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Bucknell, William Wentworth (1867–1926)

from Sydney Morning Herald

William Bucknell, n.d.

William Bucknell, n.d.

from Pastoral Review, 16 June 1926

The death of Mr. William Wentworth Bucknell which occurred at Quambone Station recently, removed one of the State's best-known pastoralists. Born at Newtown in 1867, Mr. Bucknell was educated at the Sydney Grammar School and the Sydney University. He was a son of the late Mr. William Wentworth Bucknell, one of the early pioneers of Liverpool Plains and Gwydir districts. Mr. Bucknell was well-known in pastoral circles, and was a fellow and hon. secretary of the Royal Authropological Society, and for 11 years was Deputy Registrar-General. At one time he owned Muttama, Mimosa, aud Melrose Plains stations, also Argreah in the Bathurst District. When he died, Mr. Bucknell was managing director ot the Quambone Pastoral Coy., Ltd, and he owned Quambone and Marranoonbah stations. For a time he was director of the Burrawang Station. His oldest son was killed in France in 1917, he being associated with the R.F.A. The deceased established a scholarship at King's School in memory of his son. He is survived by Mrs. Bucknell, one son, Douglas Wentworth, who is in England preparing to enter Cambridge University, and four daughters, Mrs. Cecil Bennett, Mrs. J. E. McLeich, Mrs. L. H. Buckuell, and Miss.O. Bucknell.

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'Bucknell, William Wentworth (1867–1926)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/bucknell-william-wentworth-173/text1587, accessed 21 September 2017.

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