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John (Jack) Kable (1802–1859)

An inquest was held on Monday last before J. Dowe, Esq., district coroner, at Mr. Dalton's, Currency Lass, George Street, on the body of a man named John Kable, aged 56 years, who was found dead in a loft at the rear of Dalton's premises, at about seven o'clock on Sunday morning. Verdict, died from apoplexy. The deceased was formerly a noted pugilist, a native of this district, and well known as "Old Jack Kable."

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'Kable, John (Jack) (1802–1859)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 19 July 2024.

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12 November, 1802
New South Wales, Australia


30 May, 1859 (aged 56)
Windsor, New South Wales, Australia

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