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Biographical entry Aplin, Christopher D'Oyly Hale (1819 - 1875)

Born
1819
Cawnpore, India
Died
9 September 1875
Somerset, Queensland, Australia
Occupation
Geologist

Summary

Christopher Aplin was the first Government Geological Surveyor of Southern Queensland 1868-1969. Earlier he was employed by the Geological Survey of Victoria 1856-1968.

Details

Events

1840
Life event - Arrived in Australia (Victoria)
1845
Life event - Moved to Port Essington in the Northern Territory
1846? - ?
Career position - Collector of Customs and Surveyor-General in Borneo
1856 - 1868
Career position - Geological survey of Victoria
1868 - 1869
Career position - First Government Geological Surveyor of Southern Queensland
c. 1871 - c. 1874
Career position - Geologist at a sugar plantation in Maryborough, Queensland
1874 - 1875
Career position - Police Magistrate at Somerset

Archival resources

Queensland Museum Library

  • Christopher D'Oyly Hale Aplin - Records, 1868 - 1869; Queensland Museum Library. Details

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Woods, J. T., 'C. D'Oyly H. Aplin, First Government Geologist for the Southern District of Queensland', Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, vol. 14, no. 4, 1964, pp. 107-114. Details

Online Resources

See also

McCarthy, G.J.