Introducing Thomas Hobbes Scott (Parramatta)

Thomas Hobbes Scott is an important but not often mentioned figure in Australian colonaial history. On several occasions he resided at Hambledon Cottage Parramatta, the current home and house museum of the Parramatta and District Historical Society.

During this presentation you will hear about Scott’s early life in England and abroad, his friendship with John Macarthur, his role in preparing the the Bigge Report on the administration of Governor Macquarie, his appointment as the Anglican Archdeacon of NSW, his alignment with the Exclusives in the first Legislative Council of New South Wales and his accidental role in establishing the Anglican Church in Western Australia.

Event date

Event Details

Gregory Place, Parramatta, New South Wales

Hambledon Cottage is located on the Cnr Gregory Place and Hassall Street Parramatta


12.30pm to 2.00pm

Entry fees:
Adults $5
Attendance limit:
Less than 50
Onsite facilities:
Other things
you need to know:
Bring and enjoy your lunch whilst listening to the presentation