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Biographical entry Barker, William George (1804 - 1863)

Born
1804
Southwark, England
Died
1863
Occupation
Navigator

Summary

William George Barker had settled in Sydney by 1833. Manuscript material of his education in navigation at the Royal Mathematical School, Christs Hospital, is held by the Mitchell Library.

Details

Born Southwark, England, 1804. Died 1863. Apprenticed to his father, Lieutenant William Collins Barker, R.N., 31 May 1821. Member of the Masonic Lodge, Sydney, 1836-40.

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