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John Reiby Atkinson (1826–1854)

At Bilcona, the residence of his parents, on Sunday morning, the 7th instant, John Reibey Atkinson Esquire, of H. M. Customs, Melbourne, Victoria, aged 38 years. The remains will leave the residence of his parents, and proceed to St. John's Church at 1 o'clock, on Thursday, the 11th instant.

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28 March, 1826
Wilberforce, New South Wales, Australia


7 May, 1854 (aged 28)
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

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