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Biographical entry Kelly, Alexander Charles (1811 - 1877)

Born
June 1811
Scotland
Died
9 October 1877
Norwood, South Australia, Australia
Occupation
Physician and Vigneron

Summary

Alexander Charles Kelly arrived in Adelaide in 1840 and practised as both a surgeon and a wine grower. His books on wine growing showed his attention to scientific method.

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Educated University of Edinburgh (MD, LRCS 1832). Arrived Adelaide 1840; assistant surgeon, hospital; emigration lecturer Scotland 1846-47; retired as surgeon superintendent Lady McNaughton late 1847; settled Morphett Vale; founded Tintara vineyard 1864; published books on wine, including The Vine in Australia: Its Culture and Management (1861) and Wine-growing in Australia (1867).

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Rosanne Walker