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# Surname First Name Ship Date Place Source
37874 Alison R.L - 1848 15 January Gloucester MM
Taking out sureties for auctioneer Thomas Hanna of Dungog

91916 Alison R.L - 1863 Dungog Australian Almanac

121185 Alison R.L - 1864 Dungog Australian Almanack

142535 Alison Robert L - 1867 Correi, Dungog Bailliers Official Postal Directory p.106

138635 Alison Robert L., J.P., - 1869 27 December William River district SMH
Elector of the Williams River district supporting John Nowlan of 'Eelar' ini the forthcoming election

142536 Alison Robert Lloyd - 1861 8 January Dungog MM
Appointed Magistrate

142538 Alison Robert Lloyd - 1871 12 January Cooreii, Dungog MM
Correspondence re the native Tamarind tree called wirralook by the natives and not so prevalent since clearing of the flats

176954 Alison Robert Lloyd - 1 June 1945 - Dungog Chronicle
Reminiscences of R.W. Alison - My fther, Robert Lloyd Alison, left Scotland in 1838. His mother and youngest brother William came over from Paisey to Hull to see him leave in a sailing vessel. Both were drowned on their return journey in the wreck of the Forfarshire Castle, when Grace Darling became famous. He did not hear of the death of his mother for at least twelve months as the voyage took about nine months and a ship only arrived once in a blue moon. He could not make enough money to enable him to go back to Scotland til after the discovery of gold. When he went, on his second trip out he brought a steam threshing machine for wheat, a blood stallion (Lord of the Hills) and a draught (Dundee). When he arrived at Dungog with these there was great excitement among the residents and it was decided to tender hi a banquet which he promptly declined. Not long before he died he told me that one of the actions in his life he was most satisfied with was that of declining that banquet. Anyhow the importations were little use to him. Rust spoilt all the wheat in the district and thre thresher rusted at Cooreei for want of se. Lord of the Hills was the highest priced yearling up to that time in England (1800gns) but he was broken down before my father bought him and did not cost that much, but there were no mares in the district fit to put to him and he was wasted here. He later sold him to Mr. Dines of Singleton for 700 gns. The same might be said of the draught horse which was later sold to Mr. Nolan of Eelah for 300gns. The part of the Myles Estate my father bought he called Cooreei, the aboriginal name for the high hill in the locality