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John Dight (1772–1837)

Death – At Richmond on Sunday last, after a long and afflicting illness, which he endured with exemplary patience, Mr John Dight, aged 65 years, one of our oldest and most respectable free settlers. He has left a widow with a numerous family, who will long lament the loss of a truely affectionate husband, and most tender parent.

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24 March, 1772
Axminster, Devon, England


2 July, 1837 (aged 65)
Richmond, New South Wales, Australia

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