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Shelley, George Waddy (1843–1907)

The death was announced on Tuesday last of Mr. George Waddy Shelley, late of Wallah Wallah station, Forbes, and formerly of Baw Baw, Goulburn, eldest son of the late Mr. George Shelley, who was one of the old pioneers of New South Wales, being among tile first graders who took up land south of Goulburn, namely, at Tamut Plains, Bombowlee, and Wermatong stations, in the Tumut district. He was one of the Shelleys of Shelley's Flats, near Goulburn. Mr. George Waddy Shelley was educated first at Mr. Wools' School, Macquarie Fields, and finished at King's School, Parramatta. He married Mildred, eldest daughter of the late Captain Vyner, R N., who survives him. He was for 27 years superintendent and chief inspector of the Glebe Island abattoirs, being an expert in all cattle diseases. He retired from the Government service five months ago in his 64th year. Since retiring he bought properties in Parramatta and elsewhere. He was a schoolmate of the late Mr. Futter, who died on Sunday, also of Mr. J. J. Roberts, of this city, and others in the district. Mr. Shelley leaves a widow and family of four, Mrs. Herbert Phillips, of this city, being the oldest.

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'Shelley, George Waddy (1843–1907)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/shelley-george-waddy-23900/text32744, accessed 7 August 2020.

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Birth

1843

Death

16 April 1907
New South Wales, Australia

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