Eyre, Edward John (1815-1901)

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Explorer; Governor
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Biographies

Edward John Eyre (1815-1901), explorer and governor, was born on 5 August 1815 at Whipsnade, Bedfordshire, England, third son of Anthony William Eyre, vicar of Hornsea and Long Riston, and his wife Sarah,...

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Edward Eyre was an explorer and Magistrate in South Australia, Lieutenant-Governor of New Zealand 1846-1853, of St. Vincent 1854-1860 and Governor-in-Chief of Jamaica in 1864.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Eyre, Edward John
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. The Desert Coast: Edward Eyre's Expedition 1840-41
    Stokes, Edward
    Published: Five Mile Press, Knoxfield, 1993
  3. The Study of Australian Eucalypts
    McCarthy, Gavan; Smith, Ailie; Moje, Christine; Rigby, Rebecca
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2013
  4. Eucalypts: A Celebration
    Wrigley, J. and Fagg, M.
    Published: Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest Australia, 2010
  5. Eyre, Edward John (1815-1901)
    Dutton, Geoffrey
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1966
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 1, 363-364
  6. Eyre: the Forgotten Explorer
    Rudolph, Ivan
    Published: HarperCollins Publisher, Sydney South, 2014

Resources by Edward John Eyre (62)

  1. Journals of Expeditions of Discovry into Central Australia and overland from Adelaide to King George's Sound in the years 1840-1841; Volume1
    Eyre, Edward John, 1815-1901
    [ Book : 1964 ]
    At Ceduna School Com
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 163,990.984)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 163,990.984)

  2. Journals of Expeditions of Discovery into Central Australia and overland from Adelaide to King George's Sound in the years 1840-1841; Vol 2
    Eyre, Edward John, 1815-1901
    [ Book : 1964 ]
    At Ceduna School Com
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 163,381.984)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 163,381.984)

  3. Journal, 1840-1841 / Edward John Eyre
    Eyre, Edward John, 1815-1901
    [ Book ]
    At Port Augusta Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 159,603.547)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 159,603.547)

  4. Report on his journey in May 1839
    Eyre, Edward John, 1815-1901
    [ Book : 1171 ]
    At Port Augusta Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 157,790.375)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 157,790.375)

  5. Country from Adelaide to the Head of Spencer's Gulf
    Eyre, Edward John, 1815-1901
    [ Book : 1840 ]
    At Port Augusta Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 157,790.375)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 157,790.375)

  6. Letter to Mr. Billing
    Eyre, Edward John, 1815-1901
    [ Unpublished : 1845 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 152,739.016)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 152,739.016)

  7. Autobiographical narrative and exploration in Australia 1832-1839
    Eyre, Edward John, 1815-1901
    [ Book : 1984 ]
    At RHSV Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 151,849.344)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 151,849.344)

  8. Report from E.J. Eyre, Esq., of the proceedings of his late expedition to Port Lincoln, in search of Mr. C.C. Dutton and party ..
    Eyre, Edward John, 1815-1901
    [ Book : 1842 ]
    At RGSSA Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 142,978)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 142,978)

  9. Expeditions in Central Australia 1840-1841 - II / Edward John Eyre
    Eyre, Edward John, 1815-1901
    [ Book : 2015 ]
    At Alice Springs Public
    Expeditions in Central Australia 1840-1841 - II / Edward John Eyre
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 135,545.703)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 135,545.703)

  10. The desert coast : Edward Eyre's expedition 1840-41 / Edward Stokes
    Stokes, Edward, 1948-
    [ Book : 1993 ]
    At 34 libraries
    The desert coast : Edward Eyre's expedition 1840-41 / Edward Stokes
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 135,494.906)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 135,494.906)

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  1. Journals of Expeditions of Discovry into Central Australia and overland from Adelaide to King George's Sound in the years 1840-1841; Volume1
    Eyre, Edward John, 1815-1901
    [ Book : 1964 ]
    At Ceduna School Com
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 163,368.297)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 163,368.297)

  2. Journals of Expeditions of Discovery into Central Australia and overland from Adelaide to King George's Sound in the years 1840-1841; Vol 2
    Eyre, Edward John, 1815-1901
    [ Book : 1964 ]
    At Ceduna School Com
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 162,990.719)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 162,990.719)

  3. Journal, 1840-1841 / Edward John Eyre
    Eyre, Edward John, 1815-1901
    [ Book ]
    At Port Augusta Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 159,185.125)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 159,185.125)

