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Biographical entry Landsborough, William (1825 - 1886)

Born
21 February 1825
Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland
Died
16 March 1886
Caloundra, Queensland, Australia
Occupation
Explorer

Summary

William Landsborough, born in Scotland, explored Australia between 1859 and 1869. He died at Caloundra in Queensland.

Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

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

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

  • William Landsborough - Records, 1856 - 1886, OM69-17; John Oxley Library, Manuscripts and Business Records Collection, State Library of Queensland. Details
  • William Landsborough - Records, 1861 - 1884, OM69-30; John Oxley Library, Manuscripts and Business Records Collection, State Library of Queensland. Details
  • William Landsborough - Records, 1865 - 1915, OM72-137; John Oxley Library, Manuscripts and Business Records Collection, State Library of Queensland. Details
  • William Landsborough - Records, OM75-101; John Oxley Library, Manuscripts and Business Records Collection, State Library of Queensland. Details
  • William Landsborough - Records, OM85-7; 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

  • William Landsborough - Records, 1861 - 1886, B1098, A2612; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

Journal Articles

  • McCourt, James, 'William Landsborough and the Burke and Wills Search Expedition', Queensland History Journal, vol. 21, 2012, pp. 565-74. Details
  • Welsby, T., 'William Landsborough - explorer', Journal of the Royal Historical Society of Queensland, vol. 2, 1930. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.