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Norman Napier Dangar (1875–1936)

Mr. Norman Napier Dangar, 61 years, grazier, of Palmerston Station, Armidale, who was injured in a car accident on the Sugarloaf, between Tamworth and Wallabadah, on December 5, and brought to Quirindi Hospital, died this morning.

His wife, who suffered a broken ankle, is still in hospital at Quirindi.

Mr. Dangar was a son of the late Mr. A. A. Dangar, of Baroona, Singleton. Mr. Peter Dangar is his only son.

Mr. Dangar came to Armidale district many years ago, and set up a Corriedale and Hereford stud at Palmerston, which is considered to be one of the finest properties in the New England tableland. He was a prominent member of the Union and other well known city clubs, a member of the Armidale and New England P. A. and H. Association, Armidale and New England Jockey Club, the Armidale Bowling Club, and a director of the Armidale School Board. He established the Dangar Scholarship at the Armidale High School.

In addition to Palmerston, he also owned Nooringoo (Qld.) until recently. One son, Peter, survives him. His only brother is Mr. Rodney Dangar, and his sisters are Miss Maude Dangar (Bowral), Mesdames Lovell and Henshaw (England), and Bell (Eskdale, Queensland). The funeral will take place tomorrow, at the Armidale Cemetery, after a service at St. Peter's Cathedral.

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Additional Resources

  • will, Sydney Morning Herald, 13 February 1937, p 18

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New South Wales, Australia


21 December, 1936 (aged ~ 61)
Quirindi, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

motor vehicle accident

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