Thomas Comb

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Thomas Comb, formerly of Geelong, started printing in Dana Street (next to the Wesleyan Chapel)in 1855.



Born in Surrey, England in 1816.[1]

He was the publisher and printer of Ballarat's newspaper The Star from its first issue on 22 September 1855 to early 1856.

Thomas Comb was listed as a Printer at the Township Printing Office in Lydiard Street , Ballarat in 1858.[2]



Lydiard Street

See also



  1. Janson, Elizabeth. Pioneer Families in Victoria, Aust. November 1, 1998. (accessed 6 February, 2013).
  2. ’’Huxtables Ballarat Directory for the Year 1858’’, page 40. [Federation University Australia Historical Collection.]

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--Beth Kicinski 11:53, 13 June 2013 (EST), --Naomi Sutcliffe 12:46, 4 March 2014 (EST)

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