Du Faur, Frederick Eccleston

Founder and supporter of scientific and artistic organisations in Sydney, who helped establish Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park and was a landowner at Mount Wilson. He worked as a chief draftsman at the Department of Lands, and often explored the Bliue Mountains, camping near Govetts Creek and the Grose Rover.

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Born
London, England
14 Sep 1832
Died
Turramurra, Sydney
24 Apr 1915
Name
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du Faur, Frederick Eccleston
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Position
1871
1873 - 1915
22 Jun 1883
1894
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Spouse
1866 - 23 Jul 1867
Spouse
23 Jan 1878 - 30 Dec 1906

du Faur, Eccleston

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Draftsman, explorer, innovator, Eccleston du Faur was also one of Sydney's pioneering environmentalists.