See Brief Notices of the Latrobe Family (1864), a privately printed translation of an article revised by members of the family in the Moravian Briederbote (November 1864).
The colony of Victoria was constituted a separate province in July 1851, Mr Latrobe being appointed governor, followed by Sir Charles Hotham and Sir Henry Barkly in succession.
When Port Philip was erected into a separate colony as Victoria in 1851, Latrobe became lieutenant-governor.
His father, Christian Ignatius Latrobe (1758-1836), a musician of some note, did good service in the direction of popularizing classical music in England by his Selection of Sacred Music from the Works of the most Eminent Composers of Germany and Italy (6 vols., 1806-1825).
CHARLES JOSEPH LATROBE (1801-1875), Australian governor, was born in London on the 20th of March 1801.