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John Nevin in the Royal Scots at the Canadian  Rebellion 1837-38

“Nemo me impune Lacessit”. “No-one touches me with impunity” (or “Dinna mess wi’ me!”)

While research into the life and times of photographer Thomas J. 2,507 more words


Gunner Albert Morris 1942

Albert Frederick Morris, born in Birmingham, UK in 1917 and known as Bert, married Eva Elizabeth Nevin (1917-2008), grand daughter of photographer Thomas and Elizabeth Nevin, in Melbourne, August 1935. 271 more words

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The Nevin farm burglariously  entered 1881

The house that John Nevin built is the first house visible on left on the hill.
Photo courtesy State Library of Tasmania
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The house photographed by Thomas Nevin ca. 652 more words


First son and second child,  Thomas  ‘Sonny’  Nevin

Thomas James Nevin jnr, or ‘Tom’, known to descendants as ‘Uncle Sonny’ Nevin …

Thomas James Nevin jnr, his wife Gertrude Nevin nee Tennyson Bates, and their son Athol Nevin travelled to and from California on board the steamers, S.S. 1,172 more words


Oral history: Nevin family at Kangaroo Valley

LOCAL Historian Trevor Owen Wilks’ A History of Kangaroo Valley-Lenah Valley 1847-1995 (with a foreword by the Governor of Tasmania, undated) included on page 82 a story about Thomas Nevin’s sister Mary Anne (b.1846 Belfast) who was seriously injured in an attack by a cow at the Kangaroo Valley farm. 873 more words


Thomas Nevin’s portraits of his wife Elizabeth Rachel

Elizabeth Rachel Nevin nee Day, wife of Thomas J. Nevin (1842-1923), was born on 26 March 1847, and christened one month later at St Mary’s, Rotherhithe, London, UK on 28th April 1847. 580 more words


Third son William John Nevin (1878-1927)

Third son William John Nevin was born 14th March 1878 at the Town Hall, Hobart, where his father Thomas Nevin was appointed Office and Hall keeper for the City Corporation and photographer for the Municipal Police Office, having leased his photographic studio in 1876, while maintaining a photographic practice and studio with younger brother Jack Nevin at New Town. 550 more words