William Christie Gosse (1842 - 1881)

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Birthplace: Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, UK
Death: Died in Adelaide, SA, Australia
Cause of death: Heart Attack
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About William Christie Gosse

William Christie Gosse

  • Birth: 11 December 1842 in Hoddesdon, England
  • Parents: Dr William Gosse and Agnes Grant
  • Married: 1874 William married Agnes, daughter of Alexander Hay
  • Children: three children, William, (Sir) James and Agnes.
  • In 1872 the South Australian government invited William to lead a party to explore a way from central Australia to Perth.
  • Occupation:1875 he was made deputy surveyor general
  • Death: 12 August 1881 had a heart attack and died within hours, aged 38, at his home in Adelaide.

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December 11, 1842
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, UK
August 12, 1881
Age 38
Adelaide, SA, Australia