Tompson, Charles

Son of a convict who was educated at Reverend Henry Fulton's parish school at Castlereagh. His verse was first published in 1823 and a volume 'Wild Notes from the Lyre of a Native Minstrel' appeared in 1826 - the first by an Australian born poet.

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Born
Sydney
26 Jul 1807
Died
Glebe
05 Jan 1883
Buried
06 Jan 1883
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