Bourke, Richard, (Sir) (1777-1855)

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Bourke, Richard, (Sir,) (1777-1855)
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Governor
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Sir Richard Bourke (1777-1855), governor, was born on 4 May 1777 in Dublin, the son of John Bourke of Drumsally, County Limerick, and his wife Anne, daughter of Edmund Ryan of Boscable, County Tipperary....

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  2. Colonial Secretary Blanket Distributions 1838-1843
    [1843]

    Summary: Richard Bourke collected blankets in Bathurst in 1834. He was 14 years old. His traditional name appears to be Caldoleah

    Place: Bathurst (SW NSW SI55-08)

Resources by Richard Bourke (49)

  1. Letter
    Bourke, Richard Sir, 1777-1855
    [ Unpublished : 1848 ]
    At National Library
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  2. Papers
    Bourke, Richard, Sir, 1777-1855
    [ Unpublished : 1830-1850 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 206,539.297)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 206,539.297)

  3. Letter : to G. K. Rusden
    Bourke, Richard Sir, 1777-1855
    [ Unpublished : 1837 ]
    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 162,760.828)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 162,760.828)

  4. [Journal of Sir Richard Bourke]
    Bourke, Richard Sir, 1777-1855
    [ Unpublished : 1837 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 156,983.234)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 156,983.234)

  5. Journal
    Bourke, Richard Sir, 1777-1855
    [ Unpublished : 1837 ]
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    At State Library VIC
    Journal
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  6. [Letter, 1835 July 20 to Richard Bourke] [from Sir Francis Forbes]
    Forbes, Francis, Sir, 1784-1841
    [ Unpublished : 1835 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 132,760.062)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 132,760.062)

  7. Correspondence with His Excellency, Sir Richard Bourke ... : and other documents relative to the removal of Alexander M'Leay ... from the office of Colonial Secretary of New South Wales
    Bourke, Richard, Sir, 1777-1855
    [ Book : 1838 ]
    Possibly online
    At 4 libraries
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  8. Papers of the Bourke Family (as filmed by the AJCP) [M1863]
    Bourke family
    [ Unpublished, Microform : 1950 ]
    View online
    At 5 libraries
    Papers of the Bourke Family (as filmed by the AJCP) [M1863]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 110,416.266)

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  9. Correspondence between Major-Gen. Sir Richard Bourke ... and Alexander M'Leay..
    Bourke, Richard, Sir, 1777-1855
    [ Book : 1837 ]
    Possibly online
    At 3 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 104,887.109)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 104,887.109)

  10. Correspondence between the Secretary of State for the Colonial Department and the Governor of New South Wales, in the years 1834 and 1835, on the subject of the appropriation of the revenue arising from the crown lands in that colony : and a despatch ...
    Great Britain. Colonial Office
    [ Book : 1840 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 101,255.281)

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  1. Letter
    Bourke, Richard Sir, 1777-1855
    [ Unpublished : 1848 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 206,373.5)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 206,373.5)

  2. Papers
    Bourke, Richard, Sir, 1777-1855
    [ Unpublished : 1830-1850 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 204,937.188)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 204,937.188)

  3. Letter : to G. K. Rusden
    Bourke, Richard Sir, 1777-1855
    [ Unpublished : 1837 ]
    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 162,214.266)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 162,214.266)

  4. [Journal of Sir Richard Bourke]
    Bourke, Richard Sir, 1777-1855
    [ Unpublished : 1837 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 156,809.172)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 156,809.172)

  5. Journal
    Bourke, Richard Sir, 1777-1855
    [ Unpublished : 1837 ]
    View online
    At State Library VIC
    Journal
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 151,480.438)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 151,480.438)

  6. Sir Richard Bourke - Papers, 1820-1855
    [ Unpublished : 1820-1855 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 150,152.25)

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  7. Richard Bourke / Dr. Hazel King
    King, Hazel, 1908-1997
    [ Sound : 1987 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 148,041.469)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 148,041.469)

  8. [Biographical cuttings on Sir Richard Bourke, Governor of N.S.W., containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 146,890.156)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 146,890.156)

