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Biographical entry Hovell, William Hilton (1786 - 1875)

Born
26 April 1786
Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
Died
9 November 1875
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Explorer

Summary

William Hilton Hovell, in conjunction with H. Hume, was involved in a major expedition of discovery to Port Phillip overland from Sydney in 1824-25.

Archival resources

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

  • Gold Family - Records, 1827, ML MSS 846; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
  • William Hilton Hovell - Records, 1825, Safe 1/9a; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
  • William Hilton Hovell - Records, 1827, ML MSS 846; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection

  • William Hilton Hovell - Records, 1824 - 1837, MS 8459; State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

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.