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Lipscomb, Benjamin Sebright (1841–1913)

The death of Mr. Benjamin Lipscomb (a brother, of the late Mr. W. G. Lipscomb, of West Maitland), which occurred at his residence at Mosman on Saturday, removes from the Supreme Court roll the name of one of the oldest solicitors in the State. Born at West Muitlaud in 1841, Mr. Lipscomb was one of a family whose name has figured prominently kin that district for half a century. Admitted to his profession at the age of 23 he practised in Newcastle for many yours, subsequently going to Cooma, Bega, Bombala, Wollongong, and Taree. The last few years he spent in retirement in Sydney. Mr. Lipscomb was a Mason of 50 years standing. He was a keen sportsman and identified himself more particularly with cricket, and was one of the founders of the old Maitland Albion Club. He was also interested in horseracing. The interment took place at Gore Hill cemetery on Monday, the following being among those present:— Messrs, V. M, and V. B. Lipscomb (sons), Mr. Walter Lipscomb (brother), C. Maunsell, G. V. M. Turner, T. Turner (nephews, B. Martin (cousin), E. T. Maddock (Leceton, Faithful and Maddock), C. A. Turner, Ian Mackerras and H. Gordon.

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'Lipscomb, Benjamin Sebright (1841–1913)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 25 October 2020.

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