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James Carlton Cobcroft (1845–1897)

The death of James Cobcroft, of Wilberforce, took place on Sunday, 21st inst, at the age of 52 years. Deceased had been seriously ill for a considerable time, and everything that was possible to do for him was done, but without avail. Ha leaves a wife and large family of children. The funeral, which was largely attended, took place on the 22nd, the remains being interred in St John's Church of England Cemetery. Mr F. Simon officiated at the grave, and Mr R. W. Dunstan carried out the duties of undertaker.

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'Cobcroft, James Carlton (1845–1897)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 17 July 2024.

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Life Summary [details]


24 January, 1845
Colo, New South Wales, Australia


21 February, 1897 (aged 52)
Wilberforce, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

kidney disease

Religious Influence

Includes the religion in which subjects were raised, have chosen themselves, attendance at religious schools and/or religious funeral rites; Atheism and Agnosticism have been included.