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Charles Harold Parbury (1877–1924)

Mr W. E. W. Tremearne advised by telegram from Sydney on Saturday that Mr. Charles Harold Parbury, eldest son of the late Mr. Charles Parbury, had died that morning from pneumonia. Mr. C. H. Parbury was born in Australia, but was educated in England at Eton. His father had very big interests in Australia and was originally, about 50 years ago, the owner of Parbury's Wharf, in Sydney. He also owned large wharf properties in Brisbane. Later he retired from active business life in Australia, and went to England to live in London. Until his death, 20 years ago, Mr. Parbury, senior, made occasional trips to Australia. Mr. Charles Harold Parbury returned to Australia at the age of 22, and took over the supervision of his family interests, including some big properties in New South Wales and Queensland. Mr. Parbury was a director of Parbury Estates Ltd., and the Australasian Paper and Pulp Co., Ltd., and he was also local director of the Wallarah Coal Co. He was a very popular member of the Union and Australian Clubs, in Sydney, and of the Queensland Club in Brisbane. His home was at Austinmer. He is survived by his widow, but had no children.

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  • funeral, Sydney Morning Herald, 17 December 1924, p 10

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'Parbury, Charles Harold (1877–1924)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 16 April 2024.

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13 December, 1924 (aged ~ 47)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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