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James Murphy (1838–1852)

Died. On Tuesday, the 2nd instant, at Brisbane Water, from the effects of a gunshot wound, James, aged fourteen years, the second son of Mr. James Murphy, of Strawberry-hill, deeply lamented by his family and friends.

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17 March, 1838
Pembrokeshire, Wales


2 November, 1852 (aged 14)
Brisbane Water, New South Wales, Australia

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