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The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Hardman, Edward Townley

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Hardman, Edward Townley, F.R.G.S.I., sometime Government Geologist of West Australia, was engaged on her Majesty's Geological Survey in Ireland, and became an Associate of the Royal College of Science in Dublin. He emigrated to West Australia, and was Government Geologist of that colony from 1882 to 1884, when he returned to Ireland, where he died on April 30th, 1887, at the age of forty-two. Mr. Hardman was attached to Kimberley (Western Australia) Survey Expedition in 1884, and furnished a valuable report of the expedition, illustrated with numerous sketches.