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The Voice of the North (NSW), Monday 10 January 1921

EARLY ARMIDALE.

ORIGINAL PASTORAL HOLDINGS.

The following interesting particulars are extracted from the “Maitland Mercury” (File 1848)-

"Kentucky," Bank of Australasia, 30,000 acres, 8000 sheep;
"Nowendoc," A.A. Company, 14,000 acres, 800 cattle, 8000 sheep;
"Giro Flat," 14,000 acres, 250 cattle, 2000 sheep;
"Jeogla," Betts and Panton, 28,000 acres, 1500 cattle; 
"Rimbanda," C. H. and W. F. Buchanan, 38,000 acres, 1000 cattle; 
"Abington," Alex. Barlow, 53,760 acres, 2000 cattle;
"Clerkness," E. Clerk (or Clark), 65,560 acres, 16,000 sheep;
"Oban," A. Coventry, 32,000 acres, 7000 sheep;
"Moona Plains," 15,000 acres, 600 cattle, 4000 sheep;
"Enmore," F. Cruickshank, 10,000 acres, 1200 cattle, 4000 sheep;
"Mihi Creek," T. Cullen, 12,800 acres, 640 cattle, 5000 sheep;
"Gostwyck," H. Dangar, 48,000 acres, 640 cattle, 20,000 sheep;
"Bald Blair," H. Dangar, 19,200 acres, 960 cattle;
"Aberfoyle," E. D. Day, 75,000 acres, 25,000 sheep;
"Kangaroo Hills," W. Dangar, 35,840 acres, 10,000 sheep;
"Serpentine River," W. Dangar, 19,200 acres, 630 cattle;
"Tienga," Darby and Goldfinch, 80,000 acres, 8000 sheep;
"Winscombe," Arthur Darby, 22,400 acres, 1000 cattle;
"Tilbuster," William Dumaresq, 65,000 acres, 2000 cattle, 15,000 sheep;
"Saumarez," Elizabeth Dumaresq, 100,000 acres, 1600 cattle, 16,000 sheep;
"Tia River," H. and R. Denne, 64,000 acres, 640 cattle, 20,000 sheep;
"Cooplacurripa," H. and R. Denne, 64,000 acres, 640 cattle;
"Ollera," G. I. and E. Everett, 96 square miles[1], 1200 cattle, 8000 sheep;
"The Peak," G. I. Elliott, 19,200 acres, 8000 sheep;
"Emu Creek," G. I. Elliott. 38,000 acres, 12,000 sheep;
"Yarrowitch," C. D. Fenwick, 30,400 acres, 600 cattle, 4000 sheep;
"Branga Plains," John Fletcher, 38,000 acres, 1000 cattle;
"Branga Park," L. Darce and T. Ryan, 30,720 acres, 10,000 sheep;
"Longford," G. L. Gibson, 20,000 acres, 6000 sheep;
"Woolomombi," T. S. Hall, 115,200 acres, 2500 cattle;
"Stoney Batter," G. Hall, 138,240 acres, 2500 cattle;
"Callaghan's Swamp," Richard Hargrave, 20,480 acres, 12,000 sheep;
"Mihi," G. Jenkins, 40 square miles[2], 8000 sheep;
"Surveyor's Creek," G. C. Turner, 30,000 acres, 1000 cattle;
"St. Leonards," J. Brown, 30,000 acres, 1200 cattle:
"Walcha," Laneven, 64,000 acres, 1000 sheep;
"Rock Vale," J. and J. Landsborough, 20,000 acres, 300 cattle, 6000 sheep;
"Salisbury," M. H. Marsh, 146,000 acres, 2500 cattle, 10,000 sheep;
"Balala," Morse and Tourle, 96,000 acres, 1000 cattle, 20,000 sheep;
"Haning," R. Murray, 9000 acres, 500 cattle;
"Bergen-Op Zoom," John McLean, 44,800 acres, 16,000 sheep;
"Glen Morrison," Chas. Morrison, 20 cattle, 6000 sheep;
"Guyra," Mary Mclntyre, 92,100 acres, 1200 cattle;
"Tiara," A. P. and W. McNab, 16,000 acres, 4000 sheep;
"Ingleba," J. McIvor, 20,000 acres, 8000 sheep;
"Tiara West," W. Murphy and T. Tullock, 12,800 acres, 900 cattle;
"Falconer," C. M. McDonald, 48,000 acres, 1000 cattle, 10,000 sheep;
"Nuandle," A. Munro, 56,320 acres, 1600 cattle,. 10,000 sheep;
"Ohio," A. Nivison, 20,000 acres, 200 cattle, 6000 sheep;
"Congi," A. Nivison, 16,000 acres, 4000 sheep;
"Ward's Mistake," Wm. Nowland, 49,600 acres, 1280 cattle;
"Gara," M. C. O'Connell, 50,000 acres, 12,000 sheep;
"Hernani," M. C. O'Connell, 50,000 acres, 4000 cattle;
"Guy Fawkes," E. Parke, 25,600 acres, 1300 cattle;
"Guy Fawkes River," E. Parke, 25,600 acres, 1300 cattle;
"Bendemeer," T. A. Perry, 16,000 acres, 200 cattle, 3000 sheep;
"Yarrowyck," T. A. Perry, 64,000 acres, 2500 cattle;
"Europambla," T. G. Rusden, 50,000 acres, 400 cattle, 15,000 sheep;
"Torryburn," J. Smith, 23,040 acres, 7000 sheep;
"Laura," William Smith, jnr., 60,000 acres, 1400 cattle;
"Terrible Vale," W. T. Taylor, 42 square miles[3], 10,000 sheep;
"Tenterden," F. Vine, 64,000 acres, 12,000 sheep;
"East Yarrowitch," A. Tod, 32,000 acres, 8000 sheep;
"Moredun," A. Wauchope, 67,200 acres, 15,000 sheep;
"Aberbaldie," Wilson and Milford, 24,300 acres, 1200 cattle, 8000 sheep.

[1] 96 square miles == 61,400 acres
[2] 40 square miles == 25,600 acres
[3] 42 square miles == 26,880 acres
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