Forrest, John, (Sir) (1847-1918)

Also known as
Baron Forrest (1847-1918)
Forrest, Baron (1847-1918)
Forrest, John (1847-1918)
Forrest, John Forrest, (Baron) (1847-1918)
Field of activity
Explorer; Surveyor; Politician
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Biographies

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...

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(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

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Forrest, John
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. The Study of Australian Eucalypts
    McCarthy, Gavan; Smith, Ailie; Moje, Christine; Rigby, Rebecca
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2013
  3. John Forrest, first Baron Forrest, 1847-1918
    Baigent, Elizabeth
    Published: Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2004
    Series: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
  4. John Forrest 1847-1918; Alexander Forrest 1849-1901
    Powell, J. M.
    Published: 1984
    Series: Geographers: Bibliographical Studies, 8, 39-43
  5. Forrest, Sir John (Baron Forrest) (1847-1918)
    Crowley, F. K.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1981
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 8, 544-551
  6. Botanists of the Eucalypts: short biographies of people who have named eucalypts, whose names have been given to species or who have collected type material
    Hall, Norman
    Published: CSIRO, Melbourne, 1978
  7. Federation and Meteorology
    Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    Published: 2001

Resources by John Forrest (136)

  1. Journal of proceedings of the Western Australian exploring expedition through the centre of Australia : from Champion Bay, on the west coast, to the Overland Telegraph Line between Adelaide and Port Darwin, commanded by John Forrest, F.R.G.S
    Forrest, John Sir, 1847-1918
    [ Article : 1875 ]
    At 8 libraries
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  2. Journal of proceedings of the Western Australian exploring expedition through the centre of Australia : from Champion Bay, on the west coast, to the Overland Telegraph Line between Adelaide and Port Darwin, commanded by John Forrest, F.R.G.S
    Forrest, John Sir, 1847-1918
    [ Article : 1875 ]
    At 8 libraries
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  3. Report on the Kimberley District, north-western Australia / by John Forrest, Surveyor General and Commissioner of Crown Lands
    Forrest, John, Sir, 1847-1918
    [ Book, Microform, Article : 1883-1893 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    At 11 libraries
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  4. Report on the Kimberley District, north-western Australia / by John Forrest, Surveyor General and Commissioner of Crown Lands
    Forrest, John, Sir, 1847-1918
    [ Book, Microform, Article : 1883-1893 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
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  5. Plants of north-western Australia / enumerated by Ferdinand von Mueller
    Mueller, Ferdinand, Baron von, 1825-1896
    [ Article : 1881 ]
    At 10 libraries
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  6. Plants of north-western Australia / enumerated by Ferdinand von Mueller
    Mueller, Ferdinand, Baron von, 1825-1896
    [ Article : 1881 ]
    At 10 libraries
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  7. Speech by the Right Honourable Sir John Forrest, on the federation of Australia, on the terms proposed in the Commonwealth Bill passed by the Federal Convention, 1898, at St. George's Hall, Perth, on Friday, the 27th May, 1898
    Forrest, John Sir, 1847-1918
    [ Book : 1898 ]
    At 3 libraries
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  8. Attacked by natives at Weld Springs
    Forrest, John Sir, 1847-1918
    [ Art work : 1874 ]
    At WA State Library
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  9. Letter
    Cammilleri, F. (Frederick), 1861-1943
    [ Unpublished : 1906 ]
    At WA State Library
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  10. Papers of Sir John Forrest
    Forrest, John Sir, 1847-1918
    [ Unpublished : 1914-1917 ]
    At National Library
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  1. Journal of proceedings of the Western Australian exploring expedition through the centre of Australia : from Champion Bay, on the west coast, to the Overland Telegraph Line between Adelaide and Port Darwin, commanded by John Forrest, F.R.G.S
    Forrest, John Sir, 1847-1918
    [ Article : 1875 ]
    At 8 libraries
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  2. Report on the Kimberley District, north-western Australia / by John Forrest, Surveyor General and Commissioner of Crown Lands
    Forrest, John, Sir, 1847-1918
    [ Book, Microform, Article : 1883-1893 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    At 11 libraries
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  3. Plants of north-western Australia / enumerated by Ferdinand von Mueller
    Mueller, Ferdinand, Baron von, 1825-1896
    [ Article : 1881 ]
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  4. Men in the making / compiled by Thea Stanley Hughes
    Hughes, Thea Stanley
    [ Book, Audio book : 1973-1991 ]
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    Men in the making / compiled by Thea Stanley Hughes
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  5. Sir John Forrest
    Vandyck
    [ Photograph : 1910 ]
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    Sir John Forrest
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  6. Speech by the Right Honourable Sir John Forrest, on the federation of Australia, on the terms proposed in the Commonwealth Bill passed by the Federal Convention, 1898, at St. George's Hall, Perth, on Friday, the 27th May, 1898
    Forrest, John Sir, 1847-1918
    [ Book : 1898 ]
    At 3 libraries
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  7. John Forrest / David Mossenson
    Mossenson, David
    [ Book : 1960 ]
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  8. Attacked by natives at Weld Springs
    Forrest, John Sir, 1847-1918
    [ Art work : 1874 ]
    At WA State Library
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  9. Letter
    Cammilleri, F. (Frederick), 1861-1943
    [ Unpublished : 1906 ]
    At WA State Library
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 21.853)

