William Macpherson (bureaucrat)
William Macpherson of Blairgowrie (26 August 1784 - 13 March 1866), a Deputy Lieutenant of Perthshire, Scotland, Clerk of the New South Wales Legislative Council, was born in Barrackpore, India. He was the eldest son of Colonel Allan Macpherson, who was at that time on duty in the Bengal establishment of the East India Company's services, and Eliza Dell, née Fraser.
William Macpherson died in Sydney on 13 March 1866.
- Blairgowrie Advertiser 19 May 1866.
- Historical Records of Australia, Series 1, Vol XV, p.93.
- Sydney Morning Herald, 19 January 1860, page 4.
- Gentlemen's Magazine, 1866, page 113 (N.S.) 1866, VOL II.