Mathew, John (1849-1929)

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Presbyterian minister; Anthropologist; Cleric
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Biographies

John Mathew (1849-1929), Presbyterian minister and anthropologist, was born on 31 May 1849 at Aberdeen, Scotland, fourth child and eldest son of Alexander Mathew, factory overseer, and his wife Jean, née...

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John Mathew, a presbyterian minister, pursued his interest in Aboriginal ethnography on which he published two books and numerous articles. He lived on Manumbar station in the Burnett district, Queensland 1865-1870.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Mathew, John
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Science, Race and Faith: a Life of John Mathew, 1849-1929
    Prentis, Malcolm D.
    Published: Centre for the Study of Australian Christianity, Sydney, 1998
  3. From Aberdeen to Coburg: a Lad o' Pairts in Australia
    Prentis, Malcolm D.
    Published: 1992
    Series: Northern Scotland, 12, 106-116
  4. Mathew, John (1849-1929)
    Prentis, M. D.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1986
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 10, 440-441
  5. Science and the making of Victoria
    Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    Published: 2001

Resources by John Mathew (27)

  1. Biography
    Mathew, R. Y
    [ Unpublished : 1973 ]
    At 3 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 87,617.914)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 87,617.914)

  2. Biography and a letter
    Mathew, R. Y
    [ Book : 1973 ]
    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 70,144.656)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 70,144.656)

  3. John Mathew Papers
    Mathew, John, 1849-1929
    [ Unpublished : 1872-1973 ]
    At State Library of QLD
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 54,117.273)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 54,117.273)

  4. John Mathew Papers
    Mathew, John, 1849-1929
    [ Unpublished : 1872-1973 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 54,076.633)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 54,076.633)

  5. Papers of John Mathew
    Mathew, John, 1849-1929
    [ Book : 1880 ]
    Possibly online
    At AIATSIS Collections
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 52,933.617)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 52,933.617)

  6. Jaitmathang
    Mathew, John, 1849-1929
    [ : 1988 ]
    Possibly online
    At AIATSIS Collections
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,546.258)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,546.258)

  7. Vocabulary of the Wakka Wakka / by the Very Rev. John Mathew, M.A
    Mathew, John, 1849-1929
    [ Book : 1926 ]
    Languages: Australian languages;Wakka Wakka (E28), [1 other]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,493)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,493)

  8. The origin of the Australian phratries and explanations of some of the phratry names
    Mathew, John, 1849-1929
    [ Book : 1910 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,428.68)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,428.68)

  9. Vocabulary of the Kitapul, spoken about Allora, Killarney and generally the source of the Condamine and the Logan Rivers
    Mathew, John, 1849-1929
    [ Book : 1926 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,428.266)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,428.266)

  10. The origin, distribution and social organisation of the inhabitants of Victoria before the advent of Europeans
    Mathew, John, 1849-1929
    [ Book : 1911 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,277.031)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,277.031)

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  1. John Mathew, 1849-1929, with index and family tree, 1973
    Mathew, Randolph Yule
    [ Photograph : 1973 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 100,700.445)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 100,700.445)

  2. [Biographical cuttings on John Mathew, noted in Oceania, v.46, Sept. 1975, pp. 15-20, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 93,449.32)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 93,449.32)

  3. Biography
    Mathew, R. Y
    [ Unpublished : 1973 ]
    At 3 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 87,278.734)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 87,278.734)

  4. Biography and a letter
    Mathew, R. Y
    [ Book : 1973 ]
    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 70,286.219)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 70,286.219)

  5. Science, race & faith : a life of John Mathew, 1849-1929 / by Malcolm D. Prentis
    Prentis, Malcolm D. (Malcolm David), 1948 -
    [ Book : 1998 ]
    At 24 libraries
    Science, race & faith : a life of John Mathew, 1849-1929 / by Malcolm D. Prentis
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 62,398.168)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 62,398.168)

  6. The Rev. John Mathew and Painted Rock: perception and cognition in the recording and reproduction of an Aboriginal rock painting in the Grampians, Victoria
    Tugby, Donald; Tugby, Elise
    Artefact (Melbourne)
    [ Article : 1980 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 62,083.027)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 62,083.027)

  7. Australian marriage classes
    Wallis, Wilson D
    [ Book : 1911 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 51,450.758)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 51,450.758)

  8. Mapping Aboriginal nations : the 'nation' concept of late nineteenth century anthropologists in Australia / Kevin Blackburn
    Blackburn, Kevin
    [ Book : 2002 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 30,066.908)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 30,066.908)

