Biographical entry Russell, Robert ( - 1840)
- 25 December 1840
Robert Russell operated the Kirkcaldy Foundry and Engineering Works with his brother, Alexander. When his sons were old enough to enter the business, he established the Phoenix Foundry and Engineering Works. The family migrated to Van Diemen's Land in 1832 and established a general engineering and foundry business, moving to Sydney to establish a similar business in 1838.
- 'Russell, Robert (-18401225)', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1476895. Details
- Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_r.html. Details
Created: 25 May 2001, Last modified: 25 May 2006
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