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Henry Francis Hughes (1839–1930)

The death occurred in the District Hospital, Windsor, on Sunday, of Mr. Henry Francis Hughes, an old age pensioner and formerly an inmate of the Home for Infirm. He was a bachelor, and was born at Richmond, where he lived practically all his life. His father, the late Matthew Hughes, was one of the early pioneer school teachers of the sister town. Deceased, who had reached the great age of 91 years, was a familiar figure in Richmond for many years before he entered the Home for Infirm.

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Life Summary [details]


10 July, 1839
Richmond, New South Wales, Australia


9 November, 1930 (aged 91)
Windsor, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

cancer (oesophageal)

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