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Robertson, James Gordon (1859–1923)

James Robertson, n.d.

James Robertson, n.d.

from Pastoral Review, 15 September 1923

Mr. James Gordon Robertson, of Skene, near Hamilton, died suddenly in Melbourne after attending the meeting of the Pastoralists' Association of Victoria. He was a member of the well-known Robertson family of Mount Mitchell, Ballarat, being the second son of the late James Robertson. After his education at Scotch College he took up pastoral pursuits, and eventually acquired Kongbool station, in the Western District of Victoria, which was recently resumed for the settlement of retired Indian officers. Mr. Robertson then purchased Skene station at Hamilton, where he had since resided. He leaves a widow (who was a daughter of the late James Steadman Farrer) and a son. For 25 years he was president of the Balmoral Agricultural Society, a Justice of the Peace for a similar period, also for some years a member of the Lexton Shire Council.

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James Robertson, n.d.

James Robertson, n.d.

from Pastoral Review, 15 September 1923