Learmonth family

/ˈlɪəmɒnθ/ (say 'learmonth)

noun an Australian family noted for their activities in the town of Portland, Victoria.
1. Alexander, 1809–74, accountant, born in Edinburgh; founder of a local newspaper.
2. his brother, William, 1815–89, major commercialist and grazier, born in Edinburgh.
3. Peter, 1821–93, brother of Alexander and William, pastoralist and flour miller, born in Edinburgh.
4. Noel Fulford, 1880–1970, grandson of William, pastoralist; author of works recording the history of Portland.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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