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Mitchell, Sir Thomas Livingston (1792–1855), surveyor and explorer in Australia

Alan E. J. Andrews

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/18852

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Mitchell, Sir Thomas Livingston (1792–1855), surveyor and explorer in Australia, was born on 15 June 1792 in the parish of Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland, the eldest of the four children of John Mitchell and his wife, Janet Wilson. He was educated at Grangemouth School...

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Subjects: World History ; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts ; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building ; Australasian and Pacific History ; Maps and Map-making

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