  4. Report on his journey in May 1839
    Eyre, Edward John, 1815-1901
    [ Book : 1171 ]
    At Port Augusta Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 157,193.172)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 157,193.172)

  5. Country from Adelaide to the Head of Spencer's Gulf
    Eyre, Edward John, 1815-1901
    [ Book : 1840 ]
    At Port Augusta Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 157,193.172)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 157,193.172)

  6. Autobiographical narrative and exploration in Australia 1832-1839
    Eyre, Edward John, 1815-1901
    [ Book : 1984 ]
    At RHSV Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 151,649.562)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 151,649.562)

  7. Letter to Mr. Billing
    Eyre, Edward John, 1815-1901
    [ Unpublished : 1845 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 151,485.469)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 151,485.469)

  8. Edward John Eyre (1815-1901)
    [ Book : 1990-1995 ]
    At WA State Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 143,906.328)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 143,906.328)

  9. Report from E.J. Eyre, Esq., of the proceedings of his late expedition to Port Lincoln, in search of Mr. C.C. Dutton and party ..
    Eyre, Edward John, 1815-1901
    [ Book : 1842 ]
    At RGSSA Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 141,635.766)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 141,635.766)

  10. The desert coast : Edward Eyre's expedition 1840-41 / Edward Stokes
    Stokes, Edward, 1948-
    [ Book : 1993 ]
    At 34 libraries
    The desert coast : Edward Eyre's expedition 1840-41 / Edward Stokes
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 135,050.562)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 135,050.562)

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  1. IN the matter of C. W. EYRE & SONS PTY LIMITED (IN
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 5 October 1979 [Issue No.138] p 5044

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... is hereby wound up as a members' voluntary winding up and that John Edward Walker, of Suite 1, 1st ... IN the matter of C. W. EYRE & SONS PTY LIMITED (In Liquidation) and in the matter of the Companies ... 147 words
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  2. I THE undersigned, Edward Joseph Rubie, hereby make application to register the ” Waratah Gold Mining Company
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 9 August 1872 [Issue No.217] p 1992

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... Share . Thomas M'Mahon Coolac 213 John Sheridan Sydney 60 Edward Joseph Rubie Sydney 130 Robert Butcher ... I THE undersigned, Edward Joseph Bubie, hereby make application to register the " Waratah Q ... 604 words
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  3. I THE undersigned, Edward Joseph Rubie, hereby make application to register the “Erin-go-Bragh Gold Mining
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Tuesday 7 May 1872 [Issue No.125] p 1186

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... , | Brougliton-street, Sydney.. 1 Eyre G-oulburn Ellis, College-street, Sydney John Ward, Forbes-street, Sydney ... THE undersigned, Edward Joseph Kubie, hereby mate application to register the " Erin-go-Bragh Gtold ... 497 words
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  1. Stirling, E. C., (Edward Charles) (1848-1919)
    Anthropologist; Physiologist; Surgeon; Scientist; Politician
    ... Sir Edward Charles Stirling (1848-1919), surgeon, scientist and politician, and Sir John Lancelot ... Sir Edward Stirling taught physiology at the University of Adelaide from 1882 and was the Director ...
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  2. Betts, Edward Frederick (1938-1987)
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  3. Lindsay, Lionel, (Sir) (1874-1961)
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    ... Ashton, John William ... Brackenreg, John ...
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  1. E.J. Eyre
    [ Photograph : 1901 ]
    E.J. Eyre
  2. Edward John Eyre
    [ Photograph : 1901 ]
    Edward John Eyre
  3. Edward John Eyre
    [ Photograph : 1901 ]
    Edward John Eyre
  4. Edward John Eyre, Lieut.-Governor o ...
    Joubert, Ferdin ...
    [ Art work : 1865 ]
    Edward John Eyre, Lieut.-Governor of Jamaica, from a painting in the possession of the family / etched by F. Joubert
  5. Gravestone, Edward John Eyre
    [ Photograph : 1976 ]
    Gravestone, Edward John Eyre
  6. Edward John Eyre
    [ Art work : 1868 ]
    Edward John Eyre
  1. AUSTRALIAN EXPLORERS. 5.—Edward John Eyre (1815-1901).
    Avon Argus and Cunderdin-Meckering-Tammin Mail (WA : 1925 - 1954) Saturday 25 March 1939 p 3 Article
    ... AUSTRALIAN EXPLORERS. 5.—Edward John Eyre (1815-1901). Was born in Yorkshire, and came to Sydney at ... 66 words
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  2. AUSTRALIAN EXPLORERS. 5.—Edward John Eyre (1815-1901).
    The Weekly Gazette (Goomalling, WA : 1924 - 1946) Friday 24 March 1939 p 3 Article
    ... AUSTRALIAN EXPLORERS. 5.—Edward John Eyre (1815-1901). Was born in Yorkshire, and came to Sydney at ... 69 words
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  3. AUSTRALIAN EXPLORERS. 5.—Edward John Eyre (1815-1901).
    The Mullewa Mail (WA : 1921 - 1947) Saturday 25 March 1939 p 4 Article
    ... AUSTRALIAN EXPLORERS. 5.—Edward John Eyre (1815-1901). . Was born in Yorkshire, and came to Sydney ... 67 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 19,399.91)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 19,399.91)

