Category: Interesting People who visited the Colony

30th January 1836 – Charles Darwin Leaves Sydney

While Allan Cunningham is in England, Charles Darwin ends his visit to Sydney and departs aboard “The Beagle” 30th January 1836.

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12th January 1836 – Charles Darwin arrives in Sydney

While Allan Cunningham is in England, Charles Darwin arrived in Sydney aboard “The Beagle” on 12th January 1836

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30th March 1832 – James Holman departs on the Strathfieldsaye

On this day, 30th March 1832, James Holman (known as the blind traveller) departed Sydney on the Strathfieldsaye

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2nd January 1824 – Dumont D’Urville and Rene Lesson visit the colony

Around this day, 2nd January 1824, Frenchman Dumont D’Urville, botanist and Rene P lesson, naturalist visit the colony.

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1st March 1820 – escorting Russian Scientists across the Blue Mountains

Sometime in March 1820 Allan Cunningham accompanied Leut. Lawson, Fedor Shtein the Russian naturalist and the artist Emel’yan Korneyev to the Blue Mountains. The Russians were part of the famous Bellingshausen expedition.

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