West, John (1860-1926)

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West, John
West, John (1856-1926)
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Journalist; Horticulturist; Irrigation Pioneer; Horticulturalist; Violinist
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John West is an Australian Violinist, who is mentioned in 1 event in the AusStage database

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John West (1856-1926), journalist, horticulturist and irrigation pioneer, was born on 23 August 1856 at Armstrongs Diggings, Mount Ararat, Victoria, eldest son of English-born Isaac West, goldminer, and...

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John West bought 22 acres (8.9 ha) of land (Milvina) in 1886 in the first irrigation settlement in Victoria. He worked on his land until 1903, supplying vine cuttings for Chaffey Bros; propagating peach, pear and apricot stock for the orchards of Ardmona; and training future horticulturalists till 1903. He also worked at various times as a journalist and was active in public affairs. West was prominent in Victoria's pre-Federation politics, founded the Triple Reform League in 1894 and was a founding member of the Kyabram reform movement c.1902.

At age 13 John West worked as a garden and stablehand, before joining Brunnings Nursery and attending night-school to qualify as a state schoolteacher. After graduation he taught at Tatura and Murungi in Victoria then worked as the farming editor for the "Shepparton News" for some years. West founded the "Euroa Advertiser" in 1885 and then bought his Milvina property in 1886. In 1890 he studied irrigation in California for the Australian government. In 1903 he 'retired' from Milvina he joined the Argus and worked on a farm at Toolern Vale.

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  1. John West's network
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  3. Molly Sweeney
    West, John (Violinist)
    [2000-08-17]
    A performance staged at the Arts Theatre, Adelaide, SA

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. West, John
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. West, John (1856-1926), Journalist, Horticulturist and Irrigation Pioneer
    Steven, Margaret
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1990
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 12, 445-446

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  1. The story of Browns and Scarsdale : jubilee souvenir, 1912 / by Patrick McGrath and others ; edited by John West
    McGrath, Patrick
    [ Book : 1989 ]
    At 8 libraries
    The story of Browns and Scarsdale : jubilee souvenir, 1912 / by Patrick McGrath and others ; edited by John West
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  2. The story of Browns and Scarsdale / by Patrick M'Grath and others ; edited by John West ; (jubilee souvenir, 1912) illustrated
    M'Grath, Patrick
    [ Book : 1912 ]
    At 5 libraries
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  1. West Tjakamarra, Freddy (1932-1994)
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  1. IN BANKRUPTCY. Re John Thomas Howe, of West Wyalong, miner.
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    ... In the Supreme Court of New South Wales. (16,867) IN BANKRUPTCY. He John Thomas Howe, of Wesfc ... 108 words
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  2. RE will of FRANCIS JOHN DIMOND, late of South West
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    ... RE will of FRANCIS JOHN DIMOND, late of Soujth West Hocks, in the State of New South Wales ... -1940), Thomas Herbert Stone and James Patripk Hanney, the executors of the will of the said Francis John Dipipnd ... 210 words
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  3. IN BANKRUPTCY. Re Henry John Rogers, baker, West Wallsend.
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    ... ,235) IN BANKRUPTCY. Re Henry John Rogers, baker, West "Wallsend. NOTICE is hereby given that a ... 64 words
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  1. West, John ( 2 )
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  2. John West papers and medals, 1942-1949
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  2. West African studies / Mary H. Kingsley ; with a new introduction by John E. Flint
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  1. Family Notices
    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Friday 22 January 1926 p 1 Family Notices
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  2. Family Notices
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 22 July 1927 p 10 Family Notices
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    ... loving memory of our dear mother, Matilda, who passed away July 22 1926, age 67 You are always In our ... loving memory of my dear mother, who passed away July 22, 1926 age 67 God s greatest gift, remembrance ... 3714 words
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