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Thomas Ireland (1831–1888)

Mr. Thomas Ireland—We note the death of