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William Lawson (17741850), explorer of New South Wales, Australia, was born in London and arrived in Sydney as an ensign with the New South Wales Corps in 1800. In 1808 and 1809 he was in charge of the new settlement at Coal River, now the city of Newcastle. 1774 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1850 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Motto: Orta Recens Quam Pura Nites (Newly Risen, How Brightly You Shine) Nickname: First State, Premier State Other Australian states and territories Capital Sydney Government Governor Premier Const. ... London is the capital city of the United Kingdom and of England. ... Sydney is the capital city of the Australian state of New South Wales and Australias largest and oldest city (founded in 1788). ... The New South Wales Corps (also known as the Rum Corps and the Botany Bay Rangers) were the first foot soldiers to serve in Australia, in the then colony of New South Wales. ... 1800 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1808 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1809 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Looking towards the baths, from the Bogey Hole Newcastle is Australias sixth largest city and the second largest in the state of New South Wales. ...


In 1813 Lawson, with Gregory Blaxland and William Wentworth, led an expedition westwards from Sydney to cross the Blue Mountains, which formed a barrier to further expanion of settlement and had been thought to be impassable. 1813 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Gregory Blaxland, (1788-1855) Pioneer farmer and explorer. ... William Charles Wentworth (early 1790 - 20 March 1872), Australian explorer, journalist and politician, was one of the leading figures of early colonial New South Wales. ... Blue Mountains of New South Wales The Blue Mountains of New South Wales, Australia, roughly 100 kilometres west of Sydney, are a range of sandstone mountains that reach to 1111 metres above sea level at their highest, One Tree Hill. ...


They departed on 11 May 1813 with four servants, five dogs and four horses. The route they traversed is, with some slight variations, still the one used by travellers today. On 31 May they reached Mount Blaxland from where they could see the plains to the west. Beyond the mountains the explorers found great expanse of open country, which they surveyed. May 11 is the 131st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (132nd in leap years). ... 1813 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... May 31 is the 151st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (152nd in leap years), with 214 days remaining, as the last day of May. ...


In 1819 Governor Lachlan Macquarie established a new settlement, Bathurst, in this new country, and appointed Lawson as commander of the Bathurst settlement, a position he held until 1823. From Bathurst Lawson explored as far north as Mudgee. 1819 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Governor Lachlan Macquarie Colonel Lachlan Macquarie (31 January 1762–1 July 1824), British military officer and colonial administrator, served as Governor of New South Wales from 1810 to 1821 and had a leading role in the social, economic and architectural development of that colony. ... 1823 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ...


After leaving the Army Lawson was a member of the New South Wales Legislative Council from 1843 to 1848. He died at Prospect, New South Wales, in 1850. The town of Lawson in the Blue Mountains is named for him. A Legislative Council in British constitutional thought is the second-to-top tier of a government led by a Governor-General, Governor or a Lieutenant-Governor, inferior to an Executive Council and equal to or superior to a Legislative Assembly. ... Prospect is a suburb in the City of Blacktown, in Western Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. ... 1850 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Blue Mountains of New South Wales The Blue Mountains of New South Wales, Australia, roughly 100 kilometres west of Sydney, are a range of sandstone mountains that reach to 1111 metres above sea level at their highest, One Tree Hill. ...


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