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Collins, Catherine (?–1826)

The body of a female, which has been identified as that of Catherine Connor [Collins], the wife of a settler who resided for some years in the neighbourhood of Windsor, was found floating in the Hawkesbury river, a few days back. When found, the body was secured to a stone, by a cord. The face retained marks of severe bruises, which seemed to have been inflicted by a tomahawk. A Coroner's Inquest has returned a verdict of — "Wilful murder against some person or person's unknown."

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'Collins, Catherine (?–1826)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/collins-catherine-17399/text29134, accessed 22 August 2019.

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