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Biographical entry Aitken, Alexander

Occupation
Explorer

Summary

Alexander Aitken was a member of the relief party led by A.W. Howitt which set out in 1861 to search for the members of the Burke and Wills exploration party. The members were lost while crossing the continent from Melbourne to the Gulf of Carpentaria in 1860.

Archival resources

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

  • Alexander Aitken - Records, 1860 - 1910, ML MSS 1263; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

Published resources

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.