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Biographical entry Darwent, Joseph (c. 1847 - 1926)

c. 1847
Sheffield, United Kingdom
August 1926
Quambi, South Australia, Australia
Orchardist and Politician


Joseph Darwent was part of the team which patented an 'Invention and Improvements in the Art of Metallurgy' in 1866. He spent most of his life in Penola, South Australia where he was a member of the District Council for thirty-five years (Chairman for twenty-five years) and an orchardist from around 1905.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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