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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

Family memories record that they were looking at the battle through cracks from inside at the Eureka Store owned by Catherine Fenton and David Rattray.

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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