Field, Barron

Field, Barron (1786 - 1846)

Index to poems

Born October 23, 1786, Barron Field married Jane Carncroft in 1816 and became Supreme Court Judge, Sydney, in February 1817. He published the first book of verse in Australia in 1819.

  • Barron Field's Memoirs of Wordsworth. Ed. Geoffrey Little. Sydney: Sydney University Press for the Australian Academy of the Humanities, 1975. PR 5888 .F5 Robarts Library
  • Field, Barron. First Fruits of Australian Poetry. Sydney: for private circulation, 1819.
  • Geographical Memoirs on New South Wales. Ed. Barron Field. London: John Murray, 1825. Fisher Rare Book Library shel 0614
Given Name
Family Name
Birth Date
October 23, 1786
Death Date
April 11, 1846
Family Relations
father : Henry Field
mother : Esther Field
brother : Francis John Field
wife : Jane Field (from 1816)
  • Inner Temple

  • Judge

  • Lawyer

Literary Period
Literary Movement
First RPO Edition