Biographical entry Casey, Cornelius Gavin (1810 - 1896)
- 2 August 1896
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Cornelius Gavin Casey, the grandfather of R.G. Casey was Assistant Colonial Surgeon in Van Diemen's Land 1833-43. He then held a number of official posts, resigning from time to time, usually as a result of disagreements, to enter private practice.
Born Liverpool, England, 1810. Died Melbourne, 2 August 1896. Arrived Van Diemen's Land 1833 as surgeon in an immigrant ship; assistant colonial surgeon 1833-43; Hobart General Hospital 1843-?; Medical Court of Examiners from 1844; private practice until 1848; medical officer to the gaol, watch-house and police at Launceston 1848-?; private practice in Tasmania until 1863; Victoria 1863-96.
National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection
- Cornelius Gavin Casey - Records, 1820 - 1978, MS 6150; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details
- Green, F. C., 'Casey, Cornelius Gavin (1810-1896)', in Douglas Pike (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 1, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1966, pp. 213-214. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A010198b.htm. Details
- Green, F. C., 'Casey, Richard Gardiner (1846-1919)', in Douglas Pike (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 3, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1969, pp. 366-367. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A030342b.htm. Details
- Hudson, W. J., 'Casey, Richard Gavin Gardiner (Baron Casey) (1890-1976)', in John Ritchie (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 13, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1993, pp. 381-385. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A130426b.htm. Details
- 'Casey, Cornelius Gavin (1810-1896)', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1463006. Details
- Science and the making of Victoria, with Royal Society of Victoria, 2001, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/smv/index_c.html. Details
Created: 20 October 1993, Last modified: 26 July 2006
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