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Hay, Sir John (1816–1892), politician and pastoralist in Australia, was born on 23 June 1816 at Little Ythsie, Aberdeenshire, the eldest son of John Hay (b. c.1790), a farmer, and his wife, Jean Mair (b. c.1794). He was educated at ...

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Jennings, Sir Patrick Alfred (1831–1897), pastoralist, and politician in Australia, was born at Newry, co. Down, Ireland, on 20 March 1831, the son of Francis Jennings, a linen merchant, and his wife, Mary O'Neil. Both parents traced direct descent from families who had forfeited local estates for religious reasons under ...

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Nelson, Sir Hugh Muir (1833–1906), politician and pastoralist in Australia, was born at Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, on 31 December 1833, the son of William Lambie Nelson LLD (d. 1887), a Presbyterian minister and sheep farmer, and his wife, Agnes, née Muir. He was educated at ...

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Palmer, Sir Arthur Hunter (1819–1898), politician and pastoralist in Australia, was born on 28 December 1819 in Armagh, Ireland, the elder son of Lieutenant Arthur Palmer RN (d. 1836), and his second wife, Emily (1797–1826), the daughter of Robert Hunter of Dublin...

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Spencer, Robert, first Baron Spencer (1570–1627), politician and sheep farmer, was the son of Sir John Spencer (c.1545–1600) of Althorp, Northamptonshire, and his wife, Mary Catlin (d. 1621), daughter of Sir Robert Catlin. He was educated at Oxford University and on 15 February 1588 married ...

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