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  1. Advertising
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Saturday 1 February 1868 p 4 Advertising
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    Snake Bite Antidote for young Maskell

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  2. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. MEETING OF THE CONGREGATION.
    Hamilton Spectator (Vic. : 1870 - 1918) Wednesday 31 May 1876 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Notwithstanding the wet weather last evening, about forty gentlemen were present at the Town Hall, at a meeting convened to consider--1. A letter fro ... 1920 words
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    2016-06-27 01:19:02.0

    son of Alan Hulse DoD

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  3. Family Notices
    Illustrated Australian News (Melbourne, Vic. : 1876 - 1889) Monday 2 September 1878 p 158 Family Notices
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    jAS wYATT wEST dOd

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  4. A MAN BURNT ALIVE. (FROM THE "CASTLEMAINE REPRESENTATIVE.")
    Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Monday 14 March 1881 p 2 Article
    Abstract: On Saturday morning a little before two o'clock a most disastrous fire took place in a small weatherboard tenement occupied by a man named Morrell, n ... 405 words
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    Morrell @ Castlemaine

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  5. LATEST FROM MELBOURNE. Tuesday Evening.
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Wednesday 12 December 1883 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The body of James Reid, foreman of works on the Victorian railways, was found floating in the bay at Williamstown this afternoon. The deceased had be ... 173 words
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  6. THE SUNBURY BOILER EXPLOSION. Thursday evening.
    Mount Alexander Mail (Vic. : 1854 - 1917) Friday 18 April 1884 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The city coroner, Dr Youl, to-day resumed the inquiry into the death of the fireman, Robert Hutchison, who was killed in the boiler explosion which o ... 556 words
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  7. CASTLEMAINE. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) WEDNESDAY EVENING.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 27 November 1884 p 6 Article
    Abstract: An unfortunate accident happened at the railway station this morning, when the yardsman Daniel Morrell lost his life. After the Governor's train drew ... 151 words
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    Morrell's father was on scene at Woodend, - Fahey's 'Blue Light'

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  8. Family Notices
    Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Monday 28 September 1885 p 2 Family Notices
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    Jeremiah Riley - Enginedriver

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    Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Wednesday 7 October 1885 p 4 Advertising
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    Jeremiah Riley - Death / Legal - Sam Rake Executor

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  10. Family Notices
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 17 August 1886 p 1 Family Notices
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    Giles Dobney - VR Carriage Foreman

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    The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924) Thursday 16 December 1886 p 2 Article
    Abstract: IT is to be regretted that the official notification of the forthcoming Imperial Conference will arrive too late to be dealt with by Parliament in th ... 6543 words
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    Sewell / Glenister

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  12. Family Notices
    The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) Saturday 18 December 1886 p 3 Family Notices
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    Weekly Times (Melbourne, Vic. : 1869 - 1954) Saturday 18 December 1886 p 6 Family Notices
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    Harrowin

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  14. THE TERRIBLE RAILWAY CALAMITY.
    Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Friday 13 May 1887 p 2 Article
    Abstract: The dreadful railway collision on the Brighton line was the general subject of conversation throughout the city yesterday, the lamentable accident be ... 2102 words
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    Windsor Accident

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  15. FREDERICK WILLIAM MASKELL. TO THE EDITOR OF THE AGE.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Saturday 14 May 1887 p 10 Article
    Abstract: SIR,-- We have it on the authority of Mr. Speight that the late engine driver, Frederick William Maskell, saved the lives of two of the Railway Commi ... 435 words
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    Windsor Accident - Maskell

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  16. Family Notices
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Monday 5 September 1887 p 8 Family Notices
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    Death Rowell - Newport

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  17. City and Suburbs.
    Advocate (Melbourne, Vic. : 1868 - 1954) Saturday 12 November 1887 p 20 Article
    Abstract: THE foundation-stone of the new portico the Melbourne Town Hall was laid on Tuesdays by the Mayor (Councillor Cain) in the presence of most of the al ... 2060 words
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    William Rowell - Probate ex Rly???

