Edward Charles Close
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|Edward Charles Close|
12 March 1790|
|Died||7 May 1866
Morpeth, New South Wales, Australia
|Resting place||Anglican Church of St James, Morpeth|
|Profession||soldier, civil engineer, local government official, magistrate|
|Years of service||1808-1822|
Edward Charles Close (1790-1866) was a British soldier, engineer, New South Wales colonial magistrate, member of the Legislative Council of New South Wales, and early European settler in Morpeth.
- "The Late MR. E. C. Close of Morpeth.". The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) (NSW: National Library of Australia). 23 May 1866. p. 5. Retrieved 29 May 2013.
- Nancy Gray, 'Close, Edward Charles (1790–1866)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/close-edward-charles-1905/text2255, accessed 28 May 2013.
- "Edward Charles Close - New South Wales Sketchbook: Sea Voyage, Sydney, Illawarra, Newcastle, Morpeth, c. 1817-1840" in Manuscripts, Oral History and Pictures Catalogue (database), New South Wales Government, State Library accessed 28 May 2013.