King, Philip Gidley (1817-1904)

Also known as
King, P. G. (1817-1904)
King, P. G. (Philip Gidley) (1817-1904)
King, Philip G. (1817-1904)
King, Philip G. (Philip Gidley) (1817-1904)
the younger (1817-1904)
Field of activity
Pastoralist; Artist; Painter; Draughtsman; Station manager; Midshipman; Hydrographer
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Philip Gidley King (1817-1904), pastoralist, was born on 31 October 1817 at Parramatta, eldest son of Captain Phillip Parker King and his wife Harriet, née Lethbridge. At 5 he went with his father...

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Philip Gidley King became friends with Charles Darwin and his illustrations were used in an edition of the Naturalist's Voyage.

sketcher, sailor and station manager, was born at Parramatta, New South Wales, on 31 October 1817, son of Phillip Parker King and Harriet, nee Lethbridge. He returned to England with his father in 1823 then sailed with him in the Adventure to survey the southern coast of South America in 1826 30. In 1831 P.G. King joined the Beagle as a midshipman and again travelled to South America before leaving the ship at Sydney in 1836. On board he formed a life-long friendship with Charles Darwin. Arriving at Sydney, King made his way to the Bridge Street studio of another former ship-mate, Conrad Martens , with whom his father had left directions for reaching the family property, Dunheved at St Mary’s, between Parramatta and Penrith. There King was employed transcribing his father’s notes made on the Adventure voyage and preparing them for publication. He also made tours around the countryside; four watercolours dated 1837 show Views in the Cavan Caves near Yass (DG). After fulfilling the role of amanuensis, King tried a 'squatting life’ which he later described as 'one of great privations’. He also did some surveying work before his father found him a job with the Australian Agricultural Company at Stroud in 1842. Ten years later he became manager of a newly formed offshoot of the company in which the family had a major interest, the Peel River Land and Mineral Company, with headquarters at Goonoo Goonoo, near Tamworth. He remained there until 1881. Then his son took ...

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  • fl. c.1833 - c.1890

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Philip Gidley King sailed with his father P.P. King on the HMS "Adventure" 1826-1830 and became a midshipman on the "Beagle" in 1831. Both ships conducted hydrographic surveys of the South American coast and King became a life-long friend of Charles Darwin.

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Philip Gidley King (1758-1808) was third governor of New South Wales. Phillip Parker King (1791-1856), son of Philip Gidley and Anna Josepha King, followed a naval and surveying career. The eldest son of Phillip Parker and Harriet King was Philip Gidley King the younger (1817-1904), pastoralist and Member of the Legislative Council

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Mr. Philip Gidley King, M.L.C., grandson of Philip Gidley King, the third Governor of New South Wales, died at an early hour on Friday, at his residence, "Banksia," Double Bay, in the 83rd year...

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. King, Philip Gidley (the younger)
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. King, Philip Gidley (1817-1904)
    O'Grady, Frank
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1974
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 5, 29-30

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  1. Letterbook and papers re Norfolk island
    King, Philip Gidley, 1817-1904
    [ Unpublished, Microform : 1783-1807 ]
    At National Library
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  2. Notebook
    King, Philip Gidley, 1817-1904
    [ Unpublished, Microform : 1836-1838 ]
    At National Library
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  3. Notebook [and] field book
    King, Philip Gidley, 1817-1904
    [ Book, Microform : 1900 ]
    At State Library of QLD
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 136,067.719)

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  4. Notebook,1836-1838
    King, Philip Gidley, 1817-1904
    [ Unpublished, Microform : 1836-1838 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 130,326.023)

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  5. Papers
    King family
    [ Unpublished : 1806-1903 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  6. Papers
    King family
    [ Unpublished : 1783-1904 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  7. Philip Gidley King's notebook (Goonoo Goonoo)
    King, Philip Gidley (1817 - 1904)
    [ Article : 1890-2016 ]
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    At ANU Inst Rep
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  8. Item 06: Dianella / Philip Gidley King, the younger
    King, Philip Gidley, 1817-1904
    [ Art work ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  9. Item 05: Myrtacae / Philip Gidley King, the younger
    King, Philip Gidley, 1817-1904
    [ Art work ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  10. Item 12: Views in the Cavan Caves near Yass, 1837 / Philip Gidley King
    King, Philip Gidley, 1817-1904
    [ Art work : 1837 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 75,573.094)

