Surveyor General of Tasmania

Surveyor General of Tasmania is a position originally created for the colony of Van Diemens Land (Tasmania from 1855 now a state of Australia).

List of Surveyor Generals of Tasmania

Surveyor GeneralPeriod in officeNotes
George William Evans1826appointed, but did not assume office
Edward Dumaresq1825 – 1827acting
George Frankland1827 – 1838
Edward Boyd1839 – 1841acting
Robert PowerJuly 1841 – June 1857[1]
James Sprent1857 – Sept. 1859acting
James Erskine CalderSept. 1859 – 30 June 1870[2]Surveyor General position abolished 30 June 1870[2]
Henry Butler1870 – 1872Ministers for Lands and (Public) Works from July 1870 to 1894
C. Meredith1872 – 1873
W. Moore1873 – 1876
C. Meredith1876
Christopher O’Reilly1876 – 1877
W. Moore1877
Nicholas John Brown1877 – 1878
Christopher O’Reilly1878 – 1882
Nicholas John Brown1882 – 1887
E.N.C. Braddon1887 – 1888
Alfred Edward Pillinger1888 – 1892
W. Hartnoll1892 – 1894
Alfred Edward Pillinger1894
Edward Albert Counsel1894 – 1924Surveyor-General title resumed from 1894
William Nevin Tatlow Hurst1925 – 1937Title: Secretary of Lands; Surveyor-General title abolished again, see Land Surveyor's Act, 1924. Five other positions in the department also abolished at this time, to economise.
C.M. Pitt1938 – 1953
C.C.A. (Charles?) Butler1974 - Jan 1986
Christopher M. Rowe1988 - 2002acting in Jan 1988, permanent by 1991
Peter Murphy2002 - 2013
Michael Giudici2013 - Present

See also


References

  1. Love, A. R. (1967). "Power, Robert (1794–1869)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. Canberra: Australian National University. Retrieved 20 June 2012.
  2. Thwaites, Jack (1966). "Calder, James Erskine (1808–1882)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. Canberra: Australian National University. Retrieved 20 June 2012.
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