Roth, Henry Ling (1855-1925)

Also known as
Roth, H. Ling, (Henry Ling) (1855-1925)
Roth, H. Ling (1855-1925)
Roth, Ling (1855-1925)
Field of activity
Anthropologist; Author; Museum Curator; Museum curator
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https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-522158

Biographies

Henry Ling Roth (1855-1925), anthropologist, author and museum-curator, was born on 3 February 1855 in London, son of Mathias Roth (d.1891), physician, and his English wife Anna Maria, née Collins....

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Henry Roth spent several years in Queensland 1878-1884, reporting widely on the sugar industry. He wrote "The Tasmanian Aborigines", an encyclopaedic work which remained the basic source until 1966. He left Australia in 1884 and set up a business in Halifax, Yorkshire, UK and was also first the part-time then full-time curator of the Bankfield Museum.

  • Career position - Timber merchant in Russia
  • Career position - Investigated and reported on the sugar industry in Queensland
  • Career position - Honorary Secretary to the Mackay Planters' Association
  • Life event - Left Australia
  • Career position - written
  • Career position - Curator (part-time) at Bankfield Museum
  • Career position - Curator at Bankfield Museum

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Roth, Henry Ling
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Walter and Henry Ling Roth: "On the Significance of Couvade": the Place of Australia and British Guiana in the Fin de Siècle Debate Concerning the History of Humanity
    McDougall, Russell
    Published: University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 2002
    Series: To the Islands: Australia and the Caribbean, 61-67
  3. Roth, Henry Ling (1855-1925)
    Griffin, Helga M.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1988
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 11, 461-462
  4. The first stone and the last Tasmanian: the colonial correspondence of Edward Burnett Tylor and Henry Ling Roth
    Taylor, Rebe
    Published: 2016
    Series: Oceania, 86, 3, 320-43

Resources by Henry Ling Roth (59)

  1. The natives of Sarawak and British North Borneo : Based chiefly on the MSS. of the late Hugh Brooke Low Sarawak Government Service By Henry Ling Roth ... With a preface by Andrew Lang Over 550 illustrations In two volumes
    Roth, H. Ling (Henry Ling), 1855-1925
    [ Book, Microform : 1896-2002 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 49,173.809)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 49,173.809)

  2. Ancient Egyptian and Greek looms / H. Ling Roth
    Roth, H. Ling (Henry Ling), 1855-1925
    [ Book : 1913-2020 ]
    At 6 libraries
    Ancient Egyptian and Greek looms / H. Ling Roth
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 47,022.57)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 47,022.57)

  3. Notes on continental irrigation
    Roth, H. Ling (Henry Ling), 1855-1925
    [ Book : 1882 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    At Uni of Melb Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 47,001.977)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 47,001.977)

  4. The discovery and settlement of Port Mackay, Queensland : with numerous illustrations, charts and maps, and some notes on the natural history of the district
    Roth, H. Ling (Henry Ling), 1855-1925
    [ Book : 1908-2009 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    At 22 libraries
    The discovery and settlement of Port Mackay, Queensland : with numerous illustrations, charts and maps, and some notes on the natural history of the district
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 46,780.871)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 46,780.871)

  5. The natives of Sarawak and British North Borneo / by Henry Ling Roth
    Roth, H. Ling (Henry Ling), 1855-1925
    [ Book : 1896-1968 ]
    At 21 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 46,768.375)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 46,768.375)

  6. Oriental silverwork, Malay and Chinese with over 250 original illustrations : a handbook for connoisseurs, collectors, students and silversmiths / by H. Ling Roth
    Roth, H. Ling (Henry Ling), 1855-1925
    [ Book : 1910 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    At 5 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 46,767.422)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 46,767.422)

  7. Bibliography and chronology of Hales Owen. By H. Ling Roth
    Roth, H. Ling (Henry Ling), 1855-1925
    [ Book : 1887 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 46,758.895)

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  8. The discovery and settlement of Port Mackay, Queensland / by H. Ling Roth
    Roth, H. Ling (Henry Ling), 1855-1925
    [ Video : 1983 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 46,633.164)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 46,633.164)

  9. The animal parasites of the sugar cane / by H. Ling Roth
    Roth, H. Ling (Henry Ling), 1855-1925
    [ Book : 1885 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 46,632.902)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 46,632.902)

  10. The sugar industry in Queensland : the labour difficulties it has to contend with and an exposure of some of the fallacies which beed stated concerning it / by Hy. Ling Roth
    Roth, H. Ling (Henry Ling), 1855-1925
    [ Book : 1883 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 46,632.824)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 46,632.824)

