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Biographical entry Kent, Thomas (? - 1832)

29 March 1832
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Merchant and Sailor


Thomas Kent arrived in Sydney in 1808. He moved to Van Diemen's Land in 1812 and after various failed ventures he produced a successful tanning extract in 1818 by crushing and boiling wattle bark and evaporating the liquid into tar.

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