Lewis, Mortimer William (1796-1879)

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Lewis, Mortimer (1796-1879)
Lewis, Mortimer W. (1796-1879)
Field of activity
Surveyor; Architect; Architect / Interior Architect / Landscape Architect
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https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1478709

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Mortimer William Lewis (1796-1879), surveyor and architect, was born in London, the son of Thomas Arundel Lewis and his wife Caroline, née Derby. At 19 he was appointed surveyor and draftsman in the...

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Colonial Architect of NSW, came to Sydney in March 1830. National Portrait Gallery holds a pair of miniatures in watercolour on ivory of Mortimer and Elizabeth Lewis.

Colonial Architect of NSW, came to Sydney in March 1830 with his wife Elizabeth, nee Clements, their daughter and three sons, including Mortimer William Lewis Junior and Thomas Harvey Lewis. A fourth son, Oswald Hoddle Lewis, was born in NSW in 1833. This entry is a stub. You can help DAAO by submitting a

  • March 1830

Flourished

  • fl. c.1830 - c.1850

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  1. Elevation and plan of a temporary gaol or lock-up proposed to be erected at East Maitland / Mortimer Wm. Lewis
    Lewis, Mortimer William, 1796-1879
    [ Map : 1847 ]
    Possibly online
    At State Library of NSW
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 75,730.07)

  2. Gladesville Hospital: original 1837 Mortimer Lewis building, around 1892 [photograph]
    Lewis, Mortimer William, 1796-1879
    [ Photograph : 1892 ]
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    At Ryde City Library
    Gladesville Hospital: original 1837 Mortimer Lewis building, around 1892 [photograph]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 57,825.551)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 57,825.551)

  3. Map of the south east portion of Australia, shewing the progress of discovery, in the interior of New South Wales, by Major Mitchell, Survr. Genl. of the colony [J. Arrowsmith]
    Arrowsmith, John, 1790-1873
    [ Map : 1836 ]
    Possibly online
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 45,165.852)

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Resources about Mortimer William Lewis (7)

  1. Mortimer William Lewis, 1796-1879 : his life, works and family / by Barry Anstee
    Anstee, Barry
    [ Thesis : 1971 ]
    At UNSW Library
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  2. Mortimer Lewis / colour transparency of original miniature
    [ Photograph : 1825 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 118,146.203)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 118,146.203)

  3. Mortimer Lewis holding an architectural drawing [ambrotype, 1860-1865]
    [ Photograph : 1860 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Mortimer Lewis holding an architectural drawing [ambrotype, 1860-1865]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 86,497.641)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 86,497.641)

  4. Mortimer William Lewis out driving, c.1838-1840 / [watercolour attributed to Edward Winstanley]
    Winstanley, Edward, 1820-1849
    [ Art work : 1840 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Mortimer William Lewis out driving, c.1838-1840 / [watercolour attributed to Edward Winstanley]
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 78,221.898)

  5. Plan of the New Gaol for Sydney, ca. 1840
    [ Art work : 1840 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Plan of the New Gaol for Sydney, ca. 1840
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 66,564.289)

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  6. Government House, Sydney, 1834: [original plans, with photograph of completed building] / Sir Edward Blore
    Blore, Edward, 1787-1879
    [ Photograph : 1834 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  7. Sydney, from Mrs Darling's Point. [A view, including Rushcutters Bay and a sailing ship], 1842 / John Skinner Prout
    Prout, John Skinner, 1805-1876
    [ Art work : 1842 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Sydney, from Mrs Darling's Point. [A view, including Rushcutters Bay and a sailing ship], 1842 / John Skinner Prout
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 39,778.141)

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  1. Lewis, Thomas Harvey (1828-1900)
    Artist; ; Photographer; Painter; Cricketer; 9112; Surveyor; 6922
    ... Lewis, Mortimer William Junior ... Lewis, Mortimer ... sons, Mortimer William junior, Tom and Oswald Hoddle; a fourth son was born in the colony. Tom Lewis ... cricketer, was born in England, second of the four sons of the future NSW Colonial Architect Mortimer Lewis ...
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  2. Winstanley, Edward (1820-1849)
    Artist; ; Draughtsman; Painter
    ... Mortimer Lewis Out Riding ... Winstanley, William ... , sketcher and silhouette artist, was born in Lancashire, eldest son of William Winstanley . With his parents ... , sisters and brothers he came to Sydney in the Adventure , arriving on 2 May 1833. Although William Moore ...
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  3. Thompson, John (1800-1861)
    Artist; ; Draughtsman; Surveyor; 6922; Artistic Director; Director; Producer
    ... Lewis, Mortimer ... Shakespeare, William ...
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  1. WHEREAS the Estate of Mortimer William Lewis was, on the 12th day of November,
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 23 November 1849 [Issue No.157] p 1750

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... ney, gentleman. w HEREAS the Estate of Mortimer William Lewis was, on the 12th day of November, 1849 ... In the Insolvent Estate of M'Utimer William Lewis, of upper William-street, Woolloomooloo, in Syd ... 165 words
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3,443.448)

  2. ECCLESIASTICAL JURISDICTION. In the estate and goods of Mortimer William Lewis, late of Rusheutter's Bay, near Sydney, in the Colony of New South Wales, gentleman, deceased, intestate.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Tuesday 18 March 1879 [Issue No.91] p 1232

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... .d. 1879. JOHN DAWSON & SON, Proctors for the Applicant, 136, Pitt-street, Sydney. 1860 6s. 6d. ... Mortimer William Lewis, late of Rusheutter's Bay, near Sydney, in the Colony of New South Wales, gentleman ... 126 words
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  3. NOTICE TO CREDITORS. In the Insolvent Estate of Mortimer William Lewis, of Sydney, in the Colony of New South Wales, gentleman.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Tuesday 22 January 1850 [Issue No.11] p 125

