Governors similar to or like Arthur Phillip

English Royal Navy officer and the first Governor of New South Wales who led the British settlement and colonisation of Australia. Wikipedia

  • John Hunter (Royal Navy officer)

    Officer of the Royal Navy, who succeeded Arthur Phillip as the second governor of New South Wales, Australia and served from 1795 to 1800. The first to surmise that Tasmania might be an island. Wikipedia

  • First Fleet

    The 11 ships that departed from Portsmouth, England on 13 May 1787 to New South Wales, the penal colony that became the first European settlement in Australia. The First Fleet consisted of two Royal Navy vessels, three store ships and six convict transports, carrying between 1,000 and 1,500 convicts, marines, seamen, civil officers and free people (accounts differ on the numbers), and a large quantity of stores. Wikipedia

  • Matthew Flinders

    English navigator and cartographer who led the first inshore circumnavigation of the landmass that is now known as Australia. Also credited as being the first person to utilise the name Australia to describe the entirety of that continent including Van Diemen's Land, a title he regarded as being "more agreeable to the ear" than previous names such as Terra Australis. Wikipedia

  • History of Australia (1788–1850)

    The history of Australia from 1788 to 1850 covers the early colonial period of Australia's history, from the arrival in 1788 of the First Fleet of British ships at Sydney, New South Wales, who established the penal colony, the scientific exploration of the continent and later, establishment of other Australian colonies. European colonisation created a new dominant society in Australia in place of the pre-existing population of Aboriginal Australians. Wikipedia

  • Scottish-born naval surgeon and civil administrator who sailed as an assistant surgeon with the First Fleet to establish the first European settlement in Australia, and later to take up the appointment of the principal surgeon, for New South Wales. Born at Balhepburn in the Parish of Rhynd, Perthshire, Scotland, to Alexander Balmain (b. Wikipedia

  • Philip Gidley King

    The third Governor of New South Wales, and did much to organise the young colony in the face of great obstacles. Detailed to colonise Norfolk Island for defence and foraging purposes. Wikipedia


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    • Commander of the fleet, Capt. Arthur Phillip and the chief officers were entertained by the local governor, while one convict tried unsuccessfully to escape.Tenerife-Wikipedia
    • Captain Arthur Phillip assumed office as Governor of New South Wales on 7 February 1788, when the Colony of New South Wales, the first British settlement in Australia, was formally proclaimed.Governor of New South Wales-Wikipedia
    • Arthur Phillip, the first governor of New South Wales, first glimpsed the extent of the Blue Mountains from a ridge at the site of today's Oakhill College, Castle Hill.Blue Mountains (New South Wales)-Wikipedia
    • In 1788 Captain Arthur Phillip assumed the position of Governor of the new British colony of New South Wales which according to his commission included New Zealand.New Zealand-Wikipedia
    • After arriving to Botany Bay, Captain Arthur Phillip decided that the area was not suitable since it had poor soil, no secure anchorage and no reliable water source.Sydney central business district-Wikipedia
    • During 1788, Governor Arthur Phillip had reconnoitred several places before choosing Parramatta as the most likely place for a successful large farm.Parramatta-Wikipedia

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