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Campbell, Robert
Robert Campbell and William Clark were a pair of successful merchants who started their company in Calcutta. They were amongst the first merchants to supply the new colony in New South Wales. In 1798, Campbell erected a warehouse and wharf on the western side of Circular Quay, Sydney Cove. Campbell is often referred to as the 'father of Australian commerce'.

Chappelle (Flinders), Ann
1772-1825. Daughter of Anne Mallison and John Chappelle. The latter died in 1776; Mrs Chappelle married the Reverend William Tyler. Ann married Matthew Flinders on 17 April 1801 having been a long-time friend through the Franklin family. They spent only a short time together before Matthew left on his voyage of discovery in HMS 'Investigator'. They were not reunited until 1810, four years before Matthew's death. Gave birth to their daughter Ann in 1812. Buried along with her half-sister Isabella Tyler at St Thomas' Rectory, 80 Maryon Rd, Woolwich, London, SE7.

Citizen Otto
French Government representative in London. Commissioner for the exchange of French prisoners.

Clarence, William, Duke of
1765-1837. Son of George III. Served in the Royal Navy. Became Duke of Clarence and St Andrews and Earl of Ulster in 1789. Crowned King William IV in 1830.

Crosley, John
Astronomer, HMS 'Investigator'. Unfortunately suffered badly from sea-sickness and left the ship at Cape Town. Flinders took over his astronomy role in the expedition.

Curtis, (Admiral) Sir Roger
1746-1816. Admiral in the Royal Navy under Lord Howe.

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