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Beveridge, James (1833–1916)

Mr. James Beveridge, of Tenandra Park, Gundagai, New South Wales, died at his daughter's house at Sydney on the 2nd inst., aged 83 years.

He was born at Stirling, Scotland, in 1833, and educated at Dollar Academy, sailed for Melbourne in 1852, and on his arrival proceeded to the goldfields at Ballarat, where he was fairly successful. While at Ballarat he was a spectator of the Eureka Stockade fight. He afterwards decided to take up pastoral pursuits, and eventually became manager of the Wantabadgery Station, on the Murrumbidgee River. He then took up Tenandra Park Station, which he held to the time of his death, and at different dates became the owner of various other properties in New South Wales.

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Additional Resources

  • marriage notice, Queanbeyan Age, 10 May 1862, p 2
  • funeral, Sydney Morning Herald, 6 July 1916, p 5
  • probate, Sydney Morning Herald, 15 December 1916, p 8

Citation details

'Beveridge, James (1833–1916)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/beveridge-james-1244/text1235, accessed 13 August 2020.

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