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Matthew James Everingham (1855–1918)

The death occurred at Mrs. Ferris' boarding house, Talbragar-street, Dubbo, on Sunday night last of Matthew James Everingham, an old and respected resident of Narromine. Deceased, who was 62 years of age, had been a resident of Narromine for 25 years, during which time he carried on the business of an undertaker. He leaves a widow and five sons, two of whom are fighting in France, and three daughters to mourn his loss. The remains were interred in the Church of England portion of the local cemetery yesterday. Rev. C. W. Leavers (Rector) officiated at the graveside, and Mr. E. Carrett carried out the funeral arrangements.

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'Everingham, Matthew James (1855–1918)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 23 April 2024.

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Life Summary [details]


23 December, 1855
Leets Vale, New South Wales, Australia


20 October, 1918 (aged 62)
Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

Religious Influence

Includes the religion in which subjects were raised, have chosen themselves, attendance at religious schools and/or religious funeral rites; Atheism and Agnosticism have been included.