Sir John Forrest, 1st Baron Forrest of Bunbury (1847-1918), surveyor, explorer and politician, was born on 22 August 1847 at Preston Point, near Bunbury, Western Australia, fourth child and third son...
(Sir/Baron) John Forrest was on the staff of the Surveyor-General's Office 1865-1890. He led a number of expeditions in the uncharted wilderness of Western Australia and brought back many specimens for botanists and geologists. He was premier of Western Australia 1890-1901.
Career position - Premier of Western Australia
Taxonomy event - Eucalyptus formanii C.A.Gardner was named in his honour. Forrest also was joint collector of the type
Sunday Mail (Brisbane) (Qld. : 1926 - 1954) Sunday 12 June 1927 p 28 Article
... SIRJOHNFORREST. (1847-191^). ; ;? y JohnForrest, first Baron .Forrest -Bunbury, was bom .near ... . The month before a peerage had been conferred upon him. He died at sea on September 3, 1918. Printed ...
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The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Saturday 11 April 1964 p 19 Article Illustrated
... , first baron Forrest of Bunbury and the third son of William Forrest was born in 1847. Educated at Bishop ... Treasurer of the Colony, a position which he held without interruption for nearly 11 years. He died in 1918. ...
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Daily Telegraph and North Murchison and Pilbarra Gazette (WA : 1920 - 1947) Wednesday 27 October 1926 p 1 Article
... A Biiiler et lie cei-Miwedin. LORD JOHNFORREST: . (AugUBtj?2, 1847— -September 7 3, I<J18) John ... Forrest teas the fiist and paly native Australian to be madei a peer of the llish realm. A» explorer and ...
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New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Tuesday 15 January 1850 [Issue No.7] p 85 Government Gazette Private Notices
... Letters of Administration of the goods, chattels, credits.and effects of the said Sir Digory Forrest, with ... In the Supreme Court of New South Wales. ECCLESIASTICAL JURISDICTION. In the goods of Sir Digory ...
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New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Tuesday 26 September 1843 [Issue No.80] p 1239 Government Gazette Private Notices
... Honor Sir James Dowling, I hereby appdiht a Meeting of the Creditors of the said John Smith to be holden ... In the Insolvent Estate of John Smith, of Camden Forrest, settler. w HEREAS the Estate of John ...
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New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Wednesday 9 October 1889 [Issue No.535 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 7141 Government Gazette Notices
... , Johuston-st, 152 Armstrong Mies, Stanmore 153 Armstrong Miss Jj., Red fern 154 Armstrong F. Q-., SirJohn ... Alexander T,, Haymarket (3) 63 Alford John, North Willoughby 64 Alladdin Mr., Newtown 65 Allan A ...