Edward Charles Frome

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General Edward Charles Frome (7 January 1802 – 2 November 1890) was a prominent British Army officer and Surveyor General of South Australia.wikipedia
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Surveyor General of South Australia

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General Edward Charles Frome (7 January 1802 – 2 November 1890) was a prominent British Army officer and Surveyor General of South Australia. In September 1839 Frome arrived in South Australia on the ship Recovery to take up an appointment as the colony's third Surveyor General.

Lake Frome

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In 1843 he led an expedition to the mid-north of South Australia and was the first to accurately map Lake Frome. His name was given to two lakes - Lake Frome in the state's north-east and Lake Frome in the state's south-east, Frome River and Frome Road, a major thoroughfare in Adelaide, South Australia.
It was named after Edward Charles Frome after his mapping of the area in 1843.

Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey

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Between 1869 and 1874 he served as Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey.

Frome River

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His name was given to two lakes - Lake Frome in the state's north-east and Lake Frome in the state's south-east, Frome River and Frome Road, a major thoroughfare in Adelaide, South Australia.
The river was named by the British explorer, Edward John Eyre in 27 August 1840 after Captain Edward Frome who was the Surveyor General of South Australia at the time.

Water Witch (1835 cutter)

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Later in 1982, the SUHR revisited the problem after the discovery of a drawing prepared by Edward Charles Frome in March 1842 showing a vessel moored at Moorundie.

Frome Road, Adelaide

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His name was given to two lakes - Lake Frome in the state's north-east and Lake Frome in the state's south-east, Frome River and Frome Road, a major thoroughfare in Adelaide, South Australia.
The road (and street) are named after Edward Charles Frome, a Surveyor General of South Australia.

History of Adelaide

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British Army

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General Edward Charles Frome (7 January 1802 – 2 November 1890) was a prominent British Army officer and Surveyor General of South Australia.

Gibraltar

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Born in Gibraltar, and orphaned early in his life, Frome was educated in Blackheath, London, England, where he became a close friend of Benjamin Disraeli.

Blackheath, London

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Born in Gibraltar, and orphaned early in his life, Frome was educated in Blackheath, London, England, where he became a close friend of Benjamin Disraeli.

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Born in Gibraltar, and orphaned early in his life, Frome was educated in Blackheath, London, England, where he became a close friend of Benjamin Disraeli.

Royal Engineers

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He received his commission in the Royal Engineers in 1825.

Rideau Canal

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He was involved in the Rideau Canal construction in Canada in 1827 to 1833.

South Australia

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In September 1839 Frome arrived in South Australia on the ship Recovery to take up an appointment as the colony's third Surveyor General.

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After his ten-year term expired he returned to England and was subsequently stationed in Mauritius, Scotland and Gibraltar.

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He retired in 1877 with the army rank of general, and died in 1890 at Ewell in Surrey.

Surrey

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He retired in 1877 with the army rank of general, and died in 1890 at Ewell in Surrey.

Southend, South Australia

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His name was given to two lakes - Lake Frome in the state's north-east and Lake Frome in the state's south-east, Frome River and Frome Road, a major thoroughfare in Adelaide, South Australia.

Electoral district of Frome

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It is named after Edward Charles Frome, the third surveyor-general of South Australia.

Thomas Burr

Burr was engaged upon surveys under the Tithe Commutation Act 1836 when, upon the recommendation of E.C. Frome, who had been appointed Surveyor General of South Australia a few weeks earlier, he was appointed to the post of Deputy Surveyor General of South Australia.

County of Frome

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It was proclaimed in 1851 by Governor Henry Young and was named for the former Surveyor-General of South Australia, Edward Charles Frome.

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During this time he surveyed the Rock of Gibraltar using trigonometry and with the support of Major-General Frome, he created two 8 m long scale detailed models of Gibraltar.

Chief Royal Engineer

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On the resignation of Edward Frome in 1869, both offices were separated for one year.