Forbes, Francis, (Sir) (1784-1841)

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Chief Justice
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Biographies

Sir Francis Forbes (1784-1841), chief justice, was the eldest son of Dr Francis Forbes and his wife Mary, née Tucker. His grandfather, Dr George Forbes, came of ancient Scottish lineage, but after Culloden...

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  1. Some papers of Sir Francis Forbes : First Chief Justice in Australia / edited, with an introduction and notes by J.M. Bennett ; foreword by Laurence Street
    Forbes, Francis, Sir, 1784-1841
    [ Book, Government publication : 1998 ]
    At 17 libraries
    Some papers of Sir Francis Forbes : First Chief Justice in Australia / edited, with an introduction and notes by J.M. Bennett ; foreword by Laurence Street
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 132,931.156)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 132,931.156)

  2. Papers
    Gurner, John, 1792-1882
    [ Unpublished : 1820-1845 ]
    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 124,411.047)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 124,411.047)

  3. [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    [ Unpublished : 1835 ]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: 120,001.547)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 120,001.547)

  4. The Francis Forbes lectures / The Francis Forbes Society for Australian Legal History
    Forbes, Francis, Sir, 1784-1841
    [ Periodical : 2002-2019 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 69,984.914)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 69,984.914)

  5. Final report of the Committee on Immigration
    New South Wales. Legislative Council. Committee on Immigration
    [ Government publication, Book : 1835 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 52,994.105)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 52,994.105)

  6. Minutes of evidence taken before the Committee on Immigration
    New South Wales. Legislative Council. Committee on Immigration
    [ Government publication, Book : 1835 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 52,819.703)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 52,819.703)

  7. A Calendar of the prisoners : to be tried at the next Supreme Court, before ... Francis Forbes, Chief Justice, to be holden on Monday, the 11th instant ... John Mackaness, Esquire, Sheriff
    Mackaness, John
    [ Government publication, Book : 1825 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 44,454.766)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 44,454.766)

  8. Notice is hereby given that the undermentioned rules were thi[s] day duly promulgated by the Honorable the Supreme Court ... : First term, 10th Geo. IV, 7th March 1829 ... / by the Court, Francis Forbes, C.J
    Forbes, Francis, Sir, 1784-1841
    [ Book : 1829 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 42,548.941)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 42,548.941)

  9. Copy of a letter from their Honors the Judges of the Supreme Court to the Hon. the Colonial Secretary [regarding the rights of ex convicts to serve on juries ] / Francis Forbes, James Dowling, W.W. Burton
    Burton, William, Sir, 1794-1888
    [ Book : 1833 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 37,589.57)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 37,589.57)

Resources about Francis Forbes (49)

  1. [Biographical cuttings on Sir Francis Forbes, former Chief Justice of New South Wales, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 153,530.453)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 153,530.453)

  2. Note by Robert [?] relating to grinding of wheat for Sir Francis Forbes, 25 February 1840
    [ Unpublished : 1840 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 152,742.672)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 152,742.672)

  3. Some papers of Sir Francis Forbes : First Chief Justice in Australia / edited, with an introduction and notes by J.M. Bennett ; foreword by Laurence Street
    Forbes, Francis, Sir, 1784-1841
    [ Book, Government publication : 1998 ]
    At 17 libraries
    Some papers of Sir Francis Forbes : First Chief Justice in Australia / edited, with an introduction and notes by J.M. Bennett ; foreword by Laurence Street
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 133,097.938)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 133,097.938)

  4. Honorable Sir Francis Forbes, Kt., first Chief Justice of New South Wales, 1837? / H. S. Sadd
    Sadd, Henry S
    [ Photograph : 1837 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 129,112.609)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 129,112.609)

  5. Honorable Sir Francis Forbes, Kt., first Chief Justice of New South Wales, / H. S. Sadd
    Sadd, Henry S
    [ Photograph : 1885 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 128,417.648)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 128,417.648)

