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John Hardy (1831–1909)

from Star

Mr. John Hardy, the founder and senior partner of the firm of Hardy Bros., Ltd., died yesterday. He was a prominent lay man of the Methodist denomination, being one of the promoters of the Ladies' College, Burwood, and a member of the council of Newington College. He left three sons and four daughters.

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  • funeral, Sydney Morning Herald, 25 December 1909, p 8

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3 May, 1831
Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, England


23 December, 1909 (aged 78)
Strathfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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