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Biographical entry Burley, Frederick Richard (1885 - 1954)

29 May 1885
Hamilton, Victoria, Australia
26 May 1954
Wahroonga, New South Wales, Australia


Frederick Burley was the founder of Berlei Ltd. He was responsible for establishing a research department in the company which, together with the University of Sydney, undertook an anthropometrical survey of Australian women.

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  • Hyslop, Anthea, 'Burley, Frank Arthur (1881-1957) and Frederick Richard (1885-1954), corset manufacturers', in John Ritchie (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 13, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1993, pp. 307-309. Also available at Details

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Rosanne Walker