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Mabella Winton King (1846–1926)

Mrs. Macarthur King, widow of Phillip Parker Macarthur King died at her residence, Wyddial, Scone, in her 81st year. A native of Bective, in the Tamworth district, her father, Robert Pringle, came to Australia under engagement to the Australian Agricultural Company in 1810, and he took up the well-known Bective property. Three children survive, namely, Lady Heaton Ellis, of Wyddial Hall, Huntingford, England; Mr. Harold Irving Macarthur, of Milchencowrie, Boggabri; and Mrs. A. N. Littlejohn, of Walhallow, Bellevue Hill. The late Mrs. King was one of the best known members of the early families who pioneered pastoral industry in New South Wales.

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'King, Mabella Winton (1846–1926)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 26 July 2024.

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Alternative Names
  • Pringle, Mabella Winton

Bective, New South Wales, Australia


6 October, 1926 (aged ~ 80)
Scone, New South Wales, Australia