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Samuel Attewell (1841–1909)

Samuel Attewell arrived in Sydney as an assisted immigrant aboard the Sirocco in 1864. His occupation was given as farm labourer, his religion, Church of England, he could read and write and had an uncle, John Attewell, living at Portland Head in New South Wales.

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  • death notice, Richmond River Herald (NSW), 27 August 1909, p 2

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Life Summary [details]


26 May, 1841
Bunny, Nottinghamshire, England


19 August, 1909 (aged 68)
Richmond River, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

cancer (bowel)

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