Peter John Andrew James Shearer 1865 - 1926

Peter and his wife Mary Jane lived in the north-western part of NSW, where Peter worked as an Automotive Engineer. About 1904 the family shifted to Tantawangalo,Bega. Peter took up work at the “Rockhouse Alluvial Mine” as an engineer. He was good with his hands and was able to improvise and make things needed for the mine.He also had property at Tantawangalo and ran sheep and cattle and his family helped him with this operation. He lived there up until the time of his death. There were 11 children in the family and two died in infancy.