Hassall, Ann (1794-1885)

Also known as
Hassall, Anne (1794-1885)
Hassall, Thomas, (Mrs) (1794-1885)
Marsden, Ann (1794-1885)
Marsden, Anne (1794-1885)
Field of activity
Artist; Painter; Draughtsman; Teacher
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Female colonial painter and embroiderer who taught indigenous children literacy in her Sunday school at Parramatta, while exerting considerable influence on her father, the Reverend, and his Curate, her husband.

sketcher and teacher, was born at sea outside Sydney Heads on 2 March 1794, eldest of the eight children of Rev. Samuel Marsden and Elizabeth, nee Fristan. In 1800 she was sent to England in the company of Rev. and Mrs James Fleet Cover to be educated at Hull, Yorkshire, in the care of her maternal grandmother and her aunt, Mrs Betty Scott. She remained in England until she was eighteen. After returning to New South Wales, she and her sister Elizabeth conducted a Sunday School for their father at Parramatta, teaching over 100 Aboriginal children to read and write. The first superintendent was Thomas Hassall, later Samuel Marsden’s curate, whom Ann married on 12 August 1822. They had three sons and five daughters, including Catherine Elizabeth Hassall . Ann was said to have been a woman of determination who had considerable influence with both father and husband. In a letter of 25 March 1817 to a family friend, Mrs Stokes, Ann Marsden wrote that she was sending her a view of Parramatta which was 'very much like it tho’ wretchedly painted’. A painting of her father’s Georgian brick rectory (Pudsey Municipal Library, Yorkshire) has also been attributed to her. Unsigned sketches in family papers in England are presumed to be either by Ann or her sisters. Like many women, she also sewed and embroidered; a finely sewn riding habit shirt embroidered in cross-stitch with the initial 'A’ is believed to have been made as well as worn by her ...

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  • fl. c.1800 - c.1885

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  1. Some private correspondence of the Rev. Samuel Marsden and family, 1794-1824 / [compiled] by George Mackaness
    Marsden, Samuel, 1765-1838
    [ Book : 1942-1977 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    At 65 libraries
    Some private correspondence of the Rev. Samuel Marsden and family, 1794-1824 / [compiled] by George Mackaness
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  1. Some private correspondence of the Rev. Samuel Marsden and family, 1794-1824 / [compiled] by George Mackaness
    Marsden, Samuel, 1765-1838
    [ Book : 1942-1977 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    At 65 libraries
    Some private correspondence of the Rev. Samuel Marsden and family, 1794-1824 / [compiled] by George Mackaness
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  2. Ann (Marsden) Hassall and the "Galloping parson' : a century of colonial chaplains / Eugenie Stapleton
    Stapleton, Eugenie
    [ Book : 1982 ]
    At 7 libraries
    Ann (Marsden) Hassall and the "Galloping parson' : a century of colonial chaplains / Eugenie Stapleton
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  3. Letter written by Thomas and Anne Hassall to Miss J. (Jane) Walters of Perth, Carmarthenshire, South Wales, 31 January 1825 and 15 February 1825
    Walters, Jane
    [ Unpublished : 1825 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Letter written by Thomas and Anne Hassall to Miss J. (Jane) Walters of Perth, Carmarthenshire, South Wales, 31 January 1825 and 15 February 1825
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  4. Letters from the Marsden family to Mary and John Stokes, 1794-1824, with related documents, 1885, 1962
    Stokes family
    [ Photograph : 1962 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Letters from the Marsden family to Mary and John Stokes, 1794-1824, with related documents, 1885, 1962
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  5. Sub-series 2: Hassall family, correspondence, volume 2, 1794-ca. 1885
    [ Published : 1885 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  6. Sub-series 4: Hassall family, correspondence, volume 4, 1811-1895
    [ Unpublished : 1811-1895 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  7. Sub-series 1: Hassall family, correspondence, volume 1, 1796-ca. 1900
    [ Unpublished : 1900 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  1. Hassall, Catherine Elizabeth (1825-)
    Artist; ; Draughtsman
    ... Hassall, Ann ... Hassall, Rowland ... Sketcher, was the eldest daughter of Rev. Thomas Hassall and Ann, nee Marsden. Her mother was also ... a sketcher. sketcher, was the eldest daughter of Rev. Thomas Hassall and Ann, n e e Marsden ...
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  1. NOTICE is hereby given, that Mrs. Ann Hassall, the Rev. James Samuel Hassall, and John Norton Oxley, Esq.,
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Tuesday 7 April 1868 [Issue No.86] p 1021

