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William Christie Gosse

Birthplace: Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, UK
Death: Died in Adelaide, SA, Australia
Cause of death: Heart Attack
Immediate Family:

Son of Dr William Gosse and Agnes Gosse
Husband of Agnes Hay
Father of Sir James Gosse; William Hay Gosse and Edith Agnes Hay Gosse
Brother of Agnes Grant Hay and Charles Gosse

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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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William Christie Gosse's Timeline

December 11, 1842
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, UK
Age 32
December 21, 1876
Age 34
Kent Town, South Australia, Australia
July 2, 1878
Age 35
Kent Town, South Australia, Australia
August 12, 1881
Age 38
Adelaide, SA, Australia