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Morphett, Sir John (1809–1892), landowner and politician in Australia, was born in Holborn, London, on 4 May 1809, the son of Nathaniel Morphett (1778–1848) and his wife, Mary Gliddon (d. 1849), of Cummins, Ide, Devon. His father was a London solicitor, from a Kentish family; his mother's family was associated with a coterie which included ...


William Charles Wentworth (1790–1872) by unknown photographer La Trobe Picture Collection, State Library of Victoria


Wentworth, William Charles (1790–1872), politician and landowner in Australia, was born on 13 August 1790 on board the Surprize, in harbour at Cascade Bay, Norfolk Island, Pacific Ocean, eldest son of D'Arcy Wentworth (1762–1827), a surgeon from Portadown, co. Armagh, and his mistress, ...