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Biographical entry Mort, Thomas Sutcliffe (1816 - 1878)

Born
23 December 1816
Bolton, Lancashire, England
Died
9 May 1878
Bodalla, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Business executive

Summary

Thomas Sutcliffe Mort was a successful auctioneer, who undertook a number of business ventures, including a dry dock at Balmain, two mining companies and a farm near the mouth of the Tuross river. One of his major contributions was his support of refrigeration, providing financial assistance to E.D. Nicolle (qv) from 1866 to 1878 to develop commercially viable systems for domestic trade.

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  • Farrer, Keith Thomas Henry, 'T.S. Mort - Food technologist?', Food Australia, vol. 44, 1992, pp. 119-123. Details
  • Mort, Thomas Sutcliffe, 'An Improved Method of Preserving the skins of animals, &c. (Patent, 28 July, 1869)', Specifications of Letters of Registration of Patents for Inventions - South Australia , vol. 2, no. 117, 1868-74, p. 2. Details
  • Mort, Thomas Sutcliffe and Nicolle, Eugene Dominique, 'Improved Method in Connection with the Preservation of Food, &c (Patent, 13 Aug., 1868)', Specifications of Letters of Registration of Patents for Inventions - South Australia , vol. 1, no. 99, 1848-68, p. 11. Details
  • Nicolle, Eugene Dominique and Mort, Thomas Sutcliffe, 'Improved Apparatus for Separating the Aqueous Portions of Fluids and Juices (Patent, 24 june, 1869)', Specifications of Letters of Registration of Patents for Inventions - South Australia , vol. 2, no. 114, 1868-74, p. 5. Details

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Rosanne Walker