Gordon, George (1829-1907)

Also known as
Gordon, George
Gordon, George, (MInstCE) (1829-1907)
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Engineer; Civil engineer; Engineers
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Biographies

George Gordon (1829-1907), engineer, was born at Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland, son of Robert Gordon and his wife Margaret, née Auton; the family home was Cargield House, near Dumfries. After apprenticeship...

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George Gordon was Chief Engineer of Water Works in Victoria 1870-1879.

  • Career event - Member (MInstCE), Institution of Civil Engineers

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George Gordon was Chief Secretary of the Victorian Lands and Works Board from 1872 to 1875 and of the Water Supply Department from 1875 to 1878.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Gordon, George
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. The contract system of carrying out works (Paper & Discussion)
    Gordon, G.
    Published: 1900
    Series: Various Papers and Discussions of the Victorian Institute of Engineers vol. II 1892-1899
  3. Notes on some irrigation trusts (Paper & Discussion)
    Gordon, Mr
    Published: 1900
    Series: Various Papers and Discussions of the Victorian Institute of Engineers vol. II 1892-1899
  4. American and Australian irrigation (Paper & Discussion)
    Gordon, George
    Published: 1885
    Series: Transactions and Proceedings of the Victorian Engineers Association vol. I 1883-1885, 107-153
  5. Gordon, George (1829-1907)
    Garden, Donald S.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1972
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 4, 270
  6. Nineteenth Century Engineering for the Ballarat Water Supply
    Ford, R. J.
    Published: Institution of Engineers, Australia, Barton, ACT, 1994
    Series: First Australasian Conference on Engineering Heritage 1994: Old Ways in a New Land; Preprints of Papers, 145-149

Resources by George Gordon (30)

  1. Papers
    Gordon, George, 1829-1907
    [ Unpublished : 1853-1906 ]
    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 103,387.391)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 103,387.391)

  2. GORDON, GEORGE
    Gordon, George
    [ Unpublished : 1872 ]
    View online
    At Uni Melbourne Arch
    GORDON, GEORGE
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  3. GORDON, GEORGE
    Gordon, George
    [ Unpublished : 1872 ]
    View online
    At Uni Melbourne Arch
    GORDON, GEORGE
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  4. The last Dukes of Gordon and their consorts, 1743-1864 : a revealing study / by George Gordon
    Gordon, George
    [ Book : 1980 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 37,099.715)

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  5. American and Australian Irrigation. A Paper read before the Victorian Engineer's Association by Mr. George Gordon, C.E., 26th August, 1885
    Gordon, George
    [ Book : 1885 ]
    At RHSV Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 36,956.871)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 36,956.871)

  6. Discussion on MR. G. Gordon's paper on American and Australian irrigation
    Gordon, George, 1829-1907
    [ Book : 1885 ]
    At Uni of Melb Library
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  7. American and Australian irrigation : a paper read before The Victorian Engineers' Association / by George Gordon
    Gordon, George, 1829-1907
    [ Book : 1885 ]
    At Uni of Melb Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 36,029.055)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 36,029.055)

  8. American and Australian irrigation (Paper & Discussion)
    Gordon, George
    [ Conference Proceedings : 1885 ]
    View online
    At University Melbourne
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 34,982.051)

  9. Notes on de Quiros' voyages
    Gordon, George
    [ Book : 1900 ]
    At RHSV Library
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 34,982.043)

  10. Did de Quiros land at Port Curtis: a reply to Cardinal Moran
    Gordon, George
    [ Book : 1901 ]
    At RHSV Library
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Resources about George Gordon (3)

  1. Papers
    Gordon, George, 1829-1907
    [ Unpublished : 1853-1906 ]
    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 102,559.43)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 102,559.43)

  2. Ellerslie, Gordon Street, Toorak with ship's figure-head in foreground, c. 1898
    Gunn's Slides (Firm)
    [ Photograph ]
    At RHSV Library
    Ellerslie, Gordon Street, Toorak with ship's figure-head in foreground, c. 1898
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 41,275.906)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 41,275.906)

  3. Report from the Select Committee upon the Pine Lodge Weir, together with the proceedings of Committee and minutes of evidence
    Victoria. Parliament. Legislative Assembly. Select Committee upon the Pine Lodge Weir
    [ Government publication, Book : 1887 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 37,422.387)

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    ... Ashton, George Rossi ... Shaw, George Bernard ... Came to Australia 1879. Died in Melbourne. George Gordon is a Scottish Scenic Artist, Playwright ... A highly successful scenic artist in England before he arrived in Melbourne in 1879, Gordon was ...
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  1. IN BANKRUPTCY. Re George Gordon, of Walcha.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Wednesday 9 December 1914 [Issue No.209] p 7384

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... ,157) IN BANKRUPTCY. Re George Gordon, of Walcha. NOTICE is hereby given that a Sequestration Order has ... 79 words
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  2. IN BANKRUPTCY. Re George Leowald Gordon.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 25 October 1889 [Issue No.577] p 7706

