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Richard Lucas (1833–1883)

We regret to record the death of Mr. Richard Lucas, of Pomborneit, which took place at his father's residence in Camperdown on Sunday evening. Deceased, who was fifty years of age at the time of his death, was an old resident of the district, and was widely and favourably known. He was unwell only for a short time, and to all appearance looked a man who had a long lease of life. Death was the result of a complication of disorders. He was interred yesterday afternoon in the Camperdown cemetery, a long line of mourners testifying to the respect in which deceased was held.

Original publication

Additional Resources

  • death notice, Camperdown Chronicle (Vic), 17 January 1883, p 2

Citation details

'Lucas, Richard (1833–1883)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 28 May 2024.

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Life Summary [details]


2 January, 1833
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia


14 January, 1883 (aged 50)
Camperdown, Victoria, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

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.