, Tasmania which became the HQ of the Van Diemen's Land Company is now an historic site

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