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Biographical entry Gould, Charles (1834 - 1893)

Born
4 June 1834
England
Died
15 April 1893
Montevideo, Uruguay
Occupation
Geologist and Surveyor

Summary

Charles Gould was the first Geological Surveyor of Tasmania 1859-69 after which time he acted as a consultant geologist and land surveyor in Tasmania, the Bass Strait Islands and in New South Wales. He left Australia in late 1873.

Archival resources

Archives Office of Tasmania

  • Charles Gould - Records, 1860 - 1869, NS 140/1; Archives Office of Tasmania. Details

John Oxley Library, Manuscripts and Business Records Collection, State Library of Queensland

  • Charles Gould - Records, 1872, OM72-53; John Oxley Library, Manuscripts and Business Records Collection, State Library of Queensland. Details

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • Charles Gould - Records, 1859 - 1871, B167-B169; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Charles Gould - Records, 1865 - 1870, MS 162; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Royal Society of Tasmania

  • Charles Gould - Records, 1860 - 1880, RSA/B.14 and A.17(G) Mp 18; Royal Society of Tasmania. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Maxwell Banks, R.; Yaxley, M. L., 'Gould, Charles (1824-1893), geological surveyor', in Douglas Pike (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 4, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1972, pp. 277-278. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A040314b.htm. Details

Journal Articles

  • Baillie, Peter, 'The West Coast Range, Tasmania: Mountains and Geological Giants', Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, vol. 144, 2010, pp. 1-13. Details
  • Chisholm, A. H., 'Mrs John Gould and her Relations', Emu, April, 1941. Details

Online Resources

See also

McCarthy, G.J.