Wereboldera Farming Area

~WEREBOLDERA~

and

~WESTWOOD~

RUN NO.113

ZONE = Rural

PORTION No.s =

Acres = 12,800

Situated nearby to the property is "Wereboldera" Mountain it is 2,700 feet high at the Trig Site. The mountain is actually situated high behind the good farming land of the McAlister's family farm and offers wonderful sweeping views of the Tumut area.

A Hare Drive came off at Wyangle on Wednesday last, when a party of 18 shooters secured 145 of these rodents. Wild rabbits are increasing. Mr. R. M'Alister, of Wereboldera, about four miles out of Tumut, has recently captured and destroyed 31 genuine grey bunnies. - (Ref- Australian Town and Country Journal (NSW : 1870 - 1907)(about) Previous issue Saturday 22 October 1892).

Mr Gleeson of Wereboldera

George Edward SHELLY / Shelley

Mr George Shelly sold the land to the Frederick Vyner

The Frederick Wheeler VYNER family

Frederick Vyner arrived in the district in 1839. One of his employees was a Mr McFarlane, he was in charge of the very large sheep flock. Being the main flock man he camped on a creek near the sheep holding yards. That very creek now runs through the beautiful town park and down by the swimming pool to the Tumut River still bears the McFarlane name.

~The McAlister family.~

Mr Thomas McAlister was first employed on the "Darbalara Run" by Mr William Warby, his brother-in-law. His wife Caroline a sister of Mr Warby's wife was the second white women to live in the area.

I think through birth and marriage this women was to become

---- The Mother OF TUMUT -----

(DEATH) - McALLISTER Caroline we have this week to record the death of Mrs. Caroline McAllister, wife of Mr. Thomas McAlister, one of the few old hands now left amongst us. Wynyard Times April 28, 1863 - (Ref- http://hodgeswebsite.tripod.com/Newspapers.htm#SCHLINTER_)

1.1830 Elizabeth McAlister . Was born on the 10th May, 1830, she was the first white baby born in the Tumut area. She married John Wilkinson of Yellowin, NSW = (Ref :- NSW BDM No. V1847589 32C) in 1847 at (MI) Yass, NSW) - In later years they were to purchase "Springfield" the neighbouring property to her parents property "Wereboldera".

2. 1832 John James McAlister - (Ref:- Birth NSW BDM No. V1832918 21/1832)was born, possibly making him the first white male born in the area. Then in 1857 John James McAlister married Miss Anne COYED in TUMUT - (REf:- Marriage NSW BDM 2688/1857)

1835 Mary Henrietta McAlister was born in Tumut, NSW and died in 1889 in Tumut, NSW at the age of about 54 years.

3. 1842 Robert McAlister was born whilst they were on the Tumut Plains land.(No official record found to date.) Robert married Miss Sophia CLOUT, in Tumut. - (Ref NSW BDM No. 3206/1866)

4. 1844 James McAlister - (Ref:- Births NSW BDM No.V18441982 30A/1844) - In 1866 James married Miss Caroline CLOUT, in TUMUT. - (Ref NSW BDM No. 3196/1866)

5. 1846 Jemima McAlister ,- (Ref:- Births NSW BDM No.V18462995 32A/1846) - In 1868 Jemima married Mr William (2nd) Oddy in Tumut - (Ref NSW BDM No. 3486/1868).She also married Mr John ROBINSON

6. 1849 Thomas G McAlister - (Ref- NSW BDM V18492096 34A/1849).

George parents THOMAS & CAROLINE - (Ref - V18543622 40/1854

1865 Charlotte Ellen MCALISTER parents JOHN & ELIZABETH - (Ref- NSW BDM 372 VOL 159/1865). In 1857 Charlotte married Henry (1st) WILKINSON in TUMUT - (Ref NSW BDM 2684/1857)

McALISTER - Male MARRIAGES in Tumut to 1955.

