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date: 03 March 2021

Garnett, Williamlocked

  • David Knight


Garnett, William (1850–1932), physicist and educational administrator, was born at 183 Queen Street, Portsea, on 30 December 1850, son of William Garnett, auctioneer, and his wife, Selina (née Webb). He was baptized at King Street Chapel in the following March. Four years later, the family moved to ...

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