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Tasmanian MP Matthew Groom with a family golfing trophy topped with a piece of the Netherby.
Picture: SAM ROSEWARNE
A painting recounts the survivors of the Netherby shipwreck coming ashore. Picture: COURTESY OF STATE LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
Tasmanian MP Matthew Groom's great-great grandfather Benjamin Groom, left, his wife Lucy and their four children including son William Groom, right, were aboard the Netherby when it ran aground in 1866.