Hope, Robert Culbertson (1812-1878)

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Medical Practitioner; Pastoralist; Physician
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Robert Culbertson Hope (1812-1878), medical practitioner and pastoralist, was born on 12 May 1812 at Morebattle, near Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland, son of Robert Hope, landowner, and his wife Joan,...

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Robert Hope was a medical practitioner at Campbelltown and then in Geelong, Victoria. Shortly after moving to the Geelong district he took up land at Batesford where he built flour mills and supplied meat, bread and vegetables to gold diggers at Ballarat and Bendigo in 1851. He was one of the early viticulturists in the Geelong district, but phylloxera ruined the vines in 1877. Hope was also joint founder of the Mechanics' Institute at Batesford and President of the Geelong and Western District Agricultural and Horticultural Society.

  • Education - Doctor of Medicine (MD) completed at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Life event - Arrived in Australia
  • Career position - Private practice in Campbelltown (New South Wales?, South Australia?)
  • Career position - Viticulturist at Moorabool River (Geelong)
  • Career position - Chairman of the Board of Agriculture

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Hope, Robert Culbertson
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Hope, Robert Culbertson (1812-1878), medical practitioner and pastoralist
    Clark, Manning
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1972
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 4, 419-420
  3. Science and the making of Victoria
    Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    Published: 2001

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  1. Sub-series 1: Hassall family, correspondence, volume 1, 1796-ca. 1900
    [ Unpublished : 1900 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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