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Arthur Dolby Pedley (1806–1935)

Mr Arthur Dolby Pedley, who died at Point Piper last Tuesday, was born in London, in 1806, and came to Australia about 60 years ago. He established a business at Walgett, and later purchased Morendah Station and other grazing properties. He retired in 1905 and settled at Point Piper. He took an interest in real estate, building the Lyric Theatre in George-street, and other city premises. He was a director of W. R. Carpenter and Co, Ltd. He was one of the oldest members of the Royal Empire Society and for many years was an active member of the Rod Fishers' Association. He is survived by two brothers, Messrs Newland and Oswald Pedley. His sister Ethel Pedley, wrote Dot and the Kangaroo. The funeral took place at the Waverley Cemetery, the Rev Edwin Shipley officiating.

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'Pedley, Arthur Dolby (1806–1935)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/pedley-arthur-dolby-13434/text24101, accessed 29 May 2024.

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1806
London, Middlesex, England

Death

12 February, 1935 (aged ~ 129)
Point Piper, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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