Andrew Barton Paterson [Banjo] (17 February 1864 – 5 February 1941 / New South Wales)
Banjo Paterson was born at the property "Narrambla", near Orange, New South Wales, the eldest son of Andrew Bogle Paterson, a Scottish immigrant from Lanarkshire and Australian-born Rose Isabella Barton, related to the future first Prime Minister of Australia Edmund Barton. Paterson's family lived on the isolated Buckinbah Station in the Monaro until he was five when his father lost his wool clip in a flood and was forced to sell up. When Paterson's uncle died, his family took over the uncle's farm in Illalong, near Yass, close to the main route between Melbourne and Sydney. Bullock teams, Cobb and Co coaches and drovers were familiar sights to him. He also saw horsemen from the Murrumbidgee... more »
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- "In re a Gentleman, One"
- "We're All Australians Now"
- “Shouting” for a Camel
- A Ballad of Ducks
- A Bunch of Roses
- A Bush Christening
- A Bush Lawyer
- A Bushman's Song
- A Change of Menu
- A Disqualified Jockey's Story
- A Dog's Mistake
- A Dream of the Melbourne Cup
- A Job for McGuinness
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