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Warburton, Peter Egerton (1813 - 1889)

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Born: 16 August 1813  Northwich, Cheshire, England.  Died: 5 November 1889  Beaumont, South Australia, Australia.
Peter Egerton Warburton was the South Australian Commissioner of Police from 1853 -1867. He was also an avid explorer who travelled through much of central and South Australia. In 1872 Warburton lead a party which became the first to cross the continent from the centre to the west. He was awarded the patron's medal of the Royal Geographical Society, London and was appointed a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG).

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Created: 20 October 1993
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Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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