Macarthur, John (1767-1834)

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McArthur, John (1767-1834)
Field of activity
Great Britain. Army. New South Wales Corps--Officers; Businessmen; Soldier; Entrepreneur; Pastoralist
Libraries Australia
http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an36478776
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http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-626498

Biographies

John Macarthur (1767?-1834), soldier, entrepreneur and pastoralist, was baptized on 3 September 1767 at Stoke Damerel, near Plymouth, England, one of three known children of two expatriate Scots, Alexander...

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John Macarthur was one of the first men in New South Wales to obtain Spanish Merino sheep from the Cape of Good Hope in 1797. He took specimens of fleeces from his flocks to England in 1802, wrote a (London, 1803) and was granted 5,000 acres of the best pasture land in the colony, to be increased by a further 5,000 if tangible results were forthcoming.

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Selected resources (3)

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Macarthur, John
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Macarthur, John (1767-1834), soldier, entrepreneur and pastoralist
    Steven, Margaret
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1967
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 2, 153-159
  3. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

Resources by John Macarthur (8)

  1. Letters to Mrs Macarthur
    Macarthur, John, 1767-1834
    [ Microform, Unpublished : 1808-1832 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18.264)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18.264)

  2. [Letter] to the right honourable the Viscount Castlereagh
    Macarthur, John, 1767-1834
    [ Book : 1808 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15.182)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15.182)

  3. The Trial of John McArthur, Esq. before a court of criminal judicature, assembled at Sydney, in New South Wales, on February the 2d, 1808, and four following days
    Macarthur, John, 1767-1834
    [ Book : 1808 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15)

  4. Letters and biography, 1806-1830
    Macarthur, John, 1767-1834
    [ Book, Microform : 1995 ]
    At WSU Penrith Lib
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 12.605)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 12.605)

  5. Letter : Parramatta, to Barron Field, Sydney
    Macarthur, John, 1767-1834
    [ Unpublished : 1824 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 9.808)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 9.808)

  6. Statement of the improvement and progress of the breed of fine woolled sheep in New South Wales
    Macarthur, John, 1767-1834
    [ Book : 1803 ]
    Possibly online
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7.827)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7.827)

  7. God in the manger : the miraculous birth of Christ
    Macarthur, John, 1767-1834
    [ Book : 2001 ]
    At 2 libraries
    God in the manger : the miraculous birth of Christ
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5.305)

  8. [Sydney as a commercial centre] collected by D. R. Hainsworth
    Hainsworth, D. R. (David Roger), 1931-
    [ Microform, Thesis : 1969 ]
    At Barr Smith Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3.523)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3.523)

Resources about John Macarthur (158)

  1. John Macarthur / by M.H. Ellis
    Ellis, M. H. (Malcolm Henry), 1890-1969
    [ Book, Audio book : 1955-1978 ]
    At 106 libraries
    John Macarthur / by M.H. Ellis
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 32.215)

  2. Some early records of the Macarthurs of Camden / edited by Sibella Macarthur Onslow. [Compiled by Elizabeth Macarthur Onslow]
    MacArthur Onslow, Sibella
    [ Book : 1914-1973 ]
    Read online at Hathi Trust
    View online
    At 71 libraries
    Some early records of the Macarthurs of Camden / edited by Sibella Macarthur Onslow. [Compiled by Elizabeth Macarthur Onslow]
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 25.972)

  3. Rum Rebellion : a study of the overthrow of Governor Bligh by John Macarthur and the New South Wales Corps / by H.V. Evatt
    Evatt, H. V. (Herbert Vere), 1894-1965
    [ Book : 1938-1984 ]
    At 93 libraries
    Rum Rebellion : a study of the overthrow of Governor Bligh by John Macarthur and the New South Wales Corps / by H.V. Evatt
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 23.208)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 23.208)

  4. A charge of mutiny : the court-martial of Lieutenant Colonel George Johnston for deposing Governor William Bligh in the rebellion of 26 January 1808 / introduced by John Ritchie
    Johnston, George, 1764-1823
    [ Book : 1987-1988 ]
    At 63 libraries
    A charge of mutiny : the court-martial of Lieutenant Colonel George Johnston for deposing Governor William Bligh in the rebellion of 26 January 1808 / introduced by John Ritchie
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 21.626)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 21.626)

  5. Man of honour : John Macarthur : duellist, rebel, founding father / Michael Duffy
    Duffy, Michael, 1957-
    [ Book : 1968-2003 ]
    At 87 libraries
    Man of honour : John Macarthur : duellist, rebel, founding father / Michael Duffy
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20.554)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20.554)

