Robert Murphy was born at Camperdown in 1868. He was married at Richmond in 1893 to Ellen (Ellie) Eather; they had four sons and one daughter. Murphy died on 9 November 1943, aged 75 years.
Murphy was the President of the Granville Chamber of Commerce and the Patron of the Granville RSSAILA.
Local government service
Robert Murphy was an alderman on Camperdown Council 1901-03.
Evening News 11 July 1901 p. 8
Obituary, Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate 17 November 1943 p. 5