Peacock, George (1824-1900)

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Jam Manufacturer; Jam manufacturer
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George Peacock (1824-1900), jam manufacturer, was born in Bath, England, son of John Peacock and his wife Margaret. He arrived at Hobart Town in 1850 and opened a grocery and fruit shop in Murray Street....

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George Peacock was one of the first jam manufacturers in Australia, making canned jam in Hobart Town 1867-1879 and Sydney 1880-1891. He also experimented with canning fish in 1882, but did not continue because of the high cost of installing refrigeration.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Peacock, George
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Peacock, George (1824-1900), jam manufacturer
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1974
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 5, 418
  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. Peacock's magnum bonum plum jam / Kronheim & Co
    Gilks, Edward, 1822?-
    [ Poster, chart, other : 1851-1885 ]
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    Peacock's magnum bonum plum jam / Kronheim & Co
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  1. Peacock, G. E., (George Edwards) (1806-)
    Artist; ; Painter; Clerk; 7291; Meteorologist; 6999; Solicitor; 6931; 9002
    ... George Edwards Peacock received commissions to paint properties, (Colonel Rogers commissioned six ... Peacock, Edwards George ... George Edwards Peacock was a landscape painter. In 1836 he was sentenced to death for forgery at ... them from 1761 until 1883. So when George Edwards Peacock was sentenced to death for forgery at London ...
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  2. Peacock, George (1791-1858)
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  3. Peacock, Janice (1955-)
    Artist; ; Installation Artist; Printmaker; Painter; Cultural Services Coordinator; 7714
    ... Passi, George ... Peacock, Eva ... Janice Peacock is a mixed media 2 & 3 dimensional artist of Torres Strait Islander descent who was ...
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  1. IN BANKRUPTCY. Re George Peacock, carpenter.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 11 April 1890 [Issue No.203] p 3070

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    ... ,265) IN BANKRUPTCY. Be George Peacock, carpenter. NOTICE is hereby given tliafc a Sequestration Order has ... this day been made against (lie abovenatred George Peacock, of Newcastle, on his own petition.—Dated at ... 65 words
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  2. IN BANKRUPTCY. Re George Peacock, of Newcastle, carpenter.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 11 April 1890 [Issue No.203] p 3071

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    ... In the Supreme Court of New South. Wales. (2,265) IN BANKRUPTCY. Re G-eorge Peacock, of Newcastle ... 104 words
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  3. ANY person having any claim upon the estate of LEONARD GEORGE PEACOCK, late of Fairfield, in the State of New
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 29 July 1977 [Issue No.84] p 3328

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    ... ANY person having any claim upon the estate of LEONARD GEORGE PEACOCK, late of Fairfield, in the ... their claim to the executors, Laurie Elizabeth Peacock and Ronald Leonard Peacock, c.o. Messrs H. S ... 117 words
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  3. View from Sir Maurice O'Connell's r ...
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    Sydney from Kirribilli Point : Government House and Fort Macquarie, 1850 / G.E.P
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    Sydney from St. Leonards on the north bank of Port Jackson [George Edward Peacock]
  1. Antarctica : coastal region between longitudes 148°E and 162°E showing, by red overprint, features charted in 1840 by the United States Exploring Expedition under the command of Charles Wilkins, U.S.N., as re-positioned to fit high feature on Cape Hu ...
    Australia. Division of National Mapping. Department of National Development
    [ Government publication, Map : 1959 ]
    At National Library
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  2. England & Wales
    Peacock, William
    [ Map : 1890 ]
    At Uni of Melb Library
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  3. Antarctica, coastal region between longitudes 148°E and 162°E : showing, by red overprint, features charted in 1840 by the United States Exploring Expedition under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N., as re-positioned to fit high feature on Cape Hu ...
    Australia. Division of National Mapping
    [ Government publication, Map : 1959-1960 ]
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  1. George Edwards Peacock
    Neville, Richard
    World of Antiques and Art
    [ Article : 2002 ]
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  2. George Stromborn Peacock and Family NG931 [Records]
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    At Libraries Tas
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  3. The tale of a convict artist. -George Edwards Peacock-
    Vivian, Charles
    Australian Farm Journal
    [ Article : 1996 ]
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  4. A PERFECT STORM: The flight of George Edwards Peacock — Convict, Weatherman & Artist
    Burns-McRuvie, Maxwell; Bowington (Nom de Plume)
    [ Article : 2019 ]
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  1. Shadow of the peacock
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  2. The old stone house : song from the album "Four songs from Peacock pie" / the poem by Walter De la Mare ; the music by May H. Brahe
    Brahe, May H. (May Hannah), 1885-1956
    [ Printed music : 1923 ]
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  3. Four songs from "Peacock pie" the poems by Walter de la Mare ; the music by May H. Brahe
    Brahe, May H. (May Hannah), 1885-1956
    [ Printed music : 1923 ]
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  4. The old stone house : song from the album Four songs from 'Peacock pie' / the poem by Walter De la Mare ; the music by May H. Brahe
    Brahe, May H. (May Hannah), 1885-1956
    [ Printed music : 1923 ]
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  1. OBITUARY FREDERICK GEORGE PEACOCK
    Daily Advertiser (Wagga Wagga, NSW : 1911 - 1954) Wednesday 27 June 1934 p 3 Article
    ... OBITUARY FREDERICK GEORGE PEACOCK The death occurred yesterday at the Wagga District Hospital ... , after a short illness, of Frederick George Peacock, aged 4 years 8 months, son of Mrs. Iris Peacock, of ... 117 words
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  2. Obituary. MR GEORGE PEACOCK.
    Tasmanian News (Hobart, Tas. : 1883 - 1911) Monday 19 February 1900 p 2 Article
    ... Obituary. MR GEORGE PEACOCK. Widespread regret was expressed to-day when it was known that Mr ... George Peacock, a much-respected resident of Sorell, who had held the position of post masters- that ... 221 words
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  3. PEACOCK—SAUNDERS.
    Sunday Times (Perth, WA : 1902 - 1954) Sunday 14 January 1923 p 11 Article
    ... Peacock (brother of the bridegroom) was best man, and   Mr. George Saunders (the bride's bro ... Dearle Saunders, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Saunders, of Katan-ning, and Mr. G. C. Peacock, of ... 258 words
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  1. [Rev. George Peacock correspondence]
    Peacock, George, Rev., 1791-1858
    [ Published : 2006-2008 ]
    At UQ Library
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  2. Peacock, George
    [ Unpublished : 1954-1968 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  3. [George Edward Peacock : Australian Art and Artists file]
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  1. Peacock Family
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  2. Price - Peacock
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  1. George Edwards Peacock in the Picture Gallery : guide / State Library of New South Wales
    Peacock, G. E. (George Edwards), 1806-
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  2. George Meredith and Thomas Love Peacock : a study in literary influence / by Augustus Henry Able
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  3. Is the world flat or round? being a correspondence between John Hampden, esq., of Chippenham, Wilts., and Captain George Peacock, F.R.G.S., of Starcross, Devon, 1871
    Hampden, John, -1891
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  4. The novels of Thomas Love Peacock / edited with introductions and notes by David Garnett
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    [ Book : 1903-1963 ]
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