  6. [Biographical cuttings on John Macarthur, former agriculturist, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20.487)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20.487)

  7. Letters to Mrs Macarthur
    Macarthur, John, 1767-1834
    [ Microform, Unpublished : 1808-1832 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18.21)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18.21)

  8. Stormy petrel / Rex Rienits
    Rienits, Rex
    [ Book, Audio book : 1963 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    At 24 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.874)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.874)

  9. The house that Jack built
    Farwell, George, 1911-1976
    [ Book : 1970 ]
    At 30 libraries
    The house that Jack built
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.723)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.723)

  10. Merinos, myths and Macarthurs : Australian graziers and their sheep, 1788-1900 / J.C. Garran and L. White
    Garran, J. C. (John Cheyne), 1905-1976
    [ Book : 1985 ]
    At 68 libraries
    Merinos, myths and Macarthurs : Australian graziers and their sheep, 1788-1900 / J.C. Garran and L. White
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.401)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.401)

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  1. Website: Using Lives: Essays in Australian Biography and History
    adb.anu.edu.au
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    • ... Macarthur, John (17671834) Macarthur, John (17671834) Born 1767 Died 11 April 1834 New South Wales......adb.anu.edu.au/lifesummary/macarthur-john-2390.html...
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    john.curtin.edu.au
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  1. The man from Snowy River / poem by A.B. Paterson ; illustrated by Annette Macarthur-Onslow
    Paterson, A. B. (Andrew Barton), 1864-1941
    [ Book, Audio book : 1906-2015 ]
    Languages: English;lis, [1 other]
    View online (access conditions)
    At 139 libraries
    The man from Snowy River / poem by A.B. Paterson ; illustrated by Annette Macarthur-Onslow
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  2. The riddle of MacArthur : Japan, Korea, and the Far East / by John Gunther
    Gunther, John, 1901-1970
    [ Book : 1951-1974 ]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    At 24 libraries
    The riddle of MacArthur : Japan, Korea, and the Far East / by John Gunther
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  3. James Macarthur, colonial conservative, 1798-1867 / John Manning Ward
    Ward, John Manning, 1919-1990
    [ Book : 1981-2002 ]
    At 51 libraries
    James Macarthur, colonial conservative, 1798-1867 / John Manning Ward
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  4. Second front : censorship and propaganda in the Gulf War / John R. MacArthur
    MacArthur, John R
    [ Book : 1992-1993 ]
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    Second front : censorship and propaganda in the Gulf War / John R. MacArthur
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  1. Oxley, John (1785-1828)
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    ... Oxley, John (1785-1828) ... John Joseph William Molesworth Oxley (1784?-1828), surveyor-general and explorer, was born at ...
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  2. Macarthur-Onslow, Eliza Elizabeth (1840-1911)
    Property Manager; Pastoralist; Artist; 9002; Draughtsman; Painter; 01
    ... Macarthur-Onslow, Eliza Elizabeth (1840-1911) ... On the death of her father in 1867, Elizabeth Macarthur-Onslow inherited a share of his property ...
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  3. Macarthur, William, (Sir) (1800-1882)
    Landowner; Artist; 9002; Photographer; Commissioner; 75; Politician; Horticulturalist; 0529; Vigneron; 0131; Sheep-breeder; 0141; Sheepbreeder
    ... Smith, John ... of John Macarthur and his wife Elizabeth. At 9 he was 'a fine daring fellow' with 'the activity of... ...
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  1. Peter Macarthur
    Peter Macarthur
    Created by girlem, 37 items.

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  2. Rev. John Tait
    Rev. John Tait
    Created by hpearson, 65 items.

    Rev. John Tait was appointed to the Illawarra in 1837

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  3. JOHN and ROBERT SEVIOR or SEVIOUR
    JOHN and ROBERT SEVIOR or SEVIOUR
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    Brothers John (William) Sevior 1834 Launceston and Robert Sevior 1836 Launceston, were Jockeys, Horse Breeders, Horse Trainers, Freeholders and Farmers. In John Sevior's case he was also a P...