  6. Papers
    Gurner, John, 1792-1882
    [ Unpublished : 1820-1845 ]
    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 123,542.828)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 123,542.828)

  7. [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: 120,023.844)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 120,023.844)

  8. Chief Justice Sir Francis Forbes
    [ Photograph : 1934 ]
    View online
    At State Library of NSW
    Chief Justice Sir Francis Forbes
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 115,145.141)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 115,145.141)

  9. Sir Francis Forbes: Chief Justice, Oct 1823 - Aug 1837
    [ Photograph : 1938 ]
    View online
    At State Library of NSW
    Sir Francis Forbes: Chief Justice, Oct 1823 - Aug 1837
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 114,705.305)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 114,705.305)

  10. The late Sir Francis Forbes, formerly Chief Justice of New South Wales
    [ Art work : 1860-1869 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 114,218.336)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 114,218.336)

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  1. IMPOUNDED from the Estate of Sir Francis Forbes, on the 1st June, by — Marsh, Esq:—
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 11 June 1841 [Issue No.46] p 808

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... Council* E. BENNETT, Foundkeeper. MuiwtUbrook, June II, 1841. (277) CiOfcftL ... IMPOUNDED from the Estate of Sir Brands * Forbes, on the lit June, by — Mar»b, Esq One red and ... 110 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,308.901)

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  2. IMPOUNDED from the Estate of Sir Francis Forbes, on the 1st June, by — Marsh, Esq:—
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 18 June 1841 [Issue No.48] p 839

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... of Council. E. BENNETT, Poundkeeper. Mutwellbrook, June II, 1841* (217) [10s. 9d. ... IMPOUNDED from the Estate of Sir Francis Forbes, on the 1st June* by ■ ■ Marsb, Esq One red and ... 114 words
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  3. IMPOUNDED from the Estate of Sir Francis Forbes, on the 1st June, by—Marsh. Esq:—
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 25 June 1841 [Issue No.50] p 869

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... Council. E. BENNETT, Pound keeper. Muswcllbrook, June II, 1841* (277) [10s. 9d. ... 1 MPOUiVDED from (he Estate of Sir Faucis Forbes, on the 1st June* bv h Matsb. Esq r— One red end ... 113 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,306.805)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,306.805)

  1. SIR FRANCIS FORBES.
    The Australian (Sydney, NSW : 1824 - 1848) Friday 8 September 1837 p 2 Article
    ... SIR FRANCIS FORBES. By late arrivals, information hns been received that Sir Francis Foiuiks has ... 108 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,609.97)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,609.97)

  2. Sir Francis Forbes.
    The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser (NSW : 1838 - 1841) Friday 25 January 1839 p 2 Article
    ... Sir Francis Forbes. Extract from the " SYDNEY STANDARD"     " We perceive in the list of ... have always Inclined to this opinion. Sir Francis Forbes as a "Liberal"must suffer with Liberals. It is ... 525 words
    • Text last corrected on 29 August 2011 by jennyma
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,597.264)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,597.264)

  3. SIR. FRANCIS FORBES.
    The Tasmanian (Hobart Town, Tas. : 1827 - 1839) Friday 24 May 1839 p 4 Article
    ... SIR. FRANCIS FORBES. A piece of plate, in the form af a candelabra, of the most chaste and elegant ... is stated to have cost £250: — To the Honorable THE CHIEF JUSTICE FORBES, IN TOKEN Of respect and ... 87 words
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  1. Paul Temple and the Jonathan mystery / Francis Durbridge
    Durbridge, Francis, 1912-
    [ Sound : 2004 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    At ACT Public Library
    Paul Temple and the Jonathan mystery / Francis Durbridge
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 43.033)

  2. Two fugues (from the Art of fugue) J.S. Bach ; arranged for string trio by Watson Forbes
    Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750
    [ Printed music : 1931-2003 ]
    Languages: English;German;Italian;French, [4 others]
    At 8 libraries
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 38.423)