  1. Edward John Eyre : a radio play / by Colin Thiele
    Thiele, Colin, 1920-2006
    [ Unpublished : 1962 ]
    At UQ Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 478.654)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 478.654)

  2. Papers relating to the production of Edward John Eyre by University of New South Wales Opera
    Musa, Helen
    [ Unpublished : 1973 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 407.014)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 407.014)

  3. Australian Broadcasting Commission - Radio Educational Programmes - 'Edward John Eyre'. Recorded, 1978
    [ Unpublished : 1978 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 383.715)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 383.715)

  1. Edward John Eyre
    Edward John Eyre
    Created by Gillett, 8 items.

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  2. Port Lincoln Edward John Eyre
    Port Lincoln Edward John Eyre
    Created by MRGudzenovs, 4 items.

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 821.093)

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  3. Dawsons of Eyre Peninsula
    Dawsons of Eyre Peninsula
    Created by eirene42, 69 items.

    Edward Dawson & descendents

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 348.784)

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  1. Jewel: Edward John Eyre
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2009 ]
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    At ABC Radio National
    Jewel: Edward John Eyre
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,063.187)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,063.187)

  2. Edward John Eyre
    Barry Conyngham
    [ Printed music : 1973 ]
    At Aust Music Cntr
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  3. Aria for Edward John Eyre
    David Lumsdaine
    [ Printed music : 1972-1997 ]
    At Aust Music Cntr
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 761.467)

  4. Edward John Eyre [choral score]
    Barry Conyngham
    [ Printed music : 1973 ]
    At Aust Music Cntr
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 753.465)

  1. [Sketch of the district south east of Lake Eyre, South Australia] [cartographic material]
    [ Poster, chart, other, Map : 1864 ]
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    At State Library S Aust
    [Sketch of the district south east of Lake Eyre, South Australia] [cartographic material]
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  2. Map of the Southern Coast of Australia from Encounter Bay to King George Sound
    Arrowsmith, John
    [ Map : 1843 ]
    Possibly online
    At Flinders University
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 80.158)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 80.158)

  3. [Exploration to the eastward and southward of Hampton Plains by Alexander Forrest, Govt. surveyor 1871] [Forrest's field exploration map]
    Forrest, Alexander, 1849-1901
    [ Government publication, Map : 1871 ]
    Possibly online
    At WA State Library
    [Exploration to the eastward and southward of Hampton Plains by Alexander Forrest, Govt. surveyor 1871] [Forrest's field exploration map]
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  1. Edward John Eyre (1815-1901)
    Armstrong, Patrick
    [ Article : 1993 ]
    At UWA Res Repository
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,067.527)

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  2. Edward John Eyre
    Body, J. F
    Victorian Historical Magazine
    [ Article : 1964 ]
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  3. Edward John Eyre
    [ Periodical : 1900-2019 ]
    Possibly online
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 766.442)

  4. EDWARD JOHN EYRE
    ABC weekly
    [ Article : 1948 ]
    View online
    At Trove DigitalLibrary
    EDWARD JOHN EYRE
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 724.849)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 724.849)

  1. Edward John Eyre
    Loyau, George E
    [ Book ]
    At Port Augusta Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,016.629)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,016.629)

  2. Jane Eyre / Charlotte Brontë
    Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855
    [ Book, Audio book, Sound : 1691-2015 ]
    Languages: English;Chinese;Vietnamese;Arabic, [21 others]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
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    At 243 libraries
    Jane Eyre / Charlotte Brontë
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  3. Eyre, Edward John : 1839 expedition
    [ Book : 1839 ]
    At Burra Community
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  4. EYRE, Edward John / BARRETT, Peta
    Jensen, Jo
    [ Book : 1995 ]
    EYRE, Edward John / BARRETT, Peta
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