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Ellem, James (1838–1907)

The death occurred late on Friday night of Mr. James Ellem, an old and highly esteemed resident of South Grafton, at the age of 68 years. Deceased recently underwent a serious operation in Clarence Hospital and for several days the worst was feared, death eventually occurring in that institution. Mr. Ellem was a native of Mangrove Creek, N.S.W., but had resided for a great many years in this district. He leaves a widow and grown up family of three daughters and four sons and had relatives scattered all over the North Coast, including the Richmond River. The remains were interred in the Grafton Cemetery on Sunday morning, the cortege moving from the Christ Church Cathedral.—'Argus.'

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'Ellem, James (1838–1907)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/ellem-james-26974/text34470, accessed 23 March 2019.

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