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Hughes, Herbert White (1855–1916)

Mr. Herbert White Hughes, of Booyoolie Estate, Gladstone, died at the North Adelaide Private Hospital on Thursday. He was a widely-known pastoralist, and was the eldest son of the late Mr. Herbert Bristow Hughes, who held large pastoral interests in Australia. Born at Booyoolie, he was educated at St. Peter's College and Oxford. He left England in 1876, and returned to South Australia. Having gained valuable experience on his father's properties he took over the management of Booyoolie in 1880. At the time of his death he was a member of the directorate of Messrs. Bagot, Shakes, and Lewis.

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'Hughes, Herbert White (1855–1916)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/hughes-herbert-white-1247/text1313, accessed 18 October 2019.

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