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#16151 - William Farrer

Resource ID
16151
Title/subtitle
William Farrer
Format
Photograph
Publisher
[n.d.]
Physical description
Black & white photograph
Summary
William Farrer of Lambrigg
Location
Photograph 2448
Availability
Not for loan. Copies available for purchase.
Notes
Farrer was born on 3 April 1845 near Kendal in England. He arrived in Australia in about 1870 and married Nina De Salis in 1882. By 1886 he had begun his experiments with wheat at Lambrigg, south of Canberra. He died on Easter Monday, 16 April 1906 and is buried on the hill behind Lambrigg Homestead.