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Biographical entry Coxen, Charles (1809 - 1876)

20 April 1809
Ramsgate, Kent, England
17 May 1876
Bulimba, Queensland, Australia
Naturalist and Politician


Charles Coxen, a brother-in-law of J. Gould, was one of the founders of the Queensland Philosophical Society and a principal founder of the Queensland Museum. He was Honorary Curator of the Museum 1871-1876.

Archival resources

Queensland Museum Library

  • Charles Coxen - Records, 1862 - 1876; Queensland Museum Library. Details

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Journal Articles

  • Whitley, Gilbert P., 'Some Early Naturalists and Collectors in Australia', Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, xix (1933), 291-304. Details


McCarthy, G.J.