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Worgan, George Bouchier (1757 - 1838)

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Born: 1757.  Died: 4 March 1838  Liskeard, Cornwall, England.
George Bouchier Worgan was surgeon on the Sirius and maintained a diary from 20 January to 11 July 1788, which included an account of the new colony of New South Wales and a description of the land and its inhabitants.

Career Highlights
Christened 3 May 1757. Died 4 March 1838. Joined the navy 1775, surgeon's second mate from February 1778, naval surgeon from March 1780, 2 years on the "Pilote", "Sirius" 1786-89, Norfolk Island 1790, returned to England in the "Waaksamheyd" 1791, surgeon's mate and surgeon till ca 1800, retired on half-pay, took up farming (without much success).

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Created: 30 June 1997
Modified: 8 August 2006

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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