Parry, William Edward, (Sir) (1790-1855)

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Parry, Edward, (Sir) (1790-1855)
Parry, Edward (1790-1855)
Parry, W. E. (1790-1855)
Parry, W. E. (William Edward), (Sir) (1790-1855)
Parry, William E. (1790-1855)
Parry, William E. (William Edward), (Sir) (1790-1855)
Parry, William Edward (1790-1855)
Field of activity
Naval Officer; Explorer; Arctic explorer; Agriculturalist
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Biographies

Sir William Edward Parry (1790-1855), naval officer and explorer, was born on 19 December 1790 at Bath, Somerset, England, the son of a fashionable doctor, Caleb Hillier Parry, and Sarah, née Rigby. In...

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Sir William Parry was involved in Arctic exploration in 1818-1828 and was Acting Hydrographer for the British Admiralty in 1825-1829. In 1829 he became Commissioner of the Australian Agricultural Company, a position he held until 1834.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Parry, William Edward
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. The First Decade of the AA Co
    Campbell, J. F.
    Published: 1923
    Series: Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, 9
  3. Parry of the Arctic
    Parry, A.
    Published: London, 1963
  4. Memoirs of Rear-Admiral Sir W. E. Parry
    Parry, E.
    Published: London, 1857
  5. Parry, Sir William Edward (1790-1855), naval officer and explorer
    Parry, Ann
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1967
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 2, 315-316

Resources by William Edward Parry (72)

  1. Parry's voyage of discovery
    Parry, William Edward Sir, 1790-1855
    [ Book, Microform : 1821-1982 ]
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    Parry's voyage of discovery
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 250,503.297)

  2. Letter to John Murray
    Parry, William Edward, Sir, 1790-1855
    [ Unpublished : 1829 ]
    At UQ Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 213,025.406)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 213,025.406)

  3. Sir William Edward Parry papers, 1829-1834
    Parry, William Edward, Sir, 1790-1855
    [ Unpublished : 1829-1834 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 192,030.688)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 192,030.688)

  4. In the service of the company. [electronic resource] : letters of Sir Edward Parry, Commissioner to the Australian Agricultural Company. / Edward Parry
    Parry, William Edward, Sir, 1790-1855
    [ : 2004 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 169,720.531)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 169,720.531)

  5. Parry's third voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage in the years 1824 and 1825 : with an account of the Esquimaux / edited from Parry's first edition of his voyage with a biographical introduction
    Parry, William Edward, Sir, 1790-1855
    [ Book, Microform : 1894-1983 ]
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    Parry's third voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage in the years 1824 and 1825 : with an account of the Esquimaux / edited from Parry's first edition of his voyage with a biographical introduction
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 160,600.891)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 160,600.891)

  6. Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a North-West passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific : performed in the years 1819-20 --- under the orders of William Edward Parry / William Edward Parry
    Parry, William Edward, Sir, 1790-1855
    [ Book : 2011 ]
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    Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a North-West passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific : performed in the years 1819-20 --- under the orders of William Edward Parry / William Edward Parry
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 154,267.391)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 154,267.391)

  7. Journal [1829-1834] / Edward Parry
    Parry, William Edward, Sir, 1790-1855
    [ Unpublished, Microform : 1900-1999 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 151,804.422)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 151,804.422)

  8. Despatches and out-letters covering his term of office as Commissioner to the Australian Agricultural Company / Edward Parry
    Parry, William Edward, Sir, 1790-1855
    [ Unpublished, Microform : 1964-1991 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 151,011.594)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 151,011.594)

  9. Journal of a second voyage for the discovery of a North-West passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific : performed in the years 1821-22-23 --- under the orders of Captain William Edward Parry / William Edward Parry
    Parry, William Edward, Sir, 1790-1855
    [ Book : 2011 ]
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    Journal of a second voyage for the discovery of a North-West passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific : performed in the years 1821-22-23 --- under the orders of Captain William Edward Parry / William Edward Parry
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 151,009.969)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 151,009.969)

  10. A lecture on the character, condition, and responsibilities of British Seamen / by Rear-Admiral Sir Wm. Edward Parry
    Parry, William Edward Sir, 1790-1855
    [ Book : 1855 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 150,386.031)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 150,386.031)

