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Frank Reynolds (1848–1920)

Frank Reynolds, n.d.

Frank Reynolds, n.d.

from Pastoral Review, 16 November 1920

A dear old friend has passed away in the person of Frank Reynolds, of Tocal, N.S.W., at the age of 72 years. For over a quarter of a century he has been a constant visitor to our Sydney office, and on several occasions we have visited him and his jolly family at Tocal. He will be sadly missed also by very many old friends who still survive him. He died in a Sydney hospital on Monday, 1st instant. He had not been feeling too well, and had gone in a fortnight before, but friends who saw him the afternoon before his death felt quite optimistic about him. However, his end has come, and a good Australian has gone to his long home.

He was born at Tocal, on the Paterson River, N.S.W., and on the death of his father took charge of the Hereford stud at a very early age. During the past fifty years he has made a great name for himself, and for his Herefords, a name which is known throughout the Hereford world, and a name which ever stood for integrity of the highest standard. His word was his bond. As a breeder also of thoroughbreds, he was looked upon as a leading authority. Frank Reynolds assisted Bruce Lowe very materially in compiling his celebrated figure system, in which he placed great faith. His son, Darcy, another well-known Hereford expert, has been in charge of the Tocal herd for some time and is worthily following in his father's steps, keeping up the high standard of the cattle.

The late Mr. Reynolds was buried at the Church of England Cemetery, Paterson, the chief mourners being his three sons, Darcy, Charlie and Harry, his three brothers, Percy, Sidney and Walter, and Sir Albert Gould, father-in-law to Mr. Darcy Reynolds. The funeral was attended by representative men from all parts of the district.

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Additional Resources

  • 'Tocal', Australasian Pastoralists' Review, 17 September 1895, pp 386-87 (pdf)

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Frank Reynolds, n.d.

Frank Reynolds, n.d.

from Pastoral Review, 16 November 1920

Life Summary [details]


Tocal, New South Wales, Australia


1 November, 1920 (aged ~ 72)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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