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Neptune Francis Christoe (1858–1933)


Mr. Neptune Frederick Christoe died suddenly at Manly yesterday, aged 75 years. He was associated with the English, Scottish, and Australian Bank, Ltd., for more than 42 years, being manager for New South Wales for about 20 years before his retirement in 1919. He later became a director of. the United Insurance Co. Ltd., and Australian representative for Hadfields (Sheffield) Ltd.

Mr. Christoe in his younger days was an expert golfer. He won many trophies, Including the Hampden Cup, and at one time was champion of the Australian Golf Club. He also represented New South Wales in Interstate matches.

Mrs. Christoe died a few months ago. He is survived by four sons, two daughters, and seven grandchildren. The funeral will take place this morning at Manly Cemetery, following a service at Manly Church of England at 11.30 o'clock.

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'Christoe, Neptune Francis (1858–1933)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 18 July 2024.

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Life Summary [details]


26 March, 1858
at sea


7 April, 1933 (aged 75)
Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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