Carter of rabbits

Carter of rabbits
Photo: Mudgee Guardian article, 1992

Maurice Ferguson is pictured in January 1924 with his cart outside the Mudgee Rabbit Freezing Works. The 2,000 rabbits on the cart came from the Yarrabin area.
Ref: Mudgee Guardian article, 1992

Maurice (1900-1992) was born in Rylstone, eldest son of Henry and Maria (née Wilmot) Ferguson. 
At one stage he lived in Louee Street opposite the Cordial Factory, as he ran a Dairy there.
As the photo shows he also contracted to cart rabbits.
Maurice moved to Mudgee in the 1940’s.
Ref: Shirley Tunnicliff

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