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George Shelley (1812–1852)

At La Trobe-street, Melbourne, on Saturday evening, the 1st May, of dysentery, George Shelley, Esq., of Sunnet Plain, Murrumbidgee district, who survived his arrival in Melbourne only forty-eight hours.

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12 October, 1812
Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


1 May, 1852 (aged 39)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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