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Charles Frederick Mills (1812–1855)

We have to report the rather sudden death of Mr Charles Mills, one of the first settlers who put the plough in the ground in this district, he was much and universally respected and esteemed by all, and was a liberal patron to all matters tending to promote the interest or welfare of this his adopted country.

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'Mills, Charles Frederick (1812–1855)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 17 June 2024.

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2 May, 1812
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia


16 November, 1855 (aged 43)
Port Fairy, Victoria, Australia

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