Elder, Thomas, (Sir) (1818-)

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Elder, Thomas, (Sir) (1818-1897)
Elder, Thomas (1818-)
Elder, Thomas (1818-1897)
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Business executive; Pastoralist; Public benefactor; Businessman; Benefactor
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ELDER BROTHERS: William (1813-1882), Alexander Lang (1815-1885), George (1816-1897), businessmen, and Sir Thomas (1818-1897), businessman, pastoralist and public benefactor, were born on 25 March 1813,...

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(Sir) Thomas Elder imported and bred camels to use as transport in outback Australia. A hundred of them were used in building the overland telegraph line from Adelaide to Darwin in 1872 and he also lent camels and drivers to expeditions of discovery.

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By the death of Sir Thomas Elder, G.C.M.G., of South Australia, at the age of eighty years, which took place on Saturday, 6th March, at Mt. Loft, near Adelaide, South Australia loses a most valuable...

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Elder, Thomas
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Elder, William (1804-1882), Alexander Lang (1815-1885), George (1816-1897), businessmen and Sir Thomas (1818-1897), businessman, pastoralist and public benefactor
    Gosse, Fayette
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1972
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 4, 133-134
  3. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

Resources by Thomas Elder (17)

  1. [Sir Thomas Elder : Australian and New Zealand Art Files]
    Elder, Thomas, Sir, 1818-1897
    [ Published ]
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  2. Narrative of a tour in Palestine in 1857 / Sir Thomas Elder, G.C.M.G
    Elder, Thomas, Sir, 1818-1897
    [ Book : 2000 ]
    At State Library S Aust
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 99,290.133)

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  3. Notes from a pocket journal of a trip up the River Murray in 1856
    Elder, Thomas, Sir, 1818-1897
    [ Book : 1893 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 82,997.328)

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  4. Journal of the Elder Exploring Expedition, 1891 / David Lindsay
    Lindsay, David, 1856-1922
    [ Book, Government publication, Article : 1893 ]
    Languages: English;Mirning (A9);Birdungu (A40), [2 others]
    View online
    At 10 libraries
    Journal of the Elder Exploring Expedition, 1891 / David Lindsay
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  5. Journal of the Elder Scientific Exploring Expedition, 1891-2 : under command of D.Lindsay. Equipped solely at the cost of Sir Thomas Elder for the purpose of completing the exploration of Australia, and placed under the control of the Royal Geographi ...
    Elder Scientific Exploring Expedition (1891-1892)
    [ Book : 1893 ]
    At UNSW Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 35,093.246)

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  6. Journal of the Elder Scientific Exploring Expedition, 1891-2 / under command of D. Lindsay
    Elder Scientific Exploring Expedition (1891-1892)
    [ Book, Government publication : 1893-1986 ]
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    At 18 libraries
    Journal of the Elder Scientific Exploring Expedition, 1891-2 / under command of D. Lindsay
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  7. E. Giles's explorations, 1875-6 : proceedings of the Hon. Thos. Elder's Expedition under the command of Ernest Giles, from Perth to Adelaide
    Giles, Ernest, 1835-1897
    [ Government publication, Article : 1876 ]
    At 5 libraries
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  8. Journal of the Elder Scientific Exploring Expedition, 1891-2 under Command of D. Lindsay
    Lindsay, David, 1856-1922
    [ Book, Conference Proceedings : 1893-1999 ]
    At 17 libraries
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  9. Map showing the routes travelled and discoveries made by the exploring expeditions equipped by the Hon. Thomas Elder and under the command of Ernest Giles : between the years 1872-6 / compiled by order of the Surveyor General from Mr. Giles original ...
    Giles, Ernest, 1835-1897
    [ Map : 1876-1922 ]
    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 30,352.549)

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  10. Scientific results of the Elder Exploring Expedition
    Royal Society of South Australia
    [ Conference Proceedings : 1892-1896 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 26,303.779)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 26,303.779)

