Harrow and Balmoral District
Townships, Settlers, Pastoral Runs and Historical Items
Upper Glenelg River, South-West Victoria, Australia.

Townships and Pastoral Runs
Link to : Map showing Pastoral Runs

HARROW : a township on the upper Glenelg river surrounded by the pastoral runs of "Clunie," "Longlands," "Mount Talbot," "Mullagh," "Pine Hill" and "Second Kout Narin"

BALMORAL : a township on the upper Glenelg river surrounded by the pastoral runs of "Congbool," "Fulham," "Yat-Nat," "Glendinning" and "Englefield"

Local History Pages & Family Links
1860 : Balmoral and Harrow Presbyterian Charge
1864 : Balmoral Presbyterian Church

Local Family Links
  • AFFLECK : David AFFLECK 1833-1872, b. Scotland, d. Melbourne, Victoria, squatter of "Pleasant Banks" or "Mortat" station, children at "Mortat" and "Clunie" stations, m. to Catherine RUTHERFORD c.1836-1891.
  • ANDISON : James ANDISON 1801-1882 and Jean JACKSON 1801-1883
  • ARMYTAGE : Charles Henry ARMYTAGE 1824-1876, b. Bagdad, VDL (Tasmania), to George ARMYTAGE and Elizabeth PETERS, Squatter of "Fulham" Station 1856-63, Upper Glenelg (Balmoral), d. "Como," Melbourne, Victoria, m. 1856 to Caroline Morrell TUCKWELL 1832-1909, b. Somersetshire, England to John TUCKWELL and Elizabeth COUNSER.
  • BLAIR : James BLAIR 1813-1880, b. Ireland, d. Melbourne, Victoria, a squatter who occupied "Clunie" station 1844-1880 at Upper Glenelg (Harrow), taking over from Thomas RICKETTS. James BLAIR was the first Police Magistrate at Portland, S-W Port Phillip from 1840 to 1866 and still held "Clunie" when he died at Melbourne in 1880.
  • BRANT : John Samuel Thomas BRANT 1856-1928 and Elizabeth Jane MAYES 1860-1895
  • CAMERON : Alexander Clayhills CAMERON 1823-1874 and Janet "Jessie" ROBERTSON 1828-1895
  • CARMICHAEL : Thomas CARMICHAEL c.1831-1888 and Margaret FLETCHER 1833-1906
  • COOLEY : Samuel Smith COOLEY 1818-1858, b. Lincolnshire, England, d. Harrow, S-W Victoria, Draper and Tailor of the "Hermitage Store" Upper Glenelg (Harrow), S-W Victoria c.1851-1858.
  • DAVIES : John DAVIES c.1808-1857, b. ..., storekeeper of "John DAVIES & Co." of Harrow and Geelong, d. Harrow, S-W Victoria, proprietor of the "Hermitage Stores" Upper Glenelg (Harrow), S-W Victoria c.1851-1857. He left a widow Anne DAVIES and was buried at Harrow.
  • DONALDSON : Alexander DONALDSON c.1817-1849, b. ...., d. ..., Victoria, a squatter who occupied "Longlands" station 1844-49 at Upper Glenelg (Harrow), m. 1847 to Hannah Sinclair STEPHENSON.
  • DOUGHENY : John DOUGHENY 1815-1894 and Ellen DOWNEY c.1815-1865. John was an Inn-keeper at the "Forresters' Inn" Upper Glenelg (Harrow) c.1847-1853
  • EDWARDS : George EDWARDS c.1844-1923 and Ellen SHAW 1851-1922
  • ELLIOTT : George ELLIOTT 1819-1878 and Mary WHITE 1829-1912
  • EVANS : Richard Hawley EVANS 1820-1882, b. England, d. Melbourne, Victoria, m. 1842, Scotland to Janet "Jessie" BURN 1819-1892. Richard opened the "Hermitage Store" Upper Glenelg (Harrow), S-W Victoria in 1848.
  • FAIRBAIRN : George FAIRBAIRN 1816-1895, b. Berwickshire, Scotland, to John FAIRBAIRN and Jessie JOHNSTON, Squatter of "Congbool" Station 1843-61, Upper Glenelg (Balmoral), d. Queenscliff, Victoria, m. 1854 to Virginia Charlotte ARMYTAGE 1834-1912, b. Bagdad, VDL (Tasmania) to George ARMYTAGE and Elizabeth PETERS.
  • FLETCHER : William FLETCHER c.1839-1918 and Esther Ann CLEATOR c.1848-1889
  • GIBSON : Edward Thomas GIBSON 1846-1898 and Sarah Ann McDONALD 1847-1942
