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Biographical entry Barnet, James Johnstone (1827 - 1904)

Almericlose, Arbroath, Scotland
16 December 1904
New South Wales, Australia


James Barnet was clerk of works at the University of Sydney 1854-1860. In 1860 Barnet joined the office of the Colonial Architect, becoming its permanent head in 1865 after acting in the position for two years. As Colonial Architect Barnet was responsible for many of Sydney's significant public buildings until his departure in 1890.

Archival resources

University of Sydney, Archives

  • Papers of James Johnstone Barnet, 1860 - 1890, P 30; University of Sydney, Archives. Details

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See also

  • Moyal, Ann, 'Creative foundations: the Royal Society of New South Wales, 1867 and 2017', Journal and Proceedings of The Royal Society of New South Wales, 150 (2) (2017), 232-45. Details

McCarthy, G.J.