Mercadool Station

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Mercadool Station

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Dates of existence

c. 1893 - c. 1991


A pastoral property in the Parkes district of New South Wales later owned by John David Hill and his family. Previous stock and station owners for Mercadool station include Firebrace & Co and the executors of R E Firebrace (c. 1893 - c. 1907); Field and Moses Brothers (c. 1915 - c. 1923); A P Hunter and A P Hunter & Sons (c. 1925 - c. 1950). In June 1950 the property was purchased by Harold John Hill who ran the property with his son John David Hill, as J H Hill & Son, until his death in 1956. J D Hill managed Mercadool until he died in 1991.


Walgett and Parkes District, NSW

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sheep and cattle farming

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Entered from deposit description on 29 August 2011




The Australian Pastoral Directory
Hill Papers by David Nash

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