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1858

During 1858 there were numerous changes to the membership of the Exploration Committee.

Members leaving the Committee in 1858:

• James Bonwick Esq.
• Mr Rivett Henry Bland.
• George Higinbotham Esq.
• Very Reverend Louis St Frances Sheil.
• Charles Farewell Esq.
• Dr Robert Corbet Knaggs, MRCSL.
• Frederick Acheson, CE.
• Thomas E Rawlinson, CE.
• William Blandowski Esq.
• Arthur Dobree Esq.
• Lieutenant John Randall Pascoe, JP.
• Dr Paul Howard McGillvray, AM.
• G S Hough Esq.
• A K Smith.

The following new member were appointed to the Committee in 1858:

• Sir William Foster Stawell.
• Angus McMillan Esq.
• John Watson Esq.
• Dr Richard Eades.
• James Smith.

The following former members were re-appointed to the Committee in 1858:

• Sir Frederick McCoy.
• Professor Georg Neumayer (Original member re-appointed).

On Monday, 8 November 1858, Surveyor-General, Charles Whybrow Ligar, was appointed to the Exploration Committee to replace The Hon Captain Clarke who was out of the Colony.

1. Sir William Foster Stawell, (Also a member of the Fund Raising Committee)
2. Dr David Elliott Wilkie MD., (Also a member of the Fund Raising Committee)
3. Dr John Macadam, (Hon Secretary) (Also a member of the Fund Raising Committee)
4. The Hon John Hodgson, MLC., (Also a member of the Fund Raising Committee)
5. Dr Ferdinand von Mueller, (Also a member of the Fund Raising Committee)
6. Sir Frederick McCoy, (Also a member of the Fund Raising Committee)
7. Professor Georg Neumayer,  
8. Dr Richard Eades,  
9. Charles Whybrow Ligar Esq.,  
10. Reverend Father John Ignatius Bleasdale,  
11. Dr J William McKenna,  
12. Dr William Gilbee,  
13. Sizar Elliott Esq.,  
14. Dr Solomon Iffla,  
15. Angus McMillan Esq.,  
16. John Watson Esq.  

Biographies of members of the Exploration Committee

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