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William Colburn Mayne (c. 1837–1901)

Mr. W. C. [William Colburn] Mayne, who had been ailing for several years past, died at his residence, Ghinghinda station, yesterday. He was a son of Captain Mayne, of Sydney, and was one of the earliest station holders in the district. He leaves a large grown-up family. Much regret is expressed at his death.

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c. 1837
Exeter, Devon, England


14 January, 1901 (aged ~ 64)
Taroom, Queensland, Australia

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