Carmichael, Henry


Student United College 1813-1814 Lat. Jun.; Gk. Jun. 1814-1815 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Math. Jun.; Log. 1816-1817 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Math. Prov.; Ethics 1817-1818 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Physics; Chem. 1827-1828 Pol. Econ. (Ternar). Gets support, 1816. Gray prize, 1817, 1818. M.A. 1820 (Quaestor’s accounts).

Student St Mary’s College 1818-1821, 1821-1822 occ. Part bursary, 1819. Listed for bursary, 1820, 1826.

LL.D. 14.1.1860.

From London as an arts student; from Musselburgh as a divinity student.


Private tutor in London c. 1822 - 1831. Went to New South Wales in 1831 as classics master in Australian College, Sydney. Established Normal Institution in 1834. Educational pioneer. [Teacher]


Hints relating to emigrants and emigration; embracing observations and facts intended to display the real advantages of New South Wales, as a sphere for the successful exercise of industry (London: D. Walther, 1834)


Died 1862. See also: Catalogue reference from National Library of Scotland.


  • UYUC400:5.11.1816
  • UYSM400/3/345
  • UYUY452/12/237, 13/34, 105, 14/157
  • Aust. Dict. Biog.
  • Turney in Aust. Jnl. of Educ. July 1960 4 p111