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Biographical entry Martin, James (1821 - 1899)

23 April 1821
Foundry, Cornwall, England
27 December 1899
Manufacturer and Politician


James Martin set up as a blacksmith and wheelwright in Gawler, South Australia in 1848. He soon became a manufacturer, making bullock drays, agricultural implements and other ironwork. He added railway rolling-stock and by December 1894 had delivered 100 locomotives.

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