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Calvert, John (1814 - 1897)

Born: 1814  St Winnow, Cornwall, England.  Died: 1897.
John Calvert prospected in Australia at various times and reputedly found gold. He was regarded by some as a 'romancer'.

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Born St Winnow, Cornwall, England, 1814. Died 1897. Prospected NSW 1831-34, went to Peru, then returned to Australia, where he prospected NSW, SA and WA, returned to England, back to NSW 1848-49, returned to England reputedly with ton of gold, visited Australia 1890. Responsible for many publications.

Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Rosanne Walker
Created: 30 June 1997
Modified: 16 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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