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The songstress of Dernford Dale : the life of poetess, diarist and Latter-day Saint pioneer Hannah Tapfield King / Dorothy Brewerton, Carolyn Gorwill and Leonard Reed

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8020

Scope and Contents

Contains one biography, written by Dorothy Brewerton, Carolyn Gorwill, and Leonard Reed in 2011, about Hannah Tapfield King. The biography contains transcriptions of her journals, her writings, and some of her autobiographical sketches. The biography describes her life in England and her journey to Utah as a pioneer. There is also some information about her ancestors, as written by Hannah Tapfield King.

Dates

  • 2011 May

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from The songstress of Dernford Dale : the life of poetess, diarist and Latter-day Saint Pioneer Hannah Tapfield King / Dorothy Brewerton, Carolyn Gorwill and Leonard Reed must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Carolyn King Gorwill is a great-great-granddaughter of Thomas Owen King, Jr., who was instrumental in compiling A travelling ministry: the journals and letters of Thomas Owen King Jr. Latter-day Saint missionary 1860-1864.

Carolyn King Gorwill married Robert Hugh Gorwill. They have three children. Carolyn is the great-great-granddaughter of Thomas Owen King Jr. She lives in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

Biographical History

Dorothy Brewerton helped with the writing and research of A travelling ministry: the journals and letters of Thomas Owen King Jr. Latter-day Saint missionary 1860-1864.

Dorothy Brewerton was born in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. She is married to Ted Brewerton, who is an emeritus general authority. They have six children. From 1997 to 1999, she served as the temple matron of the Mexico City Mexico Temple. In 2008, she was awarded the "Mother Sariah" award at the Book of Mormon Lands conference. She and Ted currently live in Bountiful, Utah.

Biographical History

Leonard Reed (1947- ) is a teacher in England who has written several books about the history of the Mormon Church in Cambridgeshire, England.

Leonard Reed was born in 1947. He resides in England, and serves in the Cambridge Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Leonard served as a Mormon missionary to Scotland and Ireland. He works as a teacher. Leonard Reed has also written books on the history of the Cambridgeshire saints.

Extent

1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Language

English

Arrangement

Materials left in original order.

Custodial History

Donated by Dorothy Brewerton in 2011.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Dorothy Brewerton; 2011.

Appraisal

Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.VII, August 2007.)

Documents the life of Hannah Tapfield King, an early pioneer woman in the Salt Lake Valley.

Related Materials

See also the Richard Condie papers (MSS 7767).

Processing Information

Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2012.
Title
Register of The songstress of Dernford Dale : the life of poetess, diarist and Latter-day Saint pioneer Hannah Tapfield King / Dorothy Brewerton, Carolyn Gorwill and Leonard Reed
Status
Completed
Author
Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John M. Murphy, curator
Date
2012 March 12
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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Brigham Young University
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