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Charles Kemp Charles Kemp i(A143370 works by)
Born: Established: 2 Jun 1813 London,
United Kingdom (UK),
Western Europe, Europe,
; Died: Ceased: 25 Aug 1864 Sydney, New South Wales,
Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: 1825
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Charles Kemp arrived in Australia in 1825 and settled with his family, initially in Port Stephens. He moved to Sydney in 1831 where he worked as a reporter, and later assistant editor, for the Sydney Monitor before continuing his journalism at the Sydney Herald. In 1841, Kemp and John Fairfax took over the Herald (later the Sydney Morning Herald).

Kemp became a prominent colonist in the fields of business, politics and religion.

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  • See also the full Australian Dictionary of Biography Online entry for Charles Kemp.
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