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Suttor, Horace Melbourne (1860–1924)

Mr. Horace Melbourne Suttor, a member of one of the oldest families in New South Wales, died on Sunday at his residence, Alloway Bank, Gillies Avenue, Wollstonecraft, at the age of 64 years. Mr. Suttor was the ninth son of the late Mr. William Henry Suttor, M.L.C., of Brucedale, Peel, near Bathurst, For a number of years the late Mr. Suttor followed pastoral pursuits in the Bathurst district, and in 1887 founded the firm of H. M. Suttor and Co. pastoral and agricultural agents, in which business he continued until 1921. In the latter year he retired from business owing to ill health. Mr. Suttor displayed great interest in the Australasian Pioneers' Club, and also in the Royal Australian Historical Society.

Mr. Suttor leaves a widow, one son (Mr. Rawdon H. Suttor, of Tamworth), and one daughter (Mrs F. H. Hart, of Brisbane). His elder son, Clive, died in 1904. The funeral took place yesterday in the Church of England portion of the Field of Mars cemetery.

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'Suttor, Horace Melbourne (1860–1924)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/suttor-horace-melbourne-1273/text1264, accessed 25 April 2019.

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