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Henry Warr Turnbull (1849–1938)

Mr Henry War Turnbull, of Wynyard-street, South Singleton, who was admitted to the Dangar Cottage Hospital on Monday for an operation, died on Wednesday night in the institution. The deceased, who was 88 years of age, was born at Jerry's Plains. As a boy he went to the Hawkesbury, living there for a number of years, and settled in South Singleton some 20 years ago. His wife predeceased him by four years, and he is survived by eight sons and five daughters, viz., Messrs Harper (Cessnock), Benjamin (Martindale), Gilbert (North Richmond), Henry (Putty), Ted (Bulga), Ivo (Martindale), Arthur (Belmont), Reuben (Millfield), Mesdames F. Wood (Windsor), O. Ridge (Sydney), W. Woods (Bulga), L. Hodgins (Bangalow), and Miss Minnie Turnbull (South Singleton). The funeral took place this morning, the remains being interred in the Church of England cemetery at Whittingham. Mr H. Roberts had charge of the funeral.

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'Turnbull, Henry Warr (1849–1938)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 27 May 2024.

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3 April, 1849
Jerry's Plains, New South Wales, Australia


23 March, 1938 (aged 88)
Singleton, New South Wales, Australia

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