Lefroy, J. H. (John Henry), (Sir) (1817-1890)

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Lefroy, John Henry, (Sir) (1817-1890)
Lefroy, John Henry (1817-1890)
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Magnetician; Colonial governor; Soldier; Governor; Administrator
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Sir John Henry Lefroy (1817-1890), soldier, governor and administrator, was born on 28 January 1817 at Ashe, Hampshire, England, son of Rev. John Henry George Lefroy (d.1823) and his wife Sophia, née...

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John Lefroy, Governor of Tasmania 1880-1882, had served as a scientific adviser to the War-Office, London 1854-1855 and as Director of the Magnetic Observatory, St. Helena 1840-1842. He wrote widely on scientific subjects including Australia.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Lefroy, John Henry
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Lefroy, John Henry
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, 1995
    Series: Physics in Australia to 1945
  3. Lefroy, Sir John Henry (1817-1890)
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1974
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 5, 77-78

Resources by J. H. Lefroy (16)

  1. Extract from monograph
    Lefroy, J. H. Sir, (John Henry), 1817-1890
    [ Unpublished : 1895 ]
    At National Library
    Extract from monograph
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  2. In search of the magnetic North : a soldier-surveyor's letters from the north-west, 1843-1844 / Edited by George F. G. Stanley
    Lefroy, J. H. Sir, (John Henry), 1817-1890
    [ Book : 1955 ]
    At 3 libraries
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  3. Sir John Henry Lefroy - Family papers, 1877-1954
    Lefroy, John Henry, Sir, 1817-1890
    [ Photograph ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  4. Notes and documents relating to the family of Loffroy, of Cambray prior to 1587, of Canterbury 1587-1779, now chiefly represented by the families of Lefroy of Carriglas, Co. Longford, Ireland, and of Itchel, Hants, with branches in Australia and Cana ...
    Lefroy, J. H. Sir, (John Henry) 1817-1890
    [ Book, Microform : 1868-1985 ]
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    Notes and documents relating to the family of Loffroy, of Cambray prior to 1587, of Canterbury 1587-1779, now chiefly represented by the families of Lefroy of Carriglas, Co. Longford, Ireland, and of Itchel, Hants, with branches in Australia and Canada : being a contribution to the history of foreign Protestant refugees / by a cadet
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  5. Constitutional History of the Bermudas; the Oldest Remaining British Plantation
    Lefroy, J. H. Sir, (John Henry), 1817-1890
    [ Book : 1882 ]
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    At Edith Cowan Uni
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  6. The southern skies : a lecture, delivered at Launceston, July 26, for the benefit of the Young Men's Christian Association; delivered with additions, at Hobart, October 17, 1881, and now published for the benefit of the Risdon Female Home of Refuge / ...
    Lefroy, J. H. Sir, (John Henry), 1817-1890
    [ Book : 1881 ]
    At 4 libraries
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  7. Memorials of the discovery and early settlement of the Bermudas or Somers Islands / compiled from the colonial records and other original sources by J.H. Lefroy
    Lefroy, J. H. Sir, (John Henry), 1817-1890
    [ Book : 1932 ]
    At National Library
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  8. Memorials of the discovery and early settlement of the Bermudas or Somers Islands, 1515-1685. Comp. from the colonial records and other original sources, by Major-General J. H. Lefroy
    Lefroy, J. H. Sir 1817-1890
    [ Book : 1877-1879 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
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  9. Address to the Geographical Section of the British Association / by Sir J.H. Lefroy
    Lefroy, J. H. Sir, (John Henry) 1817-1890
    [ Book, Microform : 1880-1980 ]
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    At National Library
    Address to the Geographical Section of the British Association / by Sir J.H. Lefroy
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  10. Diary of a magnetic survey of a portion of the dominion of Canada chiefly in the North-Western territories executed in the years 1842-1844
    Lefroy, J. H. Sir, (John Henry) 1817-1890
    [ Book, Microform : 1883-1980 ]
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    Diary of a magnetic survey of a portion of the dominion of Canada chiefly in the North-Western territories executed in the years 1842-1844
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    ... 'Grady, daughter of. .The O'-Grady, of Kilballypwen; ' Our Premier's father -was born, in Liiherick in 1817, and ... came in 1890, when he was ? created C.MXx., and retired on.;a pension,- after shaving ? been Colonial ... 522 words
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    ... 1890. His mother was a daughter of the late Colonel Bruce, for many years Com-mandant of the military ... SIR HENRY LEFROY'S CAREER   The late Sir Henry Bruce Lefroy was born at Perth on March 24 ... 564 words
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  3. LATE SIR HENRY BRUCE LEFROY.
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    ... LATE SIR HENRY BRU.CE LEFROY. The death.- of -Sir Henry Bruce Lefroy, ?which occurred at his home ... the late Sir Henry's home ; town at Moora. . TKe, flasrs were flown j at half-mast throughout the ... 1341 words
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    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Sunday 31 December 1944 [INDEX Jan 1944-Dec 1944] p 3

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    ... . C., 2271. Abbott, F. C., 73, 1990. Abbott, G. G., 2367. Abbott, J. H. P., 1373. Abbott, N. F., 944 ... ., 2719. Ada, B. L., 664. Adair, A. H. B., 2720. Adair, H. L., 2721. Adam, A. A., 1323. Adam, B. J., two ... 122234 words
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    ... , D. V. J., Lieutenant, to 3rd Military District, 1314. Brand, Major C. H., District Commandant, 4th ... , to be General Staff Officer, 3rd grade, 2565. Bruclie, J. H., Lieutenant-Colonel, A.A.G., 1st ... 9805 words
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  3. IN THE COMMONWEALTH COURT OF CONCILIATION AND ARBITRATION.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 21 April 1938 [Issue No.23] p 1351

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    ... , L. H., Lynworth, Garah. Agar, J. E., Netherby, Walgett. Aitken, D. W., Roseneath, Mulwala. Albertson ... , John, Ruwenzori, Dungowan. Alchin, Chas., Albermarle, Brewarrina. Alexander, F. J., Murki, Boomi. Alker ... 63987 words
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  1. Opening address of his Excellency Sir J. H. Lefroy, C.B., K.C.M.G., F.R.S., President
    Lefroy, John Henry
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  2. Proceedings of the Sydney meeting, October, 1898 : with three appendices
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  3. The Little Sisters
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  4. PERSONAL ITEMS
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    Bridge, Peter J. (Peter John), 1943-
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    Ferguson, John Alexander, 1881-1969
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