• Full Name:
    Sir William Thomas Denison
  • Role:
  • Occupation/s:
    Governor-General of Australia
  • State:
    New South Wales
  • Date first identified using homoeopathy in Australia:
[1804 - 1871]

Sir William was a supporter and subscriber to the Sydney Homœopathic Dispensary in 1859. In a letter of 28 April 1860, written from Government House in Sydney to W.E. Denison, Sir William commented on the weather in Sydney and stated that he was treating rheumatic pain with homœopathic remedies. (From the catalogue of papers of Sir William T. Denison in the Denison Collection.)


Sir William was Lieutenant Governor of Tasmania from 1847 to 1854. He was Governor of NSW and Governor-General of Australia from 1855 to 1861.


See also the reference to William Thomas Denison in the Australian Dictionary of Biography.


©   Barbara Armstrong

  • Created:
    Monday, 21 March 2011
  • Last modified:
    Thursday, 13 November 2014