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William Hayne (1825–1902)

It is our sorrowful duty to record the death of another old resident of the town in the person of Mr. William Hayne, of North Ipswich. The sad event occurred yesterday morning, his demise being due to an internal complaint, from which he had been suffering for some considerable time past. He had passed the allotted three score years and 10 by nearly eight years. Had he lived for another month he would have been 78 years of age. He was born at Tintinhull, Somersetshire, England, in August, 1824. For 38 years he had been a resident of Ipswich, he having arrived here in the year 1884. During the greater period of his residence here he carried on business as a blacksmith, and for many years occupied the premises in East street adjoining the site on which the local branch of the Queensland National Bank stands. He was a first class tradesman, indeed in this connection he had an enviable reputation. The deceased, who was of a retiring disposition, was held in very high esteem. He leaves a widow, three daughters, and six sons to mourn their loss. The daughters are Mesdames Thomas Hancock, James England, and James Macfarlane, whilst the sons are Messrs. J. W., Albion (Town Clerk, Ipswich), William (a partner in one of the large pearl-fishing companies at Thursday Island), Arthur, and George Hayne. There have been general expressions of sympathy with the relatives of the deceased in their bereavement. The funeral is to take place at 3 p.m. today.

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August, 1825
Tintinhull, Somerset, England


2 July, 1902 (aged 76)
Ipswich, Queensland, Australia

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