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Biographical entry Illidge, Rowland (1850 - 1929)

Born
27 November 1850
Brixton district, England
Died
17 February 1929
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Occupation
Entomologist and Ornithologist

Summary

Rowland Illidge was an amateur entomologist and ornithologist, who pioneered entomology studies in Queensland. He built up an impressive insect collection over time.

Details

Events

c. 1859
Life event - Migrated to Australia (Brisbane) with family
1868 - 1876
Career position - School Teacher in Queensland
c. 1877 -
Career position - Insurance Officer for various companies in Queensland

Published resources

Books

  • Musgrave, A., Bibliography of Australian Entomology, 1775-1930, Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales., Sydney, 1932, 380 pp. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.