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  1. Parry's voyage of discovery
    Parry, William Edward Sir, 1790-1855
    [ Book, Microform : 1821-1982 ]
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    Parry's voyage of discovery
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  2. Letter to John Murray
    Parry, William Edward, Sir, 1790-1855
    [ Unpublished : 1829 ]
    At UQ Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 213,545.75)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 213,545.75)

  3. Sir William Edward Parry papers, 1829-1834
    Parry, William Edward, Sir, 1790-1855
    [ Unpublished : 1829-1834 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  4. In the service of the company. [electronic resource] : letters of Sir Edward Parry, Commissioner to the Australian Agricultural Company. / Edward Parry
    Parry, William Edward, Sir, 1790-1855
    [ : 2004 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 169,714.5)

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  5. The late Evan Parry
    Hitchcock, E
    New Zealand Engineering
    [ Article : 1964 ]
    View online (conditions apply)
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  6. [Biographical cuttings on Edward Parry, Sir, rear-admiral and arctic explorer, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
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  7. Parry's third voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage in the years 1824 and 1825 : with an account of the Esquimaux / edited from Parry's first edition of his voyage with a biographical introduction
    Parry, William Edward, Sir, 1790-1855
    [ Book, Microform : 1894-1983 ]
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    Parry's third voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage in the years 1824 and 1825 : with an account of the Esquimaux / edited from Parry's first edition of his voyage with a biographical introduction
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  8. Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a North-West passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific : performed in the years 1819-20 --- under the orders of William Edward Parry / William Edward Parry
    Parry, William Edward, Sir, 1790-1855
    [ Book : 2011 ]
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    Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a North-West passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific : performed in the years 1819-20 --- under the orders of William Edward Parry / William Edward Parry
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 153,530.688)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 153,530.688)

  9. Journal [1829-1834] / Edward Parry
    Parry, William Edward, Sir, 1790-1855
    [ Unpublished, Microform : 1900-1999 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 151,778.516)

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  10. Letters and despatches
    Parry, William Edward, Sir, 1790-1855
    [ Unpublished, Microform : 1900-1999 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 151,758.75)

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  1. Parry, Isabella Louisa (1801-1839)
    Artist; ; Draughtsman; Collector; 6240; Women painters; Artists
    ... Parry, William Edward ... Parry, Edward ... , nee Holroyd. In October 1826 Isabella married the Arctic explorer William Edward Parry, knighted in ... accompanied him to New South Wales on board the William . They landed at Sydney on 23 December 1829 and Sir ...
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  2. Melba, Nellie, (Dame) (-1931)
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  3. Ziegler, G.
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    ... portraits of the children of Sir Edward Parry, including those from his first marriage to Isabella, at the ... (including William IV and Queen Adelaide), but he fell from favour with the introduction of photography in ...
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  1. Government Gazette Notices
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Saturday 22 April 1893 [Issue No.265 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 3163

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    ... 1759 1760 17 62 17 68 •«73 1174 "75 *7«5 1-91 1792 1796 1788 1790 1793 1767 1801 1798 1803 1802 1804 ... Edward Christopher Mere wether William P. Thompson, Jemima Thomp son, John Sinclair, James Beckett John ... 83480 words
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  2. Government Gazette Notices
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 14 October 1853 [Issue No.111] p 1798

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    ... William, mason Peslett P. Peters Jas., per " Bussorah Merchant" Phelan Edward Phillips Esq. P. 8. Philp Mr ... -street Adams Edward Agars W., care of Mr. Lumley Agent of The United Guarantee Life Insurance Company. Aitken ... 4662 words
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  3. No. 15. LIST OF LETTERS RETURNED FROM THE COUNTRY, AND NOW LYING AT THIS OFFICE UNCLAIMED.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Tuesday 7 July 1891 [Issue No.432 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 5127

