John Septimus Roe

first Surveyor-General of Western Australia and explorer (1797-1878)

John Septimus Roe (8 May 1797–28 May 1878) was a naval officer, explorer, and surveyor.[1] He was the first Surveyor-General of Western Australia. He explored the Fitzgerald River in 1848 during an expedition.

John Septimus Roe, 1850s
Public art - JS Roe, Perth

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