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These photographs show Robert and Sarah McMurray who lived in Palmerston North from 1914 until their deaths. Robert McMurray (1841-1927) was born in Northern Ireland. He migrated first to Australia and then to the Otago goldfields. Sarah Ann Silcock (1848-1943) was born in Nelson. She and Robert married in Nelson in 1872. The couple then farmed in the Inangahua Valley on the West Coast before moving to Awahuri, Whanganui and Palmerston North. These four photos are included in a McMurray-Silcock family album that was compiled by Marie Baird and Valerie Oakenfull in 2005. The photos show: Robert and Sarah Ann McMurray, c.1908, when living at Shakespeare Cliff, Wanganui; Robert McMurray aged about 80, when living in Palmerston North, c.1921; Sarah Ann McMurray, when living in Ada Street, Palmerston North, c.1940; Robert and Sarah Ann McMurray, c.1925.

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Robert and Sarah Ann McMurray
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circa 1908 to circa 1940

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