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  18. PRESENTATION TO INSPECTOR JAMES REID.
    Williamstown Chronicle (Vic. : 1856 - 1954) Saturday 26 November 1887 p 2 Article
    Abstract: ABOUT two hundred and fifty employees of the Victorian Railways department assembled in the Carpenter's Shop, Spencer street, on Saturday afternoon f ... 1265 words
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    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 3 August 1889 p 1 Family Notices
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    Alfred Coope R.S. Inspector

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  20. DEATH OF MR. SOLOMON MIRLS.
    The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) Saturday 4 January 1890 p 29 Article
    Abstract: The funeral of the late Mr. Solomon Mirls, locomotive superintendent of the Victorian railways, took place on Sunday, and was attended by a very larg ... 365 words
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  21. THE BENDIGO ADVERTISER (PUBLISHED DAILY.) PROGRESSION, OUR RIGHTS, AND OUR RESOURCES. SANDHURST, MONDAY, JUNE 2, 1890. THE OPENING OF THE SWAN HILL RAILWAY.
    Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Monday 2 June 1890 p 2 Article
    Abstract: THE establishment of railway communication with Swan Hill will not only inaugurate the beginning of a period of new vigor and prosperity for that tow ... 5118 words
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    Webb S. Johnson - Obit

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  22. DEATH OF AN OLD COLONIST.
    Williamstown Chronicle (Vic. : 1856 - 1954) Saturday 24 February 1894 p 3 Article
    Abstract: MR JAMES REID J.P. expired at his residence, Newport, on Thursday morning, at the ripe age of 70 years. The deceased gentleman arrived in the 220 words
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  23. Advertising
    The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924) Saturday 25 August 1894 p 3 Advertising
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    Jho O'Brien - late engdrvr BT

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  24. SUDDEN DEATH AT BRIGHTON.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Monday 7 February 1898 p 6 Article
    Abstract: An old resident of Brighton named William Maskell was found dead in his house, in Maskell-street, on Saturday afternoon. The old man, who was 80 year ... 136 words
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    Wm Maskell Snr death 1898

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  25. Family Notices
    The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) Saturday 19 February 1898 p 55 Family Notices
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    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 21 November 1898 p 1 Family Notices
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    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Thursday 9 February 1899 p 1 Family Notices
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    Edwd Jacks / also BOEHME

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  28. Obituary.
    Morwell Advertiser (Morwell, Vic. : 1888 - 1954) Friday 3 November 1899 p 3 Article
    Abstract: It is with feelings of deep regret we have to chronicle the death of Mrs. A. De Pazanan which sad event took place on Monday evening last, after a sh ... 201 words
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    Mrs A (Auguste) Pazanan wife of Marcel Auguste De Pazanan

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  29. FATAL FIRE. GUILDFORD RAILWAY STATION DESTROYED. STATIONMASTER'S INFANT BURNT TO DEATH. CASTLEMAINE, Wednesday.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 7 December 1899 p 6 Article
    Abstract: A fire, attended with disastrous results, occurred at about 3 o'clock this morning, when the Guildford railway station, together with the stationmast ... 270 words
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  30. DEATH FROM APOPLEXY.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 17 October 1901 p 8 Article
    Abstract: An old resident of Williamstown, Mr. George William Wignall, died from an attack of apoplexy yesterday. The deceased gentleman was a resident of 47 84 words
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  31. Funeral of Mrs. J. Lynch.
    The Bendigo Independent (Vic. : 1891 - 1918) Thursday 23 January 1902 p 2 Article
    Abstract: The remains of the late Mrs. Ann Elizabeth Lynch, wife of Mr. John Lynch, enginedriver Victorian railways, were yesterday afternoon interred in the B ... 277 words
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    wife of Jho Lynch @ BO