  9. Lines sacred to the memory of Lucy youngest daughter of Major-General Richard Bourke ...[and] the family of Thornfield / [Charles Forster]
    Forster, Charles, d.1871
    [ Book : 1823 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 143,414.531)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 143,414.531)

  10. [Letter, 1835 July 20 to Richard Bourke] [from Sir Francis Forbes]
    Forbes, Francis, Sir, 1784-1841
    [ Unpublished : 1835 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 131,511.031)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 131,511.031)

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    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Wednesday 4 May 1836 [Issue No.220] p 349

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    ... 21st of April :— To His Excellency Major General Sir Richard Bourke, K.C. B., Governor aud Commander ... 579 words
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  2. Government Gazette Proclamations and Legislation
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Wednesday 6 January 1836 [Issue No.203] p 1

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    ... to be hereunto affixed. Witness, Our Trusty and Well-beloved Major General Sir Richard Bourke, Knight ... , One thousand eight hundred and thirty-six. RICHARD BOURKE. By His Excellency's Command, ALEXANDER M'LEAY. ... 1429 words
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  3. PROCLAMATION.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Wednesday 18 May 1836 [Issue No.222] p 395

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    ... PROCLAMATION. By His Excellency Major-General Sir Richard Bourke, K. C, B., Commanding His Majesty ... and thirty-six. (L. S.) RICHARD BOURKE. By His Excellency's Command, ALEXANDER M'LEAY. GOD SAVE THE ... 268 words
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  1. SIR RICHARD BOURKE
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  4. The early life of Sir Richard Bourke
    King, H
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    [ Article : 1969 ]
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  1. SIR RICHARD BOURKE.
    The Australian (Sydney, NSW : 1824 - 1848) Tuesday 12 March 1839 p 2 Article
    ... SIR RICHARD BOURKE. The following is the address of the Congregated Trades of this City to Lieu ... tenant General Sir Richard Bourke. K. C. B.,.on return from his Govern ment, New South Wales :--' Sir ... 584 words
    • Text last corrected on 29 May 2018 by Alvine
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  2. SIR RICHARD BOURKE'S BACKBITERS.
    The Australian (Sydney, NSW : 1824 - 1848) Tuesday 2 January 1838 p 2 Article
    ... SIR RICHARD BOURKE'S BACKBITERS. 1 Destroy his web of ' calumny1 in vain, The creature's at his ... , about ' Sir RiCHAim Boukkr and the Civil Officers,' even if it had any chance of an extensive perusal ... 1154 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,795.74)

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  3. Sir Richard Bourke.
    Colonial Times (Hobart, Tas. : 1828 - 1857) Tuesday 7 November 1837 p 5 Article
    ... Sir Richard Bourke« I The press of the' Sister Colony has for some, weeks been occu^ed in ... commenting upon the excellent letter written by Sri Richard Bourke, to the Secretary of State, in which he ... 2058 words
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  1. Veteran actor, director Sir Richard Attenborough died at 90
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    [ Sound : 2014 ]
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    Veteran actor, director Sir Richard Attenborough died at 90
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  2. Richard Williams interviewed by Mel Pratt in the Mel Pratt collection
    Williams, Richard, Sir, 1890-1980
    [ Sound : 1973-1974 ]
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    At National Library
    Richard Williams interviewed by Mel Pratt in the Mel Pratt collection
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  3. Max Bourke interviewed by Bronwyn Hanna in the Burra Charter oral history project
    Bourke, Max, 1941-
    [ Sound : 2012 ]
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    Max Bourke interviewed by Bronwyn Hanna in the Burra Charter oral history project
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  4. John Bourke interviewed by Madonna Grehan in the Australian Centre for Paralympic Studies oral history project
    Bourke, John, 1947-
    [ Sound : 2017 ]
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    John Bourke interviewed by Madonna Grehan in the Australian Centre for Paralympic Studies oral history project
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 274.227)

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    Mousally, Richard
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    Pertaining to Richard Mousally

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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 287.523)

  2. Richard Heales
    Richard Heales
    Created by sunshine2, 19 items.

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    gray and sparkes families
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    probate notice for richard gray

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