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Biographical entry Calvert, James Snowden (1825 - 1884)

Born
13 July 1825
Otley, Yorkshire, England
Died
22 July 1884
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Explorer and Botanist

Summary

James Snowden Calvert accompanied Ludwig Leichhardt (q.v.) on his 1844-45 expedition from Brisbane to Port Essington. He was the husband of Caroline Louisa Atkinson.

Details

Born Otley, Yorkshire, England, 13 July 1825. Died Sydney, 22 July 1884. Migrated to Australia 1841. Went with Ludwig Leichardt (q.v.) from Brisbane to Port Essington 1844-45, manager, Cavan station, near Yass. Keen botanist, who won medals for botanical entries at exhibitions in London and Paris. Commemorated by several place names in Queensland.

Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Australian Botanists - Biographies, MS 064; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

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McCarthy, G.J.