  9. Papers of Randolph Yule Mathew
    Mathew, Randolph Yule
    [ Book : 1867-1880 ]
    Possibly online
    At AIATSIS Collections
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 27,906.895)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 27,906.895)

  10. Papers of Daisy Bates
    Bates, Daisy, 1859-1951
    [ Unpublished : 1905-1913 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 25,636.48)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 25,636.48)

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  1. Wilson, Mathew (1935-)
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  2. Rogers, John (1500-1555)
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  3. Meere, Charles (1890-1961)
    Artist; ; Cartoonist / Illustrator; Draughtsman; Printmaker; Painter; Illustrator; 6924; Teacher and Commercial Artist
    ... Sir John Sulman Prize ...
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  1. John Mathew, 1849-1929, with index ...
    Mathew, Randolp ...
    [ Photograph : 1973 ]
  2. The Mathew index to Townsville hist ...
    Mathew, John
    [ Photograph, Map ]
    The Mathew index to Townsville history
  3. [Vote book : Townsville City Counci ...
    Mathew, John
    [ Photograph : 1945 ]
    [Vote book : Townsville City Council]
  4. Selected photographs published in t ...
    Mathew, John
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    Selected photographs published in the North Queensland Herald : from 20 October 1897 to 7 October 1911
  5. Mission portraits from Point Pearce ...
    Mathew, John
    [ Photograph : 1912 ]
  6. Mr John Mathew and Librarians Joyce ...
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    [ Photograph : 1995 ]
    Mr John Mathew and Librarians Joycelyn Brent and Cecilia O'Donnell at the launch of the publication Highways and Byways: the origins of Townsville street names, Townsville, 1995
  1. NOTICE of intended distribution of estate.—Any person having any claim upon the estate of JOHN MATHEW HENDERSON,
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 23 December 1988 [Issue No.187] p 6636

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... NOTICE of intended distribution of estate.—Any person having any claim upon the estate of JOHN ... MATHEW HENDERSON, deceased, late of 12 Mungo Street, Balranald, in the State ot New South Wales, who died ... 128 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,036.639)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,036.639)

  2. In the matter of a deed of arrangement by WILLIAM JOHN MATHEW MILLAR, farmer, formerly of Coolamon.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 14 March 1935 [Issue No.15] p 391

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... . NOTICE is heroby given that William John Mathew Millar, formerly of Coolamon, executed a deed of ... against the sai<l William John Mathew Millar are required to piove the same in tlie prescribed form ... 107 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,987.1)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,987.1)

  3. IN INSOLVENCY. In the Insolvent Estate of John Mathew Noone, of Gullenbah, in the Colony of New South Wales, storekeeper. FIRST AND SECOND MEETINGS.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Tuesday 8 June 1875 [Issue No.127] p 1656

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... In the Supreme Court of New South Wales. (12,351) IN INSOLVENCY. In the Insolvent Estate of John ... Mathew Noone, of Grullenbali, in the Colony of New Soutli Wales, storekeeper. FIRST AND SECOND MEETINGS ... 214 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,790.694)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,790.694)

  1. John Mathew Correspondence
    Mathew, John
    [ Unpublished ]
    At State Library of QLD
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 781.645)

  2. John Mathew Correspondence
    Mathew, John
    [ Unpublished ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 779.678)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 779.678)

  3. Letters to John Mathew
    Bates, Daisy, 1859-1951
    [ Unpublished : 1905-1913 ]
    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 520.243)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 520.243)

  1. Obituary. John Mathew Walker.
    The Pilbarra Goldfield News (Marble Bar, WA : 1897 - 1923) Tuesday 27 November 1917 p 2 Article
    ... Obituary. John Mathew Walker. J?pwe was received on Saturday morning last to the effect that J. M ... 219 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,775.184)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,775.184)

  2. DR. JOHN MATHEW.
    The Maitland Daily Mercury (NSW : 1894 - 1939) Saturday 16 March 1929 p 2 Article
    ... DR. JOHN , MATHEW. Dr. John Mathow, Modorator.of the Prosbyterlun CJiuroh of Australia from 1922 to ... beinj; prominent in tho Presbyterian , .ministry. Dr. Mathew was ono ' of . tho forpmost ethnologists In ... 95 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,684.236)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,684.236)

