Carron, William (1823-1876)

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Carron, William (1821-1876)
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Botanist; Explorer; Forester
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William Carron (1821-1876), botanist and explorer, was born on 18 December 1821 at Pulham, Norfolk, England, son of Charles Carron and his wife Mary, née Noble. He followed his father's profession as...

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William Carron was botanist to the expedition to Cape York under Edmund Kennedy in 1848, William Carron was also a collector for the Sydney Botanic Gardens 1866-1875 and collected information on forest reserves for the New South Wales Lands Department.

Born Pulham, Norfolk, England, 18 December 1821. Died Grafton, 25 February 1876. Gardener in England; arrived Sydney 1844 in charge of plants for Alexander McLeay's garden; Thomas Shepherd's Darling nursery 1844-48; botanist to Edmund Kennedy's expedition to Cape York 1848; clerk, Department of the Superintendent of Convicts 1848-53; locker, Customs Department 1853-54; visited England 1854-55; locker-in-charge, Lamb's warehouse 1855-66; collector for the Sydney Botanic Gardens 1866-75; reported on twenty forest reserves in northern New South Wales 1872; inspector of forests and forestry ranger, Clarence district 1876. Several plants were named after him.

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  1. Carron, William
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Carron, William (1821-1876), botanist and explorer
    Gilbert, L. A.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1969
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 3, 360-361
  3. William Carron, Botanist and Explorer, 1821-1876
    Gilbert, Lionel A.
    Published: 1961
    Series: Royal Australian Historical Society, xlvii, 5, 292-311
  4. Records of Australian Botanists - (a) General, (b) New South Wales
    Maiden, J.H.
    Published: 1908
    Series: Journal and Proceedings of The Royal Society of New South Wales, xlii, 60-132

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  1. Cape York expedition 1848 : narrative of an expedition undertaken under the direction of the late assistant surveyor Mr B. Kennedy... / by W. M. Carron, one of the survivors of the expedition
    Carron, William, 1823-1876
    [ Book : 1849-2005 ]
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    Cape York expedition 1848 : narrative of an expedition undertaken under the direction of the late assistant surveyor Mr B. Kennedy... / by W. M. Carron, one of the survivors of the expedition
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  2. Narrative of an expedition undertaken under the direction of the late Mr. Assistant Surveyor E.B. Kennedy, for the exploration... between Rockingham Bay and Cape York..
    Carron, William, 1823-1876
    [ Book : 1965 ]
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  3. Narrative of an expedition under E.B.C. Kennedy for the exploration of the country lying between Rockingham Bay and Cape York, 1848 by William Carron
    Carron, William, 1823-1876
    [ Unpublished : 1848 ]
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  4. Narrative of an expedition undertaken under the direction of the late Mr.Assistant Surveyor E.B. Kennedy, for the exploration of the country lying between Rockingham Bay and Cape York / by Wm. Carron
    Carron, William, 1823-1876
    [ Book : 1849-1965 ]
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  5. Narrative of an expedition : under the direction of the late ... E.B. Kennedy, for the exploration of the country ... between Rockingham Bay and Cape York / by Wm. Carron.....
    Carron, William, 1823-1876
    [ Book : 1849 ]
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  6. Narrative of an expedition undertaken under the direction of the late Mr. Assistant Surveyor E. B. Kennedy, for the exploration of the country lying between Rockingham Bay and Cape York; by Wm. Carron, one of the survivors of the expedition. William ...
    Carron, William, 1823-1876
    [ Book : 2003 ]
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  7. Narrative of an expedition, undertaken under the direction of the late Mr. Assistant Surveyor E. B. Kennedy, for the exploration of the country lying between Rockingham Bay and Cape York : by W. C. one of the survivors of the expedition, to which are ...
    Carron, William, 1823-1876
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  8. Narrative of an expedition : under the direction of the late ... E.B. Kennedy, for the exploration of the country lying between Rockingham Bay and Cape York / by Wm. Carron
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  9. Narrative of an expedition : undertaken under the direction of the late Mr.Assistant Surveyor E.B.Kennedy, for the exploration of the country lying between Rockingham Bay and Cape York / by Wm.Carron, one of the survivors of the expedition, to which ...
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  10. Narrative of an expedition undertaken under the direction of the late Mr. Assistant Surveyor E. B. Kennedy, for the exploration of the country lying between Rockingham Bay and Cape York : To which are added 1. The statement of the aboriginal native J ...
    Carron, William, 1823-1876
    [ Book : 1849 ]
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  1. Narrative of an expedition undertaken under the direction of the late Mr. Assistant Surveyor E.B. Kennedy : for the exploration of the country lying between Rockingham Bay and Cape York / by Wm. Carron
    Carron, William, 1823-1876
    [ Book : 1849-1965 ]
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    Narrative of an expedition undertaken under the direction of the late Mr. Assistant Surveyor E.B. Kennedy : for the exploration of the country lying between Rockingham Bay and Cape York / by Wm. Carron
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  2. William Carron, botanist and explorer, 1821-1876
    Gilbert, Lionel A. (Lionel Arthur), 1924-
    [ Book : 1961 ]
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    Narrative of the voyage of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, commanded by the late Captain Owen Stanley, during the years 1846-1850 : including discoveries and surveys in New Guinea, the Louisiade Archipelago, etc.; to which is added the account of Mr. E. B. Kennedy's expedition for the exploration of the Cape York Peninsula / published under the sanction of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty
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  4. Isles of despair : [The story of Barbara Thomson]
    Idriess, Ion L. (Ion Llewellyn), 1890-1979
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  6. Isles of despair / by Ion L. Idriess
    Idriess, Ion L. (Ion Llewellyn), 1890-1979
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    Trezise, Percy
    [ Book : 1973 ]
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  1. IN INSOLVENCY. In the Insolvent Estate of William Carron, of Sydney, gentleman. SINGLE OR ONLY MEETING.
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  3. District of Victoria (No. 56 of 1932).—In the bankrupt estate of WILLIAM ANGUS WYLLIE, of Carron, farmer.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 19 April 1934 [Issue No.23] p 639

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  1. Papers relating to William Carron, 1876
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  2. Lionel Gilbert - papers relating to William Carron, 1849-1876, 1923, 1950-1961, undated
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  3. William Carron fieldbooks (2) kept while collecting timber in the Clarence and Richmond River Districts, August-September 1875, for the Philadelphia Exhibition of 1876
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