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Joseph Brooks (1847-1918), surveyor and astronomer, was born on 2 August 1847 at Stockport, Cheshire, England, son of James Brooks, surveyor, and his wife Ann, née Goddard.
The family arrived in Adelaide when Brooks was 9, and he was educated there at the Collegiate School of St Peter.
He joined the South Australian Department of Survey and Crown Lands in 1864 as a draftsman, and was attached to G. Goyder's 1869 expedition of about 150 men to the Northern Territory that led to the establishment of the town of Palmerston (Darwin); although official photographer, Brooks was much involved with drafting and planning for the settlement.