Hovell, W. H. (William Hilton) (1786-1875)

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Hovell, W. H. (1786-1875)
Hovell, William Hilton (1786-1875)
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Sailor; Explorer; Settler
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Biographies

William Hilton Hovell (1786-1875), sailor, explorer and settler, was born on 26 April 1786 at Yarmouth, Norfolk, England. He went to sea as a boy and by 1808 commanded a vessel trading with South America....

View the full record at Australian Dictionary of Biography

William Hovell, in conjunction with H. Hume, was involved in a major expedition of discovery to Port Phillip overland from Sydney in 1824-1825.

View the full record at Encyclopedia of Australian Science

Resources for W. H. Hovell

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Hovell, William Hilton
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Hume and Hovell's Journey to Port Phillip
    Scott, E.
    Published: 1921
    Series: Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, 7
  3. Hovell, William Hilton (1786-1875), sailor, explorer and settler
    Perry, T. M.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1966
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 1, 556-557

Resources by W. H. Hovell (27)

  1. Papers
    Hovell, W. H. (William Hilton), 1786-1875
    [ Unpublished, Microform : 1811-1921 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 286,404.125)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 286,404.125)

  2. Journal
    Hovell, W. H. (William Hilton), 1786-1875
    [ Unpublished, Microform : 1824-1825 ]
    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 281,245.75)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 281,245.75)

  3. Journey of discovery to Port Phillip and New South Wales in 1824 and 1825
    Hovell, W. H. (William Hilton), 1786-1875
    [ Unpublished : 1837 ]
    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 208,270.141)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 208,270.141)

  4. Papers of Hamilton Hume
    Hume, Hamilton, 1797-1873
    [ Unpublished : 1840-1855 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 206,959.453)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 206,959.453)

  5. Remarks
    Hovell, W. H. (William Hilton), 1786-1875
    [ Unpublished, Microform : 1826-1827 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 204,321.219)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 204,321.219)

  6. Hume and Hovell's overland expedition, 1824-25
    Hovell, W. H. (William Hilton), 1786-1875
    [ Book : 1825-1914 ]
    View online
    At National Library
    Hume and Hovell's overland expedition, 1824-25
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 204,255.141)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 204,255.141)

  7. Answer to the preface to the second edition of Mr. Hamilton Hume's "A brief statement of facts" in connection with an overland expedition from Lake George to Port Phillip, in 1824 / by William H. Hovell
    Hovell, W. H. (William Hilton), 1786-1875
    [ Book : 1874 ]
    Possibly online
    At 3 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 189,723.891)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 189,723.891)

  8. Reply to A brief statement of facts in connection with an overland expedition from Lake George to Port Phillip in 1824, published in May last by Hamilton Hume / by William Hilton Hovell
    Hovell, W. H. (William Hilton), 1786-1875
    [ Book : 1855 ]
    View online
    At 2 libraries
    Reply to A brief statement of facts in connection with an overland expedition from Lake George to Port Phillip in 1824, published in May last by Hamilton Hume / by William Hilton Hovell
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 187,695.125)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 187,695.125)

  9. A brief statement of facts in connection with an overland expedition from Lake George to Port Phillip in 1824 / Hamilton Hume
    Hume, Hamilton, 1797-1873
    [ Book : 1873-1897 ]
    View online
    At 16 libraries
    A brief statement of facts in connection with an overland expedition from Lake George to Port Phillip in 1824 / Hamilton Hume
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 182,456.078)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 182,456.078)

  10. Journey of discovery to Port Phillip, New South Wales in 1824 and 1825 / by W.H. Hovell and H. Hume ; <edited by William Bland>
    Hovell, W. H. (William Hilton), 1786-1875
    [ Book : 1831-1837 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 152,399.234)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 152,399.234)

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Resources about W. H. Hovell (88)

  1. Papers
    Hovell, W. H. (William Hilton), 1786-1875
    [ Unpublished, Microform : 1811-1921 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 286,617.219)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 286,617.219)

  2. Journal
    Hovell, W. H. (William Hilton), 1786-1875
    [ Unpublished, Microform : 1824-1825 ]
    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 279,999.219)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 279,999.219)

  3. [Biographical cuttings on William H. Hovell, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 237,018.344)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 237,018.344)

  4. Journey of discovery to Port Phillip and New South Wales in 1824 and 1825
    Hovell, W. H. (William Hilton), 1786-1875
    [ Unpublished : 1837 ]
    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 208,089.797)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 208,089.797)

  5. Papers of Hamilton Hume
    Hume, Hamilton, 1797-1873
    [ Unpublished : 1840-1855 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 206,758.453)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 206,758.453)

