Tuesday, 3 September 2013

Trove Tuesday: George Taylor (1800 - 1826) killed by aborigines in Tasmania









DREADFUL MURDERS. (1826, November 17). Colonial Times and Tasmanian Advertiser (Hobart, Tas. : 1825 - 1827), p. 3. Retrieved August 29, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article2448903

George Taylor (1800 - 1826) was my 4th great grand uncle.

His murder was reported in more detail the next day.  
THE BLACK NATIVES,. (1826, November 18). Hobart Town Gazette (Tas. : 1825 - 1827), p. 2. Retrieved August 29, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article8790357


A hundred years after the arrival of the Taylor family in Australia, there was a feature on the family history in the Launceston Examiner.  George's death and burial were remembered. 

   

SPEARED BY BLACKS. (1923, January 11). Examiner(Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954), p. 2 Edition: DAILY. Retrieved August 29, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article51204155


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