|Hy. James Walter|
Mr Hy. James Walter, Orchardist and Farmer, Wattle Grove, Huon River, near Port Cygnet. Mr. Walter's estate has an area of 287 acres, 10 of which are down in orchard, the principal productions being apples, pears, and small fruits. He also keeps a very good strain of cattle of various breeds.
Mr. Walter was born at Wattle Grove in February 1852, and is the eldest son of the late Mr. James Henry Walter, who came to Tasmania in 1838 from Lincolnshire, where he was born in 1819, and brought up to farming pursuits. Mr. Hy. James Walter was instructed in farming on his father's property, and on the latter's death in 1892 he took over the management of the estate.
He was married to Miss Sarah Eleanor Bingham, a native of Forcett, and has a family of two sons and three daughters.
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