A chart of part of the interior of New South Wales / by John Oxley, Surveyor General. 1823-1826.
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Allan Cunningham was a botanist and explorer sent to Australia in 1816. He joined Oxley on expedition to the Lachlan River, and then in 1817, 1820 and 1821 sailed with Phillip Parker King to Western and Northern Australia. In 1823 he found Pandora's Pass in Central N.S.W. and 4 years later discovered the Darling Downs and a pass through the Great dividing Range. In 1831 he journeyed to England but returned to Sydney in 1837 where he remained until his death, apart from a visit to New Zealand in ...
John Oxley (1783-1828), naval officer, surveyer and explorer, was granted 600 acres at Camden in 1810, known as Kirkham Place. This grant was cancelled in 1815 and a new deed issued increasing the land to 1,000 acres. In 1855 a grant of 5,000 acres was made to his 2 sons, John Norton Oxley and Henry Molesworth Oxley, at Wingecarribee in recognition of their father's work. From the description of Papers [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225759585 From t...
Aaron Arrowsmith, British cartographer, founded a mapmaking firm in London in the late 18th century. In 1791, the Hudson's Bay Company appointed Arrowsmith to prepare maps, and gave him access to the Company's archives and to information collected by the Company's traders in North America. Arrowsmith's first map of North America, published in 1795, charted large parts of Canada on a map for the first time. Arrowsmith's maps were regularly updated and, after his death in 1823, his sons Aaron Jr. ...