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Brock, Harold James (1887 - 1941) and Brock, Henry Eric (1884 - 1963)


Chapman, P, Brock, Harold James (1887 - 1941) and Brock, Henry Eric (1884 - 1963), Australian Dictionary of Biography, B Nairn and G Serle (ed), Melbourne, 7, pp. 418-419 (1979) [Entry]

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Henry Eric Brock (1884-1963), pastoralist, and Harold James Brock (1887-1941), pastoralist and businessman, were sons of Henry James Brock and his wife Georgina, née Mercer, and grandsons of James Brock of Kirk Liston, Scotland, who migrated to Van Diemen's Land in 1833. Eric (as Henry Eric was known) and Harold were born at Campania on 4 January 1884 and 17 April 1887. Their father was the developer and principal owner of the New Golden Gate goldmine at Mathinna and owner of the Lawrenny estate at Ouse. He died in 1898, leaving to his family an estate valued at £229,347. Harold was educated at Officer College, Hobart, and both brothers attended Launceston Church Grammar School and Geelong Church of England Grammar School, Victoria.

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Item Type:Entry
Keywords:history, Australia
Research Division:History, Heritage and Archaeology
Research Group:Historical studies
Research Field:Australian history
Objective Division:Culture and Society
Objective Group:Understanding past societies
Objective Field:Understanding Australia's past
UTAS Author:Chapman, P (Associate Professor Peter Chapman)
ID Code:130213
Year Published:1979
Deposited By:Office of the School of Humanities
Deposited On:2019-01-16
Last Modified:2019-01-17

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