• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0046

Molloy, Georgiana

(1803 – 1970)
  • Born 12 May, 1803, Near Carlisle England
  • Died 1 January, 1970, Vasse Western Australia
  • Occupation Botanist


Georgiana Molloy emigrated to Western Australia from England in 1830 and settled in Augusta. She collected and despatched seeds of local native plants to J. Mangles FRS who passed them to collectors in the UK. She was known for her detailed botanical descriptions.

Published resources

Archival resources

  • State Library of Western Australia
    • Molloy family papers
    • John and Georgiana Molloy diaries.
    • Letters, 1829-1838 [manuscript]
    • Shirley Daffen papers.
    • Letter books, 1835-1845 [manuscript]
    • Vera Whittington papers
    • Collection of papers on Western Australian history, 1829-1966 [manuscript]

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