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03-July-2021
03-July-2021

Photographs supplied by Gordon McFarland

The plaque commemorates Robert James and Mary Jane Bourke who died of diptheria in May 1880 and are buried in the paddock.

The Bourke family were original settlers on Broken Creek west of Nathalia, in Northern Victoria, in the 1880's.

Location

Address:Murray Road, Nathalia, 3638
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.046435
Long: 145.128604
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy

Dedication

Front Inscription

        BOURKE

     In Memory Of
ROBERT JAMES Infant
            And 
MARY JANE Aged 7 Years
   Children Of 
Michael And Emily
Who Died Of Diptheria May 1880
And Who Are Buried In This Paddock.

In Tribute To The Pioneering Bourke Family
And The Hardships That They Faced.

Source: MA
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