Russell, Robert, 1808-1900

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Dates:
Birth 1808-02-13
Death 1900-04-10

Biographical notes:

Appointed surveyor at Port Phillip in 1836, Robert Russell assisted Robert Hoddle in laying out Melbourne. He became a private architect in 1839 and an amateur artist.

From the description of Sketch, 1849. [manuscript]. 1849. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 224992554

Robert Russell, architect and surveyor was a member of a survey party despatched to Port Phillip in 1836, and made a plan of Melbourne which was later used by Robert Hoddle in his official survey.

From the description of Notes and drawings. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225794482

Surveyor. Came to Port Phillip in 1836 in charge of the Survey Department. Together with Robert Hoddle, he traced out the outline of the town of Melbourne. He later practised as an architect in Melbourne.

From the description of Papers [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225771121

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Subjects:

  • Surveyors--Archives
  • Real property--Maps, Manuscript
  • Ferries
  • Buildings--Maps
  • Australian literature--19th century

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Places:

  • Australia--Victoria (as recorded)
  • Victoria--Melbourne (as recorded)
  • Melbourne (Vic.) (as recorded)
  • Bullando Vale Station (Vic.) (as recorded)
  • Coburg (Vic.) (as recorded)
  • Williamstown (Vic.) (as recorded)
  • Melbourne (Vic.) (as recorded)
  • Melbourne Region (Vic.) (as recorded)
  • Heidelberg (Vic.) (as recorded)
  • Australia--Melbourne (Vic.) (as recorded)