  3. This I believe. presenting personal philosophies of thoughtful people
    Murrow, Edward R
    [ Sound : 1950-1959 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 31.794)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 31.794)

  4. The Colditz story
    Studio Canal+
    [ Video : 1954-2018 ]
    At 27 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 23.2)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 23.2)

  1. Autograph letters signed, from Sir Francis Forbes to E. Deas Thomson, 28 December 1829? and 19 February 1830
    Forbes, Francis, 1784-1841
    [ Unpublished : 1830 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 521.087)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 521.087)

  2. Drafts re Sir Francis Forbes, ca.1914-1970
    [ Unpublished : 1970 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 516.134)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 516.134)

  3. Drafts re Sir Francis Forbes, ca.1914-1970
    [ Unpublished : 1970 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 511.234)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 511.234)

  1. Sir Francis Forbes (3 October 1942)
    Australian Broadcasting Commission;
    ABC weekly
    [ Article : 1942 ]
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    At Trove DigitalLibrary
    Sir Francis Forbes (3 October 1942)
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 543.482)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 543.482)

  2. Some Papers of Sir Francis Forbes: First Chief Justice in Australia.(Review)
    Forbes, John (American scholar)
    University of Queensland Law Journal
    [ Article : 2000 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 487.787)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 487.787)

  3. Sir Francis Forbes: First Chief Justice of New South Wales, 1824-1837.(Book Review)
    McLaren, John
    Australian Historical Studies
    [ Article : 2003 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 445.748)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 445.748)

  4. Some Papers of Sir Francis Forbes, First Chief Justice in Australia
    McLaughlin, John Kennedy
    Australian Law Journal
    [ Article : 1999 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 439.37)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 439.37)

  1. Francis Forbes Chief Justice NSW
    Francis Forbes Chief Justice NSW
    Created by aliwis, 11 items.

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 362.053)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 362.053)

  2. - Forbes NSW 1900-1909
    - Forbes NSW 1900-1909
    Created by grace486, 550 items.

    Family notices, accidents, other items of interest

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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 223.307)

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    - Forbes NSW 1890-1899 -
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 215.667)

  1. Wilson, Ambrose
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    ... [Country] House of Sir Francis Forbes, Emu Plains, Nepean ... Forbes, Francis ... children of Sir Francis and Lady Forbes in Sydney, according to an inscription attributing the sketch ... [Country] House of Sir Francis Forbes, Emu Plains, Nepean (ML) to him. Two other unsigned sketches ...
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 12.015)

  2. Briggs, N. P.
    Artist; ; Painter
    ... The Late Sir Francis Forbes ... Late Sir Francis Forbes , lent by the Sydney College. This seems to have been a mistake. The only oil ... N.P. Briggs was mistakenly attributed as the painter for a portrait of Francis Forbes, but Conway ...
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 9.371)

  3. Hart, Conway Weston (1814-1864)
    Artist; ; Photographer; Painter
    ... or twenty eight years [experience]’. A portrait of Sir Francis Forbes (who died in 1841) signed ...
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 6.54)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 6.54)

  1. Picturesque atlas of Australasia. edited by Andrew Garran
    Garran, Andrew, 1825-1901
    Picturesque atlas of Australasia
    [ Book, Map : 1880-2009 ]
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    At 109 libraries
    Picturesque atlas of Australasia. edited by Andrew Garran
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7.216)

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  2. Sketch shewing the proposed continuation of Wolomoloo & Yurong Streets through the Crown land on the east side of Hyde Park, 1846
    [ Map : 1846 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    At State Library of NSW
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  3. [City of Sydney subdivision plans] [Parish of St Lawrence, County of Cumberland]
    [ Map : 1900 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource may only be vaguely related to your query: matching terms may only have been found in the full text contents of the resource (score: 0.057)

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