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LIFE OF MATTHEW FLINDERS

the names of "Flinders, Mrs. Eliz., Market Place," and "Flinders, Mrs. Mary, Church Street."[1]

The Flinders papers, mentioned in the preface, contain material which enables the family and connections of the navigator to be traced with certainty for seven generations. The genealogy is shown by the following table:—

Family tree of Matthew Flinders, p6 - The life of Captain Matthew Flinders, RN.png

There is also an interesting connection between Flinders and the Tennysons, through the Franklin family. The present Lord Tennyson, when Governor of South Australia, in the course of his official duties, in March, 1902, unveiled a memorial to his kinsman on Mount Lofty, and in April of the same year a second one in Encounter Bay. The following table illustrates

  1. William White, History, Gazetteer and Directory of the City and Diocese of Lincoln, (1842), p. 193.