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  2. The Early Days

    Yesterday was the centenary of the arrival in Tasmania of the Taylor family, which ever since has been associated with the ...

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  3. A CENTURY OF SETTLEMENT

    A Group of the Taylor Clan, taken in the Grounds of "Valleyfield" yesterday. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  4. Celebrating the Day

    "Valleyfield" was the scene of festivities from an early hour yesterday morning until late in the afternoon, in honour of the occasion. Here the centenary of the landing ...

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  5. OFF TO TASMANIA.

    George Taylor accompanied by his sons Robert. David,. George, and John, and daughter. Mrs. Arthur Buist with her husband., arrived at Hobart Town in the early days of January, 182 and ...

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  6. ATTACK ON "VALLEYFIELD."

    In the fore part of the day of this assault, July 15, the bushrangers had robbed the residence of a. lady who is spoken of in the annals of the time as ...

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  7. NEARLY ASHORE.

    The first entry in the diary indicates that on September 19, 1822 the vessel in which they came to Tasmania, the Berwick Castle, was nearly ashore at ...

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  8. "VALLEYFIELD" OPENS FIRE.

    A sharp-sighted servant led off by letting fly at the bushrangers, on which young Taylor, who had all the pluck and spirit of his aged father, threw off his ...

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  9. SPEARED BY BLACKS.

    In November, 1826, George Taylor, jun., who was accidentally wounded in the engagement with the bushrangers, met his death. It was his custom to ...

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  10. THE TAYLOR FAMILY.

    Mr. George Taylor, who died at the age of 77 years, three years after his encounter with the bushrangers, had four daughters-Isabel, who married Mr. ...

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  11. FAMOUS "WINTON."

    "Winton" (6000 acres) was acquired) from Dr. Turnbull by Mr. David Taylor, second son of the original family, and, the father of Mr. John Taylor, who was ...

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  12. INCIDENTS ABOARD SHIP.

    A week later a row amongst the steerage passengers seems to have broken I the monotony of the trip, while on October 30 it is recorded that one of the ...

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  13. KEEN PUBLIC MEN.

    In the Campbell Town district the Taylor family has done much to advance it:: interests. John Taylor, of "Winton," is a name that will always be ...

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  14. THE GUESTS.

    Those who attended included the following:— Mr. Reginald Taylor, Miss Allison Taylor, Mrs. John Taylor, Mr. and Mrs. D. ...

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    Scene at the Service Held in Front of "Valleyfield" House by which the Centenary Celebration were Commenced Yesterday. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  16. "DIRECT" DESCENDANTS.

    What other members of the family regard as the only two "direct descendants of the line" now living, because they are eldest sons of eldest ...

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  17. NOT FOR SEVEN WEEKS.

    The feelings of the Taylor family may be gauged from the fat that out December 2 Mr. Robert Taylor made a bet with Mr. Buist that the vessel ...

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  18. OLD TIMES.

    The interval before the commencement of the proceedings, the period, between the service and the lunch, and' the afternoon were fully availed of by, ...

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  19. OLDEST SURVIVORS.

    Mrs. Jean Taylor, of College-street, Launceston, widow of the late George, second son of Robert Taylor, eldest son of the original family, is at present the ...

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  20. The Celebrations

    That it was a happy idea on the part of those members of the Taylor family who promoted the celebration was manifest from the expressions of ...

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  21. ENCOUNTER WITH BUSHRANGERS.

    The family had been at "Valleyfield" not more than a couple of years when Matthew Brady and his gang of bush rangers made an attack on the home-stead. Brady was captured on the bank ...

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  22. ACCIDENTALLY SHOT.

    In the melee a shot from one of the defenders hit the youth who was struggling with Crawford. The official account from which I am writing says:—"A ...

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  23. TO "VALLEYFIELD" BY BULLOCK WAGON.

    The family travelled from Hobart to Valleyfield" by bullock wagon. There were not even coaches then. The area of this estate is approximately 10,000 ...

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  24. TAYLOR FAMILY RESISTS.

    Taylor's family were quietly seated within for the night," all except the young shepherd, who, however, they were expecting home every moment. But the ...

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  25. WHERE FAMOUS SHEEP WERE BRED.

    "St. Johnstone" and "Winton," and in a lesser degree 'Valleyfield," will ever be associated with the best traditions of the Tasmanian pastoral ...

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  26. TWO BUSHRANGERS' PRISONER.

    James Bains were made prisoners by the Taylor party and another bushranger was badly shot, but escaped capture. Brady, who now took command, drew off ...

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  27. "ST. JOHNSTONE" ESTABLISHED.

    The youngest of the four sons, John Taylor, established "St. Johnstone,' an area of 3000 acres, next to famous "Win- ton," but higher-up, while on the lower tide of that estate, which was then ...

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  28. SERVICE AT THE HOME.

    The proceedings were commenced shortly after noon by a service in front of the house. It was a picturesque scene. The ladies and some of the ...

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  29. LADIES CHARGE THE FIREARMS.

    spectators of the scene in which their father, brothers, and friends were so hotly engaged, but like the heroines of Saragosa charged the supernumerary ...

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  30. "VALLEYFIELD" HOUSE.

    It was the intention of Robert Taylor the original owner to build the first "Valleyfield House on an elaborate seale, but he failed to see the ...

    Article : 215 words
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