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William Cunningham Ramsay (1856–1925)

from Bunbury Herald

Widespread regret was expressed during the week at the death of Mr William Ramsay, of Minninup, Capel, who passed, away on the 12th inst., at the age of 69 years.

Born at Minninup, the late Mr. Ramsay resided there all his life where he lived a very retired life, taking little interest in public affairs.

Deceased leaves a widow.

The funeral took place on Wednesday afternoon, leaving Minninup, Capel, where a service was held at 3.30 p.m. and proceeded to the Capel cemetery, where his remains, encased in a polished jarrah coffin, with silver ornaments, were interred in the presence of a large gathering of friends. The Rev. G. Morris officiated at the graveside.

Pall bearers were Messrs V. G. Roberts, W. T. Roberts, S. C. Rose, A. G. Layman, H. Lovelle, — Maitland.

The chief mourner was Mrs. Ramsay.

Many beautiful wreaths were received among those sending floral tributes being: Mrs. Ramsay, Rev. G. Morris, Mrs. Morris and family, Mrs. Hardy, Jim and Madge Forrest, Cunnine, Mabel Forrest and family, Beachborough, Mr. and Mrs. Lovelle and family, Mr. and Mrs G. Fletcher, Bubs and Rowley, Mr. and Mrs. K. Murnane, Mr. and Mrs. M. Murnane, Monty, Eddie, Billy and Peggy Murnane, Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Rose, Mr and Mrs. J. O. Roberts, Mr. and Mrs Tipping, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hay, Shiela, Rowley, Alec and Boyllie, Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Roberts, Sea view, Mr. and Mrs. R. Thomas, Mr. Hanson, Mr. and Mrs. V. G. Roberts, F. A. Roberts, J. E. Higgins and family, Reilly and family, Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Roberts, Mr. Treloar, D. G. Sloan, Howard-Bath and family, Mrs. Fabricious and Valdemar, Mr. D. J. Chapman, Mr. and Mrs. D. Reynolds, Mr. W. P. Scott, J. Farley, H. T. Dunkley and family, Ursula, G. E. Dilly and family, T. Hutton and family, Mr. J. Norton and family, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Ramsay, Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Scott and family, Mrs. A. E. Scott and George.

The funeral arrangements were carried out by Messrs Hancock and Scott.

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'Ramsay, William Cunningham (1856–1925)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 24 May 2024.

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Life Summary [details]


Bunbury, Western Australia, Australia


12 October, 1925 (aged ~ 69)
Capel, Western Australia, Australia

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