Maconochie, Alexander (1787-1860)

Also known as
M'Konochie, Alexander (1787-1860)
Maconochie, (Alexander), (Captain) (1787-1860)
Maconochie, A. (Alexander) (1787-1860)
Maconochie (1787-1860)
Field of activity
Naval Officer; Geographer; Penal Reformer; Penal reformer
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Biographies

Alexander Maconochie (1787-1860), naval officer, geographer, and penal reformer, was born on 11 February 1787 at Edinburgh, the son of Alexander M'Konochie (the son adopted the present spelling in 1832)...

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Alexander Maconochie was the first Professor of Geography, University of London from 1833. He had published on affairs in the Pacific and from 1836 worked for J. Franklin in Hobart Town. Later he was Superintendent of the penal settlement at Norfolk Island 1840-1844.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Maconochie, Alexander
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Sir George Gipps and Captain Alexander Maconochie
    McCulloch, S. C.
    Published: 1957
    Series: Historical Studies, 28, May
  3. Alexander Maconochie of Norfolk Island
    Barry, J. V.
    Published: Melbourne, 1958
  4. Maconochie, Alexander (1787-1860), naval officer, geographer, and penal reformer
    Barry, John V.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1967
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 2, 184-186

Resources by Alexander Maconochie (61)

  1. On the mark system of prison discipline. On national education as bearing on crime, being an Appendix to the preceding, by Captain Maconochie
    Maconochie, Alexander, 1787-1860
    [ Book : 1855 ]
    At National Library
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  2. Letter
    Maconochie, Alexander, 1787-1860
    [ Unpublished : 1910 ]
    At State Library VIC
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  3. Proof copy of an article entitled, Our Convict System : past and present / [by Matthew D. Hill]
    Hill, Matthew Davenport, 1792-1872
    [ Book : 1861 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  4. Penal discipline : three letters suggested by the interest taken in the recent inquiry in Birmingham and published in "The Daily News" 23rd, 24th, and 26th September. / by Captain Maconochie
    Maconochie, Alexander, 1787-1860
    [ Book, Microform : 1853-1990 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    At 3 libraries
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 84,514.695)

  5. Secondary punishment : the mark system / by Captain Maconochie
    Maconochie, Alexander, 1787-1860
    [ Book, Microform : 1848 ]
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    At 4 libraries
    Secondary punishment : the mark system / by Captain Maconochie
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  6. Crime and punishment : The mark system, framed to mix persausion with punishment, and make their effect improving, yet their operation severe : By Captain Maconochie, .
    Maconochie, Alexander, 1787-1860
    [ Microform, Book : 1846-1994 ]
    At UWA Library
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  7. 'Thoughts on Convict Management by Captain Maconochie, R. N., K. H. Hobart Town May 1838'
    Maconochie, Alexander, 1787-1860
    [ Unpublished : 1838 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  8. [Two papers on the Mark system of prison discipline]
    Maconochie, Alexander, 1787-1860
    [ Book : 1856 ]
    At State Library VIC
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  9. Report of the Governor of the Borough Prison, Birmingham to the Justices in Quarter Sessions, 18th October, 1850
    Maconochie, Alexander, 1787-1860
    [ Book : 1850 ]
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    At National Library
    Report of the Governor of the Borough Prison, Birmingham to the Justices in Quarter Sessions, 18th October, 1850
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  10. The management of prisons in the Australian colonies / by Captain Maconochie
    Maconochie, Alexander, 1787-1860
    [ Book : 1844 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  1. On the mark system of prison discipline. On national education as bearing on crime, being an Appendix to the preceding, by Captain Maconochie
    Maconochie, Alexander, 1787-1860
    [ Book : 1855 ]
    At National Library
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  2. [Biographical cuttings on Alexander Maconochie, former commandant, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
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  3. Captain Alexander Maconochie 1787-1860 / R. Gerard Ward
    Ward, R. Gerard
    [ Book : 1960 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  4. Pioneers in criminology. John Vincent Barry
    Barry, John Vincent Sir, 1903-1969
    [ Book : 1956 ]
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    At 4 libraries
    Pioneers in criminology. John Vincent Barry
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  5. Letter
    Maconochie, Alexander, 1787-1860
    [ Unpublished : 1910 ]
    At State Library VIC
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  6. Proof copy of an article entitled, Our Convict System : past and present / [by Matthew D. Hill]
    Hill, Matthew Davenport, 1792-1872
    [ Book : 1861 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  7. Penal discipline : three letters suggested by the interest taken in the recent inquiry in Birmingham and published in "The Daily News" 23rd, 24th, and 26th September. / by Captain Maconochie
    Maconochie, Alexander, 1787-1860
    [ Book, Microform : 1853-1990 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    At 3 libraries
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  8. Alexander Maconochie of Norfolk Island : a study of the pioneer in penal reform / with a foreword by Sheldon Glueck
    Barry, John Vincent Sir, 1903-1969
    [ Book : 1958 ]
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  9. TAS PAPERS 160: Tasmania. Governor's Office : report of Alexander Maconochie on convict discipline, 1838, with related correspondence; and Launceston Police Court papers, 1823-1826
    [ Unpublished : 1838 ]
    View online
    At State Library of NSW
    TAS PAPERS 160: Tasmania. Governor's Office : report of Alexander Maconochie on convict discipline, 1838, with related correspondence; and Launceston Police Court papers, 1823-1826
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  10. Our exemplars ; or, biographical sketches of men and women who have benefited their fellow creatures / edited by Matthew Davenport Hill ; with a preface by Lord Brougham
    Hill, Matthew Davenport, 1792-1872
    [ Book : 1860 ]
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  1. MUNICIPALITY OF NYNGAN.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 17 February 1893 [Issue No.103] p 1377

