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  • Gabriel, Edmund, 1821-1862 (34) - British arbitrator from 1845 on the British and Portuguese Commission at Loanda for the suppression of the slave trade. Made Acting Commissioner in 1856 and Commissioner in 1859. Livingstone stayed at his house in 1854 and struck up a warm friendship.
  • Galton, Francis, 1822-1911 (2) - English polymath. Travelled in Namibia in the early 1850s and served on the council of the Royal Geographical Society. Best known for research in meteorology and heredity. Helped develop and coined the term for "eugenics." Knighted in 1909.
  • Gardner, Alan H., ?-1878 (3) - Captain, R.N., 1856. Commander of H.M. Corvette "Orestes" at the Cape of Good Hope 1861-65. Retired 1872. Rear Admiral 1874. Rendered many essential services to the Zambezi Expedition during his time in East Africa.
  • Gardner, Alan H., ?-1878 (1) - Captain, R.N., 1856. In command of H.M. Corvette "Orestes" at the Cape of Good Hope 1861-65. Retired 1872. Rear Admiral 1874. Rendered many essential services to the Zambezi Expedition during his time in East Africa.
  • Garforth, Edmund St. John, ?-1921 (2) - Lieutenant in command of the gun-vessel "Penguin," which conveyed Livingstone from Zanzibar to the Rovuma in March 1866. Promoted Commander 1867, Captain 1876, and Rear Admiral 1891.
  • Gedge, Jonson (1)
  • Glover, Edward, 1824-1894 (2) - Anglican clergyman. Worked in South Africa from 1854-73, largely as Chaplain to Bishop Gray.
  • Glynn, Richard G., 1831-1918 (1) - Captain in the Royal Dragoons 1852-59. Travelled in Central Africa, visiting the Victoria Falls in 1863.
  • Gonne, Charles (1) - Served in the Bombay Civil Service 1853-85. Secretary to the Government of Bombay 1864-79 and Chief Secretary 1879-85.
  • Goodman, J.E. (1)
  • Goold, William H. (1) - Professor of the Reformed Presbyterian Church and later Secretary of the National Bible Society of Scotland.
  • Gordon, William E.A., ?-1907 (4) - Captain, R.N., 1860. Admiral 1887. Commanded H.M. Sloop "Hermes" at the Cape of Good Hope 1856-60. Escorted the "Pearl" carrying the Zambezi Expedition from Simon's Town to the Zambezi delta in 1858.
  • Goulty, John N, 1788-1870 (1) - Congregational minister. Served the Union Street Chapel, Brighton 1824-61. Friend of Robert Moffat.
  • Grant, James A., 1827-1892 (1) - Officer in the Indian Army. Was seconded to John Hanning Speke's second African expedition, 1860-63, which sought to confirm the source of the Nile.
  • Granville, Lord, 1815-1891 (8) - Liberal politician. Held office inter alia as Foreign Secretary 1851-52, 1870-74, and 1880-85.
  • Gray, Mrs. Robert (2) - Wife of Robert Gray.
  • Gray, Robert, 1809-1872 (25) - Bishop of Cape Town 1847-72 and Metropolitan of Africa. Committed supporter of the success of the Universities' Mission to Central Africa.
  • Grey, Charles, 1804-1870 (1) - Brevet-Colonel, R.A., 1846. General, 1865. Private Secretary to Prince Albert, 1849-61, and to Queen Victoria, 1861-70.
  • Grey, Earl, 1802-1894 (1) - Henry George Grey, succeeded as 3rd Earl in 1845. Previously an M.P. Became Whig leader in the House of Lords. Colonial Secretary 1846-52.
  • Grey, Frederick W., 1805-1878 (9) - Captain, R.N., 1828. Rear Admiral, 1855. Commander-in-Chief of the Cape Naval Station, 1857-60. Lord of the Admiralty, 1861-66.
  • Grey, George, 1812-1898 (25) - Distinguished colonial administrator. Governor of South Australia 1841-46, New Zealand 1846-54, Cape Colony 1855-59, and New Zealand 1861-67. Prime Minister of New Zealand 1877-79.
  • Grey, J.E. (2)
  • Grimstone, Edward (1) - Artist of lithographer of London.
  • Guedes Carvalho e Meneses, Vasco, 1822-1904 (1) - Portuguese general. Served as Governor-General of Mozambique from 1856-58.
  • Gurney, Hudson, 1775-1864 (2) - Wealthy antiquary from Norfolk and a Member of Parliament. Member of the Society of Friends.
  • Guthrie, Thomas, 1803-1873 (1) - Minister of the Church of Scotland and the Free Church of Scotland. Advocate of ragged schools and temperance.