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Sir George Grey and the Pacific Islands, 1877-1879.

Barbara Gillian Clark

Sir George Grey and the Pacific Islands, 1877-1879.

by Barbara Gillian Clark

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Published in [Dunedin] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grey, George, -- Sir, -- 1812-1898,
  • New Zealand -- Relations -- Oceania,
  • Oceania -- Relations -- New Zealand

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination43 p.
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17097619M
    OCLC/WorldCa8597435

    Sir Edward Grey, 3rd Baronet, also called (from ) 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon, (born Ap , London, England—died September 7, , Fallodon, near Embleton, Northumberland, England), British statesman whose 11 years (–16) as British foreign secretary, the longest uninterrupted tenure of that office in history, were marked by the start of World War I, about which he made. George Grey George Grey Jr. was born in Portugal (the only son of Lieutenant-Colonel George Grey Sr.) Just a week before he was born, George's father was killed at the battle of Badajoz and his mother (Elizabeth Anne, née Vignoles) later re-married Rev. Sir John Thomas, baronet of Wivenhoe in

    Sir George O'Brien: High Commissioner for the Western Pacific, acting – Succeeded by Sir Henry Jackson: Governor of Fiji, acting – Preceded by Sir William Grey-Wilson: Governor of the Falkland Islands – Succeeded by Sir William Young: Preceded by Sir George Haddon-Smith: Governor of the Bahamas – Succeeded by. GREY, Sir John de, KG, 1° Baron Grey Rotherfield b: 09 Oct Rotherfield, OXF d: 01 Sep #: GRAY GREY, Sir John de, KG, 1° Baron Grey Rotherfield == MARMION- o.

    Mary's research will culminate in a biography of James Tannock Mackelvie ( - ), whose archive rests in the Sir George Grey Special Collections. The archive comprises all the documentation sent to Auckland after Mackelvie's death and includes both business and personal files. SIR GEORGE GREY (), British colonial governor and statesman, only son of Lieutenant-Colonel Grey of the 30th Foot, was born in Lisbon on the r4th of April , eight days after the death of his father at the storming of Badajoz.. He passed through Sandhurst with credit, and received his commission in His lieutenancy was dated , and his captaincy , in which year he sold.


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Sir George Grey and the Pacific Islands, 1877-1879 by Barbara Gillian Clark Download PDF EPUB FB2

Books; The Life and Times of Sir George Grey, K.C.B. The Life and Times of Sir George Grey, K.C.B. this two-volume biography chronicles the remarkable life and career of Sir George Grey (–98), the 11th premier of New Zealand.

William Lee Rees (–), lawyer, politician and well-known supporter of Grey, co-wrote this work with Cited by: 3. Books by Sir George Grey. Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia, and the Pacific Islands (collectively, Oceania).

It includes studies of their relationship to British colonial heritage, Trans-Tasman history, resistance to colonization, and histories of sailors, traders, missionaries, and adventurers. ++++The below data was compiled from various. Sir George Grey, KCB (14 April – 19 September ) was a British soldier, explorer, colonial administrator and writer.

He served in a succession of governing positions: Governor of South Australia, twice Governor of New Zealand, Governor of Cape Colony, and the 11th Premier of New Zealand.

Grey was born in Lisbon, Portugal, just a few days after his father, Lieutenant-Colonel George Education: Royal Grammar School, Guildford. Sir George 1877-1879.

book. Sir George Grey () was a controversial British explorer and colonial governor. A trouble shooter in South Australia, in New Zealand, and in the Cape Colony, he was a liberal opportunist who expected more egalitarian societies to evolve in 1877-1879.

book colonial environments. George Grey was born on Apin Lisbon, educated at Sandhurst, and after served in Ireland. Friday 1 November pm. Sir George Grey, colonial bookman and collector Donald Jackson Kerr The book. Sir George Grey, governor of New Zealand, South Australia and the Cape Colony, was an outstanding British colonial statesman in the nineteenth century.

Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections (including Sir George Grey Special Collections) is one of New Zealand's key research destinations. It was originally established when Sir George Grey, the 19th-century Governor of New Zealand, gifted his significant collection to the city of Auckland in the s and has continued to grow since this time.

Cuthbert Clarke () was born in Izmir (Smyrna), Turkey. He often signed his paintings and drawings 'Clarke Ismir'. He arrived in New Zealand in and in the next year accompanied Sir George Grey on a journey to the Bay of Islands and later to Taupo and Taranaki.

