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b. 8 July 1794
Only in Australia for six years, Backhouse kept extensive records of his experiences, which were then posthumously published in London. His observations have proven to be an invaluable resource for information about life in early colonial Australia.
b. 8 July 1794 Darlington, Durham, England, UK
Quaker missionary (ANZSIC code: 9540)
Naturalist (ANZSIC code: 6910)
Diarist (ANZSIC code: 9002)
8 July 1794
Darlington, Durham, England, UK
20 January 1869
York, England, UK
c.1832 - c.1843
February 1832 (Arrived Hobart Town, Tas.)
c.1838 - c.1869 England, UK
c.1837 - c.February 1838 Perth, WA
c.1837 - c.1838 Adelaide, SA
c.1837 - c.1838 Melbourne, Vic.
c.1835 - c.1836 Moreton Bay, Qld.
c.1835 - c.1836 Norfolk Island, Australia, Norfolk Island, NSW
c.1835 - c.1836 New South Wales
c.February 1832 - c.1834 Hobart, Tas.
c.1794 - c.1832 England, UK
Initial Record Data Source
The Dictionary of Australian Artists: painters, sketchers, photographers and engravers to 1870
Updated Oct. 19, 2011
Created Jan. 1, 1992
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