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Deakin, Alfred (1856–1919), prime minister of Australia  

John Rickard

Deakin, Alfred (1856–1919), prime minister of Australia, was born on 3 August 1856 at 90 George Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, the younger child of William Deakin (1819–1892), business manager, of Towcester, Northamptonshire, and his wife, Sarah, née Bill (1822–1908), of Llannarth, Cardiganshire. Deakin's parents were married in October 1849 and left ...

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Alfred Deakin (1856–1919) by Swiss Studios, 1900 by permission of the National Library of Australia

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Service, James (1823–1899)  

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James Service (1823–1899) by Freeman and Co., pubd 1899 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Service, James (1823–1899), politician and businessman in Australia  

Geoffrey Serle

Service, James (1823–1899), politician and businessman in Australia, was born on 27 November 1823 at Kilwinning, Ayrshire, the son of Robert Service (1794–1883), a sewing agent and lay preacher, and his wife, Agnes, née Niven. He was educated at Kilwinning and at Glasgow College...