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  1. Roth, Reuter Emerich (1858-1924)
    Physician
    ... Roth, Henry Ling (1855 - 1925) ... Roth, Walter Edmund (1861 - 1933) ... Reuter Emerich Roth (1858-1924), physician, was born on 20 March 1858 at Brighton, England, son of ... Mathias Roth, Hungarian patriot and physician, and his English wife Anna Maria, née Collins. Like his... ...
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  2. Roth, Walter Edmund (1861-1933)
    Physician; Anthropologist; protector of Aborigines; Ethnologist; Artist; ; Cartoonist / Illustrator; Teacher; 8102
    ... Roth, Henry Ling (1855 - 1925) ... Roth, Reuter Emerich (1858 - 1924) ... Walter Edmund Roth (1861-1933), physician, anthropologist and protector of Aborigines, was born on ... 2 April 1861 in London, sixth child of Mathias Roth, physician (a naturalized Hungarian refugee ...
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  1. LING-ROTH'S MEMOIRS MACKAY DISTRICT
    Townsville Daily Bulletin (Qld. : 1907 - 1954) Wednesday 23 July 1952 p 5 Article
    ... LING-ROTH'S MEMOIRS MACKAY DISTRICT (Bv 'HARTI.E FREBE') The discovery of the Maclay district u ... .S.W.) throukh Rockhampton to the Burdekin: the distance from Brisbane to Mickay by sea is S44 miles. Ling-Roth ... 2228 words
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  2. Review. NOTES ON CONTINENTAL IRRIGATION, by HENRY LING ROTH. Trubner and Co., London.
    Australian Town and Country Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1870 - 1907) Saturday 15 July 1882 p 32 Article
    ... Review. NOTES ON CONTINENTAL IRRIGATION, by HENRY LING ROTH. Trubner and Co., London. THIS is an ... 1368 words
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  3. IN DIVORCE. (Before Mr. Justice James.) ROTH v ROTH.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 28 February 1929 p 8 Article
    ... application were that petitioner, during his marriage with respondent, had committed adultery in the year 1925 ... , she asked that the marriage be dissolved. The parties were married on February 21, 1925, nt North Syd ... 2512 words
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  1. Henry Ling Roth in Tasmania
    McDougall, Russell
    Writing, Travel and Empire: in the Margins of Anthropology
    [ Article : 2007 ]
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  2. Henry Ling Roth in Tasmania
    McDougall, Russell John
    [ Article : 2007 ]
    At Research UNE
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  3. Letters to JB Walker from Henry Ling Roth
    Roth, Henry Ling; Walker, James Backhouse
    [ Article : 1891 ]
    At Uni of TAS Open Rep
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  4. The Making of 'Great Benin': Felix Norman Roth and Henry Ling Roth
    McDougall, Russell John
    [ Article : 2008 ]
    At Research UNE
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    This list refers to the practice and teaching of history in Queensland

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    Queensland Intellectuals and Thinkers
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  1. No. 19. LIST OF UNCLAIMED LETTERS FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Thursday 28 July 1892 [Issue No.545 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 6157

    Government Gazette Notices

    ... Sing, Ling Poe, Co. Push, 10S PbilSp-st. 18 Aldred Miss Annie 19 Alexander & Foster 20 Alford Florrie ... . 100 Bent & Co., George-st. {3) 102^ Becke Cecil A. 103 Berkley4 Humphrey 104 Berney Henry 105 Berndt ... 11913 words
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  2. Index page
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Sunday 31 December 1944 [INDEX Jan 1944-Dec 1944] p 3

    Government Gazette Index And Contents

    Extract: INDEX TO COMMONWEALTH GAZETTE, 1944. ACTS OF PARLIAMENT— Assent to— Aluminium Act (No. 44), 2747. Appropriation (No. 2) Act 1943-44 (No. 22), 854. ... 122234 words
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  3. Government Gazette Proclamations and Legislation
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Friday 10 October 1919 [Issue No.115] p 1493

    Government Gazette Proclamations And Legislation

    ... * ling Company, Engineers, ; M.M., L/30830; No. 101/18. No. 3044 Corporal C. T. McLeod, M.M., 58th ... Private H. N. Roth, 58th Battalion. No. 6565 Lance-Corporal W. T. Rutherford, 2nd Battalion. No. 2396 ... 8737 words
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  1. The white divers of Broome : the true story of a fatal experiment / John Bailey
    Bailey, John, 1944 Dec. 15-
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  2. First time ever : 650 outstanding songs available for the first time in a fake book collection
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    At 5 libraries
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