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Lefroy, John Henry (1817 - 1890)

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Magnetician and Colonial governor
Born: 28 January 1817  Ashe, Hampshire, England.  Died: 11 April 1890  Lewarne, Cornwall, England.
John Henry Lefroy, Governor of Tasmania 1880-82, had served as a scientific adviser to the War-Office, London 1854-55 and as Director of the Magnetic Observatory, St.Helena 1840-42. He wrote widely on scientific subjects including Australia.
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Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: McCarthy, G.J.
Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 29 January 2007

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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