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Sullivan, Benjamin (1783–1860)

At his residence, Aberdour, Wollombi, on Friday last, the 26th April, Major Benjamin Sullivan, in the 76th of his age. The deceased gentleman was a retired field officer of the British army, and the only surviving son of the late Sir Benjamin Sullivan, Baronet, a distinguished officer of the same service. Major Sullivan was an old and respected colonist, and for many years filled the office of Police Magistrate, and Coroner for the district of Wollombi. His death is much regretted by a wide and respectable circle of relations and friends, amongst the former of whom is a much devoted and inconsolable widow.

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'Sullivan, Benjamin (1783–1860)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/sullivan-benjamin-23809/text32681, accessed 27 October 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

1783
Madras, India

Death

20 April 1860
Wollombi, New South Wales, Australia

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