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Thomas Whalan (1835–1918)

There died on December 18, at his residence, Tarana, an old identity in the person of Thomas Whalan. With the exception of two years, which were spent at The King's School, Parramatta, the late Thomas Whalan lived all his life of 83 years at Tarana. He was closely associated with the early history of Australia, his grandfather having arrived in Sydney many years ago with the late Governor Macquarie as the Governor's A.D.C. Mr. David Whalan, who up to the time of his enlisting was a dentist in the A.M.P. Chambers, is a son of the deceased gentleman.

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'Whalan, Thomas (1835–1918)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/whalan-thomas-27177/text34705, accessed 20 July 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

14 January, 1835
Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia

Death

18 December, 1918 (aged 83)
Oberon, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

general debility

Religious Influence

Includes the religion in which subjects were raised, have chosen themselves, attendance at religious schools and/or religious funeral rites; Atheism and Agnosticism have been included.

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