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Magarey, Thomas (1825 - 1902)

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Born: 25 February 1825  County Down, Ireland.  Died: 31 August 1902  Enfield, South Australia, Australia.
Thomas Magarey was a miller and pastoralist who served as a Member of Parliament from 1857-65. He learnt the milling trade in Ireland and came to Adelaide via New Zealand in 1845. There he worked as a miller and from 1849 as owner of the Hindmarsh flour-mill. For the last 30 years of his life he lived on his farm near Enfield, where he installed a telescope and studied the stars.

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Created: 30 June 1997
Modified: 4 December 2006

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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