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Oxley, John Joseph William Molesworth (c. 1785–1828), surveyor and explorer in Australia

H. M. Chichester

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/21060

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Oxley, John Joseph William Molesworth (c. 1785–1828), surveyor and explorer in Australia, born at Kirkham Abbey, Yorkshire, was the son of John Oxley, a man of landed stock, and his wife, Isabella, said to have been a daughter of the fourth Viscount Molesworth...

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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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