John Boyd Cramsie
CRAMSIE, JOHN BOYD (1871-1944), meat expert, was born on 2 March 1871 at Balranald, New South Wales, second son of John Cramsie (1832-1910), storekeeper, and his Scottish wife Lilias, née Rankin. His father, who had migrated from Belfast, later became a pastoralist and represented Balranald in the Legislative Assembly in 1880-87. John Boyd was educated at Sydney Boys' High School and Queen's College, St Kilda, Melbourne. He gained proficiency in sheep management around Narrabri and on the family property, Glendon, Wellingrove.
In 1891 Cramsie became manager of Strathdarr station in western Queensland. As manager of the Longreach Wool Scouring, Extract & Boiling Down Co. from 1896, he built and developed its works at Clear Lagoon and Ilfracombe. On 30 June 1897 at Glendon, New South Wales, he married Jessie Halling McIntyre of Waterloo station. He left Queensland on medical advice and in 1902 with Edward James Comerford set up Comerford ...Read more at the source website