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John Luke (Johnny) Barber (c. 1825–1905)

John Luke Barber, an aboriginal well-known at Sackville, and the father of the cricketers of that name, died at the Windsor Hospital on the 15th inst. He was over 80 years of age, had been married three times, and was the father of 29 children. The burial took place at Sackville, Mr. T. Collison being the undertaker.

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'Barber, John Luke (Johnny) (c. 1825–1905)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 17 June 2024.

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c. 1825
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


15 February, 1905 (aged ~ 80)
Windsor, New South Wales, Australia

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