Thursday, December 31, 2009

Marrickville and Fort Street link - Charles Haddon, dramatist

Dictionary of Australian Biography Ca-Ch

was born at Sydney on 22 April 1860. His father, John Ritchie Chambers, who had a good position in the New South Wales civil service, came from Ulster, his mother, Frances, daughter of William Kellett, from Waterford. The boy was educated at the Petersham, Marrickville, and Fort-street schools, but found routine study irksome and showed no special promise.

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