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William Henty


Lawyer and politician. Emigrated to Tasmania in 1831. Solicitor at Launceston, Tasmania; member of the Legislative Assembly of Tasmania. Colonial secretary for Tasmania, 1857–62. Returned to England in 1863. Author of Our improvements in cottage husbandry (1850).


Modern English biography.


Modern English biography: Modern English biography, containing many thousand concise memoirs of persons who have died since the year 1850. By Frederick Boase. 3 vols. and supplement (3 vols.). Truro, Cornwall: the author. 1892–1921.