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Biographical entry Vicars, John (1821 - 1894)

Born
1821
Dunblane, Perthshire, Scotland
Died
8 September 1894
Ashfield, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Manufacturer

Summary

John Vicars managed Thomas Barker's (qv) tweed-mill in Sydney, taking it over in 1873. He won many first prizes for tweeds and woollens at both colonial and international exhibitions in the 1870s and 1880s. He retired in 1887 and the business was taken over by his sons William and John.

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Rosanne Walker