Stanley, Owen (1811-1850)

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Stanley, Owen
Stanley, Owen, (Captain )
Field of activity
naval officer; Marine surveyor; 9002; 7600
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http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an36380050
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http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-624917

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Owen Stanley (1811-1850), naval officer, was born on 13 June 1811, the eldest son of Edward Stanley, bishop of Norwich, and Catherine, daughter of Rev. Oswald Leicester, rector of Stoke, Shropshire, England....

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With his 'passion for the sea', Stanley joined the Royal Navy, which lead him to produce numerous watercolours of Port Essington, the Swan River settlement, Sydney, New Zealand, and Tasmania. These images provide a comprehensive and personal record of the antipodes and its inhabitants.

sketcher and naval officer, was born in England on 13 June 1811, eldest son of Rev. Edward Stanley, rector of Alderley and future bishop of Norwich, and his wife Catherine, daughter of Rev. Oswald Leycester, rector of Stoke, Shropshire. This entry is a stub. You can help DAAO by submitting a biography. ...

Flourished

  • fl. 1826 - 1850

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Owen Stanley was commander of the HMS "Rattlesnake" in 1847-1850 and led a maritime and scientific survey of the Great Barrier Reef and New Guinea waters.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Stanley, Owen (1811-1850), Naval Officer and SurveyerAustralian Dictionary of Biography Douglas Pike 2 470-471 : Stanley, Owen (1811-1850), Naval Officer and Surveyer
    West, Francis
    [1967]
    Published: Melbourne University Press
  2. Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales: Owen Stanley - Records (1848)
    ALS to E.D. Thompson from the "Rattlesnake" at Cape Grafton 1848 reporting on Stanley's survey of the inner passage to Cape York.
    ML DOC 1127
  3. Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales: Owen Stanley - Records (1832 - 1850)
    Microfilm of letters and diaries 1832-1850 including correspondence with J. Thomson and J.C. Tyers, accounts of the voyage of the "Rattlesnake" 1849-1850 with typescript extracts from T. Huxley's diary, and sketches, maps and correspondence 1932-1849 relating mainly to C. Stanley's voyage to Tasmania on the "Windermere" 1846.
    FM 4/2127
  4. Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales: Owen Stanley - Records (1841 - 1849)
    5 letters 1841-94.
  5. National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection: Owen Stanley - Records (1832 - 1850)
    Microfilm of records of the Stanley family c1832-50 which includes material relating to J. Thomson, J.C. Tyres, T. Huxley and C. Stanley.
    Mfm M463
  6. National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection: G. H. Inskip - Records (1849 - 1950)
    Journal kept from 8 March 1849 until 3 November 1850. For much of this period Inskip served on HMS Bramble, the tender to the Rattlesnake.
    MS 3784
  7. National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection: James Thomas Stanton - Records (1849 - 1951)
    Log of the proceedings of Her majesty's surveying ship "Rattlesnake", captained by Owen Stanley; log kept by James Thomas Stanton, midshipman, commencing Wednesday 2 May 1849 and ending Wednesday 13 March 1850. The log was complied during a survey of the eastern coast of Australia, from Port Jackson to Cape York and the southern coast of New Guinea.
    MS 4029
  8. National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection: William Henry Archer - Records (1847 - 1866)
    48 Letters from a number of correspondents including: John Pascoe Fawkner, Carboni Raffaello, Rev. Patrick Smyth, Robert Hoddle, C.J. Tyers, Sir R.R. Torrens, F. Mueller, William Hovell and Owen Stanley concerning explorations, latitudes, the Eureka Stockade, meteorology, registration systems, Aborigines and other matters 1847-66.
    MS 264

Resources by Owen Stanley (182)

  1. Discoveries in Australia : with an account of the coasts and rivers explored and surveyed during the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle in the years 1837-38-39-40-41-42-43, by command of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, also, a narrative of Captain Owe...
    Stokes, J. Lort (John Lort), 1811-1885
    [ Book : 1846-2010 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    At 69 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 26.636)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 26.636)

