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‘Time to move on’ after five generations on the one farm | The Land



LONG HISTORY: Sue and Tim Sloman have offered Dunvegan for auction after five generations of the family on the same land.

Tim Sloman is matter of fact about being the last of his family to farm the picturesque Dunvegan property at Dundee in upper NSW’s New England.

John Sloman came from Scotland and picked out this patch of virgin land nestled beneath of the Great Dividing Range way back in 1848.

Since then, five generations of the Sloman family have been grateful for their descendant’s choice.

“He must have been pretty smart,” Tim said.

“He went for the better country.”

This aggregation of three main blocks covering 1765ha is for sale by auction at Glen Innes on March 17.

Tim said he might have time to be “a little sad” about leaving the…

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