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; surveyor; explorer; 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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  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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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 35.358)

  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 10 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 27.711)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 27.711)

  3. Plants of north-western Australia / enumerated by Ferdinand von Mueller
    Mueller, Ferdinand Baron von, 1825-1896
    [ Article : 1881 ]
    At 10 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24.35)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24.35)

  4. Letter
    Cammilleri, F. (Frederick), 1861-1943
    [ Unpublished : 1906 ]
    At 2 libraries
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20.891)

  5. 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 10 libraries
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20.149)

  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
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.562)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.562)

  7. Attacked by natives at Weld Springs
    Forrest, John Sir, 1847-1918
    [ Art work : 1874 ]
    At WA State Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.797)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.797)

  8. Biography of John Forrest 1847-Dec 1905
    Forrest, John Sir, 1847-1918
    [ Book : 1900 ]
    At WA State Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.281)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.281)

  9. Speech on moving the second reading of the Homesteads bill, 1892, on the 17th November, 1892 / by Sir John Forrest
    Forrest, John Sir, 1847-1918
    [ Book : 1892 ]
    At WA State Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.134)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.134)

  10. Papers of Sir John Forrest
    Forrest, John Sir, 1847-1918
    [ Unpublished : 1914-1917 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.088)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.088)

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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
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 35.056)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 35.056)

  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 10 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 27.579)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 27.579)

  3. 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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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24.375)

  4. Letter
    Cammilleri, F. (Frederick), 1861-1943
    [ Unpublished : 1906 ]
    At 2 libraries
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20.995)

  5. 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 10 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20.253)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20.253)

  6. Sir John Forrest [picture]
    Vandyck
    [ Photograph : 1910 ]
    View online
    At WA State Library
    Sir John Forrest [picture]
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 19.114)

  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
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.439)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.439)

  8. Attacked by natives at Weld Springs
    Forrest, John Sir, 1847-1918
    [ Art work : 1874 ]
    At WA State Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.902)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.902)

  9. Biography of John Forrest 1847-Dec 1905
    Forrest, John Sir, 1847-1918
    [ Book : 1900 ]
    At WA State Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.56)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.56)

  10. Sir John Forrest
    [ Photograph : 1900-1910 ]
    At WA State Library
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.363)

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  1. Forrest, James Alexander, FAA (1905-1990)
    ... (Sir) James Alexander Forrest completed a five-year articled clerks' course at the University of ...
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  2. Forrest, William (1818-1899)
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  1. Thomas Forrest Cumming
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  1. Sir John Forrest [picture]
    Vandyck
    [ Photograph : 1910 ]
    Sir John Forrest [picture]
  2. Portrait of Sir John Forrest / Lafa...
    Lafayette Studi...
    [ Photograph : 1900 ]
    Portrait of Sir John Forrest / Lafayette Studios
  3. Portrait of John Forrest
    [ Photograph : 1900 ]
    Portrait of John Forrest
  4. Portrait of John Forrest explorer o...
    Talma and Co
    [ Photograph : 1874 ]
    Portrait of John Forrest explorer of Western Australia / Talma & Co
  5. Portrait of [John] Forrest / Brooth...
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  2. Website: Using Lives: Essays in Australian Biography and History
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    Madigan, Russel Sir, 1920-
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    Technology in Australia, 1788-1988 : a condensed history of Australian technological innovation and adaptation during the first two hundred years / compiled by Fellows of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
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    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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    The taming of the shrew;
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  1. SIR JOHN FORREST (1847-1918).
    Sunday Mail (Brisbane) (Qld. : 1926 - 1954) Sunday 18 October 1975 p 28 Article
    ... SIR JOHN FORREST. (1847-191^). ; ;? y John Forrest, first Baron .Forrest -Bunbury, was bom .near ... 359 words
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  2. FORREST STAMP
    Queensland Times (Ipswich) (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Saturday 26 November 1949 p 2 Article
    ... , with the words "John Forrest" and the dates of his birth and death, 1847-1918. John Forrest organised ... Western Australia, Sir John Forrest was its first Premier, and he held that office for 10 years. His name ... 272 words
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  3. FORREST COMMEMORATIVE STAMP.
    Cloncurry Advocate (Qld. : 1931 - 1953) Friday 25 November 1949 p 8 Article
    ... Is at the foot with the words 'John Forrest' and the dates of -his birth and death, 1847-1918. John ... government was granted to iWesterh Australia Sir John Forrest' was its first Premier and he held ?that office ... 280 words
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  1. Papers of Sir John Monash
    Monash, John Sir, 1865-1931
    [ Unpublished : 1876-1934 ]
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    Papers of Sir John Monash
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  2. Papers of Sir William J. Lyne
    Lyne, William J. Sir, (William John) 1844-1913
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  3. OM64-19 Sir Thomas McIlwraith Papers
    McIlwraith, Thomas Sir, 1835-1900
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    Monash, John, Sir, 1865-1931
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  2. War letters of General Sir John Monash / edited with an introduction by A. K. Macdougall
    Monash, John Sir, 1865-1931
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    Trollope, Anthony, 1815-1882
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  4. Some private correspondence / of Sir John and Lady Jane Franklin (Tasmania, 1837-1845) / With an introduction, notes and commentary by George Mackaness
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    Some private correspondence / of Sir John and Lady Jane Franklin (Tasmania, 1837-1845) / With an introduction, notes and commentary by George Mackaness
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