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    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.013)

  1. Air disaster / by Macarthur Job
    Job, Macarthur
    [ Book, Map : 1994-2001 ]
    At 48 libraries
    Air disaster / by Macarthur Job
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    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.407)

  2. The biggest land deal since Disney. (MacArthur Foundation breaks up billion-dollar real estate empire; includes related article on John MacArthur)
    Taylor, John (English pop musician)
    Florida Trend
    [ Map, Photograph, Article : 1986 ]
    View online (conditions apply)
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  3. Collection of maps of Sydney and Camden taken from the Macarthur-Onslow family papers
    Macarthur-Onslow, James William, 1867-1946
    [ Map : 1888-1910 ]
    Possibly online
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource may only be vaguely related to your query: matching terms may only have been found in the full text contents of the resource (score: 0.067)

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  1. [Biographical cuttings on Macarthur Family, decendent of John Macarthur, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.162)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.162)

  2. Hannibal Hawkins Macarthur
    Stevens, John F
    [ Unpublished : 1969 ]
    At UQ Library
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    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.141)

  3. [Biographical cuttings on Annette Macarthur-Onslow, author and illustrator of children's books and descendant of John Macarthur, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.136)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.136)

  1. John MacArthur 1767-1834
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  2. The man from Snowy River / poem by A.B. Paterson ; illustrated by Annette Macarthur-Onslow
    Paterson, A. B. (Andrew Barton), 1864-1941
    [ Book, Audio book : 1906-2015 ]
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    At 139 libraries
    The man from Snowy River / poem by A.B. Paterson ; illustrated by Annette Macarthur-Onslow
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    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.623)

  3. Ashamed of the gospel : when the Church becomes like the world / John F. MacArthur, Jr
    MacArthur, John, 1939-
    [ Book, Audio book : 1993-2010 ]
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    Ashamed of the gospel : when the Church becomes like the world / John F. MacArthur, Jr
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    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.314)

  4. A tale of two sons [the inside story of a father, his sons, and a shocking murder] / John MacArthur
    MacArthur, John, 1939-
    [ Book, Audio book : 2008-2009 ]
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    At 4 libraries
    A tale of two sons [the inside story of a father, his sons, and a shocking murder] / John MacArthur
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  1. JOHN MACARTHUR
    Western Mail (Perth, WA : 1885 - 1954) Thursday 19 July 1951 p 52 Article Illustrated
    ... certain fame in the Jacobite rising of 1745. John was born in 1767 and was in-tended for the army, which ... 1834, and will always be remembered as the father of the Australian wool industry. Red certificate to ... 405 words
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    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 2.095)

  2. MR. JOHN MACARTHUR.
    Illustrated Sydney News (NSW : 1881 - 1894) Saturday 19 December 1891 p 22 Article Illustrated
    ... Plymouth, Devonshire, in 1767, and came of a Jacobite family. His father and uncles fought for Prince ... -mously acquitted. He died on April 10, 1834. A memorial window of him has been placed in Camden Church, and his son ... 808 words
    • Text last corrected on 9 September 2017 by *anon*[NLA]
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    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 1.671)

  3. MR. JOHN MACARTHUR.
    Illustrated Sydney News (NSW : 1881 - 1894) Saturday 19 December 1891 p 22 Article Illustrated
    ... traditions. He was born at Plymouth, Devonshire, in 1767, and came of a Jacobite family. His father and ... him from the imputations, and was unani-mously acquitted. He died on April 10, 1834. A memorial window ... 807 words
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  1. JOHN MACARTHUR PTY LIMITED (IN LIQUIDATION).—MEMBERS VOLUNTARY LIQUIDATION.—Notice is hereby given
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 26 June 1981 [Issue No.91] p 3526

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    ... JOHN MacARTHUR PTY LIMITED (In Liquidation).— Members Voluntary Liquidation.—Notice is hereby given ... 97 words
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  2. NOTICE of intended distribution of estate.—Any person having any claim upon the estate of ALEXANDER JOHN MACARTHUR,
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 1 February 1985 [Issue No.31] p 565

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    ... JOHN MACARTHUR, late of Pagewood, in the State of New South Wales, retired taxi proprietor, who died on ... 14th July, 1979, must send particulars of his claim to the executors, Olwen Macarthur and Ross William ... 142 words
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  3. REGISTRATION OF BRANDS ACT OF 1866. FIRST QUARTERLY LIST OF REGISTERED HORSE BRANDS.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Tuesday 18 August 1868 [Issue No.202 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 2611

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    ... Atkinson, Green Yalley Creek, Tambaroora John Patrick, Degilah, Mundooran |Wm. Smith, The Forest ... , Booligal William Moore, Wallaby, Booligal John M'Donald, Crabbie Creek, Merriwa Thomas Arndell, Caddai ... 147710 words
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  1. Macarthur, John (c. 1767-1834).(Narrative biography)
    Encyclopedia of World Biography
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  2. Macarthur law review
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  3. Report on activities / John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
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  4. Tapping into China's transport infrastructure market / Peter MacArthur and John Low
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