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Curtis McFarland

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Career: 1869-1871
DOB: 1851* Antrim Ireland
DOD: 31 October 1929


Curtis McFarland was playing cricket for the Carlton club in 1871-1872.

1869 May 15
C. McFarland scored a goal for the vice president's side in a Carlton practice match.

1870 June 18
C. McFarland is named in the 23 man squad to play Albert Park at Albert Park.

1870 August 20
C. McFarland is named in 23 man "mixed" Carlton squad to play Collingwood at Royal Park.

1870 September 3
McFarland is named in the 22 man Carlton Second Twenty squad to play Surrey at Royal Park.

1871 July 1
The Argus has C. McFarland named in the Carlton Reserves side to play Albert Park at Albert Park.

1916 April 17
Curtis was amongst cricketers and sporting identities who attended the funeral of Test cricketer Thomas Horan at the Melbourne General Cemetery. Curtis claimed that he taught Horan how to play cricket.

1929 November 02
The Argus (p16) reported the Police found old age pensioner Curtis McFarland (age 78) dead in his Carlton home, he had been deceased for a few days.

1929 November 05
The Argus (p1) Funerals:
McFarland - The Members of the Carlton Cricket Club and Friends of the late Mr. CURTIS MCFARLAND (old time player of the Carlton Cricket Club, and brother of the late Robert McFarland, founder and first secretary of the Carlton Cricket Club) are respectfully informed that his funeral will arrive at the New Melbourne General Cemetery, Fawkner.
Tomorrow (Wednesday), 6th November at 2 o'clock.

Brother of Carlton's first president Robert Huston McFarland
.* A profile on Archibald McFarland says the family emigrated and arrived in Melbourne in 1849. See Robert McFarland's page.

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