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Cox, Frederick Charles (1838–1932)

from Sydney Morning Herald

Mr Frederick Charles Cox, one of the oldest residents of thc Parramatta district, and father of Senator Cox, died at his residence, Blenheim, Carlingford, on Wednesday, aged 94 years. He was the son of the late William Cox, and had lived at Carlingford for 78 years. He was one of the pioneers of the citrus industry in the Cumberland district. He joined the old Woolpack Bowling Club in 1870, was patron and president of the club for nearly half a century, and claimed to be the State's oldest bowler. He was Mayor of Dundas for 10 years, and of Parramatta for one term. He was an alderman for 19 years at Parramatta and 16 years at Dundas. Mr Cox had a family of 10, of whom only two survive, Senator Cox and Mrs. A. R. Gavel, Mrs. Cox died 10 years ago. The remains were privately interred at Carlingford Cemetery yesterday morning.

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  • profile, Sydney Morning Herald, 23 January 1932, p 7

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'Cox, Frederick Charles (1838–1932)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/cox-frederick-charles-13765/text24583, accessed 17 October 2019.

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