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Thomas Claude (Tom) Coventry (1847–1912)

The Rockhampton police received a telegram from Dauringa on Wednesday stating that Mr. Tom. C. C. [Thomas Claude Cholmondeley] Coventry, superintendent of the Charley Coal Mines, has been found dead in his hut at Tryphinia this morning. He had intended to return in a few days. ("Mr. T. C. C. Coventry was well-known in mining circles. His wife was at one time a Brisbane journalist."— Ed., "R.M."),

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'Coventry, Thomas Claude (Tom) (1847–1912)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 25 June 2024.

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Life Summary [details]


Cornwall, England


17 January, 1912 (aged ~ 65)
Duaringa, Queensland, Australia

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