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01-July-2015
01-July-2015
Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland

A marble plaque commemorates William Burbury, who lived at the "Inglewood Estate" and was a Councillor and Road Trustee in the Oatlands Municipality for very many years, and served one term as the Member for Oatlands in the House of Assembly.

Location

Address:High Street, Oatlands Town Hall, Oatlands, 7120
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.299888
Long: 147.371962
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Local

Dedication

Front Inscription

In memoriam

William Burbury
Inglewood

Born at Oatlands, 11th Feb 1836
Died. 20th Novr 1905.

Served with distinction & unwearied zeal as a Municipal Councillor for 28 yrs being Warden for 4 yrs 1887 - 91

As a Road Trustee for upwards of 30 yrs. & as M.H.A. for 3 yrs 1900-3 in the Parliament to which for last time, the Electorate of Oatlands returned a member.

"To live in hearts we leave behind, is not to die"

Erected by residents of the District

Source: MA
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