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    ... ., Croydon 71 Wiggins Edward, Culcairn (3) 74 Wigney Arthur, Wilcannia 75 Willcock Fred., Rydal 76 Williams ... 120 Cowin Sirs. J., Goulburn 121 Courtney T., Cudgen Scrub 122 Cowic J. B., Booiigal 123 Cox C., Wagga ... 45937 words
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  1. Original watercolours by Lieutenant ...
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    [ Art work : 1818-1878 ]
  2. [Sir William Edward Parry, half-len ...
    [ Photograph : 1900 ]
  3. Red Hill, S. by E. 3/4 E. on 15th J ...
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    [ Art work : 1819 ]
    Red Hill, S. by E. 3/4 E. on 15th June, 1818 / F. Beechey delin
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    Davis's Straits, July, 1819 [Frederick W. Beechey]
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  1. THE PIONEERS. Sir Edward Parry, of the A.A. Co.
    Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser (NSW : 1894 - 1954) Tuesday 7 June 1932 p 3 Article
    ... , as a residence for the Governor of the Company, and it was here in 1830 that Sir William Edward Parry ... came to reside when he took charge of the Company's affairs. Sir William Edward Parry was born at Bath ... 1413 words
    • Text last corrected on 24 June 2014 by rrigby
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  2. The ORDER BOOK Sir Edward Parry at Port Stephens
    The World's News (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 1955) Wednesday 19 September 1934 p 18 Article Illustrated
    ... 'er Parry, and was born at Bath on December 19, 1790. He entered the navy in his 13th year, anrt became a ... . He died on July 7, 1855. He had come out prepared to find the company's affairs more or less fn a ... 1706 words
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  3. WILLIAM EDWARD PARRY-OKEDEN.
    Queensland Figaro and Punch (Brisbane, Qld. : 1885 - 1889) Saturday 3 August 1889 p 17 Article Illustrated
    ... WILLIAM EDWARD PARRY-OKEDEN. SIR SAMUEL GRIFFITH says that his thoughts come more consecutively and ... for bush life as a squatter, and,as I have said, in 1870, Sir A. H. Palmer being Premier, Parry ... 1199 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 6,113.438)

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  1. Parry, William Edward, Sir
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  2. The Life and Works of William Parry A.R.A (1743-1791) / by Miles Wynn Cato
    Cato, Miles Wynn
    [ Book : 2008 ]
    At Nat Gall Aus Res
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 591.617)

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  3. Letters from Dorothy Osborne to Sir William Temple, 1652-54 / edited by Edward Abbott Parry
    Osborne, Dorothy, 1627-1695
    [ Book : 1888-1995 ]
    At 11 libraries
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  4. Parry to Finzi : twenty English song-composers / Trevor Hold
    Hold, Trevor
    [ Book : 2002-2005 ]
    At 13 libraries
    Parry to Finzi : twenty English song-composers / Trevor Hold
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  1. Parry, William Edward, Sir
    [ Published ]
    At NGV Library
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  2. W.E. Parry
    University Of Melbourne. Department Of Geology
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    W.E. Parry
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  3. Sir William Parry (Port Stephens) to Alexander McLeay, 01 July 1833 to 01 August 1833, (File), (from Records held by the Linnean Society of London / Macleay Correspondence )
    [ Unpublished : 1833 ]
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    At AJCP
    Sir William Parry (Port Stephens) to Alexander McLeay, 01 July 1833 to 01 August 1833,  (File),  (from Records held by the Linnean Society of London  / Macleay Correspondence )
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  1. Linda Parry
    Parry, Linda
    [ Sound : 1992 ]
    At Uni of TAS Library
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  2. Archbishop Sir Frank Woods interviewed by Mark Cranfield
    Woods, Frank, Sir, 1907-1992
    [ Sound : 1983 ]
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    At National Library
    Archbishop Sir Frank Woods interviewed by Mark Cranfield
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  3. Evensong of the feast of the translation of Saint Edward
    Preston, Simon
    [ Sound : 2011 ]
    At 2 libraries
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  4. Coronation ode op. 44 : The spirit of England : op. 80 / Sir Edward Elgar
    Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934
    [ Sound : 1976-1992 ]
    Languages: English;German;French, [2 others]
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    At 6 libraries
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  1. KEEP, Ernest Edward, 1860-1941, solicitor, Royal Commisioner
    KEEP, Ernest Edward, 1860-1941, solicitor, Royal Commisioner
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    Lawyer, President of the Employers' Federation, Royal Commissioner, eldest son of Edward KEEP, lived Witchwood/ Wychwood, Punt Road, South Yarra, Melbourne. Married Miss Mary Helen Gibson daughter of...

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  2. William Lythgow MacLeod
    William Lythgow MacLeod
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    Broughton, William Grant
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  1. Early Mitchellstown and Nagambie and other items
    Parris, Harry Speechley, 1884-1964
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  2. A Voyage to Terra Australis : undertaken for the purpose of completing the discovery of that vast country, and prosecuted in the years 1801, 1802, and 1803 in His Majesty's ship the Investigator, and subsequently in the armed vessel Porpoise and Cumb ...
    Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814
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    Halloran, Henry Ferdinand, artographer
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