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  1. Letterbook and papers re Norfolk island
    King, Philip Gidley, 1817-1904
    [ Unpublished, Microform : 1783-1807 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 181,965.438)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 181,965.438)

  2. Notebook
    King, Philip Gidley, 1817-1904
    [ Unpublished, Microform : 1836-1838 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 154,638.156)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 154,638.156)

  3. Notebook [and] field book
    King, Philip Gidley, 1817-1904
    [ Book, Microform : 1900 ]
    At State Library of QLD
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 135,218.016)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 135,218.016)

  4. Notebook,1836-1838
    King, Philip Gidley, 1817-1904
    [ Unpublished, Microform : 1836-1838 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 130,761.664)

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  5. Philip Gidley King (the younger)
    [ Photograph : 1911 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Philip Gidley King (the younger)
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 121,392.062)

  6. Series 39.103: Letter received by Philip Gidley King from George Hamilton, 12 November 1807
    [ Unpublished : 1807 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Series 39.103: Letter received by Philip Gidley King from George Hamilton, 12 November 1807
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 115,750.93)

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  7. Series 41.33: Copy of an order issued by William Bligh to Philip Gidley King, 1 January 1807
    [ Unpublished : 1807 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Series 41.33: Copy of an order issued by William Bligh to Philip Gidley King, 1 January 1807
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  8. Series 39.071: Note received by Philip Gidley King from George Caley, 8 November 1802
    [ Unpublished ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Series 39.071: Note received by Philip Gidley King from George Caley, 8 November 1802
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 110,323.984)

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  9. Series 41.36: Copy of an order issued by William Bligh to Philip Gidley King, 2 January 1807
    [ Unpublished : 1807 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Series 41.36: Copy of an order issued by William Bligh to Philip Gidley King, 2 January 1807
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 109,999.805)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 109,999.805)

  10. Series 39.012: Testimonial received by the Treasury, concerning Philip Gidley King, signed by Francis Grose, 29 August 1794
    [ Unpublished : 1794 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Series 39.012: Testimonial received by the Treasury, concerning Philip Gidley King, signed by Francis Grose, 29 August 1794
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  1. King, Philip Gidley (1758-1808)
    Governor; Science patron; Artist; ; Draughtsman; Governor of New South Wales; 75; Second Lieutenant; 7600; British Navy
    ... King, Philip Gidley (the younger) (1817 - 1904) ... King, Philip Gidley (1758-1808) ... son of Phillip Parker and Harriet King was Philip Gidley King the younger (1817-1904), pastoralist and ... Philip Gidley King (1758-1808) was third governor of New South Wales. Phillip Parker King (1791 ...
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  2. King, Phillip Parker (1791-1856)
    Hydrographer; Explorer; Artist; ; Draughtsman; Rear Admiral; 7600; Captain; Surveyor; 6922; Naval Officer; Company Manager
    ... King, Philip Gidley (the younger) (1817 - 1904) ... King, Philip Gidley (1758 - 1808) ... son of Phillip Parker and Harriet King was Philip Gidley King the younger (1817-1904), pastoralist and ... Philip Gidley King (1758-1808) was third governor of New South Wales. Phillip Parker King (1791 ...
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  3. King, R. L., (Robert Lethbridge) (Rev) (1823-1897)
    Church of England clergyman; Entomologist; Artist; ; Draughtsman; Principal; 8219; Clergyman; 9540
    ... King, Philip Gidley ... King, Phillip Gidley ... Robert Lethbridge King (1823-1897), Church of England clergyman, was born in February 1823 at sea ... en route to England, fourth son of Phillip Parker King and his wife Harriet, daughter of Christopher ...
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  1. WE hereby certify that Philip Gidley King, Esq., was duly elected as Mayor of the Municipality of Tamworth, on the 12th
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 13 October 1876 [Issue No.364] p 4113

