Grey, George, Sir, 1812-1898

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1812-04-14
Death 1898-09-19
GB
English

Biographical notes:

Sir George Grey was Governor of South Australia 1841-1845, New Zealand 1845-1853, Cape Colony 1853-59. He was recalled to England 1859 for encouraging, without special permission, a policy of South African federation, but was later restored to office and was again Govenor of New Zealand 1861-1867. He published works relating to language, topography and the history of New Zealand and Australia.

From the description of Letter [manuscript]. 1859. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225752471

Explorer, politician, Governor of South Australia and New Zealand. George Grey led a Royal Geographical Society sponsored expedition to the Kimberley Region of Western Australia in 1837-1838. In 1839, when Resident Magistrate of Albany, he published Vocabulary of the Dialects spoken by the Aboriginal races of South West Australia.

From the description of Papers [microform]. 1986. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 221148329



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Subjects:

  • Explorers--Archives
  • Missions
  • Tombs--Maps
  • Aboriginal Australians--Funeral customs and rites--Maps
  • Ngāti Toa (New Zealand people)
  • Te Arawa (New Zealand people)--History
  • Convicts
  • Aboriginal Australians--Languages

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Places:

  • Australia--Tasmania (as recorded)
  • Governors--Australia--Tasmania (as recorded)
  • Australia--Western Australia (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)