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Biographical entry Gregory, Francis Thomas (1821 - 1888)

Born
19 October 1821
Died
23 October 1888
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Occupation
Explorer and Surveyor

Summary

Francis Thomas Gregory was leader of an exploratory survey to the Gascoyne River in 1858 and to Nickol Bay in 1861. He was also a member of the North Australian Exploring Expedition 1855-56.

Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Australian Botanists - Biographies, MS 064; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

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

  • Augustus Charles Gregory - Records, 1819 - 1905, ML MSS 291; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

Published resources

Books

  • Glover, John with Bevan, Jenny, The Forgotten Explorers: Pioneer geologists of Western Australia, 1826-1926, Hesperian Press, Victoria Park, W.A., 2010, 246 pp. Details

Book Sections

  • Waterson, D. B., 'Gregory, Sir Augustus Charles (1819-1905), explorer and surveyor-general', in Douglas Pike (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 4, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1972, pp. 293-295. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A040333b.htm. Details

Journal Articles

  • Glover, John, 'F. T. Gregory and the foundation of the Western Australian pearling industry', vol. 491, Oct/Nov, 2011, pp. 6-8. Details
  • Glover, John, 'Captain Joshua S Dixon and His Contribution to FT Gregory's Final Expedition in Western Australia', WAG: West Australian Geologist, vol. 489, Aug/Sept, 2011, pp. 11-2. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.