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William Wenyss Panton (1828–1903)

A very old resident of the district in the person of Mr. William Wemyss Panton died at his residence, West Kempsey, early on Tuesday morning last. The deceased gentlemen was 76 years of age and was a native of Windsor, New South Wales. His death was not unexpected, he having been an invalid for some time past. He leaves four children. The funeral took place at the West Kempsey Cemetery. Mr. G. E. Thompson, in the absence of the Anglican vicar, officiative at the graveside.

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'Panton, William Wenyss (1828–1903)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 22 July 2024.

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Life Summary [details]


1 February, 1828
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


22 June, 1903 (aged 75)
Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

general debility

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