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James Benjamin Turnbull (1854–1899)

Mr James Benjamin Turnbull died at Wilberforce on January 25th, and was buried in the Church of England Cemetery at that place on the following day (Anniversary Day). Deceased was a son of Mr Ralph Turnbull, and was a native of the district. He leaves a wife and eight children. Death was due to consumption, from which deceased had for some time been a great sufferer. The remains were carried to the Cemetery by four of deceased's sons, where the Rev Mr Newton conducted the funeral service. Mr T. Collison, of Windsor was the undertaker.

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'Turnbull, James Benjamin (1854–1899)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 20 July 2024.

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18 March, 1854
Wilberforce, New South Wales, Australia


25 January, 1899 (aged 44)
Wilberforce, New South Wales, Australia

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