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This page will be an attempt to gather some data about the earliest surveyors in Western Australia. It's an inchoate work in progress.
John Septimus Roe (1797-1878) arrived on Parmelia in June 1829 as the civilian surveyor-general. He retired in 1871 at 73, dying in 1878.
Philip Lamothe Snell Chauncy (1861-1880) was 1841-1853 assistant government surveyor at Swan River Colony.
Henry Sutherland (surveyed Guildford town with Hillman?)
F. T. Gregory (explorer?)
A. J. Lewis
Moyal, Ann 2017, 'Surveyors: Mapping the Distance, Early Surveying in Australia', Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University. [mostly eastern states]
Garry Gillard | New: 9 April, 2021 | Now: 18 May, 2022