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William Ritchie Fyfe (1846–1934)

The death occurred recently, in his 88th year, of Mr. William Ritchie Fyfe, a retired engineer of the A.S.N. Co. He was the youngest son of the late John Fyfe who was chief engineer of the Rose the first ship of the P. and O. Co. to arrive in Sydney in 1841 and who was later superintendent of the A.S.N. Company. Mr. John Fyfe, a brother of deceased was for many years superintendent engineer of the Crown-street water works. The only surviving member of the old pioneer family, is the sister of the late Mr. William Fyfe—Mrs. Ellen Stuart Henderson, who was 92 last month.

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'Fyfe, William Ritchie (1846–1934)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 23 May 2024.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


25 January, 1934 (aged ~ 88)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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