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Patfield, Sarah (1804–1852)

An inquest was to be held at the Paterson yesterday, by Mr. Parker, on the body of an unfortunate woman who drowned herself in that river when labouring under delirium tremens, after having been drinking very hard for some time.

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'Patfield, Sarah (1804–1852)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 29 October 2020.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Small, Sarah

27 April 1804
Ryde, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


9 January 1852
Maitland, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death


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