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    ... NOTICE is hereby given, that Mrs. Ann Hassall, the Rev. James Samuel Has sail, and John Norton ... Oxley, Esq., three of the Executors of the will of the Rev. Thomas Hassall, late of Denbigh, in the ... 104 words
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  2. ECCLESIASTICAL JURISDICTION. In the will and codicil of Anne Hassall, late of Sydney, in the Colony of New South Wales, widow, deceased.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 24 July 1885 [Issue No.300] p 4728

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... Picton, Esquire, the executors in the said will named.— ■ Dated this 22nd day of July, a.d. 1885. STEPHEN ... Anne Hassall, late of Sydney, in the Colony of New South Wales, widow, deceased. NOTICE is hereby given ... 137 words
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  3. PROBATE JURISDICTION. In the will of Emily Ann Hoyle, late of Rose Bay, near Sydney, in the State of New South Wales, widow, deceased.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 12 April 1929 [Issue No.50] p 1678

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    ... In the Supreme Court of New South Wales. PROBATE JURISDICTION. In the will of Emily Ann Hoyle, late ... having any claim against the estate of Emily Ann Hoyle, the abovenamed deceased, who died on or about the ... 298 words
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  1. THOMAS HASSALL.
    Windsor and Richmond Gazette (NSW : 1888 - 1954) Saturday 13 September 1913 p 5 Article
    ... , 1868, Aged 78. Also in Memory of ' . ANNE, ' his Wife, Who died 18th June, 1885, AgeS 92 years. W.F ... THOMAS HASSALL Among the many old Parramattans who have helped to make our history, none deserves ... 712 words
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  2. ROWLAND HASSALL Pioneer Colonist
    The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate (Parramatta, NSW : 1888 - 1950) Tuesday 7 February 1928 p 6 Article
    ... ROWLAND HASSALL Pioneer Colonist. Rowland Hill Hassell [sic] with Eliza, his wife, and three young ... , Sus annah Marsden, Ann, and Elizabeth. Thomas and Samuel were born at Coventry, England, Jonathan at ... 1688 words
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  3. HASSALL v. HOLMES.
    The Richmond River Express and Casino Kyogle Advertiser (NSW : 1904 - 1929) Monday 8 March 1926 p 2 Article
    ... HASSALL v. HOLMES. In in suit for the recovery of the rent, of a fiir.n, Alice Ann llussall moce ... to the adjournment: which; was refused. , Evidence, wns Hum entered upon. Alice Ann Hassall, of ... 558 words
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  1. Spotlight on history : Anna Josepha King, Harriet (Lethbridge) King, Elizabeth Marsden, Ann (Marsden) Hassall / by Eugenie Stapleton
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  2. The Genealogy of the Hassall family, from the year 1794
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  4. Singapore saga / Annelies Crone-Arbenz ; edited by Rosemary Hassall
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  1. Series 06: Wesleyan Methodist Society, quarterly tickets of Ann Hassall, 1822-1825
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  2. Thomas Hassall and Eliza Hassall papers, 1789-1881, 1908, 1963
    Hassall, Thomas, 1794-1868
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  3. Series 04: James S. Hassall, diary 1881
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  1. Hassall family papers, 1793-2000
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  4. Carboplatin chemotherapy for progressive intramedullary spinal cord low-grade gliomas in children: three case studies and a review of the literature
    Hassall, Timothy E. G; Mitchell, Anne E; Ashley, David M
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