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Biographical entry Elliott, Sizar (1814 - 1901)

13 May 1814
Burnham, Essex, England
1 March 1901
Prahran, Victoria, Australia
Inventor and Merchant


Sizar Elliott was a keen inventor and scientific experimenter. He introduced heat technology to Australia for the transportation of food. His innovations won him awards at various shows and exhibitions.

Published resources


  • Elliott, S., Fifty Years of Colonial Life, T. Smith and Company, Melbourne, 1887. Details

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Journal Articles

  • Farrer, Keith Thomas Henry, 'Sizar Elliott: Technologist and Transient Tasmanian', Tasmanian Historical Research Association: Papers and Proceedings, vol. 31, no. 4, 1984, pp. 9-15. Details

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See also

McCarthy, G.J.