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Sarah Patfield (1804–1852)

An inquest was to be held at the Paterson yesterday, by Mr. Parker, on the body of an unfortunate woman who drowned herself in that river when labouring under delirium tremens, after having been drinking very hard for some time.

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Alternative Names
  • Small, Sarah

27 April, 1804
Ryde, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


9 January, 1852 (aged 47)
Maitland, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death


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