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... MUNICIPALITY OF NYNGAN. NOTICE is hereby given that Mr Joseph Knight and Mr. Alexander Maconochie ... 40 words
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  2. Government Gazette Appointments and Employment
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Wednesday 19 February 1840 [Issue No.10] p 169

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

    ... pleased to appoint Captain Alexander Maconochie, Royal Navy, a Magistrate of the Territory. By His ... 33 words
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  3. National Memorial Ordinance 1928 DETERAMINATION OF NOMENCLATURE AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY NATIONAL MEMORIALS ORDINANCE 1928 DETERMINATION OF NOMENCLATURE
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette. Periodic (National : 1977 - 2011) Wednesday 31 August 1988 p 1

    Government Gazette Proclamations And Legislation Illustrated

    ... Maconoghie (1787-1860) Sir Arthur William Mcllveen, M.B.E., (1886-1979) Margaret McKibbin (1913-1979) Sir ... Frederick John Broomfield (1860-1941) Bernard Charles Cronin (1884-1968) Thomas William Heney (1862 ... 4344 words
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  1. Captain Maconochie.
    Colonial Times (Hobart, Tas. : 1828 - 1857) Tuesday 21 January 1840 p 4 Article
    ... Captain Maconochie. Captain Maconochie and family sailed on Sunday last, for his command at Norfolk ... ; manity in which Captain Maconochie is engaged. In making so important an experiment in re-ference to our ... 565 words
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  2. CAPTAIN MACONOCHIE.
    Australasian Chronicle (Sydney, NSW : 1839 - 1843) Thursday 10 December 1840 p 3 Article
    ... CAPTAIN MACONOCHIE. "Ir gives us much pleasure to learn, from a despatch of Lord John Russell ... system of penal discipline is to receive a fair trial, under the direction of Captain Maconochie ... 1247 words
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  3. Hooper—Maconochie
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 1 November 1935 p 5 Article
    ... Messrs. Jack Ma-conochie, Atlee Fox, David Alexander, and Norman Campbell. The ushers were Messrs. Howard ... Hooper-Maconochie A medieval bridal gown of gleaming white and silver cloque was worn by Mary Weir ... 321 words
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  1. M., A.
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    ... Maconochie, Alexander ... daughter of the commandant of Norfolk Island, Alexander Maconochie. However, neither woman was either ... Tasmania (Dixson Library) was identified by Sir William Dixson as Miss Maconochie, either the sister or ...
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  2. Gipps, George, (Sir) (1791-1847)
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    ... Sir George Gipps (1791-1847), soldier and governor, was born at Ringwould, Kent, England, the eldest ...
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  3. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (1759-)
    ... George, Alexander S. (1939 - ) ... Maconochie, John Richard (1941 - 1984) ...
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  1. A dance and a hymn for Alexander Maconochie, Norfolk Island, May 25, 1840
    David Lumsdaine
    [ Printed music : 1988-1997 ]
    At Aust Music Cntr
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  2. The Alexander Maconochie Centre: Australia's first human rights prison
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2010 ]
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    At ABC Radio National
    The Alexander Maconochie Centre: Australia's first human rights prison
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  3. CLASSIC LNL: Maconochie's Experiment
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2001 ]
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    At ABC Radio National
    CLASSIC LNL: Maconochie's Experiment
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  4. Prisoners go to law school
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    [ Sound : 2010 ]
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    Prisoners go to law school
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  1. Captain Alexander Maconochie, R.N., K.H. : 1787-1860 / R. Gerard Ward
    Ward, R. Gerard (Ralph Gerard), 1933-
    [ Book : 1960 ]
    At Barr Smith Library
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  2. Alexander Maconochie Centre fire safety assessment / Ove Arup Pty Ltd
    Ove Arup Pty Ltd
    [ Archived website : 2006 ]
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  3. ACT Correctional Centre Alexander Maconochie Centre : functional brief / ACT Department of Justice & Community Safety
    Australian Capital Territory. Dept. of Justice and Community Safety
    [ Book : 2005 ]
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  4. Independent review of operations at the Alexander Maconochie Centre ACT Corrective Services / Knowledge Consulting
    Knowledge Consulting
    [ Book : 2011 ]
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  1. Pioneers in criminology XII: Alexander Maconochie (1787-1860)
    Barry, John Vincent William, Sir
    Journal of Criminal Law, Criminology and Police Science
    [ Article : 1956 ]
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  2. Captain Alexander Maconochie, RN, KH
    Barry, John Vincent William, Sir
    Victorian Historical Magazine
    [ Article : 1957 ]
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  3. Letter from Captain Alexander Maconochie to Francis Cotton
    Maconochie, Alexander
    [ Article : 1838 ]
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  4. Alexander Maconochie NG865 [Records]
    [ Article : 1787-1860 ]
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    Interesting
    Created by JuddCumming, 55 items.

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  1. Sharpe's corresponding atlas : comprising fifty-four maps, constructed upon a system of scale and proportion, from the most recent authorities
    Sharpe, John, 1777-1860
    [ Book, Map : 1849 ]
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  2. Design for a gaol to contain one hundred prisoners
    [ Map : 1840-1844 ]
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  3. [Collection of manuscript plans of proposed barracks for prisoners on Norfolk Island] [various authors]
    Wyld, James, 1812-1887
    [ Map : 1830-1839 ]
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