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Weatherly, William (1839–1914)

from Brighton Southern Cross (Vic)

William Weatherly, n.d.

William Weatherly, n.d.

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The death of Mr. William Weatherly, "Billilla," Halifax street, took place on 1st inst. Mr. Weatherly came out to Australia 54 years ago from Scotland, his native place being Old Cambus in Berwickshire. In mining circles Mr. Weatherly achieved success as one of the original Broken Hill Proprietary. Immediately prior to his death he was engaged in grazing pursuits, having a station in the Mortlake district, and a farm at Romsey. He leaves a widow, one son and two daughters. The funeral on Thursday was of a private nature, only relatives and immediate friends of the family being present. The interment took place at the Brighton Cemetery, the Revs. Dr. Marshall and Dr. Borland officiating at the graveside. The pallbearers were Messrs. G. Chirnside, Bowes, Kelly, W. Riggall, W. A. Murton. Carre-Riddell, Phillip Aitken, Phillip Lewis and A. Templeton. The funeral arrangements were in the hands of A. A. Sleight, of Brighton.

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