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... WE hereby certify that Philip Gl-idley King, Esq., was duly elected as Mayor of the Municipality of ... 28 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,647.228)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,647.228)

  2. In the will of George Bartholomew Gidley King, late of Goonoo Goonoo, in the State of New South Wales, deceased.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Wednesday 8 March 1911 [Issue No.31] p 1525

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... , George McArtliur Gidley King and Arthur Philip Gidley King, the executrix and executors named in the said ... In the will of George Bartholomew Gidley King, late of Goonoo Goonoo, in the Stat© of New South ... 236 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,092.251)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,092.251)

  3. PROBATE JURISDICTION. In the estate of George McArthur Gidley King, late of Tamworth, in the State of New South Wales, gentleman, deceased.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 22 December 1933 [Issue No.216] p 4567

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... , to Amalie Catherine King, Philip Gidley King, Charles McArtliur Gidley King and Arthur James Prentice ... to the said Amalie Catherine King, Philip Gidley King, Charles McArtliur Gidley King and Arthur James ... 320 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,780.216)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,780.216)

  1. PROCLAMATION. PHILIP GIDLEY KING.
    The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) Sunday 17 March 1805 p 1 Article
    ... PROCLAMATION. PHILIP GIDLEY KING. WHEREAS it appears, that a Spanish Cruiser belonging to the King ... is known whether War did exist at the above period or not. GOD SAVE THE KING! By Command of His ... 333 words
    • Text last corrected on 11 March 2018 by cjbrill
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7,129.473)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7,129.473)

  2. PROCLAMATION. PHILIP GIDLEY KING.
    The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) Sunday 10 March 1805 p 1 Article
    ... PROCLAMATION. PHILIP GIDLEY KING. WHEREAS it appears, that a Spanish Cruiser belonging to the King ... is known whether War did exist at the above period or not. GOD SAVE THE KING ! By Command of His ... 873 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 6,974.676)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 6,974.676)

  3. CAPTAIN PHILIP GIDLEY KING.
    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Friday 25 July 1930 p 20 Article
    ... CAPTAIN PHILIP GIDLEY KING. Sir,-If "One of them," whose letter appears in to-day's issue of the ... "Courier," really is a descendant of Governor Philip Gidley King, it is strange that he should have such ... 325 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 6,973.054)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 6,973.054)

  1. Gidleigh North [Philip Gidley King]
    King, Philip Gi ...
    [ Art work : 1840-1849 ]
    Gidleigh North [Philip Gidley King]
  2. ITEM 07: [Stroud, New South Wales] ...
    King, Philip Gi ...
    [ Art work : 1848 ]
    ITEM 07: [Stroud, New South Wales] / watercolour by Philip Gidley King, [ca. 1848]
  3. Gidleigh / P.G. King
    King, Philip Gi ...
    [ Art work : 1840-1849 ]
    Gidleigh / P.G. King
  4. Item 08: Sketches in New South Wale ...
    King, Philip Gi ...
    [ Art work : 1891 ]
    Item 08: Sketches in New South Wales, 1891-1893 / probably by P.G. King
  5. Item 12: Views in the Cavan Caves n ...
    King, Philip Gi ...
    [ Art work : 1837 ]
  6. Item 06: Dianella / Philip Gidley K ...
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  1. Philip Gidley King
    King, Jonathan
    Norfolk Island and its First Settlement, 1788/ 1814
    [ Article, Book : 1981-1988 ]
    At RHSV Library
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,088.93)

  2. Philip Gidley King
    Tink, Andrew; Macquarie University. Macquarie Law School
    [ Article : 2009 ]
    View online
    At MacquariUni Inst Rep
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 918.645)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 918.645)

