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 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