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... has this day been made against the abovenamed George Leowald Gordon, of Wee Waa, gaddler, on his own ... . (1,731) IN BANKRUPTCY. Be George Leowaid Gordpn. NOTICE is hereby given that a Sequestration Order ... 69 words
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  3. RE will of GEORGE GORDON MUSGRAVE, late of 5
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 22 October 1948 [Issue No.125] p 2832

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... RE will of GEORGE GORDON MUSGRAVE, late of 5 Acton street, Croydon, in the State of New South Wales ... will of tho said George Gordon Musgrave, who died on 16tli August, 1947, hereby gives notice that ... 163 words
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    [ Art work : 1780 ]
  6. Private George Fernando Gordon of t ...
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    [ Photograph : 1900 ]
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  2. George Gordon McCrae (1823-1927)
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    [ Article : 1980 ]
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  3. George Gordon : man of science / edited by Ian Keillar and John S. Smith
    University of Aberdeen. Centre for Scottish Studies
    [ Conference Proceedings : 1995 ]
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    George Gordon : man of science / edited by Ian Keillar and John S. Smith
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  4. George Gordon McCrae (26 April 1923)
    The bulletin.
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    George Gordon McCrae (26 April 1923)
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  1. George Stuart Gordon papers
    Gordon, George Stuart, 1881-1942
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    Gordon, George William, 1801-1877
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  3. Papers of George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen (as filmed by the AJCP) [M1890-1892]
    Aberdeen, George Hamilton Gordon, Earl of, 1784-1860
    [ Unpublished, Microform : 1950 ]
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    Papers of George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen (as filmed by the AJCP) [M1890-1892]
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  1. The life of George S. Gordon, 1881-1942 / by M.C.G. ; with an introduction by Lord Halifax
    Gordon, Mary C
    [ Book : 1945 ]
    At 7 libraries
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  2. Charles George Gordon
    Butler, William Francis Sir
    [ Book : 1889 ]
    At 2 libraries
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  3. Charles George Gordon / William Francis Butler
    Butler, William Francis, Sir, 1838-1910
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    At 5 libraries
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  4. King mob : the story of Lord George Gordon and the riots of 1780 / by Christopher Hibbert
    Hibbert, Christopher, 1924-2008
    [ Book : 1958-2004 ]
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    King mob : the story of Lord George Gordon and the riots of 1780 / by Christopher Hibbert
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  1. Interview with George Gordon in 2007 / interviewed by Lenore Layman
    Gordon, George, 1916-2016
    [ Sound : 2007 ]
    At WA State Library
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  2. George Tippett interviewed by Gordon Dowell in the Bringing them home oral history project
    Tippett, George, 1927-
    [ Sound : 2000 ]
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    At National Library
    George Tippett interviewed by Gordon Dowell in the Bringing them home oral history project
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  3. George Gordon Gooch personal film
    Gooch, George Gordon
    [ Video : 1932-1941 ]
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    George Gordon Gooch personal film
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  4. Beyond the sea / words by George Lash Gordon ; music by Roberto Hazon
    Hazon, R. (Roberto)
    [ Printed music : 1875-1888 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 435.673)

  1. George Gordon Cumming
    George Gordon Cumming
    Created by JuddCumming, 240 items.

    Articles relating to George Gordon Cumming, son of Selina (nee Dowling) and Thomas Forrest Cumming.

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  2. McTaggart: John, Thomas Norman, George and Gordon Ronald
    McTaggart: John, Thomas Norman, George and Gordon Ronald
    Created by don.nicolson, 214 items.

    Thomas Norman McTaggart

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  3. Cohen, Gordon George (WW1 Soldier) - List of articles in Trove
    Cohen, Gordon George (WW1 Soldier) - List of articles in Trove
    Created by StateLibraryQLD, 5 items.

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  1. GEORGE GORDON.
    The Central Queensland Herald (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1930 - 1956) Thursday 3 March 1932 p 14 Article
    ... GEORGE GORDON. On 1st September, 1884, the ship George Gordon sailed from Newcastle, bound for ... 158 words
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  2. GEORGE GORDON.
    The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) Saturday 17 June 1899 p 37 Article
    ... GEORGE OO&DOR I By XX30N. No one would have taken George Gordon po be anything like sixty-fifty at ... to buy a meal. Out came Gordon's £ hilling at. once. "There you are, had again, George," said a ... 470 words
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3,449.766)

  3. GORDON
    The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924) Friday 15 January 1904 p 6 Article
    ... GORDON A painful accident happened to Mr John Parker, foreman at Mr G. E. Watkinson’s store ... yesterday. Whilst he and Mr George Palmer, jun. were sharpening ehnffcuttor knifes, one of them slipped off ... 53 words
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