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  32. DEATH OF MR. JOHN STRAUGHAIR. A RESIDENT OF 50 YEAES.
    Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Saturday 26 April 1902 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Yesterday morning another of Bendigo's pioneers, Mr. John Straughair, passed away after a lengthy illness. The deceased gentleman had a large circle ... 426 words
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  33. WARRNAMBOOL.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Wednesday 28 May 1902 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Much regret was expressed here on its becoming known that Mrs. Cadwallader, wife of Mr. H. J. Cadwallader, station master at Warrnambool, had died in ... 118 words
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    Late - Mrs H.J. Cadwallader; daughter of late VR Commissioner Syder

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  34. News in Brief. VICTORIA.
    Weekly Times (Melbourne, Vic. : 1869 - 1954) Saturday 25 October 1902 p 15 Article
    Abstract: Mr V. J. Duthie, town clerk of the city of Ballarat, has resigned that position. The Geelong Football Club has distributed amongst local charities. 2276 words
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    Geo Gardiner - Fire Bars invention

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  35. Wodonga & Towong Sentinel. FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 1903.
    Wodonga and Towong Sentinel (Vic. : 1885 - 1954) Friday 24 April 1903 p 2 Article
    Abstract: THE public servants of Victoria will fall into a serious error should they follow, the advice of certain of their leaders, and seek the intervention ... 2365 words
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    James Kirkness - Wodonga

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  36. Family Notices
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 24 July 1903 p 1 Family Notices
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    Wm Rowell @ Prahran age 68yrs, late VR

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  37. SERIOUS SHOOTING ACCIDENT RAILWAY STOREMAN INJURED. BENALLA, Saturday.
    Geelong Advertiser (Vic. : 1859 - 1929) Monday 25 April 1904 p 4 Article
    Abstract: William Headland, for years an enginedriver on the North-Eastern line, but now employed as a storeman at the local railway station, met with a seriou ... 136 words
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    Wm Headland - engdrvr

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  38. Family Notices
    The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) Saturday 17 December 1904 p 63 Family Notices
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    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 28 July 1905 p 1 Family Notices
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  40. Family Notices
    The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) Saturday 11 November 1905 p 60 Family Notices
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    Andrew Livingston DoB 15-3-1866
    VGG 123# 1902 p. 4160
    VR 4510# 1902 list /Engdrvr doa 22-5-1886 / DoD 30/10/05

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  41. VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, February 1O.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Thursday 11 February 1909 p 8 Article
    Abstract: The gold yield for January was 40,848 oz. gross ore, 37,262 oz. fine, valued at £158,277, a decrease of 4,828 oz. gross compared with the yield in Ja ... 532 words
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  42. Family Notices
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 3 November 1909 p 1 Family Notices
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    ALDER, Henry Wm 2.11.1909

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  43. Family Notices
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 25 July 1910 p 1 Family Notices
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  44. FATAL ACCIDENT. JAMBED BETWEEN THE BUFFERS. YOUNG MAN KILLED.
    West Gippsland Gazette (Warragul, Vic. : 1898 - 1930) Tuesday 31 January 1911 p 7 Article
    Abstract: A coronial inquiry was held at the Court House, Warragul, on Saturday morning before the deputy coroner, Mr D. McNeil, into the death of John 606 words
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    2016-06-05 01:59:55.0

    Death John Meikle - Frmn @ Rokeby

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    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Wednesday 1 March 1911 p 8 Article
    Abstract: Seeing that the Labor party anticipated the millennium to follow the Referendam, it was only to be expected that the public meeting at the Town Hall ... 3116 words
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    2016-06-05 01:32:53.0

    Murder of Lupton - drunken spree @ Wallan

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  46. DEATHS.
    The Independent (Deniliquin, NSW : 1901 - 1946) Friday 4 August 1911 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Mr. THOMAS TYRER.—After an illness extending over many months, Mr. Thomas Tyrer passed away at his residence, Edward Street, on Sunday. 335 words
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    Henry Allibon D & M Rly

