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Septimus (Sep) Morton (1876–1926)

from Sydney Morning Herald

Mr. Septimus Morton, a well-known pastoralist of the Shoalhaven district, died at a private hospital at Elizabeth Bay yesterday. During the last few years Mr. Morton had been engaged in the meat export trade. He was the seventh son of the late Mr. H. G. Morton, the father of a well-known family in the Shoalhaven district. Three of his brothors–Messrs. Mark, H. D., and P. H. Morton–represented State constituencies for periods aggregating 45 years. Mr. F. S. Morton, chairman of the United Breeders' Association, and Mr. O. G. Morton, M.I.C.E., of Muswellbrook, were also his brothers. An elder brother, Mr. A. J. Morton, died on Tuesday, and was buried yesterday. Mr. S. Morton, who was 50 years of age, leaves a widow. The funeral will leave the parlours of Motor Funerals, Ltd., at 9.30 o'clock this morning for Rookwood Cemetery.

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  • funeral, Sydney Morning Herald, 30 July 1926, p 13

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'Morton, Septimus (Sep) (1876–1926)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 29 May 2024.

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New South Wales, Australia


28 July, 1926 (aged ~ 50)
Elizabeth Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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