Hunter Valley Colonial Medical Practitioners


David Thompson

Raymond Terrace - Murrurundi


David Thomson was surgeon superintendent on several vessels in the 1830's including the Eliza in 1830 (VDL),  Earl of Liverpool in 1831,  Stakesby in 1833 (VDL),  New Grove in 1835 (VDL), and the  John Barry in 1837.

He resided in Raymond Terrace in 1841 however by 1843 had moved to 'Pentland' at Murrurundi where he was appointed Magistrate.

Twelve months later he decided to leave the district and his household furniture and other household goods were advertised for Auction. The auctioneer, James S. Moore held the auction on the 14th July 1848 after the Page's River Races.

David Thomson returned to England, and although he died in Guernsey in 1874, his estate was still known as Dr. Thomson's 'Pentlands' fifteen years later.

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