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George Paul Greeves (1806–1850)

  • George Paul Greeves had settled on the banks of the Werribee River by 1840. He occupied land covering 12 square miles known as the 'River Exe' or Greeves Station. The run was transferred to James Austin on 16 February 1852. 

Additional Resources

  • death notice, Launceston Examiner (Tas), 7 August 1850, p 6
  • funeral notice, Geelong Advertiser (Vic), 30 July 1850, p 3, column 1

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'Greeves, George Paul (1806–1850)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/greeves-george-paul-33544/text41919, accessed 27 February 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

7 September, 1806
Yorkshire, England

Death

27 July, 1850 (aged 43)
Geelong, Victoria, Australia

Cause of Death

suicide

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