J.H.W. Pettit

Surveyor and engineer. Pettit arrived in the colony of Victoria from the United Kingdom in 1853 and after some time spent in the pursuit of gold, worked and lived in Gippsland until his death in 1895.
See: 'Death of Mr J H W Pettit', Gippsland Times, 27 June 1895, p. 3, accessed 24 July 2020,

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