Forbes Mudie

MUDIE, Forbes (1814-1846) — London & Sydney

Printer and lithographer. Lithographed Plan of the allotments at Craigend Darlinghurst and Plan of forty seven allotments called Glenhurst at Darling Point to be sold by auction 1841, both for Raphael Clint.

Mudie was born at Nottingham and baptised at St. Mary 22 Aug 1814, a son of the peripatetic Scottish printer George Mudie and his wife Jesse (Janet) Esplin. He was working in London in 1836 and married Annabella Weddell (1813?-1901), Edinburgh-born daughter of a Custom House officer, at St. Bride Fleet Street, on 4 Aug 1839. He, his wife and an infant daughter arrived in Australia on board the Alfred 19 Jan 1841. His daughter, about whom he complained of the lack of provisions he had paid for on board, died the following year, but there were two more children born before his own death on 10 Aug 1846. He had been suffering for five weeks after a severe fall from his horse and never recovered. He was buried two days later at Glebe Cemetery, East Maitland, New South Wales, aged thirty-two.

44 Holywell Street, Strand — 1839
Early’s Terrace, West Maitland, New South Wales — 1846


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