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William Thom (1835–1877)

The Rev. William Thom, Presbyterian Minister, formerly stationed at Pambula and other districts in this colony and for the last five or six years resident at Ballan, in Victoria, was thrown from his buggy a few days ago and sustained injuries that caused his death, which took place on Saturday morning last. The deceased gentleman was married to the eldest daughter of the Hon. Sir Henry Parkes, Premier of New South Wales.

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28 July, 1877 (aged ~ 42)
Ballan, Victoria, Australia

Cause of Death

horse-drawn vehicle accident