Morton, William Lockhart (1820-1898)

Also known as
Morton, W. Lockhart, (William Lockhart) (1820-1898)
Morton, W. Lockhart (1820-1898)
Field of activity
Farmers; Explorers; Pastoralist; Explorer; Inventor
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NLA Persistent Identifier
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William Lockhart Morton (1820-1898), pastoralist, explorer and inventor, was born on 19 December 1820 at Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland. His engineering studies at the University of Glasgow were...

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William Morton was an inventor, explorer and botanical collector. He collected in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland between approximately 1859 and 1880. The last of his specimens were received by the Queensland Herbarium in 1885, but he also sent specimens to the Melbourne Herbarium and several are cited by Mueller and Bentham in their writings. Morton was an early member of the Philosophical Institute of Victoria and later the Royal Society of Victoria. As an inventor, his most enduring contributions were the sheep-dip and the swing-gate.

  • Taxonomy event - Eucalyptus bosistoana F. Muell. Morton collected a syntype

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Father of William Lockhart Morton, of Adelaide, Presbyterian minister.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Morton, William Lockhart
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Morton, William Lockhart (1820-1898), pastoralist, explorer and inventor
    Hone, J. Ann
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1974
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 5, 302-303
  3. Records of Victorian Botanists
    Maiden, J.H.
    Published: Melbourne, 1908
    Series: Victorian Naturalist, 25, 101-117
  4. The Study of Australian Eucalypts
    McCarthy, Gavan; Smith, Ailie; Moje, Christine; Rigby, Rebecca
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2013
  5. Botanists of the Eucalypts: short biographies of people who have named eucalypts, whose names have been given to species or who have collected type material
    Hall, Norman
    Published: CSIRO, Melbourne, 1978
  6. Science and the making of Victoria
    Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    Published: 2001

Resources by William Lockhart Morton (7)

  1. William Lockhart Morton journal, June-August 1873
    Morton, William Lockhart, 1820-1898
    [ Unpublished : 1873 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  2. Notes of a tour in the Wimmera district (June and July 1861) / by "An Old Bushman" (William Lockhart Morton)
    Morton, William Lockhart, 1820-1898
    [ Book : 1966 ]
    At 6 libraries
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  3. Notes of a recent personal visit to the unoccupied portions of Northern Queensland / by William Lockhart Morton
    Morton, William Lockhart, 1820-1898
    [ Book : 1860 ]
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    At 2 libraries
    Notes of a recent personal visit to the unoccupied portions of Northern Queensland / by William Lockhart Morton
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  4. Suggestions for the formation of a new settlement in Australia / by W. Lockhart Morton
    Morton, William Lockhart, 1820-1898
    [ Book : 1861 ]
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    At 4 libraries
    Suggestions for the formation of a new settlement in Australia / by W. Lockhart Morton
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  5. Adventures of a pioneer / [by] William Lockhart Morton ; edited by J.O. Randell
    Morton, W. Lockhart (William Lockhart)
    [ Book : 1978 ]
    At 30 libraries
    Adventures of a pioneer / [by] William Lockhart Morton ; edited by J.O. Randell
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 67,217.844)

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  6. First capture of Gardiner, the bushranger / by W. Lockhart Morton
    Morton, William Lockhart, 1820-1898
    [ Book : 1885 ]
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  7. Transactions of the Philosophical Institute of Victoria
    Philosophical Institute of Victoria
    [ Periodical : 1856-1860 ]
    At 5 libraries
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Resources about William Lockhart Morton (3)

  1. William Morton / T. F. Chuck
    Chuck, Thomas Foster, 1826-1898
    [ Photograph : 1872 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    At State Library VIC
    William Morton / T. F. Chuck
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  2. Adventures of a pioneer / [by] William Lockhart Morton ; edited by J.O. Randell
    Morton, W. Lockhart (William Lockhart)
    [ Book : 1978 ]
    At 30 libraries
    Adventures of a pioneer / [by] William Lockhart Morton ; edited by J.O. Randell
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 66,704.32)

