A South Australian Romance

 

How a Colony was Founded and a Methodist Church Formed

Rev. John Blacket

 

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Preface

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Methodist author

Chapter 1

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origin of South Australia and the Methodist Church in South Australia

Chapter 2

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Charles Sturt, National Colonisation Committee, London, British Parliament, George Fife Angas, South Australia Company

Chapter 3

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Methodists meet in Sheffield, South Australian Colonisation Bill, Governor, John Morphett, aborigines

Chapter 4

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Flinders, Kangaroo Island, Nepean Bay, Samuel Stephens, Holdfast Bay (Glenelg), 1836 Proclamation

Chapter 5

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pioneers, emigrants, Mrs Thomas, Torrens River, Colonel Light, Adelaide, Governor Hindmarsh, Colonel George Gawler, Battle of Waterloo

Chapter 6

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1827 Methodist Connexion, Samuel Stephens, Kangaroo Island, Joseph Rayner Stephens, John Stephens, Christian Advocate, Adelaide Observer, Register, Edward Stephens, shipwrecked in Lacepede Bay and killed by blacks

Chapter 7

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founding of Methodist Church, David McLaren, Baptist, Thomas Quinton Stow, Congregationalist, Ralph Drummond, United Presbyterian, Jacob Abbott, John C White, Edward Stephens, Samuel East, William Pearce, William Croxall, Wesleyan Methodist Society, first class-meeting 1837

Chapter 8

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Daniel James Draper, 1866 GV Brooke, Dr Wooley, shipwreck and deaths, William Longbottom, Wesleyan Missionary, Joseph Benson, James Blackett, Joseph Beaumont Thomas Cryer, William Atherton, James Dixon, John Stephens, Madras, India, Van Diemen's Land, shipwreck, Encounter Bay, John Jeffcott, Captain Blinkinsopp, Adelaide, Edward Stephens

Chapter 9

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William Longbottom, new Methodist Church in Adelaide, Conference, John Egglestons, Tasmania, conversions, Jacob Abbott, John Colton, John Weatherstone, aborigines, Mrs Longbottom, multilingual

Chapter 10

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Fareham Methodist, Daniel James Draper, Brecon, missionaries, John McKenny, Frederick Lewis, Jonathan Innes, State aid to churches, Joseph Rayner Stephens, John Stephens, Edward Stephens, secession over state aid, Register, Christian Advocate, growth of Methodist Church, Thomas N Hull, new church opened 1851, shipwreck of Draper 1866

Chapter 11

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aborigines, George Taplin, Samuel Stephens, Wesleyan Methodist Church statistics, James Way, James Rowe, Peter McOwan, Methodism