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Alfred Cotton (1829–1901)

On 16th instant Mr. Alfred Cotton, an old and respected resident, died at the advanced age of 71 years, leaving a wife, son, daughter and sister, besides a large circle of friends to mourn their loss. He was born at Sackville Reach in June 1829, living there many years. In 1871 he came to the Clarence, where he has since resided, following agricultural pursuits.

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'Cotton, Alfred (1829–1901)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 18 June 2024.

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28 June, 1829
Sackville, New South Wales, Australia


16 February, 1901 (aged 71)
Grafton, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

cancer (stomach)

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