Hellyer, Henry (1790-1832)

Field of activity
Explorer; Surveyor; Architect; Artist; Architect / Interior Architect / Landscape Architect; Painter
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Henry Hellyer (1790-1832), explorer and surveyor, second son of eleven children of John Hellyer and Betsy Maine of Portchester, Hampshire, England, arrived in Van Diemen's Land on 4 March 1826 in the Cape...

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Watercolourist, surveyor and architect, arrived in Van Diemen's Land in 1826 as architect and surveyor to the newly formed Van Diemen's Land Company. Painted watercolours on surveying expeditions as information for his employers.

watercolourist, surveyor and architect, son of John Hellyer and Betsy, nee Maine, of Porchester, Hampshire, arrived in Van Diemen’s Land on 4 March 1826 as architect and surveyor to the newly formed Van Diemen’s Land Company. In October the company set up its headquarters at Circular Head, from which base Hellyer set out on various surveying expeditions. Watercolours such as The Lawn Front, Highfield Circular Head , signed 'Henry Hellyer Surveyor V.D.L. Co. August 1832’ (State Library of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania), were done as visual information for his employers and were formerly in the company’s possession. Although officially transferred to the Government Survey Department in May 1832, Hellyer never took up this appointment. He committed suicide at Circular Head in

  • 4 March 1826 Arrived in Van Diemen's Land (Tas).

Flourished

  • fl. 1826 - 1832

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Henry Hellyer arrived in Tasmania in 1826 and explored north west of the island for the Van Diemen's Land Co. He was appointed to the Government Survey Department in 1832 but committed suicide.

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Design and Art Australia Online

  • State Library of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS
  • (see also) Hellyer, John
  • (see also) Hellyer, Betsy
  • (see also) The Lawn Front, Highfield Circular Head

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Hellyer, Henry
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Hellyer, Henry (1790-1832), explorer and surveyor
    Eldershaw, Shirley M.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1966
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 1, 528-529

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  1. Workbook. by Henry Hellyer
    Hellyer, Henry, 1790-1832
    [ Book, Government publication : 1987 ]
    At Libraries Tas
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  2. Western Tasmania, North portion : and, Western Tasmania South portion / compiled from official surveys and from explorations and sketch surveys by H. Hellyer, C. Gould, J.R. Scott, C.P. Sprent ; Compiled by J.R. Scott, drawn by W.C. Piguenit and lith ...
    Piguenit, W. C. (William Charles), 1836-1914
    [ Government publication, Map : 1876 ]
    Possibly online
    At Libraries Tas
    Western Tasmania, North portion : and, Western Tasmania South portion / compiled from official surveys and from explorations and sketch surveys by H. Hellyer, C. Gould, J.R. Scott, C.P. Sprent ; Compiled by J.R. Scott, drawn by W.C. Piguenit and lithographed by M.L. Henn
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  1. Workbook. by Henry Hellyer
    Hellyer, Henry, 1790-1832
    [ Book, Government publication : 1987 ]
    At Libraries Tas
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  2. Joe Lake's Henry Hellyer : the founding of the Tasmanian City of Burnie : a tragedy : in III acts
    Lake, Joe, 1941-
    [ Book : 1996 ]
    At 5 libraries
    Joe Lake's Henry Hellyer : the founding of the Tasmanian City of Burnie : a tragedy : in III acts
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  3. Henry Hellyer : a tragic drama in two acts / by Joe Lake
    Lake, Joe, 1941-
    [ Book : 1997 ]
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  4. Journal of Henry Heller, 1826 : together ... Journal / compiled and annotated by John M. Bruce
    Bruce, J. M. (John Mitchell)
    [ Book : 1993 ]
    Languages: Undetermined
    At Libraries Tas
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  5. Henry Hellyer : a drama in two acts
    Lake, Joe, 1941-
    [ Book : 1998 ]
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  6. Tasmania's Henry Hellyer : a drama in two acts / Joe Lake
    Lake, Joe, 1941-
    [ Book : 1998 ]
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  7. Henry Hellyer's observations : journals of life in the Tasmanian bush 1826-1827 / edited by Bertram Thomas
    Thomas, Bertram M
    [ Book : 2011 ]
    At 4 libraries
    Henry Hellyer's observations : journals of life in the Tasmanian bush 1826-1827 / edited by Bertram Thomas
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  8. Autograph letter signed by Henry Hellyer, North Down Plain, to Stephen Adey, relating to his experiences on travels into the interior of Van Diemen's Land, 2 July 1826
    [ Unpublished : 1826 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  9. Henry Hellyer
    Mulhern, Terry
    Tasmania 40 Degrees South
    [ Article : 2018 ]
    View online (conditions apply)
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  10. Henry Hellyer's suicide : summary of a psychological autopsy / by Gwyneth Daniel
    Daniel, Gwyneth, 1938-
    [ Book : 2010 ]
    At 3 libraries
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  1. Hellyer, Jill (1925-2012)
    Author; Poet
    ... Jill Hellyer was born in Sydney in 1925 to parents Harold and Ruby Hellyer. After the death of both ... won the verse prize in the 1963 Grenfell Henry Lawson Arts Awards and the Poetry Magazine Award in ...
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  2. Arnold, Raymond (1950-)
    Artist; 9002; Printmaker
    ... projection of Mt Ballantyre by Henry Hellyer (1790-1832), son of John Hellyer and Betsy, née Maine, of ... Circular Head , signed 'Henry Hellyer Surveyor V.D.L. Co. August 1832’ (State Library of Tasmania ...
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  3. Coopes, Jenny (1945-)
    Artist; ; Cartoonist / Illustrator; Journalist; Cartoonist
    ... Spooner, John Henry ... Hellyer, Jill ...
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  1. DIVORCE PETITIONS Hellyer v Hellyer
    The Newcastle Sun (NSW : 1918 - 1954) Thursday 14 August 1947 p 14 Article
    ... into it.' He was Harry Raymond Hellyer, of Henry Street, Werrls Creek, who petitioned for divorce from ... [?] Hellyer .v Hellyer A petitioning husband said that when ho asked his wife to open the door of ... 599 words
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  2. HENRY HELLYER. Early Explorer's Tragic End
    Advocate (Burnie, Tas. : 1890 - 1954) Saturday 29 January 1927 p 2 Article
    ... HELLYER, Esquire. Obiit. 2 September, 1832 Aged 42. ... HENRY HELLYER. Early Explorer's Tragic End Mr. H. Stuart Dove, Devonport, writes :— The historical ... 188 words
    • Text last corrected on 14 June 2019 by ghouston
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  3. GOLD AT THE HELLYER.
    Weekly Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1872 - 1878) Saturday 29 June 1872 p 14 Article
    ... GOLD AT THE HELLYER. At a public meeting, held at Circular Head on the evening of 17th inst., it ... deposit at the Hellyer, at 51 per mile. The track will begiu at a point about ten miles south of the ... 679 words
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  1. Map of the Hellyer River, Surrey Hills / Henry Hellyer, August 1830
    Hellyer, Henry
    [ Map : 1900-1969 ]
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  2. Map of the Hellyer River, Surrey Hills / drawn by Henry Hellyer
    Hellyer, Henry
    [ Map : 1830 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  3. Henry F. Halloran survey roughs, Rockdale, 1884-1902
    Halloran, Henry Ferdinand
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  1. IN BANKRUPTCY. Re James Hellyer, plasterer.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 28 February 1890 [Issue No.116] p 1835

