Biographical entry Barker, Thomas (1799 - 1875)
- 25 March 1799
- 12 March 1875
Bringelly, New South Wales, Australia
- Engineer, Manufacturer, Grazier and Philanthropist
Thomas Barker became owner of a flour mill in about 1828, a cloth mill in the late 1840s and a woollen mill in 1852. The latter was acquired by John Vicars (qv) in 1874.
- Walsh, G. P., 'Barker, Thomas (1799-1875)', in Douglas Pike (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 1, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1966, pp. 57-58. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A010055b.htm. Details
Created: 17 October 2001, Last modified: 25 July 2006