• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE3729

Meredith, Louisa Ann

(1812 – 1895)
  • Born 20 July, 1812, Birmingham United Kingdom
  • Died 21 October, 1895, Collingwood Victoria Australia
  • Occupation Artist, Author, Botanical collector


Louisa Meredith sailed for Sydney with her husband Charles in 1839. A keen naturalist, she collected plant, insect and seaweed specimens in Tasmania and was a member of the Tasmania Royal Society. She published several volumes of poetry as well as her accounts of colonial life, and often illustrated these works herself.

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