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Penson, Richard Henry (1821–1910)

Mr. R. H. [Richard Henry] Penson, of Meerschaum Vale, passed away in the Ballina Hospital after a brief illness. The deceased, who had attained the wonderful age of 92, had led an active life until a fortnight ago. For a long period he was employed as manager of Yulgilbar Station (Upper Clarence) and also saw service under the Hon. T. H. Smith on the same river. He had been a resident of the Lower Richmond since 1883.

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'Penson, Richard Henry (1821–1910)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 21 January 2020.

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Life Summary [details]


24 January 1821
at sea


17 November 1910
Ballina, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

general debility

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