Historical information

Edward James Pardew died in 26/9/1927 aged 92. He came to Orbost from New Zealand in 1886 and selected 720 acres of hill land in the Brodribb area. He was a member of the first Orbost Shire Council. His daughter had a fruit & meat shop in McLeod Street. He was an inaugural vestryman of St James Church of England.


Edward Pardew was a prominent Orbost citizen in the late 19th / early 20th century.

Physical description

A black / white photograph of a bearded man wearing a hat sitting on a horse. He is holding a horse whip. a riding crop. Behind him is a fenced house.