Scotsman MacFarlane and his brother Duncan, seeking land, moved down from the Monaro plains in NSW towards Omeo in 1837. He was a JP and leased stations Omeo, Hayfield, Tongeomungie, Bindi and Tom Groggin and generally ran cattle. MacFarlane died in 1860.
Billis and Kenyon, Pastoral Pioneers of Port Phillip, p. 86
Don Watson, Caledonia Australis: Scottish Highlanders on the frontier of Australia, Vintage Books, North Sydney, NSW, 1997.