Robert Rattray

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Background

Robert Rattray, the older brother of David Rattray who reportedly had a store at Eureka, became the sexton of the Ballaarat Old Cemetery. Robert and David were the sons of David Rattray and Helen Grant. Robert married Mary Christie on 4 July 1840 at Tibbermore, Perthshire, Scotland. Mary was born in 1812. The couple arrived in Australia in November 1853.[1]

Goldfields Involvement, 1854

Post 1854 Experiences

Rattray was residing at Ballarat when he signed the Benden Hassell Petition in 1856. [2]

See also

Benden Sherritt Hassell Compensation Case

Further Reading

Wickham, Dorothy, Shot in the Dark: Being the Petition for the Compensation Case of Benden S. Hassell, Ballarat Heritage Services, 1998.


References

  1. Notes from Mark Rattray and Jan Mitaxa, 8 September 2004.
  2. Wickham, Dorothy, Shot in the Dark: Being the Petition for the Compensation Case of Benden S. Hassell, Ballarat Heritage Services, 1998.

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