Petterd, William Frederick (1849-1910)

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Scientist; Boot Importer; Geologist; Conchologist
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William Frederick Petterd (1849-1910), scientist and boot importer, was born on 13 July 1849 at Hobart Town, son of William Frederick Petterd, poulterer, and his wife Sarah, née Andrew. He early showed...

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William Petterd published over 50 papers on geology and conchology. He was vice- president of the geology and minerals section of the Hobart meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science in 1902.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Petterd, William Frederick
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Petterd, William Frederick (1849-1910), scientist and boot importer
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1974
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 5, 441-442
  3. Classified list of the mineral species, known to occur in Tasmania
    Petterd, W.F.
    Published: Royal Society of Tasmania, Hobart, 1896
    Series: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 23-28
  4. Notes on some recently discovered and other minerals occurring in Tasmania
    Petterd, W.F.
    Published: Royal Society of Tasmania, Hobart, 1897
    Series: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 62-68
  5. On the occurrence of limurite in Tasmania
    Twelvetrees, W.H. and Petterd, W.F.
    Published: Royal Society of Tasmania, Hobart, 1897
    Series: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 1-6
  6. Notes on a mineral substance new to Tasmania
    Petterd, W.F.
    Published: Royal Society of Tasmania, Hobart, 1895
    Series: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, xx-xxi
  7. A catologue of the minerals known to occur on Tasmania, with notes on their distribution
    Petterd, W.F.
    Published: Philosophical Society of Adelaide, Adelaide, 1893
    Series: Transactions and Proceedings and Report of the Philosophical Society of Adelaide, South Australia, 1-72
  8. The mineralogical collections of the Tasmanian Museum, Hobart and the West Coast Pioneers' Memorial Museum, Zeehan
    Kemp, Neal R. and Bottrill, Ralph S.
    Published: 2000
    Series: Australian Journal of Mineralogy, 6, 2, 75-82
  9. Chemistry in Australia Bibliography
    Collins, David
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2009

Resources by William Frederick Petterd (2)

  1. The minerals of Tasmania / by W. F. Petterd
    Petterd, William Frederick, 1849-1910
    [ Book : 1900-1910 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 73,283.836)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 73,283.836)

  2. Catalogue of the minerals of Tasmania / by W.F. Petterd
    Petterd, W. F. (William Frederick)
    [ Book, Government publication : 1896-1970 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    At 20 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 36,606.051)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 36,606.051)

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  1. Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science (1888-1930)
    ... Petterd, William Frederick (1849 - 1910) ... Kernot, William Charles (1845 - 1909) ...
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  1. Notes on some additional minerals recently determined, with new localities for species known to occur in Tasmania
    Petterd, William Frederick
    [ Article : 1905 ]
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    At Uni of TAS Open Rep
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  2. Notes on a mineral substance new to Tasmania
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    [ Article : 1895 ]
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  3. The minerals of Tasmania
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    [ Article : 1900 ]
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  4. Notes on unrecorded and other minerals occurring in Tasmania
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    [ Article : 1902 ]
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  1. List of the freshwater shells of Tasmania / by W.F. Petterd
    Petterd, W. F. (William Frederick)
    [ Unpublished : 1878 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  2. [Collection of articles on geology, petrology and palaeontology in Tasmania] / by W.H. Twelvetrees and W.F. Petterd
    Twelvetrees, W. H. (William Harper), 1848-1919
    [ Published : 1898 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  1. SUDDEN DEATH MR W. F. PETTERD. A NOTABLE SCIENTIFIC CAREER.
    Daily Telegraph (Launceston, Tas. : 1883 - 1928) Saturday 16 April 1910 p 6 Article
    ... ; terd was born in Hobart in 1849, and   was therefore in his 61st year. In early life he displayed ... -quainted accurately estimated liis true worth.         The late Mr William Frederick Pet-   ... 1055 words
    • Text last corrected on 26 April 2015 by H.Boutell
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  2. SUDDEN DEATHS. MR. W. F. PETTERD. MINING MAN AND SCIENTIST.
    Zeehan and Dundas Herald (Tas. : 1890 - 1922) Saturday 16 April 1910 p 2 Article
    ... -day from apoplexy. (William Frederick Petterd was born at Hobart on June 12, 1853. In early life he ... Mr Petterd wrote several bookB ??nd pamr&Ws on the minerals that oc™r in Tasmania, and, in ... 438 words
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  3. Family Notices
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 30 August 1949 p 12 Family Notices
    ... ). — On August 29, at the Mercy Hospital, to John and Pat —a son (Frederick John). HAMILTON (nee Johnson ... , William, Marian (de-ceased), Melva, Ruth. —In God's care. CAMPION. — On August 29, at Mort-lake, Michael, ... 4387 words
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  1. STATE OF TASMANIA.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 31 August 1916 [Issue No.116] p 2523

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

    ... STATE OF TASMANIA. A. Abbott, Albert Frederick William... ... . . 372 19 Absolom, David Leslie ... James ... ... ... 67 13 Benjafield, Frederick William 371 11 Bennett, Leonard ... ... 372 64 Bennett ... 4131 words
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  2. STATE OF TASMANIA.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Monday 30 September 1912 [Issue No.62] p 2225

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    ... STATE OF TASMANIA. Abbott, Albert Frederick William... ... ... 425 15 Absolomj David Leslie Clyde ... William ... 421 22 Benjafield, Frederick William 427 25 Bennett, Leonard ... ... 426 14 Bennett, William ... 3196 words
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  3. STATE OF TASMANIA.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Monday 18 October 1920 [Issue No.88] p 1961

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    ... Page. Abbott, Albert Frederick William... ... ... 408 23 Adams, Guy Crosier ... 410 16 Agar, Lavington ... Benjafield, Edmund Albert JaTHQS 02 2 Benjafield, Frederick William 407 15 tBennett, Leonard... ... 408 67 ... 4153 words
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  1. Description of new Tasmanian shells / by W.F. Petterd
    Petterd, W. F. (William Frederick)
    [ Book : 1885 ]
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  2. Catalogue of the minerals of Tasmania : with notes on their distribution / by W. F. Petterd
    Petterd, W. F. (William Frederick)
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  3. A monograph of the land shells of Tasmania / by William F. Petterd
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    [ Book : 1879 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    At 11 libraries
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    [ Book : 1885 ]
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