7539/1886 Thomas MCALISTER married Mary J MITCHELL in TUMUT

7295/1892 Henry W MCALISTER married Agnes E Vickery in TUMUT

7014/1893 Alexander MCALISTER married CASSIDY, BRIDGET in TUMUT

10252/1901 Charles F MCALISTER married BEATTIE, EVELINE B in TUMUT

2678/1909 Edward G MCALISTER married HARGREAVES, LILY J in TUMUT

7111/1889 JOhn M MCALISTER married LLEWELLYN, ELIZABETH in TUMUT

26390/1955 Kevin MCALISTER married CROSSLEY, JOCELYN MAREE in TUMUT

1824/1914 Thomas A MCALISTER married CLOUT, FLORENCE B in TUMUT

8053/1920 Percy E MCALISTER married CRAMPTON, RUBY E M in TUMUT

9794/1937 Frederick Charles Patrick MCALISTER married DENSEN, EVA HELEN in TUMUT

16383/1937 Clement John MCALISTER married JEFFERY, SYLVIA ELIZABETH in TUMUT

11906/1941 Charles Robert MCALISTER married HIBBENS, EVELEEN MAY in TUMUT

6395/1943 Norman Edgar MCALISTER married CONSTANCE, KATHLEEN JEAN in TUMUT

21303/1950 Bernard MCALISTER married Miss Una Margaret BRADLEY in TUMUT

18224/1951 Bernard Allan MCALISTER married DREW, BERYL PATRICIA in TUMUT

McALISTER - Female MARRIAGES in Tumut.

In 1868 Jemima McAlister married William ODDY in TUMUT, NSW. - (Ref NSW BDM 3486) It also show that she had married twice, the second time to Mr John Robinson - (Ref-http://members.optusnet.com.au/~fredscott/fam00019.htm)The records show that she died in 1907 in Tumut,NSW. as Mrs Robinson - (Ref- NSW BDM 6810/1907).

1873 Miss Rebecca MCALISTER married Mr William John SMILES in TUMUT, NSW - (Ref- NSW BDM 4059/1873).

1892 A Hare Drive came off at Wyangle on Wednesday last, when a party of 18 shooters secured 145 of these rodents. Wild rabbits are increasing. Mr. R. McAlister, of Wereboldera, about four miles out of Tumut, has recently captured and destroyed 31 genuine grey bunnies. - (Ref- Australian Town and Country Journal (NSW : 1870 - 1907)(about) Previous issue Saturday 22 October 1892).

