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Biographical entry Wilson, Samuel (1832 - 1895)

Born
7 February 1832
Ballycloughan, Ireland
Died
11 June 1895
London, England
Occupation
Science patron and Pastoralist

Summary

(Sir) Samuel Wilson was an astonishingly successful pastoralist with huge areas of freehold land in Victoria and New South Wales. He supported the work of the Acclimatisation Society by experimenting with ostrich farming and breeding angora goats, trout and salmon.

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McCarthy, G.J.