Frederick Henry Rowling Australia

Biography of Frederick Henry Rowling

Frederick Henry Rowling studied Science and Engineering at the University of Glasgow from 1880 to 1883. He was born in Sydney, New South Wales around 1859, son of John Rowling.

Rowling enrolled at the University in 1880, aged 20, where he took classes over 3 years in Natural Philosophy, Mathematics, Geology, Mineralogy, Engineering, Chemistry, Natural History, and Moral Philosophy. He went on to become a civil engineer in Brisbane, Queensland, close to his hometown of Ipswich, where he became chief draughtsman in the Forestry Department.


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Archival Materials

  • R8/5/1/7 Matriculation Slips 1880-1881 Men N - R
  • R8/5/2/7 Matriculation Slips 1881-1882 Men N - R
  • R8/5/3/7 Matriculation Slips 1882-1883 Men N - R


Frederick Henry Rowling
Born 1859.
Died 20 July 1921.
GU Degree: Science and Engineering, 1880-83;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: civil engineers
English snippet: Science and Engineering student at the University of Glasgow from 1880 to 1883
Record last updated: 6th Jan 2014

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Australia Australia, New South Wales, Sydney
Place of Birth

Australia Australia, Queensland, Brisbane
Place of Death

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  • Student