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Walterus Le Brun Brown (1843–1928)

The death has occurred of Mr. Walterus Le Brun Brown, at his home, Wambrook, Dowell-street, Chatswood (New South Wales), at the age of 85 years. The late Mr. Brown was born at Patterson River, on July 1, 1843, and was the youngest son of the late Mr. John Brown, Coulston, Patterson (New South Wales). He was educated at King's College, Parramatta, and upon completing his studies went to Degilbo station, in the Burnett district. He remained there with his brother-in-law (Mr. W. H. Walsh) for many years, going thence to Wilcannia (New South Wales), where he became proprietor of the Wilcannia Times. He left Wilcannia in 1886, and linked up with the Civil Service, acting as Police Magistrate in many Western towns. Mr. Brown was an ardent Anglican churchman. He is survived by four daughters and two sons.

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1 July, 1843
Paterson, New South Wales, Australia


12 July, 1928 (aged 85)
Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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