Biographical entry Barker, William George (1804 - 1863)
William George Barker had settled in Sydney by 1833. Manuscript material of his education in navigation at the Royal Mathematical School, Christs Hospital, is held by the Mitchell Library.
Born Southwark, England, 1804. Died 1863. Apprenticed to his father, Lieutenant William Collins Barker, R.N., 31 May 1821. Member of the Masonic Lodge, Sydney, 1836-40.
Created: 30 June 1997, Last modified: 16 September 2004