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The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Solly, Benjamin Travers

Solly, Benjamin Travers, J. P., arrived in South Australia from England in 1840, and joined the Government service in 1850, went to Tasmania in 1855, and was appointed private secretary to Governor Sir Henry Fox Young in February of that year. In Oct. 1857 he accepted the appointment of Under-Secretary, and still holds that office. In 1883 he was made a magistrate of the Territory.