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Sir Edward Deas-Thomson

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  • Name Sir Edward Deas-Thomson 
    Born 1800  Edinburgh Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I346  griggfamilytree
    Last Modified 15 Dec 2001 

    Married 18 Dec 1833 
    +1. Elizabeth Louisa Deas-Thomson,   b. Nov 1836, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1920, Eton Buckinghamshire,England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)
    Last Modified 8 May 2014 
    Family ID F56  Group Sheet

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    • Edward Deas Thompson htip://
      Edward Deas Thomson (1800-1879) was born in Edinburgh, and in May 1828
      was appointed clerk to the Council of New South Wales. He married
      Governor Bourke's second daughter, Anne Maria, on the 18th of December
      1833, and was appointed colonial secretary and Registrar of records in
      1837, taking over from Alexander Macleay. In 1849 he was a member of
      Wentworths select committee on Sydney University and in 1850 was
      appointed one of the 16 original member of the University's senate. In
      1863 he was appointed vice-chancellor of the University of Sydney and
      in 1865 was appointed chancellor, an office he held until forced to
      retire due to ill health in 1878.
      For more information see the Australian Dictionary of Biography Volume
      21788-1850 edited by Douglas Pike.
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