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William Henry Taylor (1858–1939)

The death occurred at Overnewton, Sydenham, yesterday of Mr. William Henry Taylor, aged 82 years, who was a member of one of the oldest hunting families in Victoria. His father was a pioneer colonist of Victoria, and came to Melbourne from Scotland in 1840. Mr. W. H. Taylor was born at Overnewton, where he carried on the pastoral traditions of his father. His widow and children, Mr. William Taylor of Melbourne, Mrs. J. Stewart, of India, and Mrs. John Bloomfield, of South Yarra, survive him.

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'Taylor, William Henry (1858–1939)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 28 May 2024.

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Keilor, Victoria, Australia


12 December, 1939 (aged ~ 81)
Sydenham, Victoria, Australia

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