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William Small (1824–1892)

Mr. William Small, one of the oldest, if not the oldest, residents of Ryde, died rather suddenly on Friday morning. The deceased gentlemen was within a few days of 70 years of age. He was the eldest son of the late Mr. William Small, who died some time ago at the age of 94. The first named gentlemen was a member of the Ryde Bench, of the Ryde Municipal Council, and will be more particularly remembered as the ex-governor of Berrima gaol. Old Mr. Small was a brother of late Mrs. Oakes, of Parramatta.

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Life Summary [details]


23 April, 1824
Ryde, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


30 September, 1892 (aged 68)
Ryde, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

cancer (pancreatic)

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.