A comprehensive reference centre for researchers who want accurate information and scholarly references on the life of Sir Charles Todd, pioneer scientist, engineer and administrator in the Colony of South Australia.

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Charles Todd aged 70

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Portrait picture published July 14 1909 in the Observer, Adelaide

Charles Todd and Adelaide's Telephones

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Reference to a monograph

Todd Originates Parcel Post and Money Orders

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A quote from the book "South Australia in 1887: A Handbook for the Adelaide Jubilee International" indicating Money Orders were implemented in 1859…

First Forecasting zones for South Australia

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The first recorded in-house forecast was done on the 10th of March, 1884. It used this map of forecasting zones, which was used for about 120 years…