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Ralph Gerard Bullivant (1855–1928)

Ralph Gerard Bullivant lived with his mother until her death from consumption, aged 20. He was then taken in by his father. Following his father's death two years later Ralph was adopted by his grandparents, Charles and Maria Bullivant. He attended St. Phillip's School and obtained an apprenticeship with the blacksmith, William Jolly, at St. Leonards.

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  • death notice, Sydney Morning Herald, 28 November 1928, p 14

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'Bullivant, Ralph Gerard (1855–1928)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 24 April 2024.

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Life Summary [details]


13 October, 1855
Sackville, New South Wales, Australia


27 November, 1928 (aged 73)
North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

Religious Influence

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