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Shoobridge, Ebenezer (1820–1901)

Ebenezer Shoobridge, n.d.

Ebenezer Shoobridge, n.d.

State Library of Tasmania, 621400

Many of our readers will regret to learn that Mr. Ebenezer Shoobridge, the proprietor and founder of the noted Bushy Park estate, Glenora, died on Saturday morning, at the ripe old age of 82 years. Few men who have settled on the land in Tasmania have done as much as the deceased gentleman in developing the orcharding industry, or have encouraged hop-growing, promoted the exportation of fruit, or demonstrated what may be accomplished by intense culture and irrigation. He was a most public spirited, enterprising man, though of late his advanced age compelled him to relinquish extensive business operations; but his demise seems to have been somewhat sudden, as it was not many days ago that he was seen in Hobart, moving about very actively for his years.

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'Shoobridge, Ebenezer (1820–1901)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/shoobridge-ebenezer-19097/text30672, accessed 24 October 2017.

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