Denison, William Thomas, (Sir) (1804-1871)

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Denison, William, (Sir) (1804-1871)
Denison, William (1804-1871)
Denison, William Thomas (1804-1871)
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governor-general; Engineer; Soldier
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Sir William Thomas Denison (1804-1871), governor-general, was born on 3 May 1804 in London, son of John Denison and his second wife Charlotte, née Estwick. Like his brothers Evelyn (Viscount Ossington)...

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Sir William Denison was Governor of Tasmania 1847-1854, Governor of New South Wales 1855-1861, and an important patron of science.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Denison, William Thomas
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Account of the Analysis, by Dr. Motherwell, of certain Woods of Tasmania, with a view to determine the amount of Potash contained
    Denison, Sir William Thomas
    Published: Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land, Hobart, 1851
    Series: Papers and Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land, 1, 87-93
  3. On the manufacture of potash from Tasmanian woods
    Denison, Sir William Thomas
    Published: 1851
    Series: Report of the Royal Society, Van Diemen's Land for the year 1850, 1, 93-98
  4. Sir William Dennison as a Conchologist
    Iredale, T. and Whitley, G.P.
    Published: 1964
    Series: Proceedings of the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, 27-30
  5. Chemistry in Australia Bibliography
    Collins, David
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2009
  6. Federation and Meteorology
    Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    Published: 2001
  7. Science and the making of Victoria
    Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    Published: 2001

Resources about William Thomas Denison (4)

  1. Sir William Denison, Governor of New South Wales, correspondence March 1856 to Dec. 1857 and related documents
    Denison, William Sir, 1804-1871
    [ Microform, Book ]
    At Macquarie University
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  2. Denison, O'Donohoe and Balfe, Tasmania's political inversion, 1850-52 / by J.V. Townsend
    Townsend, Jeffrey Vincent
    [ Book : 1973 ]
    At Uni of TAS Library
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  3. Varieties of vice-regal life. By Sir William Denison
    Denison, William Sir 1804-1871
    [ Book : 1870 ]
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    At 25 libraries
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  4. Van Diemen's Land to Tasmania --1642-1856 / Walter B. Pridmore ; watercolours, Rose Solomon
    Pridmore, Walter B
    [ Book : 2008 ]
    At 8 libraries
    Van Diemen's Land to Tasmania --1642-1856 / Walter B. Pridmore ; watercolours, Rose Solomon
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  1. Denison, Mary Charlotte
    Artist; ; Draughtsman
    ... Denison, William Thomas ... Denison, Caroline ... Sketcher, daughter of Sir William Thomas Denison, governor of Tasmania in 1846-54, governor of New ... pencil, ink and watercolour sketches of scenery in Tasmania. sketcher, daughter of Sir William Thomas ...
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  1. Reply to Sir William Thomas Denison (1804-1871), Governor-General, on the questions of convict transportation, dated 1st April 1847
    Leake, John
    [ Article : 1847 ]
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    At Uni of TAS Open Rep
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  2. Letter from George Washington Walker to Lieutenant Governor Sir William Thomas Denison, Van Diemen's Land, 1849
    Walker, George Washington
    [ Article : 1849 ]
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  3. William Denison NG538 [Records]
    [ Article : 1854 ]
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  4. Notabilities in Denison’s Day. (1 April 1903)
    Old times.
    [ Article : 1903 ]
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  1. SIR WILLIAM THOMAS DENISON.
    The Sunday Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1903 - 1910) Sunday 13 May 1906 p 5 Article Illustrated
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  2. OBITUARY. SIR WILLIAM THOMAS DENISON.
    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Friday 17 February 1871 p 2 Article
    ... (1846), K.C.B (1856), Colonel in the Royal Engineers, was bom in 1804, the third son of John Denison ... OBITUARY. Sir William Thomas Denison.   Denison, Sir William Thomas, Major-General, Knight ... 793 words
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  3. SIR WILLIAM DENISON.
    The Courier (Hobart, Tas. : 1840 - 1859) Saturday 27 January 1855 p 2 Article
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  1. To His Excellency SIR WILLIAM THOMAS DENISON, &C., &C., &C.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Thursday 18 June 1857 [Issue No.88 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 1294

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    ... To His Excellency Sib William 4 Thomas Djenison, &g., &C-, &h. We, the undersigned Inhabitants of ... which all are iiii^re ior less iatatested.. <w. mmsoN. SYDXEY: Printed by William Hansox, Government ... 310 words
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  2. PROCLAMATION.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Thursday 29 May 1856 [Issue No.80 (SECOND SUPPLEMENT)] p 1501

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  3. Government Gazette Notices
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Tuesday 4 January 1938 [Issue No.1] p 1

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  1. Important Australian autograph letters written by Sir William T. Denison and S.A. Donaldson
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  2. Two lectures on colonization / by Sir William Denison
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  3. [Letter of advice to Sir William Thomas Denison concerning division of Cabinet] / [E. Deas Thomson]
    Thomson, E. Deas (Edward Deas), 1800-1879
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    At State Library of NSW
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  4. Character of the colonists by Sir William Thomas Denison
    [ Book : 1855 ]
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  1. Complete folksong arrangements : 61 songs. Benjamin Britten ; edited by Richard Walters
    Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976
    [ Printed music : 2006 ]
    Languages: English;French;Welsh, [2 others]
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    Cicero, Marcus Tullius
    [ Book, Microform, Audio book : 1483-1999 ]
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