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Roe, John Septimus (1797 - 1878)

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Born: 8 May 1797  Newbury, Berkshire, England.  Died: 28 May 1878  Western Australia, Australia.
John Septimus Roe was posted in 1817 as master's mate to the surveying service in New South Wales carrying on the work done by M. Flinders. In 1829 he took the position of Surveyor-General in the Swan River Colony and collected natural history and geological specimens.

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Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 2 August 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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