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Frank Armytage (1866–1940)

Mr. Frank Armytage died yesterday at Spray Farm, Bellarine, at the age of 74. Son of the late Mr. Frederick William Armytage, he was born at Wooloomanata, Lara, and for many years carried on grazing pursuits on different properties – Narada, Anakie; Bongalong, New South Wales; Tonga, Mansfield; Soho, Drysdale; Bassett, Branxholme; and lastly Spray Farm, Bellarine. At different times he was president of the shires of Meredith, Corio and Bellarine and also was a councillor at Gundagai (NSW). He was a Justice of the Peace for 53 years. Mr. Armytage was a member of Geelong Agricultural Society for many years. He was educated at Geelong Grammar School. In 1888 at Lara he married his cousin Miss Caroline Margaret Armytage daughter of the late Mr Felix Armytage of Turkeith. He is survived by a widow, a son (Mr Trevor Armytage, Strathvean) and a daughter (Mrs J. F. Bell, Spray Farm, Bellarine).

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