|Benjamin Brown Harrison|
Mr.Benjamin Brown Harrison, Orchardist, "Huondale", Cradoc, was born at Cradoc in June, 1857, and brought up to farming pursuits on his father's property. He started business on his own account in 1879, and a few years afterwards went into horticultural pursuits.
He has two orchards, that on which the homestead stands, comprising 100 acres, 15 of which are under fruit, and the other of 50 acres, 14 of which are fruit-bearing.
Mr. Harrison grows various descriptions of fruit, but principally Sturmers, scarlet pearmains Adams pearmains, ribstons, and French crabs. Portions of his acreage are also under pear crop. He exports largely to the intercolonial markets, and his brands are a guarantee of quality.
He has taken a great interest in public affairs, and was for a few years a member of the Port Cygnet Road Trust. He was married to Miss Honorah Marie Stack, a daughter of an old identity of the Huon district, and has a family of five children.
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