Browse Entries

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

  • Trove

Biographical entry Wickham, John Clements (1798 - 1864)

Born
21 December 1798
Leith, Mid-Lothian, Scotland
Died
6 January 1864
France
Occupation
Surveyor

Summary

John Clements Wickham was Captain of the "Beagle" and conducted maritime surveys and scientific surveys around the Australian coast 1837-41. He was the first Government Resident at Morton Bay where he was police magistrate from 1843.

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

  • John Clements Wickham - Records, 1839 - 1855; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

Journal Articles

  • Russell, H.C., 'Astronomical and Meteorological Workers in New South Wales, 1778-1860', Australasian Association for Advancement of Science, vol. 1, 1888, pp. 45-94. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.