Life and Times of Sir George Grey

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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (501 pages)
Author: W. Rees & L. Rees
Year: (1892) 2008
ISBN: 9781742222479
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia

Sir George Grey (1812-1898), explorer, governor and politician, was born on 14 April 1812 at Lisbon, Portugal, the only son of Lieutenant-Colonel George Grey and his wife Elizabeth Anne, nee Vignoles. This book containing over 500 pages in 58 chapters, outlines the remarkable life and career of a man whose life was 'spent in the service of humanity and intimately associated with the foundation and establishment of many colonies. …'

It describes the work he was involved in during his life, in the Colonies of the British Empire, in particular Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. This work included exploration and involvement in politics and war.

Book the First: Birth and Early Years 1812-1840
Book the Second: Government of South Australia 1841-1845
Book the Third: First Government of New Zealand 1845-1854
Book the Fourth: First Governorship of Cape Colony 1854-1859
Book the Fifth: Second Governorship of Cape Colony 1856-1861
Book the Sixth: Second Governorship of New Zealand 1861-1867
Book the Seventh: Sir George Grey Engages in English Politics 1868-1870
Book the Eighth: Sir George Grey's Life in New Zealand 1870-1892

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