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 in the Lake Eyre basin; and Frome Road, a major thoroughfare in Adelaide.
It was named after Edward Charles Frome after his mapping of the area in 1843.

Maria (1823 ship)

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This was apparently part of the retribution for the Maria massacre of shipwrecked survivors a few months earlier.
In a sketchbook by the then Surveyor General of South Australia, Edward Charles Frome, there is a sketch of a Milmenrura village in the south-east consisting of a cluster of about twelve established homes.

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 in the Lake Eyre basin; and Frome Road, a major thoroughfare in Adelaide.
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.

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 in the Lake Eyre basin; and Frome Road, a major thoroughfare in Adelaide.
The road (and street) are named after Edward Charles Frome, a Surveyor General of South Australia.

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.

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 on 7 January 1802, Frome was orphaned early in his life.

Blackheath, London

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He was educated in Blackheath, London, England, where he became a close friend of Benjamin Disraeli.

Benjamin Disraeli

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He 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.

South Australian Legislative Council

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He was also a member of the South Australian Legislative Council (2 October 1839 to 14 June 1843).

Tanganekald people

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In one of his sketchbooks, there is a sketch of a Milmenrura village in the south-east of South Australia consisting of a cluster of about twelve established Aboriginal homes.

Aboriginal Australians

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In one of his sketchbooks, there is a sketch of a Milmenrura village in the south-east of South Australia consisting of a cluster of about twelve established Aboriginal homes.

Mauritius

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

Ewell

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He retired in 1877 with the army rank of general, and died on 2 November 1890 at Ewell in Surrey.

Surrey

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He retired in 1877 with the army rank of general, and died on 2 November 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 in the Lake Eyre basin; and Frome Road, a major thoroughfare in Adelaide.

Lake Eyre basin

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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 in the Lake Eyre basin; and Frome Road, a major thoroughfare in Adelaide.

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 in the Lake Eyre basin; and Frome Road, a major thoroughfare in Adelaide.