David Rattray

From eurekapedia
Revision as of 23:23, 18 June 2019 by Dottigee16 (talk | contribs) (Background)
Jump to: navigation, search
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.

External links