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FANCOURT-WHITE, John

Born: fl. 1840

Architect


An Australian engineer who was invited by John Montague to take charge of the building of Cradock Pass in about 1840. Fancourt-White built a camp which he called 'Blanco' or 'Whitesville' outside George during road works, and a house for himself which he called Fancourt in the same area.

(S vd Stel bull:23 Apr 1971:60-61)

All truncated references not fully cited in 'References' are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.