The Australian Dictionary of Biography is another worthy website that is easy to navigate and very interesting.
'The Australian Dictionary of Biography is Australia's pre-eminent dictionary of national biography. In it you will find concise, informative and fascinating descriptions of the lives of over 12,000 significant and representative persons in Australian history. The subjects come from all walks of life — from prime ministers, governor-generals and premiers, generals and bishops, artists, actors and authors, engineers and schoolteachers, to prostitutes, thieves and murderers — providing a cross-section of Australian society.
The ADB is produced by the National Centre of Biography at the Australian National University (ANU) and is available both as a hardcopy publication and online. '
Source: About Us. Australian Dictionary of Biography. Retrieved from http://adb.anu.edu.au/about-us
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Source: Australian Dictionary of Biography. Retrieved from http://adb.anu.edu.au/
Screenshot of the listing for my Great Grand Uncle William Henry Lambert
Source: William Henry Lambert. Australian Dictionary of Biography. Retrieved from http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/lambert-william-henry-7015
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