Macgregor, William, Sir, 1846-1919Alternative names
Sir William MacGregor born in Scotland 1875 became chief medical officer in Fiji. In 1888 appointed Administrator of British New Guinea. Instituted a police force and encouraged exploration. Later Governor of Queensland.
From the description of Diaries, 1890-1892 [microform]. [19--] (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225687300
Sir William MacGregor, 1846-1919, was Chief Medical Officer at Fiji, 1875-1888, several times serving as Acting Governor, administrator of British New Guinea and Lieutenant Governor, 1888-1899 and Governor of Queensland 1909-1914.
From the description of Papers. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225783745
Medical practitioner and colonial administrator. Appointed first Administrator of British New Guinea (1888) and Governor of Queensland (1909).
From the description of Letter [manuscript]. 1889. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225693676
Sir William MacGregor, born in Scotland. 1875 became chief medical officer in Fiji. 1888 appointed Administrator of British New Guinea where he did much to preserve law and order - established the native police force. Explored interior and coastal areas of New Guinea and awarded the founder's medal of the Royal Geographical Society.
From the description of Diaries [manuscript]. 1890-1892. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225710139
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|associatedWith||English, Albert Charles, 1863-1945.||person|
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|associatedWith||Joyce, R. B. (Roger Bilbrough), 1924-1984.||person|
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|associatedWith||Thomson, Basil Sir, 1861-1939.||person|
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|associatedWith||Woolcock, John L. (John Laskey), 1861-1929.||person|
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