There will be a Family Reunion in Euroa on the Queens Birthday Long Weekend, 11th June 2011, for the descendants of William and Mary Beaton (nee Thomson), and Isabella Beaton whom immigrated from Edinburgh to Euroa in 1841, 170 years ago, Their journey started on the ill-fated ship the India which burned at sea six weeks into their journey and they finally arrived in Victoria on the Grindlay four months later.
This will be an all day event which will include lunch, venue yet to be confirmed and dinner at the Seven Creeks Hotel for those wanting to eat there, limited seating so booking taken $30 for two course meal.
A program of the days events will be available soon. will be opened for the day as it holds a lot of information on the ancestors. Euroa Museum
Some names associated down the lines are: Bell, Pike, Geddes, Hardie, Shepherdson, Walker, Hyland, Sleeth, Baker, Gouge, Cox, Watkins, Prowd, Gibbs, Harrison, Garrett, Morgan, White, Whitechurch, Corbett, Hill, McKenzie, Capes, Soderholm, Williams, Short, Nelson and many more.