King, Philip Gidley, 1758-1808

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1758-04-23
Death 1808-09-03
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Third Governor of New South Wales. Was Superintendent at Norfolk Island from 1788 and in 1791 was appointed Lieutenant-governor of Norfolk Island.

From the description of Letter [manuscript] : Norfolk Island, to Lord Sydney. 1792. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225744308

Captain King was commandant and later Lieut. Governor of Norfolk Island from 1788 to 1779. He took up appointment as Governor of N.S.W. in September 1800.

From the description of Letters. 1792-1801. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225826034

1788 King appointed Superintendent and Commandant of the settlement to be established at Norfolk Island. 1791 appointed Lieutenant-Governor of Norfolk Is.

From the description of Journal and letter [manuscript]. 1791-1796. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225633029

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Subjects:

  • Lieutenant governors--Diaries
  • Lieutenant governors--Correspondence
  • Governor--Correspondence

Occupations:

  • Lieutenant governors
  • Governors

Places:

  • Norfolk Island (as recorded)
  • New South Wales (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Norfolk Island (as recorded)
  • Australia--New South Wales (as recorded)
  • Norfolk Island (as recorded)
  • Norfolk Island (as recorded)