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  1. Journal of the Elder Scientific Exploring Expedition, 1891-2 / under command of D. Lindsay
    Elder Scientific Exploring Expedition (1891-1892)
    [ Book, Government publication : 1893-1986 ]
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    At 18 libraries
    Journal of the Elder Scientific Exploring Expedition, 1891-2 / under command of D. Lindsay
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  1. Elder, George (1816-1896)
    Businessman
    ... , and Sir Thomas (1818-1897), businessman, pastoralist and public benefactor, were born on 25 March 1813,... ... ELDER BROTHERS: William (1813-1882), Alexander Lang (1815-1885), George (1816-1897), businessmen ...
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  2. Elder, Alexander Lang (1815-1885)
    Businessman
    ... , and Sir Thomas (1818-1897), businessman, pastoralist and public benefactor, were born on 25 March 1813,... ... ELDER BROTHERS: William (1813-1882), Alexander Lang (1815-1885), George (1816-1897), businessmen ...
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  3. Elder, William (1813-1881)
    Businessman
    ... , and Sir Thomas (1818-1897), businessman, pastoralist and public benefactor, were born on 25 March 1813,... ... ELDER BROTHERS: William (1813-1882), Alexander Lang (1815-1885), George (1816-1897), businessmen ...
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  1. Sir Thomas Elder
    Linn, Rob
    Australian Financiers: Biographical Essays
    [ Article : 1988 ]
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  2. Sir Thomas Elder, G.C.M.G
    Gosse, Fayette
    Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia. South Australian Branch
    [ Article : 1961-1962 ]
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  3. The men who built a nation: heroes of Australian industry. -Includes profiles of Macarthur, John; Macarthur, Elizabeth; Mort, Thomas; Elder, Thomas, Sir; Knox, Edward; Burns, James, Sir; Kidman, Sidney, Sir; Baillieu, William Lawrence; Urquhart, Les ...
    Sykes, Trevor
    Australian Business
    [ Article : 1988 ]
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  4. The University of Adelaide: S. J. Way on the Elder Statue, 1898-1903
    Way, Samuel James, Sir
    South Australiana
    [ Article : 1974 ]
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  1. WHEREAS the Estate of Thomas Pattrick the elder, was, on the 3rd day of March, 1848,
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 10 March 1848 [Issue No.26] p 345

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... Ia the Insolvent Estate of Thomas Pattrickthe elder, of Sydney, miller. w HE RE AS the Estate of ... Thomas Pattrick the elder, was, on the 3rd day of March, 1848, placed under sequestration, by order of ... 172 words
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  2. Index page
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Monday 30 December 1861 [INDEX Jul 1861-Dec 1861] p vi

    Government Gazette Index And Contents

    ... Page Hogg Thomas—Appointed Sheriffs Bailiff, Braidwood .. .. .. 1977 Holledge Edward—Appointed ... Thomas—Appointed Gaoler, Goulburn 2725 Hovell William Hilton—Appointed a Member of Board for reporting on ... 3728 words
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  3. Index page
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Sunday 31 December 1967 [INDEX Jan 1967-Dec 1967] p 41

    Government Gazette Index And Contents

    ... Constructions Pty Ltd, 720, 1334 Winch, Ronald Thomas, 5500 Wing, J. Q., 2432 Woolworths (Canberra) Limited, 503 ... of Sir Ednc Bastyan, 2057 Delegation of Sir Edric Bastyan to preside over meetings of the Federal ... 244983 words
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  1. ELDER EXPEDITIONS
    ELDER EXPEDITIONS
    Created by FRANCESROWLAND, 5 items.

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  2. Elder
    Elder
    Created by ian.pettet, 35 items.

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  3. bushranger Frank Thomas
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    Created by A.S.Bowman, 26 items.

    Newspaper articles relating to Western Australian bushranger "Frank" Francis Henry William THOMAS.

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  1. Where To? Questions for Australians by The Rt Hon Sir Zelman Cowen, former Governor General of Australia
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2003 ]
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    Where To? Questions for Australians by The Rt Hon Sir Zelman Cowen, former Governor General of Australia
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  2. Pastoral symphony : Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis ; Five variants of 'Dives and Lazarus' ; Overture: the wasps / Vaughan Williams
    Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958
    [ Sound : 2012-2014 ]
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    At 2 libraries
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    Williamson, Arthur Burton, 1884-1939
    [ Printed music : 1908-1938 ]
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    Williamson, Arthur Burton, 1884-1939
    [ Printed music : 1908-1938 ]
    At Barr Smith Library
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  1. SIR THOMAS ELDER. ADELAIDE, March 6.
    The Week (Brisbane, Qld. : 1876 - 1934) Friday 12 March 1897 p 24 Article
    ... SIR THOMAS ELDER. Adelaide, 3Tarcli 0. Dr. Perks, medical attendant to SirThomas J3!der, G ... Mr. Robert Barr-Smitb, oue of the wealthiest men iu South Australia. Sir Thomas Elder, G.C.M.G., was ... 376 words
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  2. DEATH OF SIR THOMAS ELDER. ADELAIDE, Saturday.
    The Australian Star (Sydney, NSW : 1887 - 1909) Monday 8 March 1897 p 6 Article
    ... DEATH 0F SIH THOMAS ELDER. ADELAIDE, Saturday. Dr. Perks, medical attendant to Sir Thomas Elder, G ... wife of Mr. Robert Barr-Smith, one of the wealthiest men in this colony. Sir Thomas Elder was born at ... 206 words
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  3. South Australia. DEATH OF SIR THOMAS ELDER. ADELAIDE, March 7.
    The Broad Arrow Standard (WA : 1896 - 1899) Wednesday 10 March 1897 p 3 Article
    ... South Australia. DEATH OF SIR THOMAS ELDER. * I! S ADELAIDE, March 7. ' Sir Thomas Elder, G ... exploration work. Deceased took the leading part in South Australia in pure sheep breeding. Sir Thomas was ... 116 words
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