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Biographical entry Boyd, John Archibald (1846 - 1926)

2 February 1846
Weymouth, Dorset, England
29 March 1926
Natural history collector


John Boyd collected specimens for the Australian Museum and William Macleay. He lived in Fiji 1865-1882 and then on a sugar plantation at Ingham, Queensland.


Born Weymouth, Dorset, England, 2 February 1846. Died 29 March 1926. Arrived Sydney 1857; educated Sydney Grammar School; lived in Fiji 1865-82; sugar plantation, Ingham, Queensland from 1882.

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Macleay Museum, University of Sydney

  • John Archibald Boyd - Records, 1870 - 1891; Macleay Museum, University of Sydney. Details

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McCarthy, G.J.