  6. Remarks
    Hovell, W. H. (William Hilton), 1786-1875
    [ Unpublished, Microform : 1826-1827 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 204,184.641)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 204,184.641)

  7. Hume and Hovell's overland expedition, 1824-25
    Hovell, W. H. (William Hilton), 1786-1875
    [ Book : 1825-1914 ]
    View online
    At National Library
    Hume and Hovell's overland expedition, 1824-25
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 204,074.453)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 204,074.453)

  8. Capt. W.H. Hovell, explorer / R.O. Brown
    Brown, Roy O
    [ Poster, chart, other : 1920-1929 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 202,988.859)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 202,988.859)

  9. W. H. HOVELL, ESQ
    Chuck, Thomas Foster, 1826-1898
    [ Art work : 1872 ]
    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 196,028.594)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 196,028.594)

  10. Item 29: Gypsum cast of William Hovell for bronze entrance door of the Mitchell Library, ca. 1940 / manufactured by Wunderlich Ltd., from sculpture by Arthur Fleischmann
    [ Object : 1940 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 192,039.406)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 192,039.406)

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    ... -shire, Scotland, the son of William Macleay, provost of Wick and deputy-lieutenant of Caithness. He was ...
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  1. CAPTAIN HOVELL.
    The Tasmanian (Launceston, Tas. : 1871 - 1879) Saturday 20 November 1875 p 8 Article
    ... 26th April, 1786, at Yarmouth, Norfolk. Discovered Goolong, 16th Decembor, 1824. Died—' Underneath this ... CAPTAIN HOVELL. The death of Captain W. H. Ho veil, tho veteran explorer, was announced by tele ... 969 words
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  2. CAPTAIN HOVELL.
    Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875) Tuesday 4 November 1873 p 4 Article
    ... he accomplished his great feat. "William Hilton Hovell was born on tho 26th April, 1786, at Yarmouth ... CAPTAIN HOVELL. AMONG those who have extended the bounds of colonization in Australia, by their ... 2197 words
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  3. HOVELL THE EXPLORER
    Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931) Saturday 6 December 1902 p 1 Article
    ... HOVELL THE EXPLORER THE following memorial from William Hilton Ho-       vell, the ... , Etc., etc., etc.. 'W. H. HOVEL.L.' Governor Darling refused to grant Hovell any more land. The area ... 558 words
    • Text last corrected on 10 August 2013 by penniep2
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  1. An Act to enable William Hilton Hovell, of Goulburn, in the County of Argyle, Esquire, to erect and maintain a Bridge over the Cataract River, at a spot known as Broughton's Pass, ...
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 19 December 1851 [Issue No.143] p 69

    Government Gazette Proclamations And Legislation

    ... to Be paid by W. H. Hovell. Tolls to be the pro perty of the said, William Hilton Hovell, his ... shall and may be lawful for the said William Hilton Hovell, Esquire, his executors, administrators, and ... 6294 words
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  2. PASTURES PROTECTION ACT, 1912.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 22 July 1921 [Issue No.103] p 4261

    Government Gazette Notices Illustrated

    ... junr.^ Albert, Hovell, 'Burrumbuttock Thurli^g Robert, Rosebank, Culcairn Wegener H. A. W. and Son ... . W. H. Sutherland.) Swilks William Frederick, Uralla Temporary Common Roek}r River Tinsey & Schofield ... 6606 words
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  3. Government Gazette Notices
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Wednesday 15 June 1836 [Issue No.226] p 449

    Government Gazette Notices

    ... Stubbs Robert Smith ditto ditto William Roberts John Wallace William Hilton Hovell John Thomas Wilson ... . William Ogilvie ditto Richard Rouse ditto ditto George Rankin John Piper, Junior William Henry Suttor John ... 884 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 196.95)

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  1. Hume and Hovell: blazing trails, blazing tempers. -Walking track from Gunning to Albury following the route taken by the explorers, Hume and Hovell-
    Edwards, John
    Sydney Morning Herald. Good Weekend
    [ Article : 1987 ]
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  2. Hume and Hovell Monument at Appin
    Royal Australian Historical Society; By WM. WELCH, F.R.G.S. (Fellow)
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    [ Article : 1925 ]
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    Hume and Hovell Monument at Appin
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  3. Hume and Hovell’s Journey to Port Phillip
    Royal Australian Historical Society; By PROFESSOR ERNEST SCOTT (Honorary Fellow)
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    [ Article : 1921 ]
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  4. Hume and Hovell passed this way: or did they?. -The Fourteenth Daniel Brock Memorial Lecture, delivered to the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, South Australian Branch on 10 June 1987-
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    South Australian Geographical Journal
    [ Article : 1987 ]
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  1. Hume and Hovell : 150th anniversary celebrations, Albury, N.S.W.,1974
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