  2. Narrative of the voyage of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, commanded by the late Captain Owen Stanley, during the years 1846-1850 : including discoveries and surveys in New Guinea, the Louisiade Archipelago, etc.; to which is added the account of Mr. E. B. Kenne...
    MacGillivray, John 1822-1867
    [ Book, Art work : 1852-2002 ]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    At 63 libraries
    Narrative of the voyage of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, commanded by the late Captain Owen Stanley, during the years 1846-1850 : including discoveries and surveys in New Guinea, the Louisiade Archipelago, etc.; to which is added the account of Mr. E. B. Kennedy's expedition for the exploration of the Cape York Peninsula / published under the sanction of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 19.027)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 19.027)

  3. Plan of Port Curtis : Nov.r 1847 / by Owen Stanley
    Stanley, Owen, 1811-1850
    [ Map : 1848-1900 ]
    At State Library of QLD
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15.098)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15.098)

  4. Notes of a cruise in the Eastern Archipelago in 1841 / by Captain Owen Stanly [i.e. Stanley]
    Stanley, Owen, 1811-1850
    [ Book : 1840 ]
    At RGSSA Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 14.577)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 14.577)

  5. Arafura Sea : partly from the surveys of Captn. Owen Stanley / J. Arrowsmith
    Arrowsmith, John, 1790-1873
    [ Map : 1846-1946 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 13.685)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 13.685)

  6. Departure of H.M.S. Erebus and Terror for the North Pole, 1845 / Owen Stanley
    Stanley, Owen, 1811-1850
    [ Art work : 1845 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
    View online
    At National Library
    Departure of H.M.S. Erebus and Terror for the North Pole, 1845 / Owen Stanley
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 13.233)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 13.233)

  7. Selected collections of the Cheshire Record Office relating to Australia and the Pacific [M845-847]
    Eyre, John
    [ Microform, Unpublished : 1950 ]
    At 8 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 11.26)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 11.26)

  8. Plan of Port Curtis : H.M.S. Rattlesnake Nov.r 1847 / by Owen Stanley ; Arrowsmith, Lith
    Stanley, Owen, 1811-1850
    [ Map : 1848-1968 ]
    At WA State Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 10.562)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 10.562)

  9. Family papers
    Lubbock, Adelaide
    [ Unpublished : 1807-1975 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 8.982)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 8.982)

  10. [Seascape] [Owen Stanley]
    Stanley, Owen, 1811-1850
    [ Art work : 1825-1830 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 8.505)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 8.505)

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Resources about Owen Stanley (21)

  1. Owen Stanley, R.N. : 1811-1850, captain of the 'Rattlesnake' / Adelaide Lubbock
    Lubbock, Adelaide
    [ Book : 1968 ]
    At 45 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 32.054)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 32.054)

  2. Discoveries in Australia : with an account of the coasts and rivers explored and surveyed during the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle in the years 1837-38-39-40-41-42-43, by command of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, also, a narrative of Captain Owe...
    Stokes, J. Lort (John Lort), 1811-1885
    [ Book : 1846-2010 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    At 69 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 26.19)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 26.19)

  3. Narrative of the voyage of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, commanded by the late Captain Owen Stanley, during the years 1846-1850 : including discoveries and surveys in New Guinea, the Louisiade Archipelago, etc.; to which is added the account of Mr. E. B. Kenne...
    MacGillivray, John 1822-1867
    [ Book, Art work : 1852-2002 ]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    At 63 libraries
    Narrative of the voyage of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, commanded by the late Captain Owen Stanley, during the years 1846-1850 : including discoveries and surveys in New Guinea, the Louisiade Archipelago, etc.; to which is added the account of Mr. E. B. Kennedy's expedition for the exploration of the Cape York Peninsula / published under the sanction of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18.775)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18.775)

  4. [Biographical cuttings on Owen Stanley, Naval officer, marine surveyor and artist, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.615)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.615)

