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Charles Hodgetts (1837–1928)

from Examiner

At Westmoor, Cressy, on December 28, Charles Hodgetts, a very old and respected resident of Blackwood Creek, passed away on his 92nd birthday . His parents were amongst the first people who came to reside in Tasmania, and he was born in the Cressy district. His wife died ten years ago. He leaves a family of four daughters and two sons – Mrs. W. Philpott, of Golden Valley; Mrs. C. Woodbury, of Western Creek; Mrs. W. Spencer, of Cressy; and Miss Hodgetts, of Launceston. His two sons, Edward and John, both reside at Blackwood Creek.

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Additional Resources

  • funeral, Examiner (Launceston, Tas), 2 January 1929, p 4

Citation details

'Hodgetts, Charles (1837–1928)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 14 June 2024.

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Life Summary [details]


29 December, 1837
Cressy, Tasmania, Australia


28 December, 1928 (aged 90)
Cressy, Tasmania, Australia

Cause of Death

general debility

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.