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Swinburne, William (1864–1915)

from Hawthorn, Kew & Camberwell Citizen (Melbourne)

Our readers will regret to learn of the death of Mr. William Swinburne, which took place at his late residence, "Benwell," Riversdale road, on Wednesday. The deceased gentleman was a prominent engineer and identified with various gasworks throughout the Commonwealth; took a keen interest in political movements and local affairs. He was a member of the Denham street Methodist Church, and for some time acted as organist. He leaves a widow and three daughters, one of whom, Mrs. Jolley, resides at Adelaide. He was the youngest brother of the Hon. George Swinburne. The funeral took place on Thursday afternoon,and was largely attended. The service at the grave was conducted by Rev. J. Thomas. The pall-bearers were Messrs. Holmes Anderson, Eckersall, Tipper, Johns, Parsonage, Hunt, and Tranthim Fryer. Messrs. H. King and Sons carried out the funeral arrangements.

Original publication

  • Hawthorn, Kew & Camberwell Citizen (Melbourne), 15 January 1915, p 2 (view original)

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'Swinburne, William (1864–1915)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/swinburne-william-15992/text27257, accessed 18 October 2019.

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