Australia Pastoralist, explorer and historian in. Emigrated from England in 1840. Settled at Cecil Plains on the Darling Downs with his brother, Sydenham Russell, 1841–9. Settled in Brisbane, 1850; in Sydney, 1859. Served on the Legislative Council of New South Wales, 1853–5.
Sources: Aust. dict. biog. Modern English biography
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