King, Philip Gidley

2nd Lieutenant - Royal Marines
Third Governor of New South Wales (November 1799 to February 1807)

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Born Sunday, 23 April 1758 at Launceston, Cornwall, England
Baptised at
Died Saturday, 3 September 1808 at London, England
Buried at Tooting, London, England

Arrival Details
Status on arrival 2nd Lieutenant - Royal Marines Ship HMS Sirius - 1788

Parent Details
Father NE King, Philip Mother NE Gidley, Utricia

Physical Description

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Distinguishing Marks

Known number of marriages/partners 2 Known number of children 7

Entry # Partners Name Marriage Date Place of Marriage FGS
619 Inett, Ann No Cohabited on Norfolk Island
8489? Coombe, Anna Josepha 11 March 1791 St Martin-in-the-Field, Devon, England


First commandant of Norfolk Island from March 1788. Later to become the third Governor of the Colony of New South Wales. Returned to England with despatches in August 1790. Returned to the Colony on the 'HMS Gorgon' in September 1791 - he was accompanied on this trip by his wife Anna (nee Coombe). The children Norfolk and Sydney were borne by Ann INETT
Returned to England in October 1796 on the 'Britannia', for health reasons.
November 1799 - Returned to NSW on the 'Speedy' as Governor of NSW, a role he assumed on 28 September 1800.
February 1807 - Left the colony on the 'Buffalo', bound for England
Buried at Tooting, London.

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