Hamlet, William Mogford (1850-1931)

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Chemist; Bushwalker
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William Mogford Hamlet (1850-1931), chemist and bushwalker, was born on 20 August 1850, at Southsea, near Portsmouth, England, elder son of William Hamlett, stay maker, and his wife Rebecca, née Mogkford....

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William Mogford Hamlet arrived in Australia (Sydney) in 1883 and was appointed government analyst for New South Wales. He was an active member of the Royal Society of New South Wales and published widely in their and other scientific journals. Hamlet was educated at the Bristol Trade and Mining School and the Royal College of Chemistry, both in the United Kingdom. Before coming to Australia he had worked for several years in the UK and in the West Indies.

  • Career position - Government Analyst of New South Wales
  • Career position - Councillor of the Royal Society of New South Wales
  • Career position - President of the Royal Society of New South Wales
  • Career position - President of the Royal Society of New South Wales
  • Career position - Councillor of the Royal Society of New South Wales

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Mr. William Mogford Hamlet, who was Government analyst of New South Wales for nearly 30 years, died at his residence, Glendowan, Glenbrook, yesterday, at the age of 81 years.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Hamlet, William Mogford
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. The Oleo-Refractometer in Organic Analysis
    Hamlet, W.M.
    Published: Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, Sydney, 1892
    Series: Report of the Fourth Meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, 4, 262-263
  3. On the Presence of Fusel Oil in Beer
    Hamlet, W.M.
    Published: Acting Government Printer, Sydney, 1887
    Series: Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, 21, 233-246
  4. The Analysis of Prickly Pear
    Hamlet, W.M.
    Published: Acting Government Printer, Sydney, 1889
    Series: Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, 23, 324-325
  5. On the Occurrence of Arabin in the Prickly Pear, (Opuntia Braziliensis )
    Hamlet, W.M.
    Published: Acting Government Printer, Sydney, 1889
    Series: Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, 23, 325
  6. On the Constitution of the Sugar Series
    Hamlet, W.M.
    Published: Acting Government Printer, Sydney, 1891
    Series: Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, 25, 164-167
  7. On a New Blowpipe Arrangement
    Hamlet, W.M.
    Published: Acting Government Printer, Sydney, 1892
    Series: Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, 26, 176-177
  8. The Interpretation of Cement Analyses, Including a New Method of Recording Results
    Hamlet, W.M.
    Published: Acting Government Printer, Sydney, 1894
    Series: Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, 28, 267-274
  9. On the Action of the Nepean Water on Tubes and Boiler Plates, with Some Remarks on Corrosion Generally
    Hamlet, W.M.
    Published: Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, Sydney, 1888
    Series: Report of the First Meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, 1, 193-195
  10. Early Chemists of Sydney
    McKern, H. H. G.
    Published: 2006
  11. Presidential Address, Section B, Chemistry and Mineralogy
    Hamlet, W.M.
    Published: Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, Sydney, 1892
    Series: Report of the Fourth Meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, 4, 48-63
  12. Hamlet, William Mogford (1850-1931), Chemist and Bushwalker
    McKern, H.H.G.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Carlton, 2005
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, Supplement, 163-164
  13. Mineral Census of Australasia: Minerals of New South Wales, Report of Committee No. 7
    Hamlet, W.M., Hector, Sir James, Jack, R.L., Lindon, E.B., Masson, D.O., Rule, O.R., Skey, W., Wilkinson, C.S., Liversidge, A.
    Published: Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, Sydney, 1890
    Series: Report of the Fifth Meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, 2, 205-216
  14. The Molecular Mechanism of an Electrolyte
    Hamlet, W.M.
    Published: Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, Sydney, 1898
    Series: Report of the Seventh Meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, 7, 273
  15. President's address to Section B, Chemistry, AANZAS,
    Hamlet, W.M.
    Published: 1892
    Series: The Chemical News and Journal of Physical Science, 65, 172-175, 187-188
  16. On the Presence of Fusel Oil in Beer
    Hamlet, W.M.
    Published: 1888
    Series: The Chemical News and Journal of Physical Science, 58, 81-83, 87-90
  17. Appointment
    Hamlet, W.M. (editorial about)
    Published: 1888
    Series: The Chemical News and Journal of Physical Science, 50, 154
  18. obituary of W.M. Hamlet in presidential address by Edwin Cheel
    Hamlet, W.M.
    Published: Acting Government Printer, Sydney, 1932
    Series: Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, 66, 10-11
  19. Science for selectors. I. Wine-making
    Hamlet, W.M.
    Published: 1891
    Series: The Spectrum: An Australian Journal of Science, 1, 28-29; to be contd
  20. William Mogford Hamlet 1850-1931
    McKern, Howard
    Published: Howard Hamlet Gordon McKern, Sydney, 1995
  21. On the Action of Metallic Salts in the Development of Aspergillus nigrescens
    Hamlet, W.M.
    Published: Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, Sydney, 1888
    Series: Report of the First Meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, 1, 325-326
  22. Chemistry in Australia Bibliography
    Collins, David
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2009

Resources by William Mogford Hamlet (1)

  1. William Mogford Hamlet papers, ca. 1818-1931
    Hamlet, William Mogford, 1850-1931
    [ Unpublished : 1931 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  1. Letter from John Le Gay Brereton to D.S. Mitchell, 16 February 1907?, enclosing a poem, written by the Government Analyst, W.M. Hamlet, 1906
    [ Unpublished : 1907 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  1. AN OPEN LETTER TO MR. WILLIAM MOGFORD HAMLET, Government Analyst.
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  1. In the Supreme Court of New South Wales. PROBATE JURISDICTION. In the will of William Mogford Hamlet, late of Glenbrook, in the State of New South Wales, analytical chemist, deceased.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 1 April 1932 [Issue No.42] p 1167

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    ... November, 1931, ^nd probate of whose will was, on the 18th day of j^nufiry, 1932, granted by the Supreme ... In the Supreme Court of New South Wales. PEOBATE JURISDICTION. In the will of William Mogford ... 330 words
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  2. Anniversary address : delivered to the Royal Society of New South Wales, May 2, 1900 / by the President, William M. Hamlet, Government Analyst
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