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Macpherson, Dugald Arthur (1820–1901)

Dugald Macpherson, by Thomas Chuck, 1872

Dugald Macpherson, by Thomas Chuck, 1872

Museum of Victoria, 49205784

The death is announced of Mr. Dugald Macpherson, who for so many years was the proprietor of the Nhill Station. He was a very old resident of the State, having arrived in Victoria in 1840. He followed pastoral pursuits, and was one of the first settlers in the Wimmera. His death occurred at Bungeeltap, near Ballan, where of late years he has resided. Deceased was one of the original council of the Shire of Ballan, but for years had taken no active part in public affairs. Deceased, who was 81 years of age, leaves a grown-up family of four sons and five daughters. One son is now serving in South Africa.

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'Macpherson, Dugald Arthur (1820–1901)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/macpherson-dugald-arthur-17142/text28959, accessed 21 November 2017.

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