Pettit, John H.W.

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Surveyor
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John Pettit was Assistant Surveyor, Survey Department (Victoria) 1856-1860, following this by private practice.

Arrived in Australia 1852. In October 1854 he settled at Tarraville where he was first employed as superintendent of works connected with Roads and Bridges; later he set up privately as an architect-builder-land surveyor, etc. until September 1856, when he was appointed Assistant Surveyor in the Survey Department in which capacity he selected and cut up a new line of road to the Omeo diggings and laid out townships. In August 1860 the Department terminated the services of all Assistant Surveyors and Pettit found employment building bridge sections for the Road Engineer until May 1862 when he again set up privately.

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  1. Pettit, John H.W.
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science

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  1. John H. W. Pettit letters to his family in England, illustrated with sketches by the writer, 1852-1868
    Pettit, John H. W
    [ Unpublished : 1852-1868 ]
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    John H. W. Pettit letters to his family in England, illustrated with sketches by the writer, 1852-1868
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  2. Letters to his father in England, 1852-1868
    Pettit, John H. W
    [ Book : 1978 ]
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  1. Letters to his father in England, 1852-1868
    Pettit, John H. W
    [ Book : 1978 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
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