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William Coltman (1843–1922)

Coltman. — At the age of 78 years Mr. William Coltman passed away on Wednesday, at his residence, 17 Davey street East Malvern. For some weeks past Mr Coltman’s health has been seriously impaired, and it was evident that the end was rapidly approaching. His family were apprised, and as stated he calmly and quietly passed away. His remains were brought to Ballarat for interment in the New Cemetery, and laid iith those of his son Albert, who died in 1905. The funeral was private and the deceased’s two sons, the Rev. Eustace and Mr. Frank Coltman, who came from Melbourne, were joined by the grandsons, Messrs L. and O. H. Coltman, Hugh Jones, and Mr J. J. Brokenshire at the graveside, where the Rev. O. C. Dugan, of Lydiard street, officiated, the Rev. O. Dowsing, of Pleasant street, taking part in the service. Messrs F. W. Barnes and Soil had charge of the funeral arrangements.

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October, 1843
Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England


17 May, 1922 (aged 78)
Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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