  5. Plan of Port Curtis : Nov.r 1847 / by Owen Stanley
    Stanley, Owen, 1811-1850
    [ Map : 1848-1900 ]
    At State Library of QLD
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 14.638)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 14.638)

  6. Notes of a cruise in the Eastern Archipelago in 1841 / by Captain Owen Stanly [i.e. Stanley]
    Stanley, Owen, 1811-1850
    [ Book : 1840 ]
    At RGSSA Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 14.004)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 14.004)

  7. Arafura Sea : partly from the surveys of Captn. Owen Stanley / J. Arrowsmith
    Arrowsmith, John, 1790-1873
    [ Map : 1846-1946 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 13.696)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 13.696)

  8. Departure of H.M.S. Erebus and Terror for the North Pole, 1845 / Owen Stanley
    Stanley, Owen, 1811-1850
    [ Art work : 1845 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
    View online
    At National Library
    Departure of H.M.S. Erebus and Terror for the North Pole, 1845 / Owen Stanley
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 12.659)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 12.659)

  9. Selected collections of the Cheshire Record Office relating to Australia and the Pacific [M845-847]
    Eyre, John
    [ Microform, Unpublished : 1950 ]
    At 8 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 11.303)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 11.303)

  10. Plan of Port Curtis : H.M.S. Rattlesnake Nov.r 1847 / by Owen Stanley ; Arrowsmith, Lith
    Stanley, Owen, 1811-1850
    [ Map : 1848-1968 ]
    At WA State Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 10.622)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 10.622)

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  2. Rye, Owen S., (Owen Stanley)
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    John & Matilda Owens family - Wellington NSW
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  1. Portrait search
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Friday 19 May 1967 p 2 Article
    ... and Explorer (1811-1850), for use in a definitive biography, the work of the Honourable Mrs Adelaide ... Portrait search Sir, — We are endeavouring to trace a portrait of Owen Stanley RN. Naval Surveyor ... 187 words
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  2. Owen
    Kapunda Herald (SA : 1878 - 1951) Friday 29 November 1912 p 3 Article
    ... Owen A successful strawberry fete was held at the Pinery Methodist Church on November 20. It was ... Rowe, Johnson, and Burton; bran pie, Mi scs Bird and Stanley; cool drinks, Messrs. Williams; ice cream ... 217 words
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    Kapunda Herald (SA : 1878 - 1951) Friday 25 October 1912 p 3 Article
    ... Owen A successful concert, supper, ana dance were held in the Institute, in aid of the local ... second portion a farce, "The Irish Tutor," was was staged by Owen Dramatic Club, and all members took ... 534 words
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  1. Website: Bright sparcs
    www.eoas.info
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  2. Website: State Library of New South Wales [website]
    www.sl.nsw.gov.au
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  3. Website: Using Lives: Essays in Australian Biography and History
    adb.anu.edu.au
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  1. Stanley (Owen G.) Papers
    Stanley, Owen G.
    [ Unpublished : 1924 ]
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    Stanley (Owen G.) Papers
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  2. BUCKMASTER, Stanley Owen, 1st Viscount Buckmaster (1861-1934)
    Buckmaster | Stanley Owen | 1861-1934 | 1st Viscount Buckmaster | Lord Chancellor
    [ Unpublished : 2001 ]
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  3. Returning to the desert (Stage 2) : a report to ATSIC and Yagga Yagga Aboriginal community / by Scott Cane and Owen Stanley
    Cane, Scott
    [ Unpublished : 1990 ]
    At AIATSIS Library
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  1. Wilfred Owen / Jon Stallworthy
    Stallworthy, Jon
    [ Book, Map : 1970-2013 ]
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    At 51 libraries
    Wilfred Owen / Jon Stallworthy
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    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.146)

