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Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 2

This volume of the Australian Dictionary of Biography is the second of two for the period 1788-1850 and covers names I-Z. [Read More]

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  1. Wells, Thomas (1787–1833) clerk and writer
  2. Welsh, John (?–1832) master mariner
  3. Wemyss, William (?–1862) deputy commissary general
  4. Wentworth, D'Arcy (1762–1827) medical practitioner and public servant
  5. Wentworth, William Charles (1790–1872) explorer, author, barrister, landowner, and statesman
  6. Were, Jonathan Binns (1809–1885) stockbroker
  7. West, John (1809–1873) Congregational minister, author and newspaper editor
  8. Westall, William (1781–1850) landscape artist
  9. Weston, William Pritchard (1804–1888) pastoralist
  10. White, John (1756–1832) naval surgeon
  11. Whitefoord, John (1809–1892) magistrate
  12. Whyte, Thomas (1793–1826) master mariner
  13. Wickham, John Clements (1798–1864) naval officer and magistrate
  14. Wild, Joseph (1773–1847) bushman and constable
  15. Williams, Francis (1780–1831) merchant
  16. Williams, John (1796–1839) missionary
  17. Williams, John (1797–1872) trader, coalminer and settler
  18. Williams, Zephaniah (1795–1874) Chartist and mine owner
  19. Williamson, James (1758–1826) public servant and landholder
  20. Willis, John Walpole (1793–1877) judge
  21. Willis, Richard (1777–1855) settler
  22. Wills, Horatio Spencer Howe (1811–1861) pastoralist and politician
  23. Willson, Robert William (1794–1866) Catholic bishop
  24. Wilshire, James (1771–1840) public servant and manufacturer
  25. Wilson, Henry Croasdaile (?–?) barrack master and police magistrate
  26. Wilson, John (?–1800) wild white man and explorer
  27. Wilson, John Thomas (?–?) confidence man
  28. Wilson, Thomas (1787–1863) solicitor and author
  29. Wilson, Thomas Braidwood (1792–1843) medical practitioner and settler
  30. Wilton, Charles Pleydell (1795–1859) Church of England chaplain
  31. Winder, Thomas White (1789–1853) merchant and farmer
  32. Windeyer, Archibald (1785–1870) landowner and pastoralist
  33. Windeyer, Charles (1780–1855) magistrate
  34. Windeyer, Richard (1806–1847) journalist, barrister and politician
  35. Wiseman, Solomon (1777–1838) merchant
  36. Wittenoom, John Burdett (1788–1855) colonial chaplain
  37. Wollaston, John Ramsden (1791–1856) Anglican archdeacon
  38. Wollstonecraft, Edward (1783–1832) merchant and landowner
  39. Woodriff, Daniel (1756–1842) naval officer
  40. Woods, Roger Henry (?–?) public servant
  41. Woolley, Thomas (1809–1858) merchant
  42. Worgan, George Bouchier (1757–1838) surgeon
  43. Wortman, Adolphus (?–?) match manufacturer and exporter
  44. Wortman, Ignatz (?–?) match manufacturer and exporter
  45. Wright, Edward (1788–1859) surgeon
  46. Wroe, John (1782–1863) evangelist
  47. Wyatt, Joseph (1788–1860) theatre lessee and owner
  48. Wyatt, William (1804–1886) surgeon, landowner and public servant
  49. Wylde, Sir John (1781–1859) deputy judge advocate
  50. Wylie (?–?) Aboriginal guide
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