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Barclay, Henry Vere (1845 - 1917)

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Born: 6 January 1845  Bury, Lancashire, England.  Died: 1917.
Henry Vere Barclay explored Central Australia 1877-1906.

Career Highlights
Born Bury, Lancashire, England, 6 January 1845. Died 1917. Lieutenant, Royal Marine Light Infantry June 1863; naval surveyor South America; to Tasmania 1871; South Australia 1877; command for work in Northern Territory 1878; worked in New Zealand four years; member Barclay-McPherson expedition to Northern Territory 1904-05; worked on railway surveys Queensland and New South Wales; command by commonwealth 1911; reported adversely on Hermansburg mission; retired to United Kingdom World War I.

Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: McCarthy, G.J.
Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 10 September 2004

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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