Browse Entries

Use Trove to find more resources by/about this Biographical entry

  • Trove

Biographical entry Hobson, Edmund Charles (1814 - 1848)

Born
10 August 1814
Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Died
4 March 1848
South Yarra, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Physician and Naturalist

Summary

Edmund Charles Hobson, who was born in Parramatta and educated in England, helped to establish the Tasmanian Society which later merged into the Royal Society of Tasmania. Due to ill-health he moved his medical practice from Hobart to Melbourne in 1840.

Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

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

State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection

  • Edmund Charles Hobson - Records, 1825 - 1937; State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

Journal Articles

  • 'Memoir of Dr Hobson', Illustrated Australian Magazine, vol. 1, 1850. Details
  • Parris, H. S., 'From Melbourne to the Murray in 1839. Extracts From the Diary of a Pioneer Naturalist, Dr Edmund Charles Hobson', Victorian Naturalist, vol. 66, 1950, pp. 203-219. Details
  • Whitley, Gilbert P., 'Some Early Naturalists and Collectors in Australia', Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, vol. xix, 1933, pp. 291-304. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.