  10. Papers of Sir John Forrest
    Forrest, John Sir, 1847-1918
    [ Unpublished : 1914-1917 ]
    At National Library
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  1. The Australian victories in France in 1918 / John Monash ; [foreword by Bruce Haigh]
    Monash, John, Sir, 1865-1931
    [ Book, Map : 1920-2015 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
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    Monash, John, Sir, 1865-1931
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    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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    The first part of King Henry IV / edited by Herbert Weil, Judith Weil
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  1. Menzies, Robert, (Sir) (1894-)
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    ... Sir Robert Gordon (Bob) Menzies (1894-1978), prime minister and barrister, was born on 20 December ...
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  2. Forrest, James Alexander, (Sir) (1905-1990)
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    ... Forrest James Alexander ... Sir James Alexander (Jim) Forrest (1905-1990), solicitor and company director, was born on 10 March ...
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  3. Forrest, Margaret (1844-1929)
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    ... Forrest, Margaret (18441022-19290613) ... Western Australia in 1933. Source: http://www.anbg.gov.au/biography/forrest-margaret.html [accessed ...
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    adb.anu.edu.au
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    • ... Forrest, Sir John (18471918) Forrest, Sir John (18471918) Born 22 August 1847 Bunbury, Western Australia......adb.anu.edu.au/lifesummary/forrest-sir-john-6211.html...
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  2. Website: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
    www.eoas.info
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  3. Website: John Quiggin
    johnquiggin.com
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  1. Thomas Forrest Cumming
    Thomas Forrest Cumming
    Created by JuddCumming, 98 items.

    Thomas Forrest death notice

    Keywords: John Cumming, T F Cumming
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  2. Forrest Family
    Forrest Family
    Created by alaneade, 45 items.

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  3. John Forbes & Ann Ellis Genealogy
    John Forbes & Ann Ellis Genealogy
    Created by seanair34, 32 items.

    Genealogy - daughter of John Forbes, Aberdeen Scotland - Betsy Elizabeth Blackhall Forbes married Harper

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  1. SIR JOHN FORREST (1847-1918).
    Sunday Mail (Brisbane) (Qld. : 1926 - 1954) Sunday 12 June 1927 p 28 Article
    ... SIR JOHN FORREST. (1847-191^). ; ;? y John Forrest, 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 ... 359 words
    • Text last corrected on 20 July 2014 by anonymous
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  2. Forrest
    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. ... 333 words
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  3. A Builder of the Commonwealth. LORD JOHN FORREST (August 22. 1847--September 3, 1918)
    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 JOHN FORREST: . (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 ... 1361 words
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    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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    Kerr, John, Sir, 1914-1991
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  3. No. 26. LIST OF LETTERS RETURNED FROM THE BRANCH AND SUBURBAN OFFICES, AND NOW LYING AT THE GENERAL POST OFFICE, UNCLAIMED.
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