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Jilks, George John (1825–1870)

A man named George Jilks was found dead on the morning of July 22, lying on the road near Ridgway, Tasmania. He had been to fetch some bread, and three loaves were found near him. He was last seen alive about three o'clock on the previous day, and had apparently been dead for some hours when the body was found.

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'Jilks, George John (1825–1870)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/jilks-george-john-27992/text35727, accessed 11 August 2020.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

12 January 1825
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Death

21 July 1870
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

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