LAMBRIGG - THE ESTATE OF W.J. FARRER
This old clipping details the Canberra property 'Lambrigg' and it's world famous scientist William Farrer a pioneer who's wheat breeding experiments (hybridization) developed strains of wheat that boosted world production enormously.
The article describes the homestead, Farrer's laboratory, his interest in developing the Eden-Monaro region as the location for Australia's new national capital and a brief biography of his life...
The Sydney Morning Herald - Saturday 26 May 1934
William and his wife are buried on a hill at Lambrigg and a memorial was erected. Lambrigg is a working property today and the memorial is closed to the public...
The Sydney Morning Herald - Monday 8 August 1938
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