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Hume and Hovell, 1824

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Published by Blubber Head Press in Hobart [Tas.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Hume, Hamilton, 1797-1873.,
    • Hovell, William Hilton, 1786-1875.,
    • Australia -- Discovery and exploration.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Alan E.J. Andrews.
      ContributionsAndrews, Alan E. J. 1926-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU99 .H9 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination389 p., [14] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages389
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3231434M
      ISBN 100908528078
      LC Control Number83144012

      The Hume and Hovell expedition was one of the most important journeys of explorations undertaken in eastern Australia. In the Governor of New South Wales, Sir Thomas Brisbane, commissioned Hamilton Hume and former Royal Navy Captain William. Hume published in A Brief Statement of Facts in Connection with an Overland Expedition from Lake George to Port Phillip in , which went into three editions. Hovell published two pamphlets Reply to "A Brief Statement of Facts in Connection with an Overland Expedition from Lake George to Port Phillip in ", and an Answer to the Preface to the Second Edition of Mr Hamilton Hume's "A Brief Statement .

      The report of their departure appeared in The Gazette on 7th October We understand his Excellency Sir Thomas Brisbane has fitted out a party and on Monday last, that persevering young man Mr Hamilton Hume, in company with Mr Hovell, passed through the Cowpastures on their long and hazardous journey. The Hume and Hovell expedition was one of the most important journeys of explorations undertaken in eastern Australia. In the Governor of New South Wales, Sir Thomas Brisbane, commissioned Hamilton Hume and former Royal Navy Captain William Hovell to lead an expedition to find new grazing land in the south of the colony, and also to find an answer to the mystery of where New South Wales's Author: William Hovell, Hamilton Hume.

      Hamilton Hume book. Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. At school, "Hume and Hovell" was a regular phrase, We read of his epic journey of discovery as he blazed an inland route from Sydney to Port Phillip Bay near where Melbourne now stands, and which today's Hume Highway follows/5(12). In the Governor of New South Wales, Sir Thomas Brisbane, commissioned Hamilton Hume and former Royal Navy Captain William Hovell to lead an expedition to find new grazing land in the south of the colony, and also to find an answer to the mystery of where New South Wales's western rivers flowed. (→ Hume and Hovell expedition).


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Hume and Hovell. InHamilton Hume and William Hovell led an expedition of discovery to find new grazing land for the colony. They and their party trekked south from Appin to Lake George, then on into Victoria, keeping west of the Great Dividing Range and ending up at Corio Bay, on the Victorian coast, where present day Geelong is situated.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hume and Hovell, Hobart [Tas.]: Blubber Head Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Hamilton Hume; William.

In the book - ‘Journey of Discovery to Port Phillip, New South Wales, in and ’ by WH Hovell and H Hume, Esquires, compiled and edited by William Bland –the rivers/creeks on the west side of Port Phillip are shown in very much the correct location of. Hume was a veteran explorer having begun his career with several short expeditions at the age of seventeen in In he undertook to lead a party overland to Spencer Gulf, but because of the expense involved he joined forces with William Hovell, a former sea : HUME, HOVELL.

Hume and Hume and Hovell Expedition Termination by Lance Pritchard Lance Pritchard, a long time 1824 book of Werribee Historical Society, was intrigued by a map that formed part of the State Library of Victoria’s exhibition, The Changing Face of Victoria in The map showed the route of Hume and Hovell during their expedition.

Hovell, W. (William Hilton), Hume and Hovell Expedition -- Exhibitions. Hume and Hovell expedition, Harrick's Cottage Open Day Ma /. The Hume and Hovell expedition. InGovernor Brisbane asked Hume to join forces with Hovell, to go from Lake George Hume and Hovell the Spencer Gulf (in what is now South Australia).

Hovell was older than Hume, with little bush experience, but he was a good navigator. The expedition left Lake George on 17 Octoberwith a party of six, enough supplies to last 16 weeks loaded onto bullock carts, and.

The monument commemorates the explorers Hume and Hovell, who passed through the area in The memorial was unveiled inthe centenary year of their exploration.

At the centenary of Hume and Hovell exploration in a committee was formed to co-ordinate and organise local celebrations along the route from Albury to Corio Bay. InHamilton Hume, a and William Hovell, a agreed to equally share the cost of leading an exploration party overland with the aim of reaching Westernport Bay.

A four-month-long round trip reached Coria Bay in Victoria then returned home. Hume and Hovell by Alan Andrews Limited Edition SIGNED $50 Sunshine West VIC Hume and Hovelledited by Alan Andrews printed in National Library's JAFp Hist copy accompanied by two photograph postcards: Children's Day, Hume & Hovell Centenary celebrations, Albury, 19th Nov.

and Albury's Giganilic Centenary cake, Hume & Hovell celebrations Journey of Discovery to Port Phillip New South Wales By Messrs. Hovell, and Hamilton Hume in and Published by Libraries Board of South Australia, Adelaide Australia ().

The Hume and Hovell Track is a km walking track starting in Yass and finishing in Albury. It roughly follows the route taken by Hamilton Hume and William Hovell in Cairn erected in memory of Hume and Hovell who camped at the spot in This cairn, marking the campsite, is on private land.

At the centenary of Hume and Hovell exploration in a committee was formed to co-ordinate and organise local celebrations along the route from Albury to Corio Bay. An itinerary was created for the unveiling ceremonies giving the hour and date for each place.

Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. A monument commemorates the centenary of the exploration of Hume and Hovell in At the centenary of Hume and Hovell exploration in a committee was formed to co-ordinate and organise local celebrations along the route from Albury to Corio Bay.

An itinerary was created for the. The Hume and Hovell Track commences at Cooma Cottage, Hume’s main residence during his first 37km of track, heading towards Burrinjuck Dam, is on public roads with only light traffic. The track heads west along the Yass Valley Way towards the Hume Highway.

km from the centre of Yass, the track turns left onto Black Range Road and follows this road for a further km to the. Named the Hume and Hovell Cricket Ground after the explorers who passed by init opened its gates for the first time in For 20 more years, Don and Anne tended lovingly to their creation, planting out the grounds – there are roses – building seats, arbors, practice nets, developing the accommodations, and running sheep and.

Hume and Hovell’s expedition from Yass to Port Phillip in was accomplished by eight men; The principals Hamilton Hume and William Hovell, and six assigned convicts. The relationship between Hume and Hovell was not always harmonious. Since the fires, we have been working on a new section of the Hume & Hovell track near Wee Jasper to hold the Hume & Hovell Ultra due to the course being totally destroyed by the fires.

We have received great support from the committee and all the authorities involved. 2 Burgoigee Creek Crossing In explorers Hume and Hovell were tasked to cross the unknown expanse of territory from “the settled districts” in NSW to Western Port Bay.

After some weeks of struggling through the rugged hills in the north they descended the Basin escapement on. Map showing track of Hume and Hovell across Victoria Print or download image Hume and Hovell believed their explorations had led them to the western shores of Westernport, but their calculations were wrong and they were actually km off course, at a place known by the indigenous people as Corayo (Corio) on a bay called Jillong (Geelong).Hume and Hovells expedition is shown by the broken line Hamilton Hume and William Hovell earned their place in the history of Australia as the explorers who first made the journey southwards from Sydney to the Port Phillip Region, near the site of current-day Geelong.When in Hovell visited Geelong, established after his and Hume’s –25 exploration, and was celebrated as its discoverer, Hume wrote A Brief Statement of Facts in Connection with an Overland Journey from Lake George to Port Phillip () to redress what he considered a slight.

Hovell published A Reply (), and their friendship ended. In Hume was elected a fellow of the.