5 December 1952 The Land
Gocup, a Tumut district property, has been sold at public auction for £28,000.
The buyer was Mr. Harry Whittle, and the price for the 548 acres freehold was about £51 an acre.
Gocup was owned by the late Mr. J. Fairfax.
About 450 acres are alluvial flats, with a mile I and a half frontage to the Tumut River.
Mr. Whittle also has an option to buy 6,816 acres of perpetual lease hold country.
Mr. Whittle and his brother-in-law, Mr. Alan Wilkinson, own Wee Jasper Station.
The selling agents were Winchcombe Carson and Co. Ltd. and M. R. Archer and Sons, in conjunction.