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Biographical entry Shoobridge, Louis Manton (1851 - 1939)

25 October 1851
New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
12 March 1939
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Agriculturalist and Naturalist


Louis Shoobridge joined the family fruit-growing enterprise and was credited with experimenting on over 500 apple varieties. He selected and preserved land around the Russell Falls which was eventually incorporated into the Mt Field National Park in 1917.

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McCarthy, G.J.