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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 Fordyce 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 1844-46.

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.