Norman Appleby passed away on the 15th November 1988.
He arrived with his brother James in August 1949. This was the first party for 12 months to arrive at Molong, due to other parties in the year going to Pinjarra in West Australia.
Norman had a wife Daphne and a son Mark Norman Appleby who died in October 1979. The second son to the couple was Tony.
James, the brother of Norman died in 2002.