Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814

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Flinders was a captain in the navy, hydrographer and discoverer. On 24 Jan. 1801 he was given command of HM Sloop Investigator, and was subsequently promoted to the rank of Commander, for the purpose of surveying the coast of Australia. He received his sailing orders on 17.7.1801 and reached Australia on 6.12.1801.

From the description of Letter [manuscript]. 1801. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225710813

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referencedIn Australia : [Album of newspaper cuttings about early Australia and New South Wales.] Libraries Australia
referencedIn Bowden, Keith Macrae. Notes on George Bass and Matthew Flinders. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814. A chart of Bass's Straits with the traks [i.e. tracks] of the Harbinger Captn. John Black in Decr. 1800 & Jan. 1801 and the Margaret Captn. John Buyers in Jany. & Feby. 1801 through the Straits in their passage toward Port Jackson. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814. [Tracing of Flinder's chart of Port Phillip and Western Port from surveys of 1799, 1802 and 1803]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Flinders family. Papers recording births, deaths and marriages of the Flinders family [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Jose, Arthur W. (Arthur Wilberforce), 1863-1934. Correspondence with W. J. Jeffrey and Sir Ernest Scott, 1913-1914 [manuscript] University of Queensland, UQ Library
referencedIn Flinders University of South Australia. Library. Special Collections. Flinders Collection. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Helois, Robert Mme. Transcripts. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Mack, James D. (James Decker), 1916-. Papers, 1961-1983. Lehigh University Libraries, Lehigh Libraries
creatorOf Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814. Letters, narratives, [n.d.] [negatives]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814. Providence log (partial) : voyage to Canoe Rivulet in Tom Thumb [microform]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Cunow, Heinrich, 1862-1936. Reading notes on the Australian Aborigines possibly assembled by Cunow when preparing his Die Verwandtschafts - Organisation der Australneger. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814. Extracts of letters etc. from the Admiralty and Colonial Officer recorder [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Flinders family. Letters [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814. Chart of Terra Australis. East Coast. Sheet II / M. Flinders Commr. of H.M. Sloop Investigator 1799-1802. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Cape Don (Ship). Logbook, 1973 Jan. 19 [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Program of Matthew Flinders bicentenary, Adelaide, 1974 [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814. Letters [manuscript] : to Thomi Pitot, Port Louis, Mauritius. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Robert Fowler collection, 18144-1815 Scott Polar Research Institute
referencedIn Mack, James D. (James Decker), 1916-,. Materials on Matthew Flinders, [ca. 1960s]. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Mack, James D. (James Decker), 1916-. Matthew Flinders, 1774-1814. Lehigh University Libraries, Lehigh Libraries
creatorOf Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814. Letter [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814. Narrative of Tom Thumb's cruise to Canoe Rivulet, 1796 March 24-April 1 [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Album [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814. Letter : Port Jackson, to George Bass. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Mathew Flinders collection, 1801-1812 Scott Polar Research Institute
referencedIn Jose, Arthur W. (Arthur Wilberforce), 1863-1934. Correspondence with W. J. Jeffrey and Sir Ernest Scott [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814. Letter [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814. Letterbook [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814. Dossier relating to Flinders' detention on Mauritius [microform]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Ann Flinders collection, 1823-1826 Scott Polar Research Institute
creatorOf Bligh, William, 1754-1817. Bligh's charts [cartographic materisl] / by Lieut. Wm. Bligh R.N. ; George Holwell, MF. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814. Log book and papers [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814. Copies of a draft of a letter, 19 October 1808 [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Matthew Flinders Bicentenary Organising Committee. Documents relating to the Matthew Flinders Bicentenary Queensland. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Hitchcock, M. W. S. (M. Witgar S.). Matthew Flinders in Mauritius, 1803-1810 / Witgar Hitchcock. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Materials on Matthew Flinders, [ca. 1960s], Circa 1960s American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814. Narratives of expeditions [microform]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814. Diary [microform]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814. Journal on HMS "Investigator" [microform]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Decaen, Charles Mathieu Isidore, 1769-1832. Papers [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814. Sketch of Port Phillip / by M. Flinders, 1802 ; [lithographed?] Feb 1st 1803 by A. Dalrymple. Libraries Australia
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associatedWith Baissac, Charles. person
associatedWith Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820 person
correspondedWith Bass, George, 1771-1803 person
associatedWith Bligh, William, 1754-1817. person
associatedWith Bowden, Keith Macrae. person
associatedWith Cape Don (Ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Cumberland (Ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Cunow, Heinrich, 1862-1936. person
associatedWith Dalrymple, Alexander, 1737-1808. person
associatedWith Decaen, Charles Mathieu Isidore, 1769-1832. person
associatedWith Flinders, Ann person
associatedWith Flinders family. family
associatedWith Flinders family. family
associatedWith Flinders, Mathew person
associatedWith Flinders-Petrie, W. M. Sir. person
associatedWith Francis (Ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Great Britain. Admiralty. corporateBody
associatedWith Helois, Robert Mme. person
associatedWith Hitchcock, M. W. S. (M. Witgar S.) person
associatedWith Investigator (Ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Investigator (Ship : Captain = Matthew Flinders) corporateBody
associatedWith Investigator (Ship : Captain = Matthew Flinders) corporateBody
associatedWith Jose, Arthur W. (Arthur Wilberforce), 1863-1934. person
correspondedWith King, Philip Gidley, 1758-1808 person
associatedWith Mack, James D. (James Decker), 1916- person
associatedWith Matthew Flinders Bicentenary Organising Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Petrie, W. M. Flinders (William Matthew Flinders), Sir, 1853-1942. person
associatedWith Pitot, Thomi person
associatedWith Reliance (Ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Robert Merrick Fowler person
associatedWith Shillinglaw, John J. (John Joseph), 1837-1905. person
associatedWith Tom Thumb (Boat) corporateBody
associatedWith Tom Thumb (Ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Tom Thumb (Ship) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Australia--New South Wales
Port Phillip Bay (Vic.)
England
England
Australia
Australia
New South Wales
Australia--Port Phillip Bay (Vic.)
England
Furneaux Islands (Tas.)
Australia
Great Britain
Queensland, Southeastern
Australia
Australia
North Coast (N.S.W.)
New South Wales
Great Britain
Mauritus
Port Phillip (Vic.)
New South Wales
New South Wales
New South Wales
Western Port (Vic.)
Australia--North Coast (N.S.W.)
England
Australia
Australia
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Voyages and travels
Nautical charts
Prisoners of war
Francis (Ship)
Ship captains--Correspondence
Explorers--Archives
Explorers--Correspondence
Explorers--Biography
Occupation
Ship captains
Naval officers
Explorers
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Birth 1774-03-16

Death 1814-07-19

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