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Roseby, Thomas (1844 - 1918)

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Amateur astronomer and Minister
Born: 8 April 1844  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.  Died: 16 December 1918  Monsman, New South Wales.
Thomas Roseby was a Congregational minister with an active interest in astronomy and botany. He had an observatory at Marrickville and later at Mosman and often gave educational evenings to church groups and students.

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Born 8 April 1844. Died 16 December 1918. Educated University of Sydney (BA 1869, MA and LLB 1871, LLD 1873). Minister at Petersham 1867-72, Dunedin 1872-85, Ballarat 1885-88 and Marrickville 1888-1911. President, New South Wales branch, British Astronomical Association 1901-02, 1914. The church at Marrickville is now known as the "Roseby Memorial Church".

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Created: 30 June 1997
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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