7435/1888 CASSIDY, MICHAEL married MCALISTER, MARGARET in TUMUT

6407/1897 BRIDLE, THOMAS married MCALISTER, ETHEL S in TUMUT

1965/1898 BRIDLE, WALTER E married MCALISTER, EDITH C in TUMUT

5033/1901 IBBOTSON, ROLAND F married MCALISTER, FLORENCE S in TUMUT

7699/1901 JOHNSON, JOSEPH W married MCALISTER, MARY A in TUMUT

7745/1902 EMERY, ALFRED J D married MCALISTER, ELIZABETH E in TUMUT

7997/1905 KITTO, SOLOMON married MCALISTER, CAROLINE A in TUMUT

12241/1908 CRAMPTON, WILLIAM H married MCALISTER, HARRIET H in TUMUT

11602/1913 BEEGLING, NORMAN C married MCALISTER, ALICE M in TUMUT

2028/1915 MITCHELL, JAMES R married MCALISTER, MINNIE L in TUMUT

19794/1920 SKEATS, ALFRED G married MCALISTER, MARGARET E in TUMUT

11353/1927 MURRAY, JAMES L married MCALISTER, HILDA A in TUMUT

11359/1927 DODD, SAMUEL A married MCALISTER, THELMA A in TUMUT

8977/1930 BUTLER, JOSEPH T married MCALISTER, ELSIE I in TUMUT

8978/1930 CRANE, LAWRENCE W H married MCALISTER, EMILY F in TUMUT

24394/1938 KENNEDY, ELBERT RONALD married MCALISTER, EILEEN in TUMUT

20142/1940 MACDONELL, FREDERICK GRAHAM married MCALISTER, JOAN in TUMUT

33700/1942 ANDERSON, EDWIN married MCALISTER, CAROLINE MARY in TUMUT

12928/1944 DOWLING, JAMES BEDE married MCALISTER, BETTY in TUMUT

19367/1944 EMERY, ALFRED LONNIE married MCALISTER, ESME BEATRICE in TUMUT

11968/1945 SCHAFER, ALLAN KEITH married MCALISTER, PATRICIA in TUMUT

21096/1947 FORNASIER, FRANK married MCALISTER, LEILA MARY in TUMUT

6774/1951 THATCHER, ALLAN THOMAS married MCALISTER, HEATHER JEAN in TUMUT

DEATHS - McALISTER - IN TUMUT TO 1955

13969/1889 MCALISTER, ESSIE J parents ROBERT & SOPHIA in TUMUT

15019/1904 MCALISTER, EMILY F parents ROBERT & SOPHIA in TUMUT

26637/1959 MCALISTER, ROBERT ROLAND parents ROBERT & SOPHIA ANN in TUMUT

33655/1960 MCALISTER, CHARLES FREDERICK parents ROBERT & SOPHIA in TUMUT

10551/1963 MCALISTER, ALFRED EDWARD ERNEST parents ROBERT & SOPHIA in TUMUT

23224/1965 MCALISTER, HERBERT JOHN ROBERT SOPHIA in TUMUT

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8019/1867 MCALISTER, SARAH JAMES & CAROLINE in TUMUT

6225/1869 MCALISTER, WILLIAM JAMES & CAROLINE in TUMUT

6035/1870 MCALISTER, ARTHUR JAMES & CAROLINE in TUMUT

11819/1883 MCALISTER, JOHN J JAMES & CAROLINE in TUMUT

6472/1953 MCALISTER, THOMAS ARTHUR JAMES & CAROLINE in TUMUT

22397/1953 MCALISTER, CHARLES ALBERT A JAMES & CAROLINE in TUMUT

36202/1961 MCALISTER, PERCY EDGAR parents JAMES & CAROLINE in TUMUT

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3299/1906 MCALISTER, SOPHIA DAVID & CAROLINE in TUMUT

14952/1919 MCALISTER, CAROLINE DAVID & CAROLINE in TUMUT

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13974/1889 MCALISTER, MALE INFANT JOHN & ELIZABETH in TUMUT

12689/1890 MCALISTER, JAMES THOMAS & CAROLINE in TUMUT

11448/1902 MCALISTER, RITA I HENRY W & AGNES E in TUMUT

10318/1876 MCALISTER, THOMAS ROBERT DIED TUMUT in TUMUT

2916/1897 MCALISTER, ELLEN JOHN M & ELIZABETH in TUMUT

11662/1898 MCALISTER, JOHN M JOHN & ANN in TUMUT

12249/1882 MCALISTER, JOHN J THOMAS DIED TUMUT in TUMUT

6069/1863 MCALISTER, CAROLINE JOHN DIED TUMUT in TUMUT

31991/1954 MCALISTER, DOUGLAS WAYNE CLEMENT JOHN SYLVIA ELIZABETH in TUMUT

26814/1960 MCALISTER, FLORENCE BEATRICE WILLIAM MARY ANN in TUMUT

10553/1963 MCALISTER, MARGARET CLARA CHARLES MARTHA SISLY in TUMUT

42874/1967 MCALISTER, MARJORY HELENA RICHARD HELENA in TUMUT

16724/1968 MCALISTER, NORMAN EDGAR THOMAS ARTHUR FLORENCE BEATRICE in TUMUT

39582/1968 MCALISTER, UNA MARGARET HENRY TASMAN ANNIE in TUMUT

7792/1931 MCALISTER, DAVID R ROBERT R MARGARET C in TUMUT

71482/1972 MCALISTER, RUBY ELSIE M DAVID SARAH in TUMUT

This report is submitted in good faith. All endeavours have been made to make all entries authentic and correct. For any corrections and additional valuable information, maps and photos you may have please contact John

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