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Telfer, William (Junior) (1841 - c. 1925)

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Born: 26 July 1841  Callala near Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia.  Died: c. 1925  Gosford, New South Wales, Australia.

A son of William Telfer of the Australian Agricultural Company, William wrote the so-called Wallabadah Manuscript, a story of life in northern New South Wales in the 19th century. He probably spent his working life on stations.

He married Anne Plunkett and lived in the Quirindi district for some years. They had four children. Just before World War I he was living at Currabubula, near Tamworth, but then went to join his daughter Mary at Gosford, where he died.

[Brief Biography compiled by Robin Hammond, January/February 2004]

Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Sophie Patrick
Created: 26 June 2002
Modified: 18 November 2005

Published by The Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 5 April 2004
Prepared by: Acknowledgements
Updated: 23 February 2010

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