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Owen, Robert Wainwright (1792–1830)

Died.–At Launceston, on Tuesday last Mr. Assistant Surgeon Owen He was an old Colonist, and universally respected at Sydney, from the Medical Staff of which Colony, he was removed to Launceston by the late Mr. Wentworth, then Principal Surgeon of the Territory. Mr. Owen has left a widow, a most amiable woman, the daughter of Mr. James Underwood, of Sydney.

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'Owen, Robert Wainwright (1792–1830)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 14 December 2019.

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Liverpool, Lancashire, England


2 February 1830
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Cause of Death

horse riding accident

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