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  47. DEATHS.
    The Independent (Deniliquin, NSW : 1901 - 1946) Friday 11 August 1911 p 3 Article
    Abstract: MR. THOMAS TYRER.—After an illness extending over many months, Mr. Thomas Tyrer passed away at his residence, Edward Street, on Sunday 335 words
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    Henry Allibon D & M Rly

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  48. The Chronicle ESTABLISHED 1854 SATURDAY, AUGUST 5. 1911.
    Williamstown Chronicle (Vic. : 1856 - 1954) Saturday 5 August 1911 p 2 Article
    Abstract: The Secretary for Railways wrote to the Council last Tuesday, stating that the Department had the right to the land in Power St. In 1884 the 1117 words
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    Peter Alexander

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  49. 1902. (Continued.)
    Bendigonian (Bendigo, Vic. : 1914 - 1918) Thursday 8 July 1915 p 27 Article
    Abstract: Mr. Arthur F. Walker was drowned at Flinders on 4th February. He was for many years a Government mining surveyor in the Bendigo district. Mr. G. Lind ... 1292 words
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  50. DEATH OF RAILWAY OFFICER
    Ovens and Murray Advertiser (Beechworth, Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Wednesday 21 July 1915 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Mr. Charles Macaw, general superintendent of transportation in the Victorian railways, died to-day after a short illness, at the age of 54. 25 words
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    Chas McCaw - death

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  51. DEATH OF RAILWAY SUPERINTENDENT. (Wire From Our Correspondent.) MELBOURNE, Tuesday.
    Hamilton Spectator (Vic. : 1870 - 1918) Wednesday 21 July 1915 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Mr. Charles Macaw, general superintendent of transportation in the Victorian railways, died to-day after a short illness. He was 54 40 words
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  52. MR C. MACAW.
    The Ararat Advertiser (Vic. : 1914 - 1918) Thursday 22 July 1915 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Regret was expressed by the Commissioners and employees of the Railway Department and a large number of personal friends when it was announced 255 words
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    Macaw @ Moonee Ponds

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  53. Family Notices
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 2 April 1934 p 1 Family Notices
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    50th Anniversary of deaths.

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  54. "HAMMERING” ON THE STOCK EXCHANGE.
    The Bendigo Independent (Vic. : 1891 - 1918) Thursday 3 January 1901 p 2 Article
    Abstract: The London Stock Exchange closed the century by “hammering" thirty of its members. "Hammering" is the exchange's slangism for expulsion or suspension ... 2850 words
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    Lewis Dallas of Chewton / Clerk S.M. office BO

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  55. Family Notices
    The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) Saturday 12 May 1894 p 41 Family Notices
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    Farrell

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  56. Items of News.
    Standard (Port Melbourne, Vic. : 1884 - 1914) Saturday 2 July 1887 p 2 Article
    Abstract: THE date of the annual Borough Council election is rapidly drawing night and if any faith is to be placed in the rumours as to the candidates likely ... 2202 words
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  57. THE ACCIDENT AT THE BEN-DIGO RAILWAY STATION. DEATH OF THE VICTIM.
    The Bendigo Independent (Vic. : 1891 - 1918) Friday 20 April 1894 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Mr. Frederick Brook Fishley, the victim of the regrettable shunting accident at the Bendigo station on Wednesday evening, died a few hours after his ... 1153 words
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    Death of Lifter - Engdrvr Gardiner / Frmn Clowe

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  58. CANCERS AT WORK. A BIG TASK. TIRED AND JADED WORKMEN.
    The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924) Monday 7 February 1910 p 1 Article
    Abstract: The first thing the stationmasber did after the accident was to telegraph to Ballarat for the casualty van, and to Trawalla for men and a steam crane ... 357 words
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    Loco Foreman Doull

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