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Conlan, William Henry (Billy) (1859–1933)

According to his marriage certificate William Henry Conlon was born in Bendigo, Victoria, during the town's gold rush. When he was six years old the family moved to the Tower Hill Lake district where his father died in 1867.

In 1871 Conlon accompanied the son of a local landowner, overlanding cattle to Queensland, and remained in the state to work as a stockman. He married Elizabeth Conlon in 1886.

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'Conlan, William Henry (Billy) (1859–1933)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/conlan-william-henry-billy-24422/text33160, accessed 17 September 2021.

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