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Lancelot Noel (Lance) Smith (1845–1931)

The death has occurred of Mr. Lancelot Noel Smith, 86, of Boree Cabonne, one of the oldest natives of the district. He was a son of the late Mr. John Smith, a pioneer of the Molong district. Mr. L. N. Smith was educated in England. He was connected with the pastoral industry all his life, and was a notable breeder of high-class stud sheep. He was also a prominent sportsman, and owned race-horses, among them the well-known Lucknow, a champion in his time and winner of over a score of races. Mr. Smith was a member of the Orange Jockey and Picnic Race Clubs and the Molong and Cudal Jockey Clubs. He is survived by one son and four daughters, Mrs. Rule Taylor (Pymble), Mrs. Sidney Finch (England), Mrs. Marshall, and Mrs. Cape (Leadville). He was buried at Boree Cabonne, those present at the funeral including Bishop Crotty and Archdeacon Howell.

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'Smith, Lancelot Noel (Lance) (1845–1931)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 17 June 2024.

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22 February, 1845
Leeming, Yorkshire, England


1 May, 1931 (aged 86)
Molong, New South Wales, Australia

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