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Thomas Woolley (1809 – 18 February 1858) was an Australian autobiographer/memoirist, general merchant, immigration promoter, ironmonger, local government councillor and salt manufacturer. Woolley was born in England and died in St Leonards-on-Sea, Sussex, England. [1]

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References

  1. "Woolley, Thomas (1809–1858)". Australian Dictionary of Biography . Canberra: Australian National University. Retrieved 2012-02-18.