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Padman, Thomas (1849–1938)

Mr Thomas Padman, who died at his home at Walkerville road, St. Peters, at the age of 89 years, was a prominent member of the Stock Exchange of Adelaide. He was born at Stephens place, off Rundle street, Adelaide, and was educated at St. Peter's College. After leaving school he was employed in the Bank of South Australia and later with his father (Mr. Thomas Padman) in the business at North terrace, which subsequently became the Australasian Implement and House Furnishing Company. For many years he was managing clerk for Mr. F. Wright, a land and estate agent, of Adelaide. He was elected a member of the Stock Exchange during the Western Australian gold boom in the nineties. Mr. Padman married Miss Isobella Tailor, of Strathalbyn, who pre-deceased him. Surviving members of the family are Messrs. E. C. Padman (Balaklava). W. Padman (Mitcham), Mrs J. Allen (Norwood), and Miss Padman (Walkerville road, St. Peters).

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'Padman, Thomas (1849–1938)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/padman-thomas-16374/text28332, accessed 28 October 2021.

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