Hume, Hamilton (1797-1873)

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Explorer; Magistrate; Grazier
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Biographies

Hamilton Hume (1797-1873), explorer, was born on 19 June 1797, near Parramatta, New South Wales, the eldest son of Andrew Hamilton Hume and his wife Elizabeth, née Kennedy. An accomplished woman of an...

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Hamilton Hume began his exploration of New South Wales in 1814 when he reached the Berrima-Bong bong district. In 1824-1825 he teamed up with W.H. Hovell for the famous and fruitful journey to Port Phillip.

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Born near Parramatta, New South Wales; at 17 he made his first journey of exploration and reached the Berrima-Bong Bong district; made several overland explorations, including one with Captain William Hovell to Port Phillip; married Elizabeth Dight; elected a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society in 1860; established a merino stud with his nephew; died at Yass, April 1873.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Hume, Hamilton
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Hume, Hamilton (1797-1873), explorer
    Hume, Stuart H.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1966
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 1, 564-565
  3. Hume and Hovell's Journey to Port Phillip
    Scott, E.
    Published: 1921
    Series: Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, 7

Resources by Hamilton Hume (26)

  1. Microfilm copy of Hamilton Hume's bank book, 1835-1850
    Hume, Hamilton, 1797-1873
    [ Photograph : 1835-1860 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 139,695.859)

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  2. Bank book
    Hume, Hamilton, 1797-1873
    [ Unpublished : 1963 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 139,167.203)

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  3. Bank-passbook
    Hume, Hamilton, 1797-1873
    [ Unpublished : 1835 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 138,128.125)

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  4. Material relating to Hamilton Hume
    Hume, Hamilton, 1797-1873
    [ Unpublished : 1821-1924 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 115,683.227)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 115,683.227)

  5. Miscellaneous material relating to Hamilton Hume, 1821-1924
    Hume, Hamilton, 1797-1873
    [ Unpublished : 1821-1924 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 108,788.969)

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  6. Papers of Hamilton Hume
    Hume, Hamilton, 1797-1873
    [ Unpublished : 1840-1855 ]
    At National Library
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  7. A brief statement of facts in connexion with an overland expedition from Lake George to Port Phillip in 1824 / by Hamilton Hume ; edited by the William Ross
    Hume, Hamilton, 1797-1873
    [ Book : 1855 ]
    Possibly online
    At 5 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 83,812.367)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 83,812.367)

  8. 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 ]
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    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: 81,464.672)

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  9. 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 ]
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    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: 73,156.727)

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  10. 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 ]
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    At 3 libraries
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Resources about Hamilton Hume (136)

  1. Microfilm copy of Hamilton Hume's bank book, 1835-1850
    Hume, Hamilton, 1797-1873
    [ Photograph : 1835-1860 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 139,348.5)

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  2. Bank book
    Hume, Hamilton, 1797-1873
    [ Unpublished : 1963 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 138,421.188)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 138,421.188)

  3. Bank-passbook
    Hume, Hamilton, 1797-1873
    [ Unpublished : 1835 ]
    At National Library
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  4. [Biographical cuttings on Hamilton Hume, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
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  5. Material relating to Hamilton Hume
    Hume, Hamilton, 1797-1873
    [ Unpublished : 1821-1924 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 114,661)

  6. Miscellaneous material relating to Hamilton Hume, 1821-1924
    Hume, Hamilton, 1797-1873
    [ Unpublished : 1821-1924 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  7. Papers of Hamilton Hume
    Hume, Hamilton, 1797-1873
    [ Unpublished : 1840-1855 ]
    At National Library
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  8. [Portrait of Hamilton Hume]
    [ Photograph : 1960 ]
    View online
    At National Library
    [Portrait of Hamilton Hume]
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  9. HAMILTON HUME, THE EXPLORER
    Calvert, Samuel, 1828-1913
    [ Art work : 1873 ]
    At State Library VIC
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  10. A brief statement of facts in connexion with an overland expedition from Lake George to Port Phillip in 1824 / by Hamilton Hume ; edited by the William Ross
    Hume, Hamilton, 1797-1873
    [ Book : 1855 ]
    Possibly online
    At 5 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 82,967.398)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 82,967.398)

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  1. Hume, Stuart (1904-1985)
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  2. Dale, Marguerite Ludovia (-1963)
    Feminist; Playwright; Author
    ... Boorowa, New South Wales, eldest of four daughters of Charles Ludovia Hume, a local grazier and nephew of ... Hamilton... ...
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  3. Lucy Hamilton Hume, Queen
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  1. IN the will of GEOFFRY HAMILTON HUME BARBOUR,
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 15 January 1965 [Issue No.3] p 109

