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Blackshaw, Frederick Henry (1879–1931)

The death occurred at the Goulburn District Hospital on Sunday morning Mr. Frederick Henry Blackshaw, aged 52 years. He had been ill for over two months.

The late Mr. Blackshaw was born at Goulburn, being the second son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward Blackshaw, pioneers of this district. Sergeant Nelson, who was shot by bush rangers at Collector, was Mr. Edward Blackshaw's borther-in-law. The late Mr. Frederick Blackshaw had lived in Goulburn all his life, being employed at Sheeky's cordial factory for about 20 years. He later joined the railway service and was employed in the Per Way branch.

He was an enthusiastic poultry fancier and his Minorea breed exhibits consistently won prizes at the various shows within 184 miles radius of Goulburn. His railway work restricted his activities, somewhat in this sphere; but he remained keenly interested. He as well-known throughout the district and had numerous friends and acquaintances.

He is survlved, by a widow, two daughters, Mrs. R. Hess and Mr. S. Iford; and four sons, Cecil, Frederick, Hilton andI Leonard. Mrs. L. Howard and Mrs. G. Swinton, both of Wagga, are sisters, and Messrs. George and Arthur (Goulbtiun), and Albert Blackshaw (Lidcombe), are brothers.

The funeral will leave at 1.30 this afternoon for the old Methodist Cemetery.

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'Blackshaw, Frederick Henry (1879–1931)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/blackshaw-frederick-henry-22015/text31987, accessed 30 March 2020.

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