Macleay, George, (Sir) (1809-1891)

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Macleay, George (1809-1891)
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Pastoralist; Explorer; Zoologist
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Sir George Macleay (1809-1891), pastoralist and explorer, was born in London, the third son of Alexander McLeay. The McLeays, an old Caithness landed family, were connected by marriage with the Roses of...

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(Sir) George Macleay, a colonial land owner and sometime scientist, travelled with Charles Sturt on his expedition to the Murrumbidgee and the Murray rivers in 1829. He wrote on the fossil mammals of Australia and was connected with the Australian Museum, Sydney.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Macleay, George
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. MacLeay, Sir George (1809-1891), pastoralist and explorer
    MacMillan, David S.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1967
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 2, 180-182

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  1. Grant of the dignity of a Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George to George Macleay Esqre. Victoria
    Victoria Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901
    [ Unpublished : 1869 ]
    At National Library
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  2. Records held by the Linnean Society of London (as filmed by the AJCP) [M596-M597]
    Linnean Society of London
    [ Unpublished, Microform : 1950 ]
    View online
    At 5 libraries
    Records held by the Linnean Society of London (as filmed by the AJCP) [M596-M597]
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  1. Grant of the dignity of a Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George to George Macleay Esqre. Victoria
    Victoria Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901
    [ Unpublished : 1869 ]
    At National Library
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 171,756.875)

  2. Sir George Macleay, KCMG. MLC
    [ Photograph : 1932 ]
    View online
    At State Library of NSW
    Sir George Macleay, KCMG. MLC
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  3. Sir George Macleay / painted by Sir Hubert Von Herkomer
    Herkomer, Hubert Von
    [ Art work : 1891 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Sir George Macleay / painted by Sir Hubert Von Herkomer
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 73,435.383)

  4. Letter from Charles Sturt to George Macleay?, 1846 describing experiences on his Central Australian expedition from July to November 1845
    Sturt, Charles, 1795-1869
    [ Unpublished : 1845-1846 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  5. Records held by the Linnean Society of London (as filmed by the AJCP) [M596-M597]
    Linnean Society of London
    [ Unpublished, Microform : 1950 ]
    View online
    At 5 libraries
    Records held by the Linnean Society of London (as filmed by the AJCP) [M596-M597]
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  6. Entrance to Brownlow Hill, Camden, N.S.W. Hardy Wilson
    Wilson, Hardy, 1881-1955
    [ Art work : 1919 ]
    View online
    At National Library
    Entrance to Brownlow Hill, Camden, N.S.W. Hardy Wilson
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  7. Volume 58: Sir George Macleay correspondence, 1848-1880
    [ Unpublished : 1848-1880 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Volume 58: Sir George Macleay correspondence, 1848-1880
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 61,307.863)

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  8. Wall & vases at the entrance to the Macleay homestead at Cobbitty near Camden / W. Hardy Wilson
    Wilson, Hardy, 1881-1955
    [ Art work : 1912 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
    View online
    At National Library
    Wall & vases at the entrance to the Macleay homestead at Cobbitty near Camden / W. Hardy Wilson
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 60,660.199)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 60,660.199)

  9. Thomas Barker papers mainly relating to George Macleay, 1861, no date
    Barker, Thomas, 1799-1875
    [ Unpublished : 1861 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 59,521.055)

