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Agency:
Leslie Norman and Family
Agency Number:
Start Date:
05 Jul 1876
End Date:
10 Mar 2001
Description:
Leslie Norman (1876-1954) was an author, member of the Royal Society of Tasmania and Nomenclature Board and member of the 'Come to Tasmania' movement. He had a particular interest in shipping history.
Two sons, Donald (Don) Manners Thirkell Norman (1909-2001) and Noel Wilson Norman (1900- 1981) were also writers. Noel Wilson Norman published novels and short stories under the pseudonym Louis Kaye.
Information Sources:
Peter Pierce, 'Norman, Leslie (1876-1954)', Australian Dictionary of Biography; Barry Bridges, 'The Rev James Norman: the missionary background of a pioneer Tasmanian chaplain', THRA Papers & Proceedings 41(3), Sept 1994, pp.179-180.
Functions Performed:
Arts and culture