Lehmann Henschke - Person Sheet
Lehmann Henschke - Person Sheet
NameTELFER, James
Birth12 Aug 1829, Roxburghshire, Scotland72865,46717
Immigration185446717 Age: 24
Death6 Jul 1913, Port Lincoln, SA72865,46717 Age: 83
FatherTELFER, James (1796-1863)
MotherBEATTIE, Elizabeth (1802-1891)
Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1895 - 1954) Saturday 19 July 1913
On July 6 one of the oldest residents
oi the West Coast, Mr. James Telfer,
died at Port Lincoln. He was born in
Roxburghshire on August 12 1829. and
came to South Australia in 1854. He
worked for the late Messrs. A. B. Murray
and J. H. Angas, and went to Port
Lincoln in 1859, taking over the man-
agement of the well-known Koppio estate,
owned by the late Dr. John Harris
Browne. He retired from that position in
1900. Mr. Telfer was one of the oldest
members of the Port Lincoln Oddfellows'
Lodge, and among the oldest trustees of
the institute. He was a justice of the
peace and a member of the Licensing
Bench for many years. Mrs. Telfer died
28 years ago. There are two sons— Messrs.  
James Telfer (Portana) and J. K. Tel-
fer (Big Swamp), and three daughters—
Mrs. Andrew Watherstone (Port Lincoln),  
Mrs.. E. J. Barraud (Lipson), and Mrs.
Telfer (Port Lincoln). There are 17
grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Birthca 182646717
Death14 Jan 188546717 Age: 59
Marriage1855, SA72866
ChildrenMargaret Rutherford (1852-1877)
 James (1858-1944)
 Janet Welsh (1858-1924)
 Elizabeth Beatie (1861-1938)
 John Koppio (1862-1922)
 Robert (1864-)
 Agnes Lily (1866-1937)
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