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  10. Thomas Barker - papers, ca. 1828-1873
    Barker, Thomas, 1799-1875
    [ Unpublished : 1828-1873 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  1. Macleay, Alexander (1767-1848)
    Public Servant; Entomologist
    ... Macleay, Alexander (1767-1848) ... -shire, Scotland, the son of William Macleay, provost of Wick and deputy-lieutenant of Caithness. He was ...
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  2. Macleay, William Sharp (1792-1865)
    Scholar; Naturalist; Entomologist
    ... Macleay, George (1809 - 1891) ... Macleay, Fanny (1793 - 1836) ... William Sharp Macleay (1792-1865), scholar and naturalist, was born on 21 July 1792 in London, the ... William Sharp Macleay was well known in England as a scientist and wrote on entomology and natural ...
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  3. Banks, Joseph, (Sir) (1748-1820)
    Naturalist; Patron Of Science; Explorer; Artist; ; Draughtsman; 6910
    ... Stubbs, George ... Sir Joseph Banks (1743-1820), naturalist and patron of science, was born on 13 February 1743 (2 ... Sir Joseph Banks travelled with James Cook on the Endeavour in 1768-1771. Afterwards he remained ...
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  1. Sir George Macleay, KCMG. MLC
    [ Photograph : 1932 ]
    Sir George Macleay, KCMG. MLC
  2. Sir George Macleay / painted by Sir ...
    Herkomer, Huber ...
    [ Art work : 1891 ]
    Sir George Macleay / painted by Sir Hubert Von Herkomer
  3. Entrance to Brownlow Hill, Camden, ...
    Wilson, Hardy, ...
    [ Art work : 1919 ]
    Entrance to Brownlow Hill, Camden, N.S.W. Hardy Wilson
  4. Wall & vases at the entrance to the ...
    Wilson, Hardy, ...
    [ Art work : 1912 ]
    Wall & vases at the entrance to the Macleay homestead at Cobbitty near Camden / W. Hardy Wilson
  5. Macleay family - papers, 1811-1887, ...
    Macleay family
    [ Art work : 1988 ]
  1. PROBATE JURISDICTION. In the will and codicil of Sir George MacLeay, K.C.M.G., late of Pendell Court, in the county of Surrey, England, deceased.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Tuesday 15 March 1892 [Issue No.179] p 2132

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... George MacLeay, K.C.M.G-. lata of Pendell Court, in tlie county of Surrey, England deceased ... In the Supreme Court of New South. Wales. PROBATE JURISDICTION. In the will and codicil of Sir ... 95 words
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  2. FISHERIES AND OYSTER FARMS ACT, 1935-1949.—PROCLAMATION. COUNTIES OF CLARKE, DUDLEY, SANDON and VERNON—Portion of waters of Macleay River.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 5 August 1955 [Issue No.76] p 2182

    Government Gazette Proclamations And Legislation

    ... vested Jul me under section 18 of the Fisheries and Oyster Farms Ac6, 1935-1049,-I, Sir JoHtf Noethcott, ... Knight Commander of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, Knight Commander of ... 223 words
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  3. Government Gazette Appointments and Employment
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Tuesday 9 November 1915 [Issue No.200 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 6467

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

    ... )»ointnient. 25 June, 1012 7 Oct., 1892 27 Oct., 1809 11 May, 1014 4 Oct., 1001 7 April, 1011 8 Oct., 1000 7 April ... -street, South Goulburn West Botany street, ArnclifTe Date of Appointment. 27 Oct, 1891) 25 Nov., 187a » 15 Mur ... 100397 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 789.458)

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  1. DEATH OF SIR GEORGE MACLEAY.
    The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW : 1883 - 1930) Monday 29 June 1891 p 5 Article
    ... DEATH 01' SIR GEORGE MACLEAY. (ouk special MFS3AGK.) London, Saturday. — The death is announced of ... Sir George Mnclcuy, K.G.M.G., who was for several years a member of tho Legislature of New South Wale ... 84 words
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  2. DEATH OF SIR GEORGE MACLEAY.
    Freeman's Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1932) Saturday 4 July 1891 p 18 Article
    ... DEATH OF SIR GEORGE MACLEAY. The death is announced, by cable from London, of Sir George Macleay, K ... currently stated among the personal friends of the late Sir George Macleay, that he has left several ... 119 words
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  3. SIR GEORGE MACLEAY'S WILL. LONDON, August 19.
    The Australian Star (Sydney, NSW : 1887 - 1909) Thursday 20 August 1891 p 5 Article
    ... sir george macleay's . will. London, August 19. Probqte has been grunted to the will of tbe late ... Sir George Macleay, for many years a member of the New South Wales Leglsla. ture. The real and ... 43 words
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  1. Reminiscential conversations between Sir Peter Lawler and the Hon. Clyde R. Cameron
    Lawler, Peter, Sir, 1921-2017
    [ Sound : 1983 ]
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    At National Library
    Reminiscential conversations between Sir Peter Lawler and the Hon. Clyde R. Cameron
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  2. George Sevenoaks interviewed by Catherine Johnson in the NSW Bicentennial oral history collection
    Sevenoaks, George, 1908-
    [ Sound : 1988 ]
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    George Sevenoaks interviewed by Catherine Johnson in the NSW Bicentennial oral history collection
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  3. Marcel Aurousseau interviewed by Hazel de Berg for the Hazel de Berg collection
    Aurousseau, Marcel, 1891-1983
    [ Sound : 1977 ]
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    Marcel Aurousseau interviewed by Hazel de Berg for the Hazel de Berg collection
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  4. Paul Hasluck in conversation with Clyde R. Cameron
    Hasluck, Paul, Sir, 1905-1993
    [ Sound : 1985-1986 ]
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    Paul Hasluck in conversation with Clyde R. Cameron
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  1. Sir William Macleay - papers, 1829-1894
    Macleay, William, Sir, 1820-1891
    [ Unpublished : 1829-1894 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  2. Sir George Macleay (Italy) to Samuel, 27 April 1889, (File), (from Papers of Sir Saul Samuel (as filmed by AJCP) / General correspondence (4))
    [ Unpublished : 1889 ]
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    At AJCP
    Sir George Macleay (Italy) to Samuel, 27 April 1889,  (File),  (from Papers of Sir Saul Samuel (as filmed by AJCP) / General correspondence  (4))
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 501.754)

