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Dyson Lacy


British-born pastoralist in Australia. At Rugby School, 1851. Arrived in Queensland, Australia, in 1859. In partnership at Aramac Station, Queensland, 1862–71. In England, 1901 and 1911. Director of the Australian and New Zealand Mortgage Co., 1911. Supplied information to CD on expression of the emotions among indigenous Australians.


Capricornian (Rockhampton, Queensland), 12 April 1928, pp. 26, 28

Census returns of England and Wales 1841 (The National Archives: Public Record Office HO107/868/1/38/26), 1851 (HO107/2069/380/38), 1901 (RG13/936/39/25), 1911 (RG14/5012/187)

Correspondence vol. 16, letter from Dyson Lacy, [before 13 August 1868]

England, select births and christenings, 1538–1975 (, accessed 6 September 2019)



Correspondence: The correspondence of Charles Darwin. Edited by Frederick Burkhardt et al. 29 vols to date. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1985–.

Expression: The expression of the emotions in man and animals. By Charles Darwin. London: John Murray. 1872.