Forenames: Thomas Macdougall Bart
Last name: BRISBANE
Titles and Honours: Gen Sir
Date of birth: 1773-07-23
Date of death: 1860-01-27
Date of Election: 1843-02-07
Honorary Member? Yes
Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? Yes
"A method of determining the time with accuracy from a series of altitudes of the Sun taken on the same side of the Meridian." (1811)
"On the Repeating Circle" & "Method of determining the latitude by a sextant or circle, with simplicity and accuracy, from circum-meridian observations taken at Noon" (1819 & 1820)
Place of Residence:
Had an extensive military career spanning c.1789-1826.
1821 Apptd. Gov. of NSW.
Interest in astronomy.
1816 Elected Corr. Mem. of Paris Inst.
Observatories in NSW & Scotland.