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    ... ,109) IN BANKRUPTCY. Re James Hellyer, plasterer. NOTICE is hereby given that a Sequestration Order has ... Sydney, this 21th day of February, a.d. 1890. ARTHUR HENRY, Registrar in Bankruptcy. 1374 3s. 6d. ... 65 words
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  2. IN BANKRUPTCY. Re James Hellyer, of Auburn-street, Parramatta, plasterer.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 28 February 1890 [Issue No.116] p 1839

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... In the Supreme Court of .New South. Wales. (2,109) IN BANKRUPTCY. Re James Hellyer, of Auburn ... HENRY, Registrar in Bankruptcy. Official Assignee—Augustus Mobhis. 2011 6s. ... 97 words
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  3. PROBATE JURISDICTION. In the estate of Herbert Henry Hellyer, late of East Maitland, in the State of New South Wales, retired civil servant, deceased, intestate.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 6 March 1942 [Issue No.35] p 896

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    ... that every creditor or any other person having any claim against the estate of HerLcrt Henry Hellyer ... its Probate Jurisdiction, to Arnold Henry Hellyer, a son of the said deceased, are hereby required to ... 279 words
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  1. Henry Hellyer Diary / Henry Hellyer Diary
    Henry Hellyer
    [ Unpublished, Book : 1827 ]
    At UTAS Collections
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  2. [Biographical cuttings on Henry Hellyer, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
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  3. Voyage to Van Diemen's Land 1825 [written on the sailing ship Cape Packet] / [by Henry Hellyer]
    Hellyer, Henry
    [ Unpublished : 1825 ]
    At Maritime Museum
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  1. Henry Hellyer Diary / Henry Hellyer Diary
    Henry Hellyer
    [ Unpublished, Book : 1827 ]
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  2. Aussie humour : classic Australian humour - from Henry Lawson to Dame Edna Everage / Tom Hayllar and Rex Sadler
    Sadler, R. K. (Rex Kevin)
    [ Book : 1988 ]
    At 21 libraries
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  3. Grenfell Henry Lawson Festival 1963 has pleasure in announcing 1963 award winners in the literary competitions
    Grenfell Henry Lawson Festival Grenfell, N.S.W.) (1963 :
    [ Book : 1963 ]
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  4. Practical wireless service manual / revised by H.W. Hellyer
    Hellyer, Henry William
    [ Book : 1967 ]
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  1. Trio opus 17 no. 3 in E♭ major : 3 bassoons / François Henri Joseph ; edited by Roger Hellyer
    Castil-Blaze, 1784-1857
    [ Printed music : 1990 ]
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  2. Trio opus 17 no. 2 in C : 3 bassoons / François Henri Joseph ; edited by Roger Hellyer
    Castil-Blaze, 1784-1857
    [ Printed music : 1990 ]
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  3. Trio opus 17, no. 3 in E flat for three bassoons / François Henri Joseph Castil-Blaze ; edited by Roger Hellyer
    Castil-Blaze, 1784-1857
    [ Printed music : 1990 ]
    At University of Sydney
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  4. Trio op. 17 no. 1 in B♭ 3 bassoons / François Henri Joseph Castil-Blaze ; edited by Roger Hellyer
    Castil-Blaze, 1784-1857
    [ Printed music : 1981 ]
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  1. Henry Hellyer, esquire, 1790/ 1832: Van Diemen's Land Company surveyor: in his footsteps
    Rollins, Brian J
    Australian Surveyor
    [ Article : 1988 ]
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  2. In quest of Henry Hellyer
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    Papers and Proceedings: Tasmanian Historical Research Association
    [ Article : 2006 ]
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  3. Reference to index of records of the diary, July-August 1827, of Henry Hellyer (1790 -1832), a surveyor for the Van Diemen's land Company
    Hellyer, Henry
    [ Article : 2010 ]
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    At Uni of TAS Open Rep
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  4. Reference to index of records of the diary, July-August 1827, of Henry Hellyer (1790 -1832), a surveyor for the Van Diemen's land Company
    Hellyer, Henry
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