Arnott, William (1827-1901)

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Biscuit Manufacturer; Manufacturer
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William Arnott (1827-1901), biscuit manufacturer, was born on 6 December 1827 at Pathhead near Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. He was apprenticed to a baker and confectioner and, with his younger brother...

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William Arnott was a baker who began his Australian career baking bread and pies, but later specialised in biscuits. Arnott's biscuits are still the best known biscuit line in Australian supermarkets.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Arnott, William
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Arnott, William (1827-1901), biscuit manufacturer
    Mander-Jones, Phyllis
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1969
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 3, 53-54
  3. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

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  1. William Arnott 1827-1901 : creator of the 'Sao' biscuit
    Beecher, Grace
    [ Book : 1993 ]
    At State Library of QLD
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  2. William Arnott : photographs and paper cuttings / [compiled by] Newcastle Region Public Library
    [ Book : 1986 ]
    At Newcastle Region Lib
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  3. Item 02: [William Arnott, ca. 1890 - portrait]
    [ Photograph : 1890 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Item 02: [William Arnott, ca. 1890 - portrait]
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  4. Item 06: [William Arnott, ca. 1930s] / portrait by Norman Carter
    [ Art work : 1890 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  5. Celebrating today, inspiring tomorrow : Arnott's biscuits 150 years / editorial team: Michael Depalo, Trevor Campbell, Baghous Ghabache, Michael Herriott, Naomi Lloyd, Renee McCarthy, Nik Scotcher, Louise Spittle, Nicole Thomson, Jonathan Williams ; ...
    Depalo, Michael
    [ Book : 2015 ]
    At 3 libraries
    Celebrating today, inspiring tomorrow : Arnott's biscuits 150 years / editorial team: Michael Depalo, Trevor Campbell, Baghous Ghabache, Michael Herriott, Naomi Lloyd, Renee McCarthy, Nik Scotcher, Louise Spittle, Nicole Thomson, Jonathan Williams ; photography by Deborah Abesser, Guy Davies, Patrick Lee, Domenic Loneragan, Brook Rushton and Carine Thevenau ; writing and interviews, editing and production by Bounce Books ; design by Leanne Costantino and Alicia Grady ; production management by Anna-Lena Janzen ; editing by Erin Richards ; [messages by] The Hon Tony MP, Prime Minister of Australia, Mike Baird, Premier of New South Wales
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 38,660.32)

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  6. Annesley House, Mayfield : a history / prepared by Cynthia Hunter
    Hunter, Cynthia, 1937-
    [ Unpublished : 1998 ]
    At Newcastle Region Lib
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  7. Item 03: [Illuminated address] to W. Arnott Esq. J.P. Newcastle, N.S.W. August 1899 [from the] Wesleyan Methodist Churches of the Newcastle Circuit [on William Arnott's departure from Newcastle] / Alfred Sharpe
    [ Photograph : 1899 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Item 03: [Illuminated address] to W. Arnott Esq. J.P. Newcastle, N.S.W. August 1899 [from the] Wesleyan Methodist Churches of the Newcastle Circuit [on William Arnott's departure from Newcastle] / Alfred Sharpe
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  1. WILLIAM ARNOTT PTY. LIMITED.—Application having
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 19 October 1951 [Issue No.177] p 3051

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... issue to Lamp bell William Rogers Arnott, of Wahroonga, the registered holder, a duplicate share ... WILLIAM A KNOTT PTY. LIMITED—Application liaving been made to tne JJirectors or tins Company to ... 116 words
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    ... . MURPHY, Sheriff. William James Forbes, Plaintiff's Attorney, 115 Pitt-street, Sydney. 1575 £1 lis. ... 190 words
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  3. Arnott v. Segur.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 10 August 1928 [Issue No.106] p 3801

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    ... .478,276, to secure £1,000 and interest/' (б) Mortgage dated 4/3/27, to Frederick William Tietyens and Hubert ... 483 words
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  1. ARNOTT'S.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 21 December 1898 p 4 Article
    ... ARNOTT'S. The name of Arnott, of Newcastle and Sydney, is as well known, perhaps better known, than ... bear his name are certainly more popular. Mr Arnott's big factory at   Newcastle sends out an ... 121 words
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  2. WARATAH. THE LATE MR. ARNOTT.
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  3. DEATH OF MR. WM. ARNOTT.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Tuesday 23 July 1901 p 5 Article Illustrated
    ... was born in Edinburgh in 1827, and came to New South Wales when but 20 years of age. He began business ... DEATH OF MR. WM. ARNOTT, The news of the death of Mr. Wm. Arnott, which sad event took place at ... 428 words
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  2. Making It Happen. "Sand" by Connie Barber and "A Momentary Stay" by William C. Clarke. [review]
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  4. Councillors, 1901-2001
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  1. William Arnott Limited : export price list
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  2. Menander / edited with an English translation by W.G. Arnott
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  3. 50 years in psychiatry / D.W.H. Arnott ; edited by Jill Hellyer
    Arnott, D. W. H. (Desmond William Holme), 1902-1982
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  4. Tennessee Williams on file / compiled by Catherine M. Arnott
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  1. William Arnott Pty Ltd deposit
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  2. Papers of Desmond Arnott
    Arnott, D. W. H. (Desmond William Holme), 1902-1982
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  2. William Arnott Pty Ltd., sultana biscuits, 15 sec. commercials, 1961
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  4. William Shakespeare's Richard the Second / based on the play by William Shakespeare ; adapted for the screen and directed by John Farrell
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