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Biographical entry Trickett, Oliver (1847 - 1934)

Born
29 May 1847
Bridlington, Yorkshire, England
Died
31 March 1934
Crows Nest, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Surveyor and Spelaeologist

Summary

Oliver Trickett was chief draftsman with the Geological Survey Branch of the New South Wales Department of Mines. He initially started with the Department in 1880 becoming a surveyor and draftsman. Trickett was particularly interested in the limestone caves of New South Wales and surveyed and published guides to several of them. His models of the caves were popular exhibits in the Mining and Geological Museum, Sydney. He also worked in private practice as a mining surveyor and as broker and agent from the late 1880s to 1892.

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1865
Career position - Clerk with the Office of Mines in Melbourne
1870
Career position - Qualified as a mineral surveyor
c. 1875
Career position - Acting Secretary of the Board of Examiners (Mines)
1876
Career position - Licensed Surveyor with the New South Wales Department of Lands
1880s
Career position - Licensed Surveyor with the New South Wales Department of Mines
c. 1888 - c. 1892
Career position - Broker and Agent
1892
Career position - Draftsman and Surveyor with the Geological Survey Branch, Department of Mines

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