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==Background==
 
==Background==
  
David Rattray was born at Kinsfauns, Perthshire, [[Scotland]]. He sailed to Australia on the [[Mangerton]] in 1852 and first settled at Ballarat.<ref>Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., ''Eureka Research Directory'', Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.</ref>
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David Rattray was born at Kinsfauns, Perthshire, [[Scotland]]. With his wife Catherine he sailed to Australia on the [[Mangerton]] arriving on 5 June 1852. David was paid 2 pounds for acting as the seventh Police Constable aboard the vessel. They first settled at Ballarat.<ref>Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., ''Eureka Research Directory'', Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.</ref>
  
Rattray was married to Catherine. He died on 4 January and was buried in the [[Ballaarat Old Cemetery]] along with his wife, Catherine, and their son Robert.
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Rattray was married to Catherine Fenton at Kinnoul, Perthshire, [[Scotland]]. He died on 4 January and was buried in the [[Ballaarat Old Cemetery]] along with his wife, Catherine, and their son Robert.
  
 
==Goldfields Involvement, 1854==
 
==Goldfields Involvement, 1854==

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Ratttray Headstone, Ballaarat Old Cemetery, 2013. Photpgraphy: Clare Gervasoni


Background

David Rattray was born at Kinsfauns, Perthshire, Scotland. With his wife Catherine he sailed to Australia on the Mangerton arriving on 5 June 1852. David was paid 2 pounds for acting as the seventh Police Constable aboard the vessel. They first settled at Ballarat.[1]

Rattray was married to Catherine Fenton at Kinnoul, Perthshire, Scotland. He died on 4 January and was buried in the Ballaarat Old Cemetery along with his wife, Catherine, and their son Robert.

Goldfields Involvement, 1854

Post 1854 Experiences

A miner who signed the Benden Sherritt Hassell Compensation Case Petition in 1855. [2]

See also

Further Reading

Corfield, J.,Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. The Eureka Encyclopaedia, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.


References

  1. Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., Eureka Research Directory, Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.
  2. Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., Eureka Research Directory, Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.

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