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Erskine, Thomas Coke (1824–1841)

On the 2nd instant, at the residence of surgeon Russell, of Pitt-street, Thomas Coke Erskine, son of the late Rev. — Erskine, of New Town, aged 17 years and 7 months, deeply regretted by all who knew him.

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24 January, 1824
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


2 August, 1841 (aged 17)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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