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Christina Kilpatrick (1863–1942)

Christina Kilpatrick

Born, Truro, South Australia. Daughter of the late Alexander McBean, Esq., of Baldon Station, South Australia; born in Inverness, Scotland. Wife of the late William Kilpatrick, of “Allenvale” Station, Victoria, and part owner of "Cornalla,” New South Wales; also owner of “Euston” Station, New South Wales; son of William Kilpatrick, of Whitehill, Ayrshire, Scotland. Family, two sons and two daughters. Sons: William Alexander, educated at Hailebury College, Brighton; L. McBean, educated...

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