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Menzies, Robert (1831–1879)

Mr Robert Menzies, late of the firm of Pawsey, Menzies, and Co, iron merchants, died on Saturday evenning from acute inflammation of the lungs, after a week s illness. His funeral took place this afternoon, and was attended by the most influential residents in the city and town.

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23 May, 1831
Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland


25 January, 1879 (aged 47)
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

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