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Launceston Elliot

Britain’s First Olympic Champion who later came to live in Whittlesea. Launceston Elliot was born in India on 9th June 1874, but his parents,who married in Carlton in 1873, chose his name because he had been conceived in the City of Launceston. Launceston was the son of Gilbert Wray Elliot and his third wife Anne Mason. Gilbert  who was descended...

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