Travers Adamson

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Travers Adamson (6 August 1827 – 4 April 1897)[1] was an Australian colonial lawyer, politician, and public servant.

Adamson was called to the Irish bar at King's Inns in April 1850, and admitted to practise at the Victorian Bar on 24 November 1852. He represented the Murray district in the first Legislative Assembly of Victoria, which assembled in November 1856. Adamson was Solicitor-General in the Nicholson administration from 27 October 1859 to 5 March 1860, and was for many years Crown Prosecutor.[2]


  1. ^ "Adamson, Travers". re-member: a database of all Victorian MPs since 1851. Parliament of Victoria. Retrieved 12 April 2013. 
  2. ^ Mennell, Philip (1892). "Wikisource link to Adamson, Travers". The Dictionary of Australasian Biography. London: Hutchinson & Co. Wikisource