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Agency Number: NG401
Title: JOHN WATCHORN AND FAMILY
Start Date: 01 Jan 1826
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Description:

John Watchorn was a merchant, Mayor of Hobart and an MLC for Huon from 1882- until his death on 4 March 1905. He arrived from London in 1837 and married widow Dorcas Anne Blakey (formerly Collins) on 15 August 1854 .They had 10 children.

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34 FAMILY ARCHIVES
38 GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
Series Created By Agency:
NS401  ERSKINE WATCHORN ESTATE PAPERS 01 Jan 1840