John Boucher West

18 Oct 1806 - 1 Jan 1869

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John Boucher West

18 Oct 1806 - 1 Jan 1869
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Grave site information of John Boucher West (18 Oct 1806 - 1 Jan 1869) at Armidale Cemetery in Soudan Heights, New South Wales, Australia from BillionGraves

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John Boucher West

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Armidale Cemetery

1 Memorial Ave
Soudan Heights, , New South Wales
Australia

Headstone Description

This grave is the resting place of
John Boucher West
Surgeon
Born Somerset, England
Died Armidale, N.S.W.
This plaque was erected in his memory by his decendants in 2008
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December 6, 2011
Photographer

Dazza

December 2, 2011

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Life timeline of John Boucher West

1806
John Boucher West was born on 18 Oct 1806
John Boucher West was 5 years old when Charles Dickens, English novelist and critic (d. 1870) Charles John Huffam Dickens was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era. His works enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime, and by the 20th century critics and scholars had recognised him as a literary genius. His novels and short stories are still widely read today.
John Boucher West was 19 years old when The Erie Canal opens: Passage from Albany, New York to Lake Erie. The Erie Canal is a canal in New York, United States that is part of the east–west, cross-state route of the New York State Canal System. Originally, it ran 363 miles (584 km) from where Albany meets the Hudson River to where Buffalo meets Lake Erie. It was built to create a navigable water route from New York City and the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes. When completed in 1825, it was the second longest canal in the world and greatly affected the development and economy of New York, New York City, and the United States.
John Boucher West was 25 years old when Charles Darwin embarks on his journey aboard HMS Beagle, during which he will begin to formulate his theory of evolution. Charles Robert Darwin, was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors and, in a joint publication with Alfred Russel Wallace, introduced his scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection, in which the struggle for existence has a similar effect to the artificial selection involved in selective breeding.
John Boucher West was 34 years old when Samuel Morse receives the patent for the telegraph. Samuel Finley Breese Morse was an American painter and inventor. After having established his reputation as a portrait painter, in his middle age Morse contributed to the invention of a single-wire telegraph system based on European telegraphs. He was a co-developer of the Morse code and helped to develop the commercial use of telegraphy.
John Boucher West was 53 years old when Charles Darwin publishes On the Origin of Species. Charles Robert Darwin, was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors and, in a joint publication with Alfred Russel Wallace, introduced his scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection, in which the struggle for existence has a similar effect to the artificial selection involved in selective breeding.
John Boucher West died on 1 Jan 1869 at the age of 62
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