  3. Medicine Mathew John Lynch
    Tharunka (Kensington, NSW : 1953 - 2010) Thursday 2 May 1985 p 14 Article
    ... MEDICINE. MATHEW JOHN LYNCH. lama second year medical student running for the position of Medical ... 160 words
    • Text last corrected on 20 July 2018 by paryan
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,644.624)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,644.624)

  1. Father Mathew : a biography
    Maguire, John Francis, 1815-1872
    [ Book : 1863-1899 ]
    Read online at Hathi Trust
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    At 12 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 762.088)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 762.088)

  2. John Mathew : papermaker / by Dot Allan
    Allan, Dot
    [ Book : 1948 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 698.504)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 698.504)

  3. Mathew Brady : historian with a camera. / Picture collation by Gertrude Horan
    Horan, James David, 1914-
    [ Book : 1955 ]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
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    At 22 libraries
    Mathew Brady : historian with a camera. / Picture collation by Gertrude Horan
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 512.662)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 512.662)

  4. The case of Thomas Mathew, and John Echlin, Esqrs : On their petition complaining of an undue election and return of burgesses to serve in this present Parliament for the borough of Callen
    Mathew, Thomas, fl. 1768
    [ Book, Microform : 1768 ]
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    At 4 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 478.671)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 478.671)

  1. The Mathew index to Townsville history
    Mathew, John
    [ Photograph, Map ]
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    At CityLib Townsville
    The Mathew index to Townsville history
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 356.239)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 356.239)

  2. Soil survey, Mathews County, Virginia [by J. W. Clay, and others
    Clay, John William, 1910-
    [ Map, Book : 1962 ]
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 101.839)

  3. Map of the Harbour of Waitemata, New Zealand, and of the adjacent country; shewing the situation of Auckland, the capital of the colony, and also the isthmus which separates the waters of the Frith of Thames on the eastern, from those of Manukao on t ...
    Mathew, Felton, 1801-1847
    [ Map : 1842-1979 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 82.117)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 82.117)

  1. Interview with John Mathew Fahey and Ida Daphne Fahey / Interviewer: Janice Kelly
    Fahey, John Mathew, 1916-
    [ Sound : 1977 ]
    Possibly online
    At State Library S Aust
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 753.623)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 753.623)

  2. Mathew Condon: Brisbane
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2010 ]
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    At ABC Radio National
    Mathew Condon: Brisbane
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 545.423)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 545.423)

  3. Two Exiles : 2013 Ray Mathew Lecture presented by Peter Robb at the National Library of Australia on 13 June 2013
    Robb, Peter, 1946-
    [ Sound : 2013 ]
    View online
    At National Library
    Two Exiles : 2013 Ray Mathew Lecture presented by Peter Robb at the National Library of Australia on 13 June 2013
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 358.796)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 358.796)

  4. The apostles : Peter. Andrew. John. James. Mathew
    [ Video : 2002 ]
    At ACU
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 323.015)

  1. Phillips, John. Ransoming Mathew Brady: paintings by John Ransom Phillips. Mathew Brady ransomed: essay by Alan Trachtenberg.(Brief article)(Book review)
    Bunnell, P.C
    CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries
    [ Article : 2010 ]
    View online (conditions apply)
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 335.59)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 335.59)

  2. John Mathew and Presbyterian theological education in Victoria from the 1880s to the 1920s
    Prentis, Malcolm D
    Lucas
    [ Article : 1995-1996 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 332.027)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 332.027)

  3. Research and Friendship: John Mathew and his Aboriginal Informants
    Prentis, Malcolm
    Aboriginal History
    [ Article : 1998 ]
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 317.846)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 317.846)

  4. Mrs Felton Mathew’s Journal
    Journal and proceedings
    [ Article : 1943 ]
    View online
    At Trove DigitalLibrary
    Mrs Felton Mathew’s Journal
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 282.826)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 282.826)

  1. Mathew Hyland
    Mathew Hyland
    Created by barbh, 74 items.

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  2. John Beswicke - Architect (works between 1882-1915)
    John Beswicke - Architect (works between 1882-1915)
    Created by maxad01, 535 items.

    Chronology of references to John Beswicke in digitized sources, including tender advertisments

    Keywords: Beswicke and Coote, Beswicke and Hutchins, Beswicke, John, J Beswicke, Wilson and Beswicke
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 137.51)

  3. Doctor John Thomas Burgoyne
    Doctor John Thomas Burgoyne
    Created by tonyburgoyne, 230 items.

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    arr Moreton Bay, Brisbane 2 September 1873, died 29 June 1898 in Maryborough Queensland

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