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a Southern Highlands Index

A list of names from the early days of the Robertson/Burrawang/Kangaroo Valley areas of the Southern Highlands of New South Wales.



Burrawang General Store c1865

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Surname

First name(s)

Place

Notes

Ref

Medlicott

Mrs.

 

Needlework prizewinner Robertson Agricultural Show 1896

2

Menzies

Adam

"Sitting Lorne" West Kangaloon

80 acres 1884 - 2 horses, 34 cattle, 13 pigs.

10

Merchant

W.

Kangaroo Valley

Enlisted in Armed Forces, World War I

9

Merryland

W.

 

Committee member Robertson A & H Society 1940/41

2

Messrs Barrett, Hayter & Co

   

Prizewinner at inaugural Robertson Agricultural Show 1880

2

Meyers

Michael

 

Teacher at Avoca Public School from August, 1886

5

Middleton

George (Reverend)

Upper Mittagong/ Glenquarry

Served at St Luke's Anglican Church, Glenquarry from October 1870 to June 1873

7

Miles

Henry

Burrawang

Fined 3 in 1879 for permitting disorderly conduct in his licensed public house at Burrawang (Burrawang Club Hotel). Owned the principal store in Burrawang 1880.

2,8 P

Miles

J.

Kangaroo Valley

Committee member Kangaroo Valley School of Arts 1899

9

Miles

Miss

 

Needlework prizewinner Robertson Agricultural Show 1896

2

Miller

C. W.

Kangaroo Valley

Enlisted in the Armed Forces WWII and was killed in action

3,9

Miller

Henry

Barrengarry

Registered elector 1903, labourer.

12

Miller

John Ritchie

"Springfield" Burrawang

Early committee member, Burrawang and West Camden Agricultural Society. Prizewinner at second Burrawang & West Camden Agricultural Show 1881. Prizewinner third Burrawang Agricultural Show 1882. 80 acres 1884 - 3 horses, 40 cattle. Committee member Robertson Agricultural Society 1886. Prizewinner Robertson Agricultural Show 1889. Registered elector 1903, farmer.

2,10, 12

Miller

Margaret

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Miller

Samuel King

Burrawang

Head Teacher/Principal of Burrawang Public School from May 1879. Credited with first suggesting an agricultural show in the area (1879). Committee of Burrawang and West Camden Agricultural Society 1879. Secretary of Show Committee 1883. His son was later to become Sir Denison Miller, the first Governor of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.

2, 13

Miller

Susan

Barrengarry

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Miller

William

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Miller

William

Barrengarry

Registered elector 1903, labourer.

12

Miller

William J.

Kangaroo Valley

Secretary of Kangaroo Valley Agricultural & Horticultural Association 1885-1889.

9

Milligan

Jane

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties. Adopted daughter of John McBarron and inherited his property when he died in 1897.

12,P

Milligan

John

Bendeela, Kangaroo Valley

Bought the original Collins' land (800 acres) from Gray in 1863 for 7500. By 1871 he was milking over 100 cows on the property.

3,9

Mills & Pile

Auctioneers

Burrawang

Remembered by Jack McGrath as the first auctioneers in the district (1861) and among the first in N.S.W.

13

Minehan

D W

Avoca

Enlisted in Armed Forces WWII

5

Missingham

George

 

Son of John Missingham

2

Missingham

Gordon

Robertson

Son of William Missingham Snr Continued sawmilling at Robertson after his father retired

2

Missingham

Henry

 

Son of John Missingham

2

Missingham

James

 

Son of John Missingham Committee member Robertson A & H Society 1937 Committee member Robertson A & H Society 1940/41

2

Missingham

James (Jim)

Robertson

Son of William Missingham Snr. Continued sawmilling at Robertson after his father retired. Committee member Robertson A & H Society.

