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Great-grand­par­ents, John Thomas (born 1830) and wife Mary Anne nee Owens (born 1833) ar­rived in WA from Wales aboard the Hamila Mitchell. They moved to Northamp­ton where John was re­cruited to man­age the lead mines. They sub­se­quently bought Balline Sta­tion in Northamp­ton and set­tled into the farm­ing com­mu­nity. John died in 1895 and Mary in 1908. Both are buried in the Northamp­ton his­tor­i­cal sec­tion of the ceme­tery. Seek­ing in­for­ma­tion and pho­to­graphs. Con­tact: Rona Lee, 0428 830 474. Email: at­tand­

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