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William Bloomfield Douglas

William Bloomfield Douglas (25 September 1822 – 5 March 1906) was a Welsh naval officer and public servant. [1]

28 relations: Aberystwyth, Adelaide, Administrator of the Northern Territory, Australian Dictionary of Biography, Australian National University, Backstairs Passage, East India Company, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Gold rush, Government of South Australia, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Intellectual disability, James Brooke, John Hart (South Australian colonist), Kangaroo Island, Kuala Lumpur, Murray River, Royal Navy, Royalist (schooner), Sarawak, Selangor, Singapore, South Australia, Stipend, Straits Settlements, Sydney, Nova Scotia, Welsh people, White Rajahs.

Aberystwyth

Aberystwyth (Mouth of the Ystwyth) is a historic market town, administrative centre and holiday resort within Ceredigion, West Wales.

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Adelaide

Adelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia, and the fifth-largest city of Australia.

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Administrator of the Northern Territory

The Administrator of the Northern Territory is an official appointed by the Governor-General of Australia to represent the government of the Commonwealth in the Northern Territory.

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Australian Dictionary of Biography

The Australian Dictionary of Biography (ADB or AuDB) is a national co-operative enterprise founded and maintained by the Australian National University (ANU) to produce authoritative biographical articles on eminent people in Australia's history.

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Australian National University

The Australian National University (ANU) is a public university in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory.

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Backstairs Passage

The Backstairs Passage is a strait lying between Fleurieu Peninsula on the Australian mainland and the eastern end of Kangaroo Island in South Australia.

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East India Company

The East India Company (EIC), also known as the Honourable East India Company and informally as John Company was an English and later British joint-stock company, formed to pursue trade with the East Indies, but which ended up trading mainly with the Indian subcontinent and Qing China.

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Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada, frequently referred to as DFO (Department of Fisheries and Oceans), is the department within the government of Canada that is responsible for developing and implementing policies and programs in support of Canada's economic, ecological and scientific interests in oceans and inland waters.

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Gold rush

A gold rush is an interval of feverish migration of workers to an area that has had a dramatic discovery of gold deposits.

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Government of South Australia

The form of the Government of South Australia is prescribed in its constitution, which dates from 1856, although it has been amended many times since then.

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Halifax, Nova Scotia

Halifax, legally the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), is the capital of the province of Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Intellectual disability

Intellectual disability (ID), also called intellectual development disorder (IDD) or general learning disability, and formerly known as mental retardation (MR), is a generalized neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by significantly impaired intellectual and adaptive functioning.

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James Brooke

Sir James Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak, KCB (29 April 1803 – 11 June 1868), was a British adventurer whose exploits in the Malay Archipelago made him the first White Rajah of Sarawak.

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John Hart (South Australian colonist)

Captain John Hart (25 February 1809 – 28 January 1873) was a South Australian politician and a Premier of South Australia.

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Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island is Australia's third-largest island, after Tasmania and Melville Island.

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Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is the national capital and most populous city in Malaysia.

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Murray River

The Murray River (or River MurrayIn South Australia, the rendition "River Murray" is the most common, as is "River Darling" and "River Torrens".) is Australia's longest river, at in length.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's principal naval warfare force.

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Royalist (schooner)

The Royalist was a 142-ton topsail schooner, comparable with HMS Pickle, which had brought the news of the Battle of Trafalgar home.

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Sarawak

Sarawak is one of the two Malaysian states on the island of Borneo.

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Selangor

Selangor also known by its Arabic honorific, Darul Ehsan, or "Abode of Sincerity" is one of the 13 states of Malaysia.

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Singapore

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, and often referred to as the ''Lion City'', the ''Garden City'', and the ''Red Dot'', is a leading global city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.

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South Australia

South Australia (abbreviated as SA) is a state in the southern central part of Australia.

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Stipend

A stipend is a form of salary, such as for an internship or apprenticeship.

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Straits Settlements

The Straits Settlements (Negeri-negeri Selat, نݢري٢ سلت) were a group of British territories located in Southeast Asia.

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Sydney, Nova Scotia

Sydney is a community and former city in Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Welsh people

The Welsh people (Cymry) are a nation and ethnic group native to, or otherwise associated with, Wales and the Welsh language.

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White Rajahs

The White Rajahs were a dynastic monarchy of the English Brooke family, who founded and ruled the Kingdom of Sarawak, located on the island of Borneo, from 1841 to 1946.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Bloomfield_Douglas

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