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Thomas Small (1829–1920)

from Cumberland Argus

Mr. Thomas Small, well-known and highly respected throughout the Ryde district, died at Burwood on Friday night of last week, at the advanced age of 92 years. He was born in Kent-street, Sydney, and came to live in the Ryde district when three years of age. He was a nephew of Mrs. Oakes, the first white child born in Australia, at Parramatta. For many years, Mr. Small was an orchardist in the district. His wife pre-deceased him. The following are the members of the surviving family: Messrs. J. T. Small (Haberfield), E. H. Small (Sydney), S. G. Small (town clerk, of Eastwood), and Messrs. A. W. Frank and Fred Small, Mrs. Golding (Eastwood), and Mrs. C. Jones (Burwood). All are well-known and esteemed throughout this district.

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Additional Resources

  • death notice, Sydney Morning Herald, 13 November 1920, p 12

Citation details

'Small, Thomas (1829–1920)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/small-thomas-26521/text34302, accessed 22 July 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

12 August, 1829
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Death

5 November, 1920 (aged 91)
Burwood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

enteritis

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.

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