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  3. Papers
    Randell, J. O. (John Ormond), 1926-1986
    [ Unpublished : 1895-1986 ]
    At State Library VIC
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  1. Morton, W. Lockhart, (William Lockhart) (1851-1928)
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  2. Queensland Herbarium (1855-)
    ... Morton, William Lockhart (1820 - 1898) ... Johnson, Robert William (Bob) (1930 - 2012) ...
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  3. Philosophical Institute of Victoria (1855-1859)
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  1. MR. LOCKHART MORTON'S INVENTIONS.
    Portland Guardian (Vic. : 1876 - 1953) Tuesday 13 April 1886 p 2 Article
    ... MR. LOCKHART MORTON'S IN-   VENTIONS. The following circular has reached us: —In the year 1843 ... , when the disease known as scab prevailed in nearly every flock in the colony, Mr. W. Lockhart Morton ... 879 words
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  2. THE LOCKHART MORTON TESTIMONIAL.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 5 August 1890 p 9 Article
    ... THE LOCKHART MORTON TKST1M0NIAL. The following statement baa been drawn up and issued in circular ... form by the Lock-hart Morton testimonial committee: -"On the 14th January, 1848, the following letter ... 1650 words
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  3. THE LOCKHART MORTON TESTIMONIAL.
    The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) Saturday 9 August 1890 p 8 Article
    ... .,l6UovvlM letter from Mr. Morton' UpperieS in 'The Arena' > ' To tbe Editor df^jrh# Arjtui%-Sir,ijOtmoeiWtil!r that ... As: sembly of Victoria, appointed to inquire into and report upon the claim of Mr. Morton in ... 1509 words
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  1. A piano anthology (from Jelly Roll Morton to Bill Evans), 1926-1977
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  2. The William Flynn show : and rarities / William Flynn
    Flynn, William
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    [ Sound : 1976 ]
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    Clark, Ian D., 1958-
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    The Aboriginal story of Burke and Wills : forgotten narratives / edited by Ian D. Clark and Fred Cahir
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  1. IN BANKRUPTCY. Re William Morton, of 378 Military-road, Cremorne, storekeeper, and lately tarrying on business at Coramba.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Thursday 29 March 1923 [Issue No.39] p 1750

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... . (23,289) IK BANKRUPTCY. Re William Morton, of 378 Military-road, Creiliorne, fltorekeoper, Aiid lately ... . LOCKHART, . _ Registrar in bankruptcy. 377a os. ... 90 words
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  2. NOTICE of intended distribution of estate.—Any person having any claim upon the estate of WILLIAM MORTON KYLE, late of
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 29 June 1990 [Issue No.82] p 6194

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... NOTICE of intended distribution of estate.—Any person having any claim upon the estate of WILLIAM ... MORTON KYLE, late of ia • - i •_ j -i. -in vvuibvc nuaac unaueia, in uic aiatc 01 ncwsouui wiks, rcurca ... 132 words
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  3. IN BANKRUPTCY. Re Patrick Alston Grant, of Mariposa, Morton-street, Randwick; and carried on business in conjunction with Charles Henry Sorlie and William James Brennan as haulage ...
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 11 September 1925 [Issue No.121] p 3964

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    ... [Notice under Section 11 of the Bankruptcy Act, 1898.] In the Supreme Court of New South Wales. (25 ... ,128) IN BANKRUPTCY. Re Patrick Alston Grant, of Mariposa, Morton-street, Randwick; and carried on business ... 100 words
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  1. Faith missions, personality and leadership : William Lockhart Morton and Angas College / Darrell Paproth
    Paproth, Darrell
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    [ Article, Book : 2000-2001 ]
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  2. 'Exploring is a killing game only to those who do not know anything about it': William Lockhart Morton and other contemporary views about the Victorian Exploring Expedition and its fate
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    The Aboriginal Story of Burke and Wills: Forgotten Narratives
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  3. Exploring is a killing game only to those who do not know anything about it: William Lockhart Morton and other contemporary views about the Victorian exploring expedition and its fate
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  4. Sir William Westbrooke Burton. (1 October 1951)
    Royal Australian Historical Society; By KENNETH G. ALLARS, B.A., LL.B
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    [ Article : 1951 ]
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  1. William Lockhart Morton, 1851-1928
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  2. William Lockhart Morton : inventor and explorer / edited by Lilian Kirk and R.P. Falla
    Morton, W. Lockhart (William Lockhart)
    [ Book : 2002 ]
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    William Lockhart Morton : inventor and explorer / edited by Lilian Kirk and R.P. Falla
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  3. Faith missions, personality and leadership : William Lockhart Morton and Angas College / Darrell Paproth
    Paproth, Darrell
    Lucas
    [ Article, Book : 2000-2001 ]
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  4. Drifting wreckage : a story of rescue in two parts / by W. Lockhart Morton ; with a preface by J. Wilbur Chapman
    Morton, W. Lockhart (William Lockhart)
    [ Book : 1913 ]
    At 10 libraries
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  1. Series 06: Uniting World, Formerly known as Commission For World Mission CFWM, 1817-2012. (U-1-13 Boxes 196-221)
    [ Unpublished : 1817-2012 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  2. [J.C. Williamson collection of theatre programs. General theatre programs / in the Australian performing arts collection (PROMPT)]
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    [J.C. Williamson collection of theatre programs. General theatre programs
    [ Published, Book : 1883-1972 ]
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    At 2 libraries
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  3. Series 01: Allen & Unwin further records, being editorial files, ca. 1983-2008: Boxes 44-87
    [ Unpublished : 2008 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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