Pioneer's Death, Mr. Stephen French

The Sydney Morning Herald

17 May 1935

Tumut, Thursday.

The death occurred at his residence in Tumut of Mr. Stephen French, 86, one of the district pioneers.

He was the son of   Mr. and Mrs. Daniel French of Brungle, and spent all his life in the district. His parents came from Scotland in 1840.

As a boy he was employed as a shepherd at 60 a year and two rations, after which he purchased grazing property at Brungle. He disposed of it a few years ago.