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Matthew Flinders

The Life of Matthew Flinders

by Miriam Estensen

  • 37 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Allen & Unwin Pty., Limited (Australia) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Australasian & Pacific history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • Biography: general,
  • Geographical discovery & exploration,
  • Great Britain,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Australia & New Zealand - Australia,
  • History,
  • Flinders, Matthew,,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Adventurers & Explorers,
  • Academic: Trade/Academic: Biography,
  • Australia,
  • Australia & New Zealand - General,
  • 1774-1814,
  • Biography,
  • Discovery and exploration,
  • Explorers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages568
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8648341M
    ISBN 101865085154
    ISBN 109781865085159

    Flinders’ early career. Inspired by reading Robinson Crusoe, Matthew Flinders (–) joined the Navy as a midshipman in at the age of He served on William Bligh’s second (and successful) voyage to Tahiti. It was here that Flinders honed the navigation skills that mark him as one of Britain’s most accomplished explorers.


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Trim/5(13). As a result, Flinders' book was published under the title A Voyage to Terra Australis. The day after his book was published inMatthew Flinders died, aged o but already with an indelible place in Australian history.' Flinders lasting legacy is the name 'Australia' he gave to our country.

He wrote to his brother. Matthew Flinders () was born in Lincolnshire in England. Flinders joined the navy where he trained as a navigator. Flinders wanted to become a sailor and explorer after reading the book Robinson Crusoe. He met George Bass, a ship's doctor, when they were both sailing to Australia on the Reliance.

Gillian Dooley is an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at Flinders University. She has been studying and writing about Matthew Flinders for nearly two decades, since she became Special Collections Librarian at Flinders University. Philippa Sandall is a writer. Her latest book is Seafurrers, The Ships' Cats Who Lapped and Mapped the World/5(15).

Introduction Matthew Flinders, the first person to circumnavigate (sail around) Australia, also gave the country its name.

There are monuments to him throughout several Australian cities, as well as to his cat, Trim – the first feline to circumnavigate the continent. 1 Biography Early Life The oldest of seven children, Matthew Flinders was born Ma at Donington, Lincolnshire.

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Captain Matthew Flinders - Explorer and Cartographer - born 16th March in Donington - the man who named Australia. The story of Matthew Flinders - son of Matthew Flinders - Surgeon, Apothecary and Man-Midwife of Donington in rural Lincolnshire - is well documented - accounts of his life and exploring is detailed on Wikipedia When Matthew died inhe was still living in.

Early Life. Matthew Flinders was born on March 16th, in He was the son of Mathew and Susannah Flinders. His father, Mathew was a professional surgeon. Sources claim that Flinders was motivated to tour the sea after reading Robinsonhe teamed up with Royal Navy to pursue his early interests as a navigator.

Matthew Flinders (), navigator, hydrographer and scientist, was born on 16 March at Donington, Lincolnshire, England, the son of Matthew Flinders, a surgeon, and his wife Sussannah, née Ward. He was educated at Donington Grammar School and by the vicar of Horbling; then, having developed a Matthew Flinders book to go to sea, partly through.

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Dampness has seeped into. The Matthew Flinders Monument was unveiled on 6th November at Baie du Cap by Philippe de la Hausse de la Louviere, President of the Societe de L'Histoire of Mauritius. The bronze monument displays the structure of Matthew Flinders in a simple, stonewalled room marking his detention period and is surrounded by a chest, his flute, his loved.

Facts about Matthew Flinders 6: A Voyage to Terra Australis. A Voyage to Terra Australis was the book and atlas of Flinders published in the market. However, Flinders died before he saw the publication of his famous book. See Also: 10 Facts about Mary Read. Facts about Matthew Flinders 7: the birthplace.

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Billy O'Shannessy, once a prominent barrister, is now on the street where he sleeps on a bench outside the State Library. Above him on the window sill rests a bronze statue of Matthew Flinders' cat, Trim. Ryan is a. Matthew Flinders RN (16 March – 19 July ) was an English navigator and was the leader of the first circumnavigation of Australia and identified it as a continent.

Flinders made three voyages to the southern ocean between and In the second voyage, George Bass and Flinders confirmed that Van Diemen's Land (now Born: 16 MarchDonington, Lincolnshire, England.

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He was the eldest child of Matthew Flinders, surgeon-apothecary, and his wife, Susannah (née Ward). Two abiding concerns ran through Flinders' life. He wanted to be independent and he wanted to make a difference to the world he lived in. Matthew Flinders credited his ship's cat Trim - 'this good-natured purring animal' - with being invaluable help as together they lapped.

Top imae: Matthew Flinders, born on Mawas a British navigator who explored much of Australia’s coastline. Credit: State Library of South Australia (licensed under CC BY ). March 16 marks the birthday of British navigator Matthew Flinders, who explored and charted much of Australia’s coast in the late ’s and early ’s.

Flinders was born in. Matthew Flinders and held in two classes of Admiralty records at The National Archives (formerly the Public Record Office). They were originally filmed at the request of James D.

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Flinders, Matthew, Title: A Voyage to Terra Australis — Volume 1 Undertaken for the purpose of completing the discovery of that vast country, and prosecuted in the yearsandin His Majesty's ship the Investigator, and subsequently in the armed vessel Porpoise and Cumberland schooner Language: English: LoC Class.

Captain Matthew Flinders at the Isle of France [Mauritius], On 15 th December Captain Matthew Flinders sailed into a quiet bay of the Isle of France, a small French outpost in the southwest Indian Ocean, in the Cumberland.

Only a few weeks earlier, a French ship had brought news of the rupture of the Peace of Amiens. Matthew Flinders was an English navigator and explorer. He sailed all the way around Australia and charted, or mapped, much of its coast. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hughes, Thea Stanley.

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