1744 - 1820
Banks, suceeded to Revesby Abbey on the death of his father and to Overton on the death of his uncle. educ. Eton. He also bought 14 New Burlington St., London ca. 1766. d.s.p. Educ. Harrow (1752-1756) then Eton (1756-1760), then Christ Church, Oxford from 1760. English naturalist. English naturalist. Accompanied Cook's expedition round the world in the Endeavour, equipped by himself (1768-71); visited Hebrides and Iceland (1772). President of Royal Society (1778-1820). Aided settlement in New South Wales. His library and collections are now in British Museum. dsp National Geographic, Vo. 190, No. 5, November 1996 A short History of Boston, the Parish Church and some of the interesting people who have been associated with the town', published in 1977, p.33. Letters and papers of the Banks Family of (The) Revesby Abbey, 1704-1760, by J.W.F. HILL - Pubs of Lincoln Record So 45 ISSN: 0267-2634 Gentleman's Magazine 15 Feb. 1743 - Announcement of Birth Svenskt biografiskt lexikon. - Ny fčoljd. Bd. 1-10. -+rebro, Stockholm. - 1857-1907 Australian dictionary of dates and men of the time: containing the history of Australasia from 1542 to may 1879 / Heaton, Sir John Henniker. - Sydney. - 1879 (2 pt) Cyclopaedia of Australasia : Or, Dictionary of facts, events, dates, persons and places connected with the discovery, exploration,and progress of the British dominions in the South,from the earliest dawn of discovery in the southern ocean to the year 1881 / Blair, David. - Melbourne. - 1881 Men of the time in Australia : Victorian series / Humphreys, Henry R. Morin. - 2nd ed. - Melbourne. - 1882 The illustrated Australian encyclopaedia : Ed. by Arthur Jose; Herbert James Carter. - 1925-26 (2 vols) An Australian biographical dictionary / Johns, Fred. - Melbourne. - 1934 The pioneers of Sydney Cove / Rumsey, Herbert J.; Lond, F. S. G.. - Sydney. - 1937 Dictionary of Australian biography / Serle, Percival. - Sydney; London. - 1949 (Vol. 1-2) The botanical explorers of New Zealand / Glenn, Rewa. - Wellington. - 1950 Fifty famous Australians. - Melbourne. - 1954 The Australian encyclopaedia. - Sydney; London (9 vols), Chisholm, A.H.
|Born: Westminster, , , , England 13th Feb 1744 ||Baptised: |
|Died: Spring Grove, Isleworth, , , , England 19th Jun 1820 ||Buried: |
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