2

Missingham

John (Snr) (Jack)

"Carrington" Pheasant Ground

purchased 1883

Born Jamberoo 1859. Established a sawmill 1883 and later bought a Robertson sawmill (Todd's) in 1906. 80 acres 1884 - 1 horse, 15 cattle. Committee member Robertson Agricultural Society 1918. Elected President Robertson A & H Society 1924 - 1934. Committee member Robertson A & H Society 1937. Died 1948.

2,10

Missingham

John Snr

Robertson

Laid the foundation stone to extensions at St John's Anglican Church 1940 Committee member Robertson A & H Society 1940/41 Vice President 1944

2

Missingham

Margaret (nee Johnston)

Robertson born

Wife of William Missingham

2

Missingham

Mary (nee Turner)

Jamberoo born

Wife of John Missingham Snr

2

Missingham

Robert (Bob)

Robertson

Son of John Missingham Proprietor of Royal Hotel in Robertson (twice)

2

Missingham

William (Bill)

Robertson

Son of William Missingham Snr Continued sawmilling at Robertson after his father retired Committee member Robertson A & H Society

2

Missingham

William Snr

Pheasant Ground

Born 1891 Son of John Missingham Served 37 years on Wingecarribee Shire Council Committee member Robertson A & H Society 1937 Elected President 1944 - 1973 Captain of Robertson Bushfire Brigade for many years

2

Missingham (John) and Sons

Sawmillers

Kangaroo Creek, Robertson

Established a sawmill 1883 and later bought a Robertson sawmill (Todd's) in 1906

8

Mitchell

Lockhart Lawson

West Kangaloon

Registered elector 1903, stonemason.

12

Mitchell

Robert Allen

West Kangaloon

60 acres 1884 - 4 horses, 17 cattle. Registered elector 1903, farmer.

10,12

Mitchenson

George

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, labourer.

12

Mitten

Margaret

Beaumont

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Mitten

Thomas

Kangaroo Valley

Registered elector 1903, road maintenance labourer.

12

Moffitt

Annie

Kangaroo River

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Moffitt

Catherine Ann

Barrengarry

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Moffitt

David J.

Robertson

Treasurer of St John the Evangelist Anglican Church, Robertson 1875. Supervised construction of morse code telegraph line from Berrima to Kiama in 1879. Vice President of Burrawang Agricultural Society 1881. 27 acres 1884 - 3 horses, 14 cattle, 1 pig. Elected President 1885. Died 1887 aged 50.

2,7 10

Moffitt

John James

Barrengarry, Kangaroo Valley

Manager of the Barrengarry Butter Factory 1880/90s. Registered elector 1903, factory manager. Trustee of Kangaroo Valley School of Arts 1908. Treasurer of School of Arts 1910. Secretary of Kangaroo Valley Agricultural & Horticultural Assoc. 1910-1918.

9,12

Moffitt

Thomas

Barrengarry, Kangaroo Valley

Trustee of Barrengarry Union Church 1874. Trustee of Kangaroo Valley Wesleyan Methodist Church 1887. Registered elector 1903, farmer.

9,12

Monaghan

A S

Avoca

Enlisted in Armed Forces WWII Awarded D F C

5

Monaghan

H. M.

Avoca

Enlisted in Australian Women's Army Service in WWII

5

Monaghan

Reginald

 

Teacher at Avoca Public School from January, 1931

5

Moore

John

"Brushside" and "Fernbrook", Wildes Meadow. These possibly amalgamated into "Hawthorne Glen" after 1884 

Born 1826, Ahoghill, County Antrim. Married Margaret McCaughey 1852 in Ireland. Migrated to Australia 1855 per "Bermondsey". Early settler and potato grower 1870s. 100 acres 1884. 2 horses, 24 cattle (Brushside). 150 acres 1884 - 2 horses, 35 cattle, 20 pigs (Fernbrook)

8, 10, P

Moore

John Henry

Kangaroo Valley

Registered elector 1903, labourer.

12

Moore

Max

Wildes Meadow

Prizewinner Robertson A & H Show 1957,1959

2

Moore

Paul

Wildes Meadow

130 acres 1884 - 2 horses, 40 cattle, 20 pigs.

