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Carl Axel Nobelius (1851–1921)

The death occurred at Emerald, half an hour before midnight on New Year's Eve, from pneumonia, of Mr. Carl Axel Nobelius,, nurseryman and fruitgrower, of Gembrook Nurseries, Emerald, and of Freshwater Point Tamar, Tasmania. He was born in Finland of Swedish parents, and was a colonist of 51 years. He achieved a great reputation as a nurseryman, his name being known all over the world, and he was the owner of the largest nursery south of the equator. In addition to being an authority on horticulture, he took a great interest in the experimental growing of flax. He leaves a widow and grownup family of eight, one of whom, Mr. Percy Nobelius, is a leading rifle shot.

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'Nobelius, Carl Axel (1851–1921)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 29 May 2024.

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19 June, 1851
Tampere, Finland


31 December, 1921 (aged 70)
Emerald, Victoria, Australia

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