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Mather, Thomas (1842–1917)

Mr. Thomas Mather, one of the oldest residents of Inverell, died on Sunday morning, at the age of 72. Deceased was Mayor of Inverell from 1876 to 1879, and was one of the original members of the local land board, on which he sat for 25 years. He took an active part for many years in the management of the P. and A. Association, of which he was a life member, and of the Inverell Hospital. He was one of the original founders of the Freemasons Lodge in Inverell. He established the Roslyn vineyard, and won many medals in France and other countries for wine. He leaves a widow, two sons, and four daughters. The eldest son, Alan, is with the A.I.F. in France.

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'Mather, Thomas (1842–1917)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/mather-thomas-16819/text28714, accessed 22 August 2018.

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