10

Moore

R. Z.

 

Committee member Robertson A & H Society 1937

2

Morgan

Anne

Barrengarry

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Morgan

Jane

Barrengarry

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Morgan

Morgan

Waterfall Road, Kangaroo Valley

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Morgan

Richard

Kangaroo Valley

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Morling

Frank

East Kangaloon

Registered elector 1903, labourer.

12

Morris

F.

Burrawang

Enlisted in WW1 and recorded on Roll of Honour 1914-1919 monument, Hoddle Street, Burrawang

P

Morrisby

Alice Maud

Mount Murray

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Morrisby

James Laranda

Mount Murray

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Morrison

Alexander

Barrengarry, Kangaroo Valley

100 acres 1884, 6 horses, 36 cattle, 2 sheep, 20 pigs. Registered elector 1903, blacksmith.

10,12

Morrison

Ellen

Barrengarry

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Morrison

Emily

Kangaroo Valley

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Morrison

James

Barrengarry

Registered elector 1903, blacksmith.

12

Morrison

Sarah Ann

Barrengarry

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Morrison

Sarah Ann

Barrengarry

Registered elector 1903, music teacher.

12

Morrow

Christopher

Kangaroo Valley

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Morrow

Elizabeth Jane

Bellawongarah

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Morrow

F. W .

 

Committee member Robertson A & H Society 1937 Committee member Robertson A & H Society 1940/41

2

Morrow

Margaret

Bellawongarah

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Morrow

Mary Hannah

Beaumont

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Morrow

Robert John

Bellawongarah

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Mortimer

Ida

Burrawang

Married Stanley Perkins 1952 Previously widowed with three daughters

5

Mortimer

William (Bill)

Yarrunga

Known as the Cabbage King in early 1900s. One years' crop was 32,000 heads of cabbage.

2

Morton

William

Wattamolla

Registered elector 1903, farm labourer.

12

Moses

Edward

"Wren's Meadow" Burrawang

Early settler with some 200 acres (Jervis). Committee of Burrawang and West Camden Agricultural Society 1879. 150 acres 1884 - 13 horses, 80 cattle. Committee member Robertson Agricultural Society 1886. Committee member Robertson Agricultural Society 1889-90. Sold farm and cattle and moved to Richmond River 1898.

2,8, 10

Moses

J.

 

Prizewinner at inaugural Robertson Agricultural Show 1880

2

Moses

J.M.

Burrawang

Enlisted in WW1 and recorded on Roll of Honour 1914-1919 monument, Hoddle Street, Burrawang

P

Moses

Mrs Edward (nee Hayter)

Pearson's Road, Wildes Meadow

Pioneer settler of Robertson District

2

Moses

R.L.

Burrawang

Enlisted in WW1 and recorded on Roll of Honour 1914-1919 monument, Hoddle Street, Burrawang. Killed in action

P

Moses

R.W. (R.M.?)

"Hard Lodge" Wildes Meadow

Committee of Burrawang and West Camden Agricultural Society 1879. 80 acres 1884 - 5 horses, 39 cattle, 18 pigs. Committee member Robertson Agricultural Society 1886. Committee member Robertson Agricultural Society 1889-90. Prizewinner Robertson Agricultural Show 1889. Prizewinner Robertson Agricultural Show 1896. Committee member Robertson Agricultural Society 1918. Elected Life Member 1921.

2,10

Moses

T.J.

Burrawang

Trustee in 1875 of the original land purchase for the parsonage to St David's Anglican Church, Burrawang Secretary of Burrawang Agricultural Society 1881

2,7

Moses

W .

 

Committee member Robertson Agricultural Society 1889-90

2

Moss

Benjamin

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, saddler.

12

Moss

Bernard

Kangaroo Valley

Probably son of Moses Moss. Constructed the stone school building at Kangaroo Valley in 1884 with West and Campbell.

