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Biographical entry Gipps, George (1791 - 1847)

Born
1791
Ringwould, Kent, England
Died
28 February 1847
London, England
Occupation
Science patron and Governor

Summary

(Sir) George Gipps was Governor of New South Wales 1837-46. He was vitally interested in exploration during his administration and saw the boundaries of the Colony extended by P. Strzelecki, L. Leichhardt, T. Mitchell and A. McMillan.

Archival resources

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

  • Linnean Society of London - Records, 1792 - 1870, FM 4/2699; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

Journal Articles

  • McCulloch, S. C., 'Sir George Gipps and Captain Alexander Maconochie', Historical Studies, vol. 28, May, 1957. Details
  • Ward, R. Gerard, 'Captain Alexander Maconochie', Geographical Journal, vol. 126, 1960. Details

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See also

McCarthy, G.J.