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John Palliser, Explorer and Geographer


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An overview of John Palliser (1817-1887) the renowned Victorian geographer and explorer

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John Palliser, Explorer and Geographer

  1. 1. John Palliser 1817-1887 Donald Brady 22 nd April 2009 Ishmah John Palliser
  2. 2. <ul><li>Newfoundland </li></ul><ul><li>Donnchadh Ruadh Mac Conmara </li></ul><ul><li>Agnes Skrine </li></ul><ul><li>John Sparrow Thompson </li></ul>Waterford & Canada John Sparrow David Thompson Agnes Skrine
  3. 3. Further Connections <ul><li>Clergymen </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas Francis Meagher </li></ul><ul><li>John Palliser </li></ul>Bishop Vincent Cleary John Palliser
  4. 4. Birth family and early years The Comeraghs
  5. 5. The First Expedition He set out “with all the eagerness of a college student, who casts aside his dull books and duller tutors for a burst after the partridges…”
  6. 6. Second Expedition: Canada “ I consider the fact established…that a line for a route has been discovered from Red River Settlement to the west coast of the continent…”
  7. 7. Later Years
  8. 8. Reputation
  9. 9. Conclusion Conclusion Fairmont Palliser Hotel