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George Miller (1844–1930)

An old resident of Wollongong, Mr. George Miller, aged 86 years, of Randwick, passed away in a private hospital at Petersham on the 29th December, after a long illness. Mr Miller built up a fine business in Crown street, Wollongong, as a saddler, starting business in the year 1866. He afterwards went to Goulburn, and kept the Royal Hotel there. Mr. Miller kept several hotels afterwards in various parts of the country and city. He also owned several race horses in his time; he is uncle to the well known stud master and race horse owners, Mr Percy and Robert Miller. His only and youngest living brother, Herbert Miller, of Kensington, is a well known horse owner and trainer also.

Mr Miller's wife died about four years ago, and he is survived by three daughters and one son.

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'Miller, George (1844–1930)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 17 July 2024.

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Life Summary [details]


21 December, 1844
Windsor, New South Wales, Australia


29 December, 1930 (aged 86)
Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

prostate disease

Religious Influence

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