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Bromilow, William Edward (1857–1929), missionary, was born at Geelong, Victoria, Australia, on 15 January 1857, the son of Thomas Bromilow, bricklayer, and his wife, Jane, née Owen. He matriculated at the age of fourteen from Grenville College, Ballarat, then taught at the Queenscliff state school...


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Brown, George (1835–1917), missionary, was born on 7 December 1835 at Barnard Castle, co. Durham, the younger son of George Brown, barrister, Unitarian preacher, and amateur botanist, and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter of William Dixon. Following the death of his mother when he was five, he attended a local school before leaving home when his father remarried. After a spell as assistant to a chemist he was apprenticed to a draper at ...


George Brown (1835–1917) self-portrait, 1890 courtesy of the Australian Museum, AMS 318; George Brown photograph collection, V6578