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Pope, George Miller (1829–1908)

from Sydney Morning Herald

Mr. George M. Pope died this morning. Mr. Pope, who attained the age of 80 years last Monday, was a resident of Ryde for 65 years. When he came to Ryde his mother kept the first post-office. On the death of Mrs. Pope her son was appointed postmaster, and built the promises now used for a petty sessions and a post-office, till the new post-office was built last year. Mr. Pope interested himself in all local matters. He held the position of post master, clerk of petty sessions, and first council clerk to the municipality of Ryde.

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