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Samuel Charles Pyrke (1836–1911)

Samuel Pyrke, n.d.

Samuel Pyrke, n.d.

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The many friends of Mr. Samuel Charles Lucas Pyrke, J.P., of Bowling Alley Point, will regret to hear of his death, which occurred in Sydney on Wednesday, under an operation. The late Mr. Pyrke was one of the grand old men of the Tamworth district —a man of sound judgment, and possessing many good qualities. The deceased gentleman was born in London (Eng.) in 1836, and was thus 75 years of age. When but 16, he journeyed to the Crimean war, and then came to Australia.

Original publication

Additional Resources

  • death notice, Tamworth Daily Observer (NSW), 12 April 1911, p 2

Citation details

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Samuel Pyrke, n.d.

Samuel Pyrke, n.d.

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Life Summary [details]


10 August, 1836
London, Middlesex, England


5 April, 1911 (aged 74)
Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

prostate disease

Religious Influence

Includes the religion in which subjects were raised, have chosen themselves, attendance at religious schools and/or religious funeral rites; Atheism and Agnosticism have been included.