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Ashbolt, Sir Alfred Henry (1870 - 1930)


Chapman, P and Reynolds, J, Ashbolt, Sir Alfred Henry (1870 - 1930), Australian Dictionary of Biography, B Nairn and G Serle (ed), Melbourne, 7, pp. 418-419 (1979) [Entry]

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Sir Alfred Henry Ashbolt (1870-1930), businessman, was born on 6 March 1870 at Christchurch, New Zealand, son of Alfred Ashbolt, printer and manager of the New Zealand Times, and his wife Mary, née Nuthal. Educated at schools in Christchurch and Wellington, he was articled at 15 to T. Kennedy Macdonald, a businessman and politician. He passed accountancy examinations and at 19 became junior book-keeper with the New Zealand Times at £3 a week.

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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:130215
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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