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Norrie, James Smith (1820 - 1883)

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Born: 1820  London, United Kingdom.  Died: 1883.
James Smith Norrie studied medicine at St. Thomas’ Hospital in London; science and principles of analytical chemistry at King’s College in London and chemical training in the laboratory of John and Jacob Bell (founder of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain). Norrie was an early member of the Chemical Society of London and migrated to Australia in 1840. There he set himself up as an analyst, assayer and druggist. He also practised medicine and dentistry, and set up as a photographer and supplier of photographic materials.

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1840 - Worked as an analys and assayer and established his own druggist business
1840Migrated to Australia (Sydney)
1844 - 1871Carried out forensic work for the Government
1845Gave public lectures in chemistry.

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Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Annette Alafaci
Created: 26 October 2006

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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