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George M. Baker (1843–1920)

from Sydney Morning Herald

George Baker, n.d.

George Baker, n.d.

from Pastoral Review, June 1920

The death has occurred at Molong private hospital of Mr. George Baker, late of Laura Station, Bundarra. He was 77 years of age. and was one of the pioneer pastoralists of the north. Born at Wollombi, New South Wales, he founded Laura Station, in the Bundarra district, over 60 years ago. The property remained under his control up to a few years ago, when he retired and took up his residence at Birida, Armidale, and his son, Mr. Archie Baker, took over the station. Mr. Baker was a breeder of high-class Durham cattle and merino sheep.

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George Baker, n.d.

George Baker, n.d.

from Pastoral Review, June 1920

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11 March, 1843
Wollombi, New South Wales, Australia


10 May, 1920 (aged 77)
Armidale, New South Wales, Australia

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