In July 1870 William Cuffay died in Hobart, Tasmania Australia. He was 82 years old, a tailor by trade and was born in Chatham. How did he end up there and why is he remembered today, 150 years later? This brief exhibition aims to answer that question.

Archives image of Reynolds, a political instructor


Front page of Reynold’s Political Instructor, April 13, 1850 MAC Local Studies Collection