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Biographical entry Peacock, George (1824 - 1900)

Born
1824
Bath, Somerset, England
Died
29 April 1900
Petersham, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Jam manufacturer

Summary

George Peacock was one of the first jam manufacturers in Australia, making canned jam in Hobart Town 1867-79 and Sydney 1880-91. He also experimented with canning fish in 1882, but did not continue because of the high cost of installing refrigeration.

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Rosanne Walker