  3. King, Philip Gidley
    Gondwana To Gold: A Chronological History of Australia
    [ Article : 1996 ]
    View online (conditions apply)
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 904.822)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 904.822)

  4. Philip Gidley King
    Roe, Michael
    Australian Quarterly
    [ Article, Book : 1958-1963 ]
    At RHSV Library
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 779.755)

  1. Property at Double Bay
    [ Map : 1869 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 126.8)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 126.8)

  2. Peel Estate
    Lithographer: Turner, Henderson, Sydney
    [ Art work, Map : 1883-2011 ]
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    At ANU Inst Rep
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 122.549)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 122.549)

  3. Chart of Norfolk Isle : latitude 29⁰:01' south, longitude 168⁰:10' e.t : variation 11⁰:30' east. / Philip Gidley King
    King, Philip Gidley, 1758-1808
    [ Government publication, Map : 1790 ]
    Possibly online
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 63.634)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 63.634)

  1. The Governor's lady : Mrs. Philip Gidley King : an Australian historical narrative / by Marnie Bassett
    Bassett, Marnie, 1889-1980
    [ Book, Audio book : 1940-2011 ]
    At 73 libraries
    The Governor's lady : Mrs. Philip Gidley King : an Australian historical narrative / by Marnie Bassett
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,200.303)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,200.303)

  2. Philip Gidley King / Michael Roe
    Roe, Michael, 1931-
    [ Book : 1963 ]
    At 26 libraries
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,131.9)

  3. The journal of Philip Gidley King, Lieutenant, R.N., 1787-1790 / edited by Paul G. Fidlon and R.J. Ryan
    King, Philip Gidley, 1758-1808
    [ Book : 1980 ]
    View online
    At 51 libraries
    The journal of Philip Gidley King, Lieutenant, R.N., 1787-1790 / edited by Paul G. Fidlon and R.J. Ryan
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,077.436)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,077.436)

  4. Philip Gidley King, a biography of the third governor of New South Wales / Jonathan King & John King
    King, Jonathan, 1942-
    [ Book : 1981 ]
    At 60 libraries
    Philip Gidley King, a biography of the third governor of New South Wales / Jonathan King & John King
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,818.521)

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  1. William Bartholemew Gidley King interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection
    King, William Bartholemew Gidley
    [ Sound : 1980 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 552.323)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 552.323)

  2. The Governor's lady : Mrs. Philip Gidley King : an Australian historical narrative / by Marnie Bassett
    Bassett, Marnie, 1889-1980
    [ Book, Audio book : 1940-2011 ]
    At 73 libraries
    The Governor's lady : Mrs. Philip Gidley King : an Australian historical narrative / by Marnie Bassett
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 304.888)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 304.888)

  3. Philip Parker King and Conrad Martens Lecture, 'The Gathering of Governor King' descendants, 1989
    [ Video : 1989 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 284.144)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 284.144)

  4. The descendants of Govenor King gather - 1988 at Cranbrook School Sydney on 30th of January
    [ Video : 1988 ]
    At National Library
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 149.771)

  1. Journal and letter of Philip Gidley King
    King, Philip Gidley, 1758-1808
    [ Unpublished : 1791-1796 ]
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    At National Library
    Journal and letter of Philip Gidley King
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 908.318)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 908.318)

  2. Philip Gidley King Letters received and other papers, 1794-1807
    King, Philip Gidley, 1758-1808
    [ Unpublished : 1794-1807 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Philip Gidley King Letters received and other papers, 1794-1807
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 838.085)

  3. Series 39.082: Letter received by Banks from Philip Gidley King, 29 May 1803
    [ Unpublished : 1803 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Series 39.082: Letter received by Banks from Philip Gidley King, 29 May 1803
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 779.408)

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  1. King Family
    King Family
    Created by DianeH, 19 items.

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  2. King
    King
    Created by ian.pettet, 697 items.

    Keywords: birth martin james gardiner sydney 1893
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  3. Sandalwood - Fiji
    Sandalwood - Fiji
    Created by DulcieStewart, 2 items.

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