King, Philip Parker, 1793-1856

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Lieut. Phillip Parker King undertook a number of hydrographic surveying and charting voyages around Australia between 1817 and 1822 in H.M. Cutter Mermaid and H.M. Brig Bathurst. He returned from England and settled in New South Wales in 1832.

From the description of Letter book, log book [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225791626

Phillip Parker King, the son of Governor Phillip Gidley King was born on Norfolk Island. He later settled in N.S.W. Robert Fitzroy commanded the subsequent expedition in the "Beagle" (of which Charles Darwin was the scientist) and later became Governor of New Zealand. He committed suicide in 1865.

From the description of Expedition papers [manuscript]. 1826-1830. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225836583

Son of Philip Gidley King. He was a naval officer, hydrographer and manager of the Australian Agricultural Company. Between 1826 and 1830 he commanded HMS Adventure and HMS Beagle to chart the coasts of Peru, Chile and Patagonia. See ADB, vol. 2 (p. 61-64).

From the description of Papers of Phillip Parker King [manuscript]. 1826-1830. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 223581434

From the description of Papers of Phillip Parker King, 1826-1830 [microform]. 1826-1830. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 223582026

Epithet: Commander; RN; Rear-Admiral 1855

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000695.0x0000bc

Conducted a survey of the Coast of Australia 1817-1822.

From the description of Letter [manuscript]. 1817. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225820747

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creatorOf King, Phillip Parker, 1791-1856. Letter [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn ABERDEEN PAPERS. Vol. CLXXVI (ff. 316). Correspondence of the Hon. Sir Robert Gordon as Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Brazil with:-(1) (a) George Canning, and (b) John William Ward, 4th Viscount Dudley and Ward, Earl of Dudley ..., 1826-1828 British Library
referencedIn Rumker, Christian Carl Ludwig, 1788-1862. Papers. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf King family. Annotated copy of John Hunter's Historical journal of the transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island [microform]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf King, Phillip Parker, 1791-1856. Papers of Phillip Parker King, 1826-1830 [microform]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf King, Phillip Parker, 1791-1856. Papers of Phillip Parker King [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf King, Phillip Parker, 1791-1856. Letter book, log book [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Leichhardt, Ludwig, 1813-1848. Letters. Libraries Australia
creatorOf King family. Papers [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Mary Anne Kay collection, 1826-1848 Scott Polar Research Institute
creatorOf King, R. L. (Robert Lethbridge) Rev. Letter [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn King family. Papers [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn King, G. F. Papers [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf King, Phillip Parker, 1791-1856. Notes on natural history, made on the voyage of the "Adventure" and "Beagle" [microform]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf King, Phillip Parker, 1791-1856. Expedition papers [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Mermaid, Cutter. Journal H.M. Cutter Mermaid, from 9th Feby. to [July 29] 1818, Phillip P. King, comnd. 1818. University of Washington Libraries
creatorOf Parramatta Observatory. Papers. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Mary Enderby collection, 1830 Scott Polar Research Institute
creatorOf King family. Annotated copy of John Hunter's Historical journal of the transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Cunow, Heinrich, 1862-1936. Reading notes on the Australian Aborigines possibly assembled by Cunow when preparing his Die Verwandtschafts - Organisation der Australneger. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Cunningham, Allan, 1791-1839. Papers [microform]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Sir James Clark Ross collection, 1812-1860 Scott Polar Research Institute
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associatedWith King, G. F. person
associatedWith King, R. L. (Robert Lethbridge) Rev. person
correspondedWith Leichhardt, Ludwig, 1813-1848. person
associatedWith Mary Anne Kay person
associatedWith Mermaid, Cutter. person
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associatedWith Oxley, John, 1783-1828. person
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associatedWith Rumker, Christian Carl Ludwig, 1788-1862. person
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associatedWith Stokes, John, d. 1828. person
associatedWith Stokes, John Lort, 1811-1855 person
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South America
Australia
South America
Australia
South America
South America
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Voyages and travels
Hydrographic surveying
Voyages and travels--19th century
Adventure and Beagle Expedition, 1826-1830
Admirals--Correspondence
Adventurer (Ship)
Natural history
Surveying
Occupation
Admirals
Ship captains
Naval officers
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Birth 1793-12-31

Death 1856-02-26

Australians

English

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