  • HAWKINS : William HAWKINS ..?..-1851, a young man, drowned when crossing the Glenelg river in a boat, employed as a servant to John DOUGHENY, Inn-keeper at the "Forresters' Inn" Upper Glenelg (Harrow).
  • HEENAN : John HEENAN c.1836-1913 and Johanna O'CALLAGHAN c.1837-1915
  • HOBBS : William HOBBS 1826-1913 and Emily GEARY 1826-1898
  • INGRAM : George INGRAM 1816-1903 and Louisa ADAMS 1831-1910
  • JELBART : Joseph JELBART 1815-1901 and Joyce PHILLIPS 1822-1910
  • LANG : Simeon LANG c.1825-1853, b. Somersetshire, England, to William LANG and Martha HOLLAND, drowned when crossing Fairbairn's Creek, Upper Glenelg. He was from the "Squatter's Arms Inn" Upper Glenelg (Balmoral).
  • LANYON : William LANYON 1829-1885 and Bridget McGRANE c.1831-1912
  • McPHEE : John McPHEE c.1828-1906 and Ann McLEOD c.1835-1910
  • MEADE : George MEADE 1817-..?.. and Eliza COX 1821-..?..
  • MURRAY : David Munro MURRAY 1829-1896 and Margaret RYAN 1833-1905
  • NEAVE : William NEAVE 1816-1887 and Hannah WILLIAMS 1818-1882
  • O'BREE : Henry O'BREE 1827-1901 and Frances PIERPOINT 1837-1904
  • OFFICER : Robert OFFICER 1825-1881, b. New Norfolk, VDL (Tasmania), to Sir Robert OFFICER and Jemima PATTERSON, Squatter of "Mount Talbot" (Tolondo) Station and "Yat-Nat" ("Rocklands") Stations, Upper Glenelg (near Harrow & Balmoral, S-W Victoria, d. Melbourne, Victoria, m. 1851 to Martha READ 1832-1917, b. Hobart Town, VDL(Tasmania) to George Frederick READ and Margaret TERRY.
  • PENROSE : Thomas Matthews PENROSE 1802-1883 and Susanna JELBART 1810-1884
  • PHILIP : John PHILIP 1813-1881 and Margaret ROBERTSON c.1821-1909
  • RICKETTS : Thomas RICKETTS 1818-..?.., b. ..., d. ..., a squatter who occupied "Ricketts" or "Clunie" station 1840-1844 at Upper Glenelg (Harrow).
  • ROBERTSON : Duncan ROBERTSON 1799-1882 and Ann FRASER 1809-1853
  • ROWE : Thomas ROWE 1816-1884 and Hannah KING 1834-1911
  • SHAW : William SHAW 1812-1885 and Mary JORDAN 1820-1885
  • SILVESTER : Thomas William SILVESTER 1823-1892 and Mary FITZGERALD 1823-1904
  • STEELE : Robert STEELE 1815-1895 and Mary DUANE 1828-1902
  • STUBBS : William Alexander STUBBS 1820-..?.., b. England, Teacher of Balmoral (Upper Glenelg) 1871-74, d. ......., m. 1860 to Agnes AITKEN 1836-1908, b. Montrose, Scotland to William AITKEN and Jane CLARK, d. Perth, Western Australia. Large family
  • SWAN : William SWAN 1815-1869 and Margaret McMURRICH 1815-1867
  • SYRETT : Joseph SYRETT 1826-1877 and Margaret ROBERTSON 1840-1909
  • TRIFFITT : James TRIFFITT 1794-1853, b. Norfolk Island, res. VDL, d. "Mount Talbot" station.
  • TULLOH : Thomas TULLOH 1814-1888, b. Morayshire, Scotland, to Alexander TULLOH and Helen EDDIE, in 1857 purchased the "Hermitage Inn & Store", Harrow (Upper Glenelg), d. Colac, Victoria, m. 1854 to Emma Cornelia KEARTON 1828-1921, b. London, England, d. Colac, Victoria, 5 children born at Harrow from 1857-1863.
  • WARD : Peter WARD 1842-1933 and Emily MARSH c.1845-1891
  • WHITTAKER : James WHITTAKER c.1797-1863, b. ..., squatter of "Longlands" Station, Upper Glenelg (Harrow) from Aug 1849, d. Wales, United Kingdom. James arrived with daughters Eliza and Caroline; sons John and James.

Local Information Links

Links to Pioneer Names at...

Carapook & Muntham : Casterton : Chetwynd : Dartmoor : Digby : Harrow & Balmoral : Hotspur :

Merino & Henty : Sandford : Strathdownie : Wando Vale


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