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... IN the will of GEOFFRY HAMILTON HUME BARBOUR, late ot French's Forest, in the State of New South ... , as amended, Joan Spence Barbour, the executrix of the will of the said GeofTry Hamilton Hume Barbour ... 170 words
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  2. IMPOUNDED at Yass, from the Estate of Hamilton Hume, Esq:—
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 8 July 1842 [Issue No.54] p 993

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... IMPOUNDED at Yass, from the Estate of Hamilton Hume, Esq One blaok Cow, white back, branded ... 153 words
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  3. Notice under the Trust Property Act. Hamilton Hume, deceased.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 22 August 1873 [Issue No.201] p 2303

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... .D., 1873. E. A. ICETON, Proctor for the said Executrix and Executors, Rossi-street, Yass. 4418 10s. ... Notice under the Trust Property Act. Hamilton Hume, deceased. PURSUANT to the Act of -tlie ... 297 words
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  1. Hamilton Hume
    Hamilton Hume
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  2. Hamilton Hume
    Hamilton Hume
    Created by sdgard, 33 items.

    Explorer and sheep farmer.

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  3. Hamilton Hume
    Hamilton Hume
    Created by thenicsfamily, 5 items.

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  1. EARLY EXPLORATION. HAMILTON HUME.
    Goulburn Evening Penny Post (NSW : 1881 - 1940) Saturday 19 October 1912 p 2 Article
    ... Toongabbi, Par-ramatta, on the 18th June, 1797. His father, Andrew Hamilton Hume, left England in 1790 in ... Hume died at Cooma Cottage, Yass, on the 19th April, 1873, aged 75 years. The following is from David ... 592 words
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  2. SCHOOL NOTES HAMILTON HUME
    Northern Star (Lismore, NSW : 1876 - 1954) Saturday 5 January 1929 p 5 Article
    ... Australian, explorer, diecl April 19, 1873, aged 76 years." _ The foregoing inscription, on... a simple ... .*as born in Parraniatta in 1797. His mother,- nee Hannah Kennedy, arrived in Sydney with her brother .Tames ... 255 words
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  3. An Early Australian Explorer. HAMILTON HUME. BORN 1797, DIED 1873. Discovered Berrima in August 1814.
    Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer (NSW : 1884 - 1901) Wednesday 5 July 1893 p 4 Article
    ... £1A MILT, ON I-IUM.E,: BORN 1797, DIED 1373. ' Discavsrccl Berrima in. August (j8J4. Hamilton HUME ... , one of Australia's earlij est explorers, was born at Parramatta, ! June 18th, 1797. At the age of" 1 ... 538 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 6,901.5)

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  1. Hamilton Hume
    O'Grady, F
    Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society
    [ Article : 1964 ]
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  2. Hume, Hamilton
    Gondwana To Gold: A Chronological History of Australia
    [ Article : 1996 ]
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  3. Hamilton Hume
    The bulletin.
    [ Article : 1960 ]
    View online
    At Trove DigitalLibrary
    Hamilton Hume
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  4. Hamilton Hume
    The bulletin.
    [ Article : 1960 ]
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    At Trove DigitalLibrary
    Hamilton Hume
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  1. Hume & Hovell Walking Track : spirit of discovery / NSW Government, Land and Property Management Authority
    Land and Property Management Authority (N.S.W.)
    [ Government publication, Map : 2010 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 240.414)

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  2. Miscellaneous papers re Hume and Hovell centenary celebrations, 1924
    Long, Charles
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    At RHSV Library
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  3. [Lawrence FitzGerald map collection]
    [ Government publication, Map : 1944-1980 ]
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    At National Library
    [Lawrence FitzGerald map collection]
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  1. The epic story of Hamilton Hume
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2016 ]
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    At ABC Radio National
    The epic story of Hamilton Hume
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  2. Australian Classics: Fergus Hume's Mystery of a Hansom Cab
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2009 ]
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    At ABC Radio National
    Australian Classics: Fergus Hume's Mystery of a Hansom Cab
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 83.805)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 83.805)

  3. Australian birds with a sense of humour / with commentary by Dr. Paul White
    White, Paul Hamilton Hume
    [ Sound : 1980 ]
    At State Library VIC
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 76.286)

  4. Bells in the Australian bush / with commentary by Dr. Paul White
    White, Paul Hamilton Hume
    [ Sound : 1983 ]
    At LaTrobe Uni Melb
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