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Biographical entry Story, George Fordyce (1800 - 1885)

Born
4 June 1800
England
Died
7 June 1885
Occupation
Naturalist and Physician

Summary

George Story, who was born in London, studied medicine at Aberdeen University and settled in Swansea, Tasmania in 1828. He was district surgeon, a quaker, a keen botanist and was Secretary of the Royal Society of Tasmania 1844-1846.

Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

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

Royal Society of Tasmania

  • George Fordyce Story - Records, 1867 - 1875, Ms 41; Royal Society of Tasmania. Details

University of Tasmania Library, Special/Rare Collection

  • George Fordyce Story - Records, 1816 - 1874, C.7; University of Tasmania Library, Special/Rare Collection. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

Journal Articles

  • Maiden, J.H., 'Records of Tasmanian Botanists', Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 1909, pp. 9-29. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.