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Biographical entry Dawson, Richard (1800 - 1865)

Born
1800
Westbury-on-Severn, Gloucestershire, England
Died
8 June 1865
Riverstone, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Engineer

Summary

Richard Dawson was a Ship Builder and Engineer and operated the Australian Iron Foundry from 1837 until his death in 1865.

Published resources

Books

  • Irwin, Harry, The Iron Man of Sydney Cove: the untold story of Richard Dawson, colonial engineer, Australian Scholarly Publications, North Melbourne, 2017. Details

Journal Articles

  • Irwin, Harry, 'Richard Dawson: Colonial Ironmaster, Engineer, Merchant, and Agent of Technology Transfer', Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, vol. 47, 2011, pp. 181-202. Details

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