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Gregory, Sir Augustus Charles (1819–1905), explorer and surveyor in Australia, born on 1 August 1819 at Farnsfield, Nottinghamshire, was the second of the five sons of Joshua Gregory (1790/1792–1838), an army officer from an old Nottinghamshire family, and his wife, Frances (1794–1859), the sister of ...

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Kennedy, Edmund Besley Court (1818–1848), surveyor and explorer, was born on 5 September 1818 at St Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands, the sixth of the eight children of Colonel Thomas Kennedy and Mary Ann, daughter of Thomas Smith, sometime lord mayor of London...

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Sir Thomas Livingston Mitchell (1792–1855) by unknown artist La Trobe Picture Collection, State Library of Victoria

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Mitchell, Sir Thomas Livingston (1792–1855), surveyor and explorer in Australia, was born on 15 June 1792 in the parish of Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland, the eldest of the four children of John Mitchell and his wife, Janet Wilson. He was educated at Grangemouth School...

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Oxley, John Joseph William Molesworth (c. 1785–1828), surveyor and explorer in Australia, born at Kirkham Abbey, Yorkshire, was the son of John Oxley, a man of landed stock, and his wife, Isabella, said to have been a daughter of the fourth Viscount Molesworth...

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Stuart, John McDouall (1815–1866), land surveyor and explorer in Australia, was born in Rectory Lane, Dysart, Fife, on 7 September 1815, the fourth of the seven (possibly nine) children and third (or fifth) son of William Stuart, a customs officer and retired army...