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Calvert, James Snowden (1825 - 1884)

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Explorer and Botanist
Born: 13 July 1825  Otley, Yorkshire, England.  Died: 22 July 1884  Sydneyq, New South Wales, Australia.
James Snowden Calvert accompanied Ludwig Leichhardt (q.v.) on his 1844-45 expedition from Brisbane to Port Essington. He was the husband of Caroline Louisa Atkinson.

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Born Otley, Yorkshire, England, 13 July 1825. Died Sydney, 22 July 1884. Migrated to Australia 1841. Went with Ludwig Leichardt (q.v.) from Brisbane to Port Essington 1844-45, manager, Cavan station, near Yass. Keen botanist, who won medals for botanical entries at exhibitions in London and Paris. Commemorated by several place names in Queensland.

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Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 25 July 2006

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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