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George Packenham Despard


Clergyman. Secretary of the Patagonian Mission Society, and of the Bristol and Clifton Clerical Association. Missionary in Tierra del Fuego, based on Keppel Island, 1856–61. In the 1860s, emigrated to Australia, where he was minister of St Paul’s, Sandhurst, until 1881.


Alum. Cantab.


Alum. Cantab.: Alumni Cantabrigienses. A biographical list of all known students, graduates and holders of office at the University of Cambridge, from the earliest times to 1900. Compiled by John Venn and J. A. Venn. 10 vols. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1922–54.