  2. The emergence of modern Southeast Asia : a new history / edited by Norman G. Owen ... [et al.]
    Owen, Norman G
    [ Book, Map : 2005 ]
    At 38 libraries
    The emergence of modern Southeast Asia : a new history / edited by Norman G. Owen ... [et al.]
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.105)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.105)

  3. [Owen Stanley Range to the Kinjaki Barige landing near Avani Hill, Papua New Guinea]
    [ Map : 1910-1919 ]
    At National Library
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  1. Owen Stanley R. N. 1811-1850 : Captain of the Rattlesnake / Adelaide Lubbock
    Lubbock, Adelaide
    [ Book : 1968 ]
    At 4 libraries
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    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 1.001)

  2. Owen Stanley, 1811-1850 : Captain of the Rattlesnake
    Lubbock, Adelaide
    [ Book : 1968 ]
    At Curtin Uni Library
    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.908)

    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.908)

  3. Owen Stanley, B. N., 1811-1850, captain of the Rattlesnake
    Lubock, Adelaide
    [ Book : 1968 ]
    At Uni of Canberra
    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.816)

    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.816)

  4. ABSTUDY : an investment for tomorrow's employment : a review of ABSTUDY for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission / by Owen Stanley and Geoff Hansen
    Stanley, Owen
    [ Book : 1998 ]
    Possibly online
    At 61 libraries
    ABSTUDY : an investment for tomorrow's employment : a review of ABSTUDY for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission / by Owen Stanley and Geoff Hansen
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.317)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.317)

  1. Narrative of the voyage of H.M.S. R...
    MacGillivray, J...
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    [ Art work : 1845 ]
    Departure of H.M.S. Erebus and Terror for the North Pole, 1845 / Owen Stanley
  3. [Seascape] [Owen Stanley]
    Stanley, Owen, ...
    [ Art work : 1825-1830 ]
  4. The Governor of Smyrna [Owen Stanle...
    Stanley, Owen, ...
    [ Art work : 1834 ]
  5. Mary, as she appears all the mornin...
    Stanley, Owen, ...
    [ Art work : 1840 ]
    Mary, as she appears all the morning, March 18 [Owen Stanley]
  6. [Coastal scene] [Owen Stanley]
    Stanley, Owen, ...
    [ Art work : 1830 ]
  1. The economics of mining Coronation Hill / Bruce Knapman, Owen Stanley
    Knapman, Bruce
    [ Article : 1992 ]
    At 23 libraries
    The economics of mining Coronation Hill / Bruce Knapman, Owen Stanley
    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.26)

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  2. Twelfth night / William Shakespeare
    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
    [ Book, Sound, Audio book : 1734-2012 ]
    Languages: English;Chinese;Undetermined;Greek, Modern (1453- ), [13 others]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
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    At 191 libraries
    Twelfth night / William Shakespeare
    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.18)

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.18)

  3. A dictionary of accounting
    Law, Jonathan
    [ Book, Periodical : 2005-2014 ]
    Possibly online
    At 44 libraries
    A dictionary of accounting
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    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.162)

  4. R.O.H. news
    Rubery Owen Holdings
    [ Periodical : 1969-1975 ]
    At 2 libraries
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    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.157)

  1. The Reformation / Owen Chadwick
    Chadwick, Owen
    [ Book, Audio book : 1900-1990 ]
    At 71 libraries
    The Reformation / Owen Chadwick
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.23)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.23)

  2. Australian politics / Owen E. Hughes
    Hughes, Owen E
    [ Book, Audio book : 1998-2000 ]
    At 100 libraries
    Australian politics / Owen E. Hughes
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  3. Twelfth night / William Shakespeare
    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
    [ Book, Sound, Audio book : 1734-2012 ]
    Languages: English;Chinese;Undetermined;Greek, Modern (1453- ), [13 others]
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    At 191 libraries
    Twelfth night / William Shakespeare
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.179)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.179)

  4. [Interview with Owen Davies] [interviewed by Bernie Stanley]
    Davies, Owen
    [ Sound : 1991-1992 ]
    At WA State Library
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    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.162)