Sir Anthony Musgrave

17th Nov 1828 - ????


Biography

Son of Anthony Musgrave (q.v.) who was awarded compensation for ownership of enslaved people in Antigua.

Sir Anthony Musgrave (1828-1888) was a colonial administrator in the post-Emancipation Caribbean in Antigua, Nevis and St Vincent, then Governor of Newfoundland (from September 1864) and then from August 1869 of British Columbia; Governor of Natal 1872-3; Governor of South Australia 1873-77; Governor of Jamaica 1877-1883; Governor of Queensland 1883-1888.

Sources

Geoffrey Bolton, ‘Musgrave, Sir Anthony (1828–1888)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2004), http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/19658 [accessed 08/10/2012].


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
(1) Christine Elizabeth Byam (2) Jeannie Lucinda Field
Children
With (1) 1 son, 1 daughter with (2) 3 sons
Wealth at death
£6,020 18S 8D
Legal Education
Inner Temple [1851- ]
Occupation
Colonial administrator
Oxford DNB Entry

Legacies Summary

Imperial (6)

Governor
South Africa: Natal 
Governor
Australia: South Australia 
Governor
Jamaica 
Governor
Australia: Queensland 
Governor
Canada: Newfoundland 
Governor
Canada: British Columbia including Vancouver Island 

Relationships (1)

Son → Father

Addresses (7)

Jamaica
Queensland, Australia
South Australia, Australia
Natal, South Africa
British Columbia, Canada
Newfoundland, Canada
Government House, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia