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George Ellis (1821–1905)

The death is announced in his 80th year of Mr. George Ellis, a colonist of 65 years. Mr. Ellis arrived in South Australia in 1840, and had resided here ever since, with the exception of a short time he spent on the Victorian goldfields. He resided at the Meadows for 30 years, and afterwards in Port Adelaide, and Hyde Park. The deceased left a widow, six sons—Messrs. William and George Ellis (of the Meadows), Mr. Charles Ellis (Victoria), Messrs. Benjamin and Edwin Ellis (Adelaide), Mr. Frederick Ellis, who is now on a visit to England; five daughters—Mrs. Jury (Magill), Mrs. Hamlyn (Hyde Park), Mrs. Murray (Western Australia), and the Misses F. and L. Ellis (Hyde Park); 50 grandchildren, and 25 great-grandchildren.

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'Ellis, George (1821–1905)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 19 June 2024.

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17 September, 1821
Heathfield, Sussex, England


17 July, 1905 (aged 83)
Hyde Park, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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