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James Walter SHORT

James Walter SHORT

Male 1865 - 1943  (77 years)

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  • Name James Walter SHORT 
    Born 11 Nov 1865  IRELAND Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 3 Jul 1890 
    Given temporary appointment "In charge of Photographic Telescope" at Sydney Observatory. 
    Occupation 3 Jul 1896 -1930  Red Hill Observatory, Pennant Hills, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Permanent "Astronomical Photographer" 
    Occupation 1930 
    Retired 
    Died 21 Jun 1943  Pennant Hills, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Waverley Cemetery, Bronte, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3409  Short Family Tree Misc
    Last Modified 11 May 2016 

    Father William SHORT,   b. Abt 1835, IRELAND Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Jessie (Janet) GUNN,   b. Abt 1837, Edinburgh, Midlothian, SCOTLAND Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1891, Sydney, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Family ID F1112  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Emma M E HANSEN,   d. 1910, Millthorpe, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1901  Balmain North, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Graham G SHORT,   b. Abt 1904, Balmain North, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1904, Balmain North, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     2. Graham Gunther SHORT,   b. 15 Sep 1905, Paddington, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1968, Hornsby, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 12 May 2016 
    Family ID F1109  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Frederica Alice COCHRANE,   b. Abt 1892, Glebe, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1970, Hornsby, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married Abt 1911  Sydney, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Ronald R SHORT,   b. 26 Dec 1912, Pennant Hills, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1942, Townsville, Queensland, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
     2. Russell SHORT,   b. 5 May 1917, Pennant Hills, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1999, Castle Hill, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 7 May 2014 
    Family ID F1106  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Nov 1865 - IRELAND Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1901 - Balmain North, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1911 - Sydney, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Permanent "Astronomical Photographer" - 3 Jul 1896 -1930 - Red Hill Observatory, Pennant Hills, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Jun 1943 - Pennant Hills, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Waverley Cemetery, Bronte, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    James SHORT - Astronomer - Searching the southern skies
    James SHORT - Astronomer - Searching the southern skies
    Details James SHORT and his involvement with mapping over 1 million stars in the southern skies.

    Photos
    Pennant Hills Observatory
    Pennant Hills Observatory
    Completed in 1898.
    This photo shows the Observatory in the background where James SHORT had the task of mapping the southern skies.
    The planet Jupiter - 1891
    The planet Jupiter - 1891
    Photographic print, Jupiter, silver gelatin / cardboard, photographed by James Short, Sydney Observatory, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, August 1891
    SHORT, James Walter
    SHORT, James Walter
    Black and white photograph of Pennant Hills Observatory grounds with James Short in the left of the image, he is sitting cross-legged on the ground and pouring something from a jug.
    SHORT, James Walter
    SHORT, James Walter
    'One phase of the total Lunar Eclipse - August 4th 1906'

    News
    SHORT, James Walter
    SHORT, James Walter

    Obituaries
    SHORT, James Walter
    SHORT, James Walter

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] BDM - N.S.W., 1943.
      9769/1943

    2. [S1] BDM - N.S.W., 1901.
      8724/1901

    3. [S1] BDM - N.S.W., 1911.
      11962/1911