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Waldron, Charles Vaughan (1780–1834)

At his residence, Spring Hill, Illawarra, at 4 o'clock, p.m., on the 28th of January, Captain Charles [Vaughan] Waldron, J. P., late of the 39th regiment. Captain W. was universally respected by all who knew him, and, melancholy to relate, leaves a widow and twelve children to lament his loss. The circumstances which are supposed to have accelerated the death of the above respected man, were occasioned by a severe fall from the effects of blows received from two incorrigible assigned female servants; and who were not satisfied with that alone, but repeated their blows while he lay on the ground. Shortly after the affray, he was visited with a paralytic stroke, which terminated in death, after a severe illness of 14 days.—Gazette.

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'Waldron, Charles Vaughan (1780–1834)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/waldron-charles-vaughan-15310/text26516, accessed 22 September 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

1780
Leitrim, Ireland

Death

28 January 1834
Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

stroke

Cultural Heritage
Occupation
Military Service