The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/MacFarland, John Henry

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MacFarland, John Henry, M.A., Master of Ormond College, Melbourne University, was born at Omagh co. Tyrone, on April 19th, 1851, and educated at the Royal Academical Institution, Belfast, graduating as senior scholar in Mathematics and Natural Philosophy in the Queen's University in Ireland, and then proceeding to St. John's College, Cambridge, where he was elected a foundation scholar. Having graduated as a wrangler in 1876, he was appointed an assistant-master at Repton School, a post which he held until he was elected to the position he now occupies of Master of Ormond College, Melbourne University.