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Biographical entry Hume, Hamilton (1797 - 1873)

Born
19 June 1797
Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Died
19 April 1873
Yass, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Explorer

Summary

Hamilton Hume began his exploration of New South Wales in 1814 when he reached the Berrima-Bong bong district. In 1824-5 he teamed up with W.H. Hovell for the famous and fruitful journey to Port Phillip.

Archival resources

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

  • Hamilton Hume - Records, 1821 - 1924, FM 3/690; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

Published resources

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Journal Articles

  • Scott, E., 'Hume and Hovell's Journey to Port Phillip', Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, vol. 7, 1921. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.