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William Henry Sharpe (1856–1896)

It is our painful duty to record the demise of Mr. William Sharpe, of Candelo, which took place at his residence on Tuesday evening 8th instant, at the comparatively young age of 41 years. Deceased succumbed to that fatal and wasting disease, phthisis, leaving behind a wife and eight children, besides a large circle of friends and relations. — Candelo Union

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Alternative Names
  • Otton, William Henry

Bega, New South Wales, Australia


15 September, 1896 (aged ~ 40)
Candelo, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death


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