The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Barlee, Sir Frederick Palgrave
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Barlee, Sir Frederick Palgrave
Barlee, Sir Frederick Palgrave, K.C.M.G., F.R.G.S., was born in 1827, and served in the Ordnance Department from 1844 to 1855, when he retired, and was appointed Colonial Secretary for Western Australia, with a seat in the Executive and Legislative Councils. He resigned this post in 1875, and was Lieut.-Governor of British Honduras from 1877 till 1882. Sir Frederick, who was created C.M.G. in 1877, and K.C.M.G. on his retirement from the Colonial service, married in 1851, Jane, daughter of Edward John Oseland, of Coleraine, Ireland, who survived him. He died on August 8th, 1884.