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Biographical entry Nicholson, Charles (1808 - 1903)

23 November 1808
Cockermouth, Cumberland, England
8 November 1903
Physician and Statesman


Charles Nicholson, a skilled obstetrician, was also prominent in business. In 1836 he was among the founders of the Australian Gaslight Co., acquired much land and by the early 1850s was a trustee of the Australian Museum and Chancellor of the University of Sydney.

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University of Sydney, Archives

  • Charles Nicholson - Records, 1836 - 1920, P 4; University of Sydney, Archives. Details

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McCarthy, G.J.