Record ID:
36142364 (Libraries Australia Authorities)
Authority type:
  • Name.
  • Largs, Ayrshire, Scotland
  • Largs, Ayrshire, Scotland
Associated with:
  • New South Wales
  • Governor Astronomer
Used for:
  • Brisbane, Thomas Makdougall, 1773-1860
  • Australian dictionary of biography, viewed 5 August 2020: ("Sir Thomas Makdougall Brisbane (1773-1860), governor, was born on 23 July 1773 at Brisbane House, near Largs, Ayrshire, son of a family of ancient Scottish lineage... In 1815 he applied for appointment as governor of New South Wales, but the post was not then vacant; in November 1820 on Wellington's advice Brisbane, then in command of the Munster district in Ireland, was appointed. He arrived in the colony on 7 November 1821 and took over from Governor Lachlan Macquarie on 1 December...")
Local system number:
  • 000001148865
  • abv03392901
  • (AU-CaAIA)XX12084
Cataloguing source:
  • ANL eng TSL
Authentication code:
  • kin anuc