Franklin, John, 1786-1847

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1786-04-16
Death 1847-06-11
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

British explorer, credited with discovery of Northwest Passage; died on his third arctic expedition, 1847.

From the description of ALS, 1827 Nov. 29, London, to Catherine Franklin, Nottingham. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122489346

Sir John Franklin, British naval officer and Arctic explorer.

From the description of Sir John Franklin manuscript material : 2 items, 1819-1823 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 226044023

Sir John Franklin, a noted polar explorer, was Lieutenant-Governor of Van Diemen's Land between 1837 and 1843. His second wife, Jane Griffen, whom he married in 1828, travelled extensively in Australia, and visited Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and New Zealand.

From the description of Papers [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225769935

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Subjects:

  • Illustration
  • Letters
  • Van Diemen's Land
  • Governors--Autographs
  • Explorers--Correspondence

Occupations:

  • Governors

Places:

  • Australia--Tasmania (as recorded)
  • Tasmania (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.) (as recorded)
  • Viscount Melville Sound (Nunavut and N.W.T.) (as recorded)
  • Arctic regions (as recorded)
  • Northwest, Canadian (as recorded)
  • Niagara-on-the-Lake Region (Ont.) (as recorded)
  • Banks Island (N.W.T.) (as recorded)
  • Melville Island (N.W.T. and Nunavut) (as recorded)
  • Arctic Archipelago (Nunavut and N.W.T.) (as recorded)
  • Tasmania (as recorded)