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Mathew Hammond (1853–1934)

Matthew Hammond, n.d.

Matthew Hammond, n.d.

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Mr. Mathew Hammond, of Streamville Station, Mount McDonald, breeder of merinos, died on December 14, aged 86 years. He was born in the Lachlan River district. Seven sons and two daughters survive, Thomas (Woodstock), Edmund (Orange). Ernest (Dubbo), Frank and James (Streamville), John and William (Mount McDonald), Mrs. E. P. Newton, and Miss Hammond (Cowra). Mr. Hammond's father, Thomas Hammond, came to New South Wales from County Antrim in the early 'forties, and was employed by Mr. Macarthur Onslow when the latter imported the first merino sheep.

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Matthew Hammond, n.d.

Matthew Hammond, n.d.

photo supplied by Dane Bracewell

Life Summary [details]


22 December, 1853
Lachlan, New South Wales, Australia


13 December, 1934 (aged 80)

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