Franklin, Jane, 1791-1875

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1791-12-04
Death 1875-07-18
Bretons
English

Biographical notes:

Wife of Sir John Franklin.

From the description of Letter, 1849, June 9, Bedford Place, London, to Sir. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122492662

Lady Jane Franklin, neé Griffin, second wife of Sir John Franklin, Lt. Governor of Tasmania, 1836-1843. Lady Franklin took a great interest in the affairs of the colony, made a number of overland journeys in Australia and concerned herself with scientific research, public education and convict welfare.

From the description of Diaries and letters of Lady Jane Franklin and letters of Sir John Franklin. 1837-1859. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225836766

Lady Franklin, nee Griffin, was the second wife of Sir John Franklin, polar explorer and Lt. Governor of Tasmania, 1836-43. Lady Franklin took a great public interest in the affairs of the colony, made a number of overland journeys in Australia and concerned herself with scientific research, public education and convict welfare.

From the description of Diaries, 1839-1840 [microform]. 1839-1840. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225828199

Lady Jane Griffin Franklin was the second wife of Arctic explorer John Franklin. Henry Martin was president of the Attica and Buffalo Railroad.

From the description of Letter to H. Martin, and newsclippings, 1851 Jan. 17, and [1913]. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57317600

Lady Jane Franklin organized several expeditions that sailed to the Arctic in search of her husband, Sir John Franklin, who was lost while looking for the Northwest Passage. She sponsored Capt. McClintock's 1857 expedition, which discovered some artifacts from the Franklin expedition.

From the description of Correspondence, 1850-1864. (Dartmouth College Library). WorldCat record id: 237352156

Lady Franklin was the wife of Sir John Franklin, explorer and Lieut-Governor of Tasmania.

From the description of Letter : Bedford Place, to Lieut. Governor La Trobe. [1839] (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225783144

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Subjects:

  • Governors' spouses--Diaries
  • Governors' spouses--Correspondence
  • Voyages and travels
  • Governor--Correspondence
  • Explorers' spouses--Diaries

Occupations:

  • Governors' spouses
  • Lieutenant governors

Places:

  • Tasmania (as recorded)
  • South Australia (as recorded)
  • Arctic regions (as recorded)
  • Australia--Tasmania (as recorded)
  • Tasmania (as recorded)
  • Arctic regions (as recorded)
  • South Australia (as recorded)
  • Victoria (as recorded)
  • Victoria (as recorded)
  • New South Wales (as recorded)
  • New South Wales (as recorded)
  • Australia--Tasmania (as recorded)
  • Australia--Tasmania (as recorded)
  • Australia--Tasmania (as recorded)
  • Northwest Passage (as recorded)