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Biographical entry Miller, Francis Bowyer (1828 - 1887)

Born
18 December 1828
Edgbaston, Warwickshire, England
Died
17 September 1887
Kew, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Assayer

Summary

Francis Bowyer Miller worked at the Royal Mint, Melbourne 1880-1884; he had previously spent 17 years as Assayer at Sydney Mint. He was a member of the Philosophical Society of New South Wales (later the Royal Society of New South Wales).

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  • Martin, Megan, 'Mr Miller of the Mint: 'rather a clever, agreeable man'', Insites, Winter, 2003, pp. 4-5. Details
  • Miller, F.B., 'On the Detection of Spurious Gold Dust', The Empire, Thurs., 19 July, 1860 , brief mention, 1860. Details
  • Miller, F.B., 'On the Application of Chlorine Gas to the Toughening and Refining of Gold', The Chemical News and Journal of Physical Science, vol. 18, 1868, p. 234. Details
  • Miller, F.B., 'On the Refining of Gold by Means of Chlorine gas', Transactions of the Royal Society of New South Wales, vol. 3, Royal Society of New South Wales, Sydney, 1869, pp. 157-167. Details
  • Miller, F.B., 'Gold Refining by Chlorine Gas', The Chemical News and Journal of Physical Science, vol. 21, 1870, pp. 229-231, 241-242. Details
  • Miller, F.B., 'Obituary in Anniversary address by C.S. Wilkinson', Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, vol. 22, Acting Government Printer, Sydney, 1888, pp. 6-7. Details
  • Miller, Francis Bowyer, 'On the Application of Chlorine Gas to the Toughening and Refining of Gold', Journal of the Chemical Society, London, vol. 21, Chemical Society, London, 1868, pp. 506-513. Details
  • Miller, Francis Bowyer, 'Improved method of toughening brittle gold bullion, &c (Patent, 8 Sept., 1873)', Specifications of Letters of Registration of Patents for Inventions - South Australia , vol. 2, no. 185, 1868-74, p. 3. Details

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See also

Rosanne Walker