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Tom Thorburn  on the side verandah at Meroogal, around 1933 / photographer unknown
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Tom Thorburn on the side verandah at Meroogal, around 1933 / photographer unknown
Date:
[c1933]
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1 photoprint : b & w ; 10.8 x 8.1 cm.
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The Reverend James Thomas (Tom) Thorburn (1860-1935) was a Minister of the Presbyterian Church of New South Wales, ordained in 1892. He was the youngest son of Scots emigrants Robert Thorburn and Jessie Catherine McKenzie, born on the family dairy farm Barr Hill at Jasper's Brush in the Shoalhaven district of New South Wales. Following his marriage to Miriam Macgillivray in 1892 he was appointed to the parish of Tenterfield (1893-1895). From Tenterfield he went to Walcha, then Palmer Street, Woolloomooloo, Gloucester, Eskbank and finally, Blayney (1920-1932) He retired from Blayney and went to live with his unmarried sisters at Meroogal in Nowra. He died on 4 March 1935 while on a visit to his old parish of Blayney.
Published in:
Joy Hughes and Meredith Walker Meroogal, Nowra: a history and guide Sydney, Historic Houses Trust of NSW, 1988, p.28.
Source:
Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection ; June Wallace papers: JMW/26
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Record number:
44906