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Biographical entry Stutchbury, Samuel (1798 - 1859)

Born
15 January 1798
London, England
Died
12 February 1859
Bristol, England
Occupation
Geologist and Biologist

Summary

Samuel Stutchbury was naturalist to the Pacific Pearl Company's commercial expedition to New South Wales in 1825 and undertook biological and meteorological observations as well as collecting. He was also Government Geologist of New South Wales 1850-55.

Archival resources

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

  • Samuel Stutchbury - Records, 1850 - 1853, A2639; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
  • Samuel Stutchbury - Records, 1851; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

State Records New South Wales, Sydney Reading Room

  • Samuel Stutchbury - Records, 1850 - 1855; State Records New South Wales, Sydney Reading Room. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Branagan, D. F., 'Samuel Stutchbury, 1798-1859', in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2004. Details
  • Branagan, D. F.; Vallance, T. G., 'Stutchbury, Samuel (1798-1859), geologist and biologist', in Bede Nairn (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 6, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1976, pp. 216-217. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A060233b.htm. Details

Edited Books

  • Branagan, David (ed.), Science in a Sea of Commerce: the Journal of a South Seas Trading Venture (1825-27) by Samuel Stutchbury, D.F. Branagan, Northbridge, NSW, 1996, 1996 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Branagan, David, 'Samuel Stutchbury: a Natural History Voyage to the Pacific, 1825-27 and its Consequences', Archives of Natural History, vol. 20, 1993, pp. 69-91. Details
  • Branagan, David F., 'Samuel Stutchbury and His Manuscripts', Bulletin of the Royal Society of New Zealand, vol. 21, 1984, pp. 1-15. Details
  • Branagan, David F., 'Samuel Stutchbury and the Australian Museum', Records of the Australian Museum. Supplement, vol. 15, 1992, pp. 99-110. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.