Adam Lindsay Gordon

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Australia, Poet
October 19, 1833June, 24, 1870.

Adam Lindsay Gordon was an Australian poet, jockey, police officer, and politician. Gordon was born at Fayal in the Azores, son of Captain Adam Durnford Gordon, who had married his first cousin, Harriet Gordon, both of whom were descended from Adam Gordon of Auchindoun, of the ballad "Edom o Gordon". Captain Gordon, who had retired from the Bengal cavalry and taught Hindustani, was then staying at the Azores for the sake of his wife's health. After living on the island of Madeira, they went to England and lived at Cheltenham in 1840.

Also known as Politician, Jockey, Police Officer

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