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Crawford, Robert (1827–1906)

Mr Robert Crawford, J.P., of Hill End, a native and one of the oldest residents of this district, passed away on Tuesday at his home after a short illness. He contracted influenza a short time ago, which turned to pneumonia and eventually carried him off in his 80th year. He leaves a large family to mourn his loss. The district also mourns him, as he was always ready to assist those in need, and many about here looked to him for advice in trouble. He was one of the old time men, a thorough gentleman, and a father to all who knew him. He was buried in the cemetery at the Prospect Church of England, by the Rev. G. Middleton (late incumbent), assisted by the Rev. Upjohn (incumbent), and the Rev. Jennings (assistant incumbent). Mr Crawford was a very active church worker, having been for many years connected with this church as trustee, treasurer, and churchwarden.

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'Crawford, Robert (1827–1906)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/crawford-robert-28714/text36174, accessed 6 December 2021.

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