The Australian Dictionary of Dates & Men of the Time; John Henniker Heaton; 017/...


Moruya and District Historical Society Museum


The Australian Dictionary of Dates & Men of the Time


John Henniker Heaton

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About this object

The Australian Dictionary of Dates and Men of the Time was first published in 1879, author John Henniker Heaton.
Part 1, - subtitled Men of the Time. This 234 page section is a listing of biographies of men of note with connections to Australia, providing details such as full name, date and place of birth and history of their occupations.
Part 2 – sub titled Dictionary of Dates. This 317 page section is in alphabetical order by subject which does include some small biographies but also mentions many people.
The entire book can be read online at Internet Archives.

Medium and Materials

paper, board


24.5cm (h) x 16.5 cms (w) x 4 cms (d)

Place Notes

It was published by George Robertson, 125, New Pitt-Street, Sydney and of Melbourne and Adelaide.


George Robertson

Publication Date


Publication Place

Sydney, NSW, Australia

Credit Line

Donated by Mrs M Stewart

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