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... Estate of Mortimer William Lewis, of Sydney, in the Colony of New South Wales, gentleman. MHAKE notice ... . MORTIMER WILLIAM LEWIS, by Nichols and Williams, his Attorneys, 310, Pitt-street, Sydney. 86 3s. 6d. ... 119 words
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  1. MORTIMER—LEWIS.
    The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) Saturday 7 March 1903 p 44 Article
    ... MORTIMER-LEWIS. A marriage took place on January 7, in the church of Stoke Gifford (England), be ... tween Walter Ernest Mortimer, of Walls Court, Stoke Gifford, and Lylyas Laura Lewis, of Cilwen and ... 441 words
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  2. Late Mrs Mortimer Lewis
    The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947) Wednesday 8 April 1942 p 5 Article
    ... Late Mrs Mortimer Lewis The death of Mrs Mortimer Lewis, which took place at a private hospital at ... William Lewis, Government Architect for the Northern District of New South Wales, was a son of the first ... 209 words
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  3. Late Mrs Mortimer Lewis
    The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947) Wednesday 8 April 1942 p 5 Article
    ... Late Mrs Mortimer Lewis The death oi Mrs Mortimer Lewis, which took place at a private hospital at ... William Lewis. Government Architect tor the Northern District of New Soath Wales, was son of the first ... 204 words
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  1. In search of the Constitution / directed by Vern Diamond [and others] ; produced by Richard Petrow [and others] ; a presentation of WNET New York & WTVS Detroit ; Public Affairs Television, Inc
    WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
    [ Video : 1987-2010 ]
    At Edith Cowan Uni
    In search of the Constitution / directed by Vern Diamond [and others] ; produced by Richard Petrow [and others] ; a presentation of WNET New York & WTVS Detroit ; Public Affairs Television, Inc
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  2. Cars
    Walt Disney Pictures
    [ Video : 2006-2017 ]
    Languages: English;Spanish;French, [2 others]
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    At 145 libraries
    Cars
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  3. Short Stories: The Thoroughly Modern Collection
    Authors, Multiple
    [ Sound : 2010 ]
    At Toowoomba City
    Short Stories: The Thoroughly Modern Collection
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  4. Fun & fancy free : Mi qi yu mo dou / Walt Disney Pictures ; RKO Radio Pictures ; produced by Ben Sharpsteen ; story by Homer Brightman ... [et al.] ; directed by Jack Kinney, Bill Roberts, Hamilton Luske ; live action director, William Morgan
    Walt Disney Home Video (Firm)
    [ Video : 1947-1999 ]
    Languages: Chinese;English, [1 other]
    At Hurstville City LMG
    Fun & fancy free : Mi qi yu mo dou / Walt Disney Pictures ; RKO Radio Pictures ; produced by Ben Sharpsteen ; story by Homer Brightman ... [et al.] ; directed by Jack Kinney, Bill Roberts, Hamilton Luske ; live action director, William Morgan
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  1. The taming of the shrew
    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
    [ Book, Sound, Audio book : 1631-2019 ]
    Languages: English;German;Japanese;Chinese, [9 others]
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  2. Henry II / [by] W. L. Warren
    Warren, W. L. (Wilfred Lewis), 1929-
    [ Book : 1961-2000 ]
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    Henry II / [by] W. L. Warren
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  3. Workplace reform and enterprise bargaining : issues, cases and trends / edited by Dennis Mortimer, Priscilla Leece
    Mortimer, D. E. (Dennis E.)
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    Workplace reform and enterprise bargaining : issues, cases and trends / edited by Dennis Mortimer, Priscilla Leece
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  4. Some recollections of plays and players of the Ballarat stage, in the fifties and sixties / by William Furley
    Furley, William
    [ Book : 1906 ]
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    At 4 libraries
    Some recollections of plays and players of the Ballarat stage, in the fifties and sixties / by William Furley
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  1. WILLIAM SHIELS (SHIELDS) born 1815 in Markinch, Fife.
    WILLIAM SHIELS (SHIELDS) born 1815 in Markinch, Fife.
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    Neither William Shiels (Shields) 7/3/1815 Markinch - Millwright and Machine Engineer in Scotland; Gold Miner and Prospector, Mechanic, Grocer, Freehold Storekeeper, Licensed Victualler, Publ...

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  2. Ansell Arthur William Goman
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  3. Bronte, Nelson's Bay - Bronte House
    Bronte, Nelson's Bay - Bronte House
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    At Nelson's Bay. Parish of Alexandria. Designed attributed to original land owner Mortimer William LEWIS, architect, c. 1835 - 1845, owned subsequently by Robert LOWE, Esq.; J.J. FALCONER, Esq., J.B. ...

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    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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  2. Oedipus Rex / Sophocles ; edited by R.D. Dawe
    Sophocles
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    Languages: English;Greek, Ancient (to 1453);Greek, Modern (1453- );German, [14 others]
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    At 89 libraries
    Oedipus Rex / Sophocles ; edited by R.D. Dawe
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  3. Latin Quarter (11 September 1953) [Event Description]
    [ Article : 1953 ]
    At AusStage
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  4. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (29 March 1990 - 5 May 1990) [Event Description]
    [ Article : 1990 ]
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  1. Various documents collected by Sir William Dixson mostly consisting of correspondence from early colonial publishers of newspapers to authorities, 18 June 1831-1868
    Dixson, William, Sir, 1870-1952
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  2. Papers of Elizur Wright
    Wright, Elizur, 1804-1885
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