He presented his diary and drawings of the latter journey to Grey. George Grey, painted by Daniel Mundy, circa Sir George Grey was arguably the most important figure in New Zealand’s post history.

Born inhe was trained in the military and served as a junior officer in Ireland, an experience which shaped his political views. Background and education. Grey was the only son of Sir George Grey, 1st Baronet, third son of Charles Grey, 1st Earl Grey, and younger brother of Prime Minister Charles Grey, 2nd Earl mother was Mary Whitbread, daughter of Samuel Whitbread.

Grey was educated privately and at Oriel College, ally intending to become a priest, he instead chose law as his profession, and was. George Hugh Grey (2nd Earl of Kent) was born inat birth place, to Sir Edmund Grey and Lady Catherine Countess of Kent Baroness Grey De Grey MP (born de Percy). Sir was born on October 26in Ruthin,Denbighshire,Wales.

A History of the Pacific Islands by Fischer, S. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - A History of the Pacific Islands by Fischer. George Grey is believed to have been born in Lisbon, Portugal, on 14 April His father, Lieutenant Colonel George Grey, had been killed eight days before, during an attack by the Duke of Wellington's army on Napoleon's soldiers in the fortress of Badajoz, Spain.

George Grey's mother was Elizabeth Anne Vignoles of County Westmeath, Ireland. The Sir George Grey collection, gifted to Auckland citizens by Sir George Grey inis an incredible example of Auckland's rich cultural heritage. The collection includes rare books, medieval manuscripts, and special highlights, such as Roman Missal from 15th Century Besançon, Shakespeare's 'First Folio', and music to 'God Defend New Zealand'.

Sir George Grey, (born ApLisbon—died Sept. 19,London), British colonial administrator who was called upon to govern in periods of crisis, most notably in New Zealand, South Australia, and the Cape Colony (South Africa).

After military service (–37) and two explorations in Western Australia (–39), Grey was made governor of South Australia in Sir George Grey was our only politician for whom the premiership was an anticlimax.

As our most famous governor, he ruled autocratically from to (greatly shaping our constitutional arrangements) and returned for a second term in His vice-regal career, which also included South Australia and the Cape Colony, ended humiliatingly in when London sacked him for ignoring. Ref: Auckland Weekly News, Sturdy Niue Island recruits who arrived last week in Auckland, 28 OctoberSir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 7-A The contributions and sacrifices of most of the Pacific islanders.

The Library of His Excellency Sir George Grey: PT. Australia, by W.H.I. Bleek. Papuan Languages of the Loyalty Islands and New Hebrides, by Sir G. Grey. Fiji Islands and Rotuma (with Supplements to Part 2 and Part 1) by Sir G. Grey by. Sir George Grey (), explorer, governor and politician, was born on 14 April at Lisbon, Portugal, the only son of Lieutenant-Colonel George Grey and his wife Elizabeth Anne, née Vignoles, a week after his father was killed at Badajoz.

In his mother married Rev. Sir. In the late s he became acquainted with the Governor, Sir George Grey, and for a time he worked in the Native Office in Auckland. During the years from to he wrote for Sir George Grey some five hundred pages of manuscript. Most of this material consists of traditional stories and songs, and of commentaries upon such material.

Sir George Grey () was a controversial British explorer and colonial governor. A trouble shooter in South Australia, in New Zealand, and in the Cape Colony, he was a liberal opportunist who expected more egalitarian societies to evolve in new colonial environments.

George Grey was born on Apin Lisbon, educated at Sandhurst, and. Sir George Grey and his niece Annie Matthews in the drawing room of Mansion House, Kawau Island C Grey had purchased Kawau in and after his dismissal he spent a brief period of respite on the island.

His companion and hostess was sixteen year old Annie Matthews, daughter of Grey.Correspondents include James Bryce, Sir Charles Dilke, Sir George Goschen and John Morley.

Letters of E.C. Dunn of Geelong to book collector Sir Thomas Phillipps. Letters of Sir George Grey and J. Henniker Heaton to bookseller Bernard Quaritch. Papers of Sir Henry Taylor, Colonial Office official.(Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries) The remaking of New Zealand’s relationship to the Pacific was taking place as the ocean itself was undergoing two other epochal changes: decolonisation, and a period of mass Pacific migration.