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11 November 1857 - 32 members

The original 32 members of the Exploration Committee, nominated at a Ordinary Meeting of the Philosophical Institute of Victoria, held on Wednesday, 11 November 1857.

 

1. The Hon. Captain Andrew Clarke, R E. MLA., President
2. Dr David Elliott Wilkie MD., Chairman
3. James Bonwick Esq., Honorary Secretary
4. The Hon William Clark Haines, MLA.,  
5. The Hon Sir John O'Shanassy, MLA .,  
6. The Hon John Hodgson, MLC.,  
7. The Hon Sir Francis Murphy, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly,
8. The Hon Robert Culbertson Hope, MLC.,  
9. Professor William Parkinson Wilson, MA.,  
10. Professor Martin Howy Irving, MA.,  
11. Professor Frederick McCoy, FGS.,  
12. Professor William Edward Hearn, MA, LLD.,  
13. Dr Ferdinand von Mueller, MD, PhD, FRGS.,  
14. Dr Solomon Iffla, JP, MD.,  
15. Dr John Macadam, MD, FRSSA., Assistant Secretary to Bonwick.
16. Dr William Gilbee, MRCSE.,  
17. Dr Robert Corbet Knaggs, MRCSL.,  
18. Dr David P MacLean, MRCSL.,  
19. Dr W M Turnbull, MD.,  
20. Reverend Father John Ignatius Bleasdale,  
21. Reverend Alexander Morrison,  
22. Professor Georg Neumayer,  
23. Alfred Richard Cecil Selwyn Esq.,  
24. Mr Edward Wilson,  
25. Mr Thomas E Rawlinson, CE.,  
26. Mr William Blandowski,  
27. Mr John George Knight,  
28. Mr Arthur Dobree,  
29. Mr Sizar Elliott,  
30. Mr Rivett Henry Bland,  
31. Mr Charles Farewell,  
32. Mr Frederick Acheson, CE.  

Biographies of members of the Exploration Committee

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