  3. Macleay family collection
    Macleay family
    [ Unpublished : 1988 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  1. Various documents collected by Sir William Dixson, including material regarding land grants, plans and maps amongst other papers, 3 April 1827-1851
    Dixson, William, Sir, 1870-1952
    [ Map : 1851 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  2. To the Right Honorable Edward Geoffrey Smith Stanley this map of the Colony of New South Wales / compiled from actual measurements with the chain & circumferenter, and according to a trigonometrical survey is (with the greatest respect), dedicated by ...
    Mitchell, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1855
    [ Map : 1834-2011 ]
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    At 5 libraries
    To the Right Honorable Edward Geoffrey Smith Stanley this map of the Colony of New South Wales / compiled from actual measurements with the chain & circumferenter, and according to a trigonometrical survey is (with the greatest respect), dedicated by his most obedient humble servant T.L. Mitchell, Surveyor General ; drawn by T.L. Mitchell ; engraved by John Carmichael
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  3. City of Sydney
    New South Wales. Surveyor-General
    [ Map : 1884-1901 ]
    At State Library VIC
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  1. Macleay
    Macleay
    Created by ian.pettet, 57 items.

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  2. George Augustus SALA
    George Augustus SALA
    Created by lawya, 91 items.

    Articles written by George Augustus SALA.

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  3. George Campbell Thompson
    George Campbell Thompson
    Created by Victim-of-official-snobbishness, 44 items.

    Articles regarding George Campbell Thompson (187?-1958),
    carpenter, orator, political activist, political prisoner
    and victim of official snobbishness.

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  1. Sir William Macleay
    The bulletin.
    [ Article : 1958 ]
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    Sir William Macleay
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 464.108)

  2. Kempsey. EARLY SETTLEMENT OF THE MACLEAY RIVER
    Journal and proceedings
    [ Article : 1921 ]
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    Kempsey. EARLY SETTLEMENT OF THE MACLEAY RIVER
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  3. On Macleay Island An Australian Utopia
    The bulletin.
    [ Article : 1954 ]
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    On Macleay Island An Australian Utopia
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  4. The Hon. William Macleay, M L.C
    The bulletin.
    [ Article : 1881 ]
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    The Hon. William Macleay, M L.C
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  1. The late and clever Mr Green : gardener to Sir George Macleay at Pendell Court / James Driver
    Driver, James, 1955-
    [ Book : 2016 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    The late and clever Mr Green : gardener to Sir George Macleay at Pendell Court / James Driver
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 472.697)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 472.697)

  2. Macleay River : report on entrance to / by Sir John Goode
    Price, Edward B
    [ Book : 1891 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 317.918)

  3. Zoology of Australia / by the Hon. W. Macleay
    Macleay, William, Sir, 1820-1891
    [ Book : 1885 ]
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    At 4 libraries
    Zoology of Australia / by the Hon. W. Macleay
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 259.049)

  4. Presentation of a piece of plate to Alexander Macleay ... by a numerous body of his fellow colonists, inhabitants of New South Wales
    [ Book : 1942 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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