Wisdom, Robert, (Sir) (1830-1888)

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Barrister; Politician
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Sir Robert Wisdom (1830-1888), barrister and politician, was born on 31 January 1830 at Blackburn, Lancashire, England, son of John Wisdom, collector of customs, and his wife Alice, née McGuinness. In...

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  1. Sir Robert Wisdom - papers, 1847-1900
    Wisdom, Robert, Sir, 1830-1888
    [ Photograph : 1847-1900 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 91,565.852)

  2. Robert Wisdom papers, 1878-1887
    Wisdom, Robert, Sir, 1830-1888
    [ Photograph : 1878-1887 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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Resources about Robert Wisdom (10)

  1. Robert Wisdom, barrister and politician - portrait
    Freeman & Co
    [ Photograph : 1902 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Robert Wisdom, barrister and politician - portrait
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  2. Portrait of Robert Wisdom / Freeman & Co
    Freeman & Co
    [ Photograph : 1880 ]
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    At National Library
    Portrait of Robert Wisdom / Freeman & Co
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  3. Portrait of Robert Wisdom, M.L.A., for Western Goldfields, N.S.W
    [ Photograph : 1880 ]
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    At National Library
    Portrait of Robert Wisdom, M.L.A., for Western Goldfields, N.S.W
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  4. Portrait of Robert Wisdom, M.L.A., N.S.W
    [ Photograph : 1870 ]
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    At National Library
    Portrait of Robert Wisdom, M.L.A., N.S.W
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  5. Portrait group of members of Sir Henry Parkes' Ministry, 1880
    [ Photograph : 1880 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  6. Parkes Ministry, 1878-1880 / photographed by J.H. Newman, 2 Oxford St, Sydney
    Newman, Hubert, 1830-1916
    [ Photograph : 1878-1883 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Parkes Ministry, 1878-1880 / photographed by J.H. Newman, 2 Oxford St, Sydney
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  7. Parkes Ministry, 1878-1880 / photographed by J.H. Newman, 12 Oxford St, Sydney
    Newman, Hubert, 1830-1916
    [ Photograph : 1878-1883 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  8. NSW Executive Council, 1878 / [unknown photographer]
    [ Photograph : 1878 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    NSW Executive Council, 1878 / [unknown photographer]
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  9. First Legislative Assembly of N.S.W
    Freeman & Co
    [ Photograph : 1886 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    First Legislative Assembly of N.S.W
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  10. First Legislative Assembly of N.S.Wales, elected under new electoral act of 1880 / photographed by Freeman & Co. Sydney
    Freeman & Co
    [ Photograph : 1880 ]
    View online
    At State Library of NSW
    First Legislative Assembly of N.S.Wales, elected under new electoral act of 1880 / photographed by Freeman & Co. Sydney
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    ... , relict of Sir Robert Wisdom, in her 73rd year. ... The death is announced, at her residence, 'Viking,' Grosvenor-street, Woollahra, of Lady Wisdom ...
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    [ Photograph : 1878-1887 ]
  3. Robert Wisdom, barrister and politi ...
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  1. ECCLESIASTICAL JURISDICTION. In the will of Sir Robert Wisdom, K.C.M.G., late of Sydney, in the Colony of New South Wales, deceased.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 9 August 1889 [Issue No.404] p 5409

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    ... In the Supreme Court of New South Wales. ECCLESIASTICAL JURISDICTION. In the will of Sir TJoberfc ... Wisdom, K.C.M.G., late of Sydney, in the Colonv of New South Walfes, deceased. NOTICE is hereby given ... 141 words
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  2. ECCLESIASTICAL JURISDICTION. In the estate of the Hon. Sir Robert Wisdom, Q.C., K.C.M.G., M.L.C., late of Sydney, in the Colony of New South Wales, deceased.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 29 August 1890 [Issue No.464] p 6751

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    ... . Sir Robert Wisdom, Q.O., K.C.M.G., MX C., late of Sydney, in the Colony of -New {South. Wales j ... 150 words
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    ... —Dated this 27th day of March, A.D. 1888. JOHN SHEPHERD, Proctor for the said Executors, Soul's Chambers ... Sir Robert Wisdom, late of Sydney, in the Colony of New South. Wales, Knight Commander of the Order of ... 196 words
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    The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW : 1883 - 1930) Wednesday 20 April 1887 p 4 Article
    ... SIR ROBERT WISDOM. Aw impression has prevailed in Government circles that the honor which has been ... conferred on Sir Robert Wisdom was merely that of knighthood. It has since been ascertained that Sir Robert ... 78 words
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  2. Sir Robert's Wisdom
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    ... **<.!.. KIM l*V mu U^H u|M U|M UfU UJU fe Sir Robert's Wisdom Points from Sir Robert Gibson's evi ... better alternative than de-fault?" Sir Robert: "Undoubtedly." 'Ts there any other alternative to default ... 139 words
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    ... rtaohed na'to the effect that Sir Robert Wisdom, K.O.M.G., had died at hiB Sydney residence that ... SIE ROBERT WISDOM. As wo were going to proBa on Friday evening lost, a apecial telegraph despatch ... 868 words
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