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Thomas Roberts (1807–1858)

It is this week our painful province to record the demise of Thomas Roberts, Senr. Esq., of Exeter Farm, South Creek, who expired at his residence, Parramatta, on Wednesday morning last in his 48th year, after a protracted illness. The deceased gentleman was during many years a zealous promoter of turf pursuits, with the legitimate view of improving colonial stock, and his premature removal from amongst us in the prime of life, is much to be deplored.

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'Roberts, Thomas (1807–1858)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/roberts-thomas-28044/text35769, accessed 26 February 2024.

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Birth

28 November, 1807
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Death

14 April, 1858 (aged 50)
Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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