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Abbott, Francis (Jnr) (1834 - 1903)

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Botanist and Meteorologist
Born: 18 June 1834  Derby, England.  Died: 22 November 1903  Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
Francis Abbott Jnr, was initially assitant to the Superintendent of the Botanical Gardens, Hobart and then Superintendent. He also had a keen interest in astronomy and meteorology.

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1850Arrived in Australia (Hobart) with mother and brothers
1851 - 1858Apprentice to the Superintendent at the Hobart Botanical Gardens in Tasmania
1859 - 1903Superintendent of the Hobart Botanical Gardens, Tasmania

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