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Biographical entry King, Philip Gidley (the younger) (1817 - 1904)

Born
31 October 1817
Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Died
5 August 1904
Double Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Hydrographer and Pastoralist

Summary

Philip Gidley King sailed with his father P.P. King on the HMS "Adventure" 1826 -30 and became a midshipman on the "Beagle" in 1831. Both ships conducted hydrographic surveys of the South American coast and King became a life-long friend of Charles Darwin.

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

  • King Family - Records, 1831 - 1903, ML MSS 3447; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

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McCarthy, G.J.