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John Walter Broughton (1866–1930)

The death occurred at his residence in Borrowa Street, Young on Wednesday, of John Walter Broughton, aged 63 years. Deceased, who had been a bank inspector, retired through ill-health some time ago.

Deceased was a son of the late John Broughton, who founded the old firm of Broughton and Coy., stock and a century ago. He was born at Murengo Station and was married at Wyalong, his wife's maiden name being Miss Emily Woods. His wife and a grown-up family of five children are left to mourn their loss. The family are Dr. J. A. Broughton, James T. Broughton, dentist, of Young, Archer Broughton and Misses Emily and Nancy Broughton.

The remains were removed to St. John's Church, where a short service was held by the Rector, Rev. K. L. McKeown, prior to the funeral to the Church of England portion of the Young cemetery. Patterson Bros, carried out the funeral arrangements.

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'Broughton, John Walter (1866–1930)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 28 May 2024.

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28 June, 1866
Marengo, New South Wales, Australia


23 November, 1930 (aged 64)
Young, New South Wales, Australia

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