The band leaders at the Highland Games Campbell Town during the 1960s.

The band leaders at the Highland Games Campbell Town during the 1960s.

A fascinating read... The Leake family of Campbell Town, Tasmania

A fascinating read... The Leake family of Campbell Town, Tasmania

Places named for Elizabeth Macquarie (nee Campbell), wife of Governor Macquarie. Elizabeth Streets in Hobart, Tasmania and Sydney, NSW; Elizabeth Bay, Sydney; Mrs Macquarie's Chair, a rock cut seat on Mrs Macquarie's Point, Sydney; Campbelltown, NSW and Campbell Town, Tasmania; Appin, NSW, from Appin, the Scottish West Highlands town where Elizabeth was born; Airds, NSW from Elizabeth's Scottish family estate.

Places named for Elizabeth Macquarie (nee Campbell), wife of Governor Macquarie. Elizabeth Streets in Hobart, Tasmania and Sydney, NSW; Elizabeth Bay, Sydney; Mrs Macquarie's Chair, a rock cut seat on Mrs Macquarie's Point, Sydney; Campbelltown, NSW and Campbell Town, Tasmania; Appin, NSW, from Appin, the Scottish West Highlands town where Elizabeth was born; Airds, NSW from Elizabeth's Scottish family estate.

Marguerite Helen Power (1870–1957) - poet, was born on 6 January 1870 at Campbell Town, Tasmania, daughter of Thomas Henry Power, police clerk, and his wife Anstie Munro, née Hull, and granddaughter of Robert Power and of George Hull. Although she received little formal education Helen learned to read early and, having the run of her father's library, gained a good knowledge of English and European literature.

Marguerite Helen Power (1870–1957) - poet, was born on 6 January 1870 at Campbell Town, Tasmania, daughter of Thomas Henry Power, police clerk, and his wife Anstie Munro, née Hull, and granddaughter of Robert Power and of George Hull. Although she received little formal education Helen learned to read early and, having the run of her father's library, gained a good knowledge of English and European literature.

Alfred Biggs

Alfred Biggs

Biography - Harold Charles Gatty - Australian Dictionary of Biography

Biography - Harold Charles Gatty - Australian Dictionary of Biography

Martha Murray was born on 25 May 1832 in Macquarie River, Campbell Town, Tasmania, was christened on 4 Jan 1833 in Kirklands Presbyterian Church, Campbell Town, died on 24 Jun 1919 in Longford, Tasmania at age 87, and was buried in Jun 1919 in Charles Street Cemetery, now Ockerby Gardens, Tasmania.

Martha Murray was born on 25 May 1832 in Macquarie River, Campbell Town, Tasmania, was christened on 4 Jan 1833 in Kirklands Presbyterian Church, Campbell Town, died on 24 Jun 1919 in Longford, Tasmania at age 87, and was buried in Jun 1919 in Charles Street Cemetery, now Ockerby Gardens, Tasmania.

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