1870-1906, English, Unpublished edition: Frank Rees George. George, Frank Rees, 1838-1886.

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  • 45 cm.
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  • English

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Title
  • Frank Rees George.
Creator
  • George, Frank Rees, 1838-1886.
Produced
  • 1870-1906.
Physical Description
  • 45 cm.
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Summary
  • Papers of Frank Rees George, Inspector of Works and contractor, comprising diaries, correspondence, accounts and progress reports relating principally to Victor Harbor, the Murray Bridge and Port Wakefield railway extensions, together with a prospecting report and a letter describing the death of F.R. George Jr on an expedition to the south west of the Northern Territory.
Biography
  • Frank Rees George was born in London in 1838. Appointed foreman to the Colonial Engineer by South Australia's Agent-General in London while working for Kinneard and Co. iron works and arrived here in 1867. Projects he supervised were railway bridges that included Murray Bridge, extensions to railway lines north of Adelaide, lighthouses at Port Adelaide and Cape Jaffa, and harbour works at Victor Harbor. Married Ediva Leonora Catchlove(?-1920) in 1871. Resigned from Government service and became a private contractor in 1876, subsequent projects including St Peter's Town Hall and play sheds for Magill Industrial School. Died in 1886.
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  • In copyright. Copyright assigned to the Libraries Board of South Australia.
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