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Eather, Henry Charles (1849–1943)

The death occurred in the Gunnedah District Hospital, of Mr. Henry Charles Eather, aged 94 years. Deceased, who recently came to Gunnedah to reside, was well known in the Narrabri and later in the Parramatta districts. He was born at Richmond (N.S.W.) in 1849 and came to the Narrabri district at the age of 16 years, where he followed the occupation of grazier. Both his grandfather and father were pioneers of the Narrabri district, who settled on Henriendi Station in 1841. Deceased gained prominence some years ago as a breeder of stud stock. He is survived by two daughters, viz., Mrs. V. Hugo (Gunnedah) and Mrs. W. R. Taylor (Blacktown). Mr. B. H. Eather and Mr. L. G. Eather, of Baan Baa, are sons.

The funeral took place from Christ Church (Church of England) on Saturday, where the Rev. Canon W. Best officiated at the service at the church, and afterwards at the graveside.— Gunnedah 'Independent'.

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