9

Moss

Felix

Kangaroo Valley

Registered elector 1903, carrier.

12

Moss

Mary Adelaide

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Moss

Moses

Kangaroo Valley

Early settler On 18 February 1870 he was made a Trustee of the Jewish section of Kangaroo Valley cemetery

3

Moss

Rose

Kangaroo Valley

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Moule

Catherine Teresa

Burrawang

Early settler who died in 1913

8

Moule

Charles Augustus

"Underwood Hill" Burrawang

Purchased 237 acres at Burrawang in 1871 from John Staggs, the original grantee. Moule later sold 9 acres for the erection of St. David's Church and parsonage. Recorded as owning 1 horse and 5 cattle in 1884.

7,10

Moule

Edward James

Avoca, Kirklands Wildes Meadow Road

First grantee of Portion 48 Avoca in 1876. Married Mary Ann Mumberson.

2,6

Moult-Spiers

R.

Avoca

Enlisted in Armed Forces WWII

5

Moyes

W.

Burrawang

Enlisted in WW1 and recorded on Roll of Honour 1914-1919 monument, Hoddle Street, Burrawang

P

Moyrahan

Andrew

 

Relief Teacher at Avoca Public School from September, 1926

5

Mullet

George (Jnr)

West Kangaloon

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Mullett

George (Snr)

"Sugarloaf" West Kangaloon

107 acres 1884 - 25 cattle, 11 sheep. Registered elector 1903, farmer.

10,12

Mulley

Eliza

North Yarrunga

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Mumberson

Daniel

Burrawang

40 acres 1884 - 1 horse, 3 cattle. With brother William, started horse teams for general carrying 1875

10,13

Mumberson

Don

Wildes Meadow

Cabbage farmer in 1940s

5

Mumberson

Mary Ann

Kirklands , Wildes Meadow Road

Born c1864 Married Edward James Moule and after his death, married William Hill Died 1955 aged 91

6

Mumberson

William

Burrawang

With brother Daniel, started horse teams for general carrying 1875.

13

Murphy

Jack

Avoca

Publican and Member of Avoca Rifle Club early 1900s

5

Murphy

James

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, labourer.

12

Murphy

John

Jamberoo Mountains

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Murphy

Margaret

Jamberoo Mountains

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Murray

Alice (Miss)

Upper Kangaroo River

Teacher in charge of Hillcrest Public School, Upper Kangaroo River, from 11 December 1925 Retired 8 November 1931 and school closed until 31 December 1940

4

Murray

Mr.

Broger's Creek, Kangaroo Valley

Early selector of 180 acres c1863

9

Murray

F.A.

Burrawang

Enlisted in WW1 and recorded on Roll of Honour 1914-1919 monument, Hoddle Street, Burrawang

P

Murray

R.M.

Burrawang

Enlisted in WW1 and recorded on Roll of Honour 1914-1919 monument, Hoddle Street, Burrawang

P

Muzy

George Henry (Rev )

Kangaroo Valley

First permanent rector at Church of the Good Shepherd, Kangaroo Valley from 26 February 1882 until 1892. After serving at Berry Parish, died September 1907

9

Myers

F. E.

 

Appointed Secretary Robertson A & H Society 1924 Resigned 1925

2

Mylane

Mrs.

 

Needlework prizewinner Robertson Agricultural Show 1896

2

Myra Vale Hotel

Licenced Hotel

Wildes Meadow Road

Licencee in 1880s/1890s was a Mr Murphy. Reputed to have been dismantled and moved to Moss Vale to become the Central Hotel

5,6

Myra Vale Public School

 See also Burrawang East Public School

Myra Vale/Wildes Meadow

Opened in 1877 in unfinished premises. First teacher was Isabelle Bartlett. Closed in 1968

6, 13

Myra Vale Wesleyan Methodist Church

Now closed

Wildes Meadow Road, Myra Vale

Erected 1874. Opposite the Myra Vale cemetery

6

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