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James William Cobcroft (1832–1909)

James William Cobcroft, aged 78, died at Windsor Hospital on Friday last. Deceased, who never married, was born at Wilberforce, where he resided all his life, and was a son of the late Richard Wm. Cobcroft. He was respected by all who knew him. The funeral took place at Wilberforce on Saturday, Rev. W. S. Newton, M.A., conducting the service. The pall-bearers were Messrs. R. Turnbull, W. D. Turnbull, E. Beecroft, H. F. Kemp, Paul Bushell and Geo. Dunstan. Mr. J. W. Chandler was the undertaker.

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'Cobcroft, James William (1832–1909)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 19 June 2024.

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Life Summary [details]


16 May, 1832
Wilberforce, New South Wales, Australia


5 March, 1909 (aged 76)
Windsor, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

cirrhosis of the liver

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.