Hobson, William

Naval officer who explored Port Phillip in Victoria and became the first Governor of New Zealand and author of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840 to establish British sovereignty.

Milestone
Born
Waterford, Ireland
26 Sep 1792
Arrived Sydney
23 Aug 1836
Departed Sydney
18 Sep 1836
Died
Auckland, New Zealand
10 Sep 1842
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