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William Owen Ward (1839–1918)

Mr. William O. Ward (85) (formerly— in 'the good old days ' —a well-known townsman of Parramatta, and whose coach building shop stood at the present 'Argus' corner, the intersection of Church and Macquarie streets, passed away at Enfield on November 20th. He married Miss Cahill, of Parramatta North, and he leaves now a son, Mr. W. R. Ward, and three daughters (Miss Geraldine Ward, Mrs. James Devitt, and Mrs. Hoppner). The funeral moved from Messrs. Wm. Metcalfe and Co.'s funeral parlors for St. John's cemetery, Parramatta on Thursday. The Rev. S. M. Johnstone conducted the burial service.

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'Ward, William Owen (1839–1918)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 31 May 2024.

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Life Summary [details]


22 October, 1839
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


20 November, 1918 (aged 79)
Enfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

general debility

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