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Turnbull, John (1804–1881)

Death has been busy lately. The most recent achievement of the grim monster took place on the second instant, when he took unto himself "Old John Turnbull," a native of the Hawkesbury, and one of our earliest pioneers. " Seventy-eight summers have passed and gone since our old friend first saw light."

Original publication

  • Australian, Windsor, Richmond, and Hawkesbury Advertiser, 9 July 1881, p 3 (view original)

Citation details

'Turnbull, John (1804–1881)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/turnbull-john-17208/text29284, accessed 17 January 2021.

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