Mr. Charles George le Rossignol died on 24 July 1942 at his home in New Town, Hobart at the age of 85.
Mr. le Rossignol was born in a small cottage in Roope Street, New Town on June 8, 1857. At 12 years of age he went into the employ of Captain Charles Bayley at Runnymede as a gardener and later worked for his brother Captain James Bayley, and later still with Mr. and Mrs. H. V. Bayly at Runnymede and the Misses Baylys. Mr. le Rossignol's late wife, the daughter of the late Police Superintendent Wright, was also in service at Runnymede. There are two sons and two daughters living, two children having died in infancy.
'le Rossignol, Charles George (1857–1942)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/le-rossignol-charles-george-13658/text24428, accessed 12 March 2014.