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Biographical entry Deane, Henry (1847 - 1924)

Born
26 March 1847
Clapham Common, England
Died
21 March 1924
Malvern, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Railway engineer and Botanist

Summary

Deane was Engineer in Chief, New South Wales Railways 1890-1906 and Engineer in Chief of the Commonwealth Railways Construction Branch 1912-1914.

He was also active in botanical, palaeontological and meteorological research.

Deane made many valuable observations on eucalypts, quoted in Joseph Maiden's Critical Revision of the Genus Eucalyptus. Deane's botanical papers were published mostly in the Journal of the Linnean Society of New South Wales.

Details

Events

1880
Life event - Arrived in Australia
1880 - 1914
Career position - Worked for the New South Wales Railway Construction Department, rising to the position of Engineer-in-Chief
1883 - c. 1914
Career position - Member of the Linnean Society of New South Wales
1885 - 1924
Career position - Member of the Royal Society of New South Wales
1887 - 1912
Career position - Member of the council of the Linnean Society of New South Wales
1895
Taxonomy event - Description of Eucalyptus propinqua Deane & Maiden (1895)
1896
Taxonomy event - Description of Eucalyptus fastigata Deane & Maiden (1919), co-collected with Deane
1896 - 1897
Career position - President of the Linnean Society of New South Wales
1897 - 1907
Career position - President of the Royal Society of New South Wales
1898
Taxonomy event - Description of Eucalyptus fraxinoides, co-collected with Deane
1899
Taxonomy event - Description of Eucalyptus nova-anglica Deane & Maiden (1899)
1899
Taxonomy event - Description of Eucalyptus aggregata Deane & Maiden (1899)
1904
Taxonomy event - J.H. Maiden named Eucalyptus deanei Maiden (1904) in Deane's honour
1914 - c. 1924
Career position - Practiced as a consulting engineer in Melbourne
1919
Taxonomy event - Description of Eucalyptus approximans Maiden (1919), co-collected with Deane

Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

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

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • Baldwin Spencer - Records, 1880 - 1929, ML MSS 29; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Henry Deane - Records, 1847 - 1933, MS 610; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Books

  • Maiden, J.H.; Cambage, R.H. and Blakely, William Faris, A Critical Revision of the Genus Eucalyptus, Government Printer, Sydney, 1903. Details
  • Wrigley, J. and Fagg, M., Eucalypts: A Celebration, Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest Australia, 2010, 344 pp. Details

Book Sections

Journal Articles

  • Deane, H. and Maiden, J.H., 'Observations on the Eucalypts of New South Wales, Part 1', Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, vol. 20, 1895, pp. 596-611. Details
  • Deane, H. and Maiden, J.H., 'The grey gum of the North Coast Districts (Eucalyptus propinqua, n.sp.)', Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, vol. 20, 1895, pp. 541-543. Details
  • Deane, H. and Maiden, J.H., 'Observations on the Eucalypts of New South Wales, Part 2', Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, vol. 21, 1896, pp. 798-813. Details
  • Deane, H. and Maiden, J.H., 'On a new species of Eucalyptus from the Sydney District', Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, vol. 22, 1897, pp. 552-553?. Details
  • Deane, H. and Maiden, J.H., 'Observations on the Eucalypts of New South Wales, Part 3', Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, vol. 22, 1897, pp. 704-720. Details
  • Deane, H. and Maiden, J.H., 'On the White Ash of Southern New South Wales', Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, vol. 23, 1898, pp. 412-413. Details
  • Deane, H. and Maiden, J.H., 'Observations on the Eucalypts of New South Wales, Part 4', Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, vol. 23, 1898, pp. 780-801. Details
  • Deane, H. and Maiden, J.H., 'Observations on the Eucalypts of New South Wales, Part 6', Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, vol. 24, 1899, pp. 612-630. Details
  • Deane, H. and Maiden, J.H., 'Observations on the Eucalypts of New South Wales, Part 5', Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, vol. 24, 1899, pp. 448-471. Details
  • Deane, H. and Maiden, J.H., 'Observations on the Eucalypts of New South Wales, Part 7', Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, vol. 25, 1900, pp. 104-113. Details
  • Deane, H. and Maiden, J.H., 'Observations on the Eucalypts of New South Wales, Part 8', Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, vol. 26, 1901, pp. 122-144. Details
  • Deane, H. and Maiden, J.H., 'Further notes on supposed hybridisation amongsth Eucalypts including a description of new species', Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, vol. 26, 1901, pp. 339-343. Details

Online Resources

See also

  • Hall, Norman, Botanists of the Eucalypts: short biographies of people who have named eucalypts, whose names have been given to species or who have collected type material, CSIRO, Melbourne, 1978, 101 pp. Details

McCarthy, G.J.