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Vicars, Frederick (1870–1920)

The funeral of Mr. Frederick N. Vicars, a director and works manager of John Vicars, Ltd., woollen manufacturers, of Marrickville, who died at his residence, Briarbolm, Marrickville-road. Marrickville, on Friday, took place at Rookwood Cemetery on Saturday, and was largely attended. Mr. Vicars was 50 years of age, and was unmarried. He had been connected with John Vicars, Ltd., for 30 years, and interested himself greatly in the welfare of all connected with the firm. He was also a generous supporter of charitable institutions, and, during and since the war, of funds for the benefit of soldiers and their dependents. Two of his brothers, Messrs. William and Robert Vicars, are members of the firm, and Mr. John Vicars, chairman of the wool committee, and Mr. James Vicars, civil engineer, of Challis House, are also brothers. He had been ill for about a month prior to his death. The funeral service was conducted by the Rev. Dr. Burgess, and the private mourners were Messrs. William Vicars, Robert Vicars, John Vicars, and James Vicars (brothers), Messrs. S. Wright and A. Dircks (brothers-in-law), and Messrs J. Wright, S. Wright, Alan Wright, Keith Wright, Douglas Dircks, N. Dircks, James Vicars, Jack Vicars, Malcolm Vicars, John Vicars, and G. Vicars (nephews). Others present included Senator Pratten, Dr. Rupert Furber, Colonel James Murdoch, Major Gowing, Messrs. W. J. Donnelly, W. T. Willington, R. Barbour, W. Cooper, J. Dibble, A. Muddle, L. Jobberns, Cecil Waine, Lindsay Crouch, W. Thom, E. West, R. Hamblin, H. C. Dreyer, J. H. Godfrey, J. Nettleton, R. Aitken, A. Wallace, R. Gowing, P. Gowing, P. Forsyth, E. Schofield, and J. W. Brown, and the whole of the employees of John Vicars, Ltd.

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'Vicars, Frederick (1870–1920)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 14 November 2019.

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