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Charles Whalan Cunynghame (1824–1904)

from Sydney Morning Herald

Mr. C. W. [Charles Whalan] Cunynghame, of Oberon, was seized with apoplexy on Saturday morning last, and died at 11 o'clock at night. He had just passed his 80th birthday, and had resided in the district for over 62 years. He was senior magistrate of the district, having held the commission of the peace for 16 years. Mr. Cunynghame, who was twice married, has left a widow and a large family, all but two of whom are grown up. His remains were interred yesterday in the Methodist section of the Oberon Cemetery.

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22 June, 1824
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


14 May, 1904 (aged 79)
Oberon, New South Wales, Australia

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