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Robert Buckely Hodgson (1824–1878)

Mr. R. B. [Robert Buckley] Hodgson, late postmaster of Beechworth for 15 years, and who was universally respected, died yesterday, aged 55 years. The funeral to-day was attended by the leading citizens. The court and council both adjourned for the funeral.

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Manchester, England


28 February, 1878 (aged ~ 54)
Beechworth, Victoria, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

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