Taylor Family Reunion - 200 Years

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Taylor Family Reunion - 200 Years

Celebration of 200 Years of the Taylor Family in Campbell Town, Tasmania.

When and where

Date and time

Location

Kirklands Presbyterian Church & 'St Johnstone' Valleyfield Road Campbell Town, TAS 7210 Australia

Map and directions

How to get there

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About this event

The Taylor Family Reunion Committee invite all descendants of George and Mary Taylor to a Reunion to celebrate 200 Years since their arrival & settlement on the Macquarie River, Campbell Town, Tasmania on 10th January 1823.

The Reunion is a significant milestone in the family history. To celebrate there will be a Church Service followed by a Lunch on Saturday 28th January 2023, with tours of four multi-generational Taylor properties occurring on Sunday 29th January.

All Reunion events will be on properties the Campbell Town district. (Address details listed below)

Reunion Details

Date: Saturday 28th January & Sunday 29th January 2023

Saturday 28th January

Church Service - 'Kirklands', Campbell Town

10.00am (arrival at 9.30am) A service at 'Kirklands', the Taylor family Church, where multiple generations of Taylor's are buried, including Mary and George.

10.45am The unveiling of a plaque and tree to commemorate 200 years.

Reunion - 'St Johnstone', Campbell Town

Reunion in the garden at the home of Gilbert & Kate Taylor.

11.15am Arrival and allocation of name badges.

11.30am Welcome.

12.00pm Family photo.

12.30pm Toast followed by lunch.

3.00pm Celebration cake with tea & coffee.

5.00pm Conclude.

Lunch: Catered Lunch by Hubert & Dann. Children under 12 will be supplied with a picnic lunch box and children under 3 will not be catered for.

Cost: Adults - $120 | Children (17-13) - $80 | Young children (12-3) $50 | Under 3 years old (no charge)

Other: Taylor memorabilia will be on display to view

There will be some children's activities.

Sunday 29th January

Property Tours - 'Kenilworth', 'Pituncarty', 'Valleyfield', 'Stewarton'

As part of the 200th Year celebrations, four Taylor properties invite Reunion guests to their properties for a history talk.

9.00am Meet at 'Kirklands'

9.10am Property Briefing

9.30am Depart 'Kirklands' for 'Pituncarty'

9.45am 'Pituncarty' | 10am Talk with host John Taylor

10.45am Travel to 'Kenilworth' | 11am Talk with host David Taylor

11.45am Travel to 'Valleyfield' | 12noon Talk with host David Downie

12.45pm Travel to 'Stewarton' | 1pm Talk with host James Walch

2.00pm Tour concludes

Travel arrangements: There is no private bus service running for the property tour program. You will need to make your own travel arrangements.

Catering arrangements: There is no catering service for this event. You will be responsible for bringing your own food, snacks and drinks.Participants in the tour are responsible for their own well-being throughout the tour. Please respect each property as they are working farms and remember, it is a privilege to visit.

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Address Details:

'Kirklands' Presbyterian Church -1370 Valleyfield Road, Campbell Town

'St Johnstone' - 1212 Valleyfield Road, Campbell Town

'Pituncarty' - 940 Valleyfield Road, Campbell Town

'Kenilworth' - 830 Valleyfield Road, Campbell Town

'Valleyfield' - 86 Valleyfield Road, Campbell Town

'Stewarton' - 1093 Barton Road, Campbell Town

Travel: 'Kirklands' and 'St Johnstone' are located on Valleyfield Road, Campbell Town, Tasmania. 'St Johnstone' is a 2 minute drive from 'Kirklands'. Campbell Town is located 45 mintues south of Launceston, or 1 hour & 45 mintues from Hobart.

Carparking will be available onsite at both the Church and the reunion.

There will be no private bus service running for this event, & neither Uber or Taxi service is available in the area.

There is limited accommodation available in Campbell Town, however there are many options available in Launcestion.

Qantas, Jetstar & Virgin Australia all fly daily into Launceston & Hobart Airport.

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RSVP: Ticket sales will close 11.59pm 30th November 2022 (strict closing date)

Refunds: Refunds will only be available PRIOR to the close of ticket sales on 30th November 2022. Unfortunately after the 1st December, refunds will not be provided.

In the case that there is Government enforced border closures due to any COVID related outbreaks and the event is cancelled, a 50% refund will be offered on tickets.

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