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Biographical entry Tietkens, William Henry (1844 - 1933)

Born
30 August 1844
Ball's Pond, Islington, England
Died
19 April 1933
Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Explorer and Naturalist

Summary

William Henry Tietkens accompanied E. Giles on an expedition to Central Australia in 1873 and again in 1875 on a journey from Beltana, South Australia to Perth. He later joined the New South Wales Department of Lands as a surveyor in 1891.

Archival resources

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • William Henry Tietkins - Records, 1859 - 1951, ML MSS 1352; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
  • William Henry Tietkins - Records, 1883 - 1909, A36-A39; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
  • William Henry Tietkins - Records, 1927, ML DOC 2941; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
  • William Henry Tietkins - Records, 1923 - 1933; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection

  • William Henry Tietkins - Records, 1864 - 1889, MS 8770; State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection. Details

State Records of South Australia

  • William Henry Tietkins - Records, 1879 - 1880; State Records of South Australia. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Hartwig, Mervyn, 'Tietkins, William Harry (1844-1933), surveyor, prospector and explorer', in Bede Nairn (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 6, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1976, pp. 275-276. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A060295b.htm. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.