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Sargent, Foster

Foster Henry Hartley Sargent (1878-1924) was the son of Charlotte Foster who married George Sargent [1]. He was born out of wedlock and was named

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Savage, John

John Savage (1770-1838) In 1804 John Savage was granted 290 acres roughly from modern day Hull and Copeland Roads to its northern boundary just beyond

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Seale, Family

John (1844-1923) and Edward Henry (1859-1927) were sons of Joseph Seale (1819-1888) who with other family members had emigrated from Ireland in 1836. Joseph had

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Skellett, Thomas

Thomas Henry Brown Skellett led an interesting and unusual life before he settled in Beecroft. He was born in Polesworth, England, in 1855, the son

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Slingsby, Arthur

Arthur Slingsby was a building contractor of Redfern, and periodically worked in the city with architect William Nixon on private residences.[1] In 1904 the Slingsby

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Smith, Beryl

Beryl Simes Smith [1] was Headmistress of Cheltenham Girls High School between 1971 and 1976. Gifted, kind and generous, warm and loving to family and

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Stobo, Thomas

Thomas Stobo (1858-1930) was the third child of Scottish-born Captain Robert Stobo, a master mariner, and his wife Mary (née Spears). The family were living

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Tierney, John

John Lawrence Tierney MA Dip Ed [1] was a school teacher and author. He was born on 17 June 1892 at Eurunderee, near Mudgee, as

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Tucker, Charles

Charles Churchill Tucker was born in 1857, the third son of James Cawley and Elizabeth Tucker and one of a family of seven boys and

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Vernon, John

John Vernon, born in England in 1844, came to New South Wales and took a position in the Auditor-General’s Department. In Sydney in 1871 he

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Vernon, Mary

Adeline Mary Gordon (‘Mary’) Vernon was born in Beecroft on 4 February 1923 the eldest child of Harry Gordon Vernon and Millie (nee Rogers). Her

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