links will open in separate windows.)
Museum – Predominant museum in Honolulu; web site
includes a searchable database of early ships in the islands.
buirials at Peckham Cemetery - list includes Robert's parents,
- Find-a-grave list for Peckham-Brown-Main Cemetery
Heritage Gateway – overview of Connecticut whaling
of Charles Brown — Early American Brown family genealogy:
of Whaling Masters – organization dedicated to preserving
the heritage of New England whaling.
Families 2001* – archived family histories of
settlers in Australia, including:
Heppingstone Bussell, Charlotte Brown’s younger sister
Burnham Bryan, Ann Heppingstone’s second husband
Burnham Bryan, Charlotte Brown’s half-sister
(*Note: the search feature doesn’t work. Use the alphabetic
- Georgiana Molloy: the mind that shines –W.A. biographer Bernice Barry has a new biography on our Charlotte Heppingstone’s employer in the colony at Augusta.
- Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park – The
National Park Service acquired the Kahuku Ranch property
as an addition to the park
Films of Margaret River, Western Australia is creating
a documentary on the life of Georgiana Molloy, with whom
the Heppingstone family emigrated to Australia.
Seaport – site
includes an extensive database of whaling history & resources, such as New London Crew Lists includes several of
Robert Brown’s voyages:
1839-41, 3rd mate, met Charlotte Heppingstone
during this trip.
1841-44 ..........| one
of these Montezuma cruises probably
1844-47 ..........| brought John
Heppingstone to Connecticut
Star -1850-55, brought along the wife, kids,
1847-48, “John Heppington” listed here is probably
Bedford Whaling Museum – site
includes collection & research index of whaling history
searchable database of New Bedford ships and crews: www.whalingmuseum.org/online_exhibits/crewlist/
London Biographies – Life
of Theophilus Brown, younger brother to our captain.
DPS – Story of the Warrior, which brought
the Heppingstone family from England to Australia www.perthdps.com/shipping/warrior.htm
Prescott’s personal home page – follow the “Lloyd” links
to a sketchy family tree
- Sawmill Park, Ledyard, Connecticut – The site of Robert Brown’s grandfather’s sawmill & smithy is now operated as a living history museum.
Family web site – fellow Warrior immigrants
to Augusta. Charlotte’s younger sister married into the
Volcano Watch – Description of the volcano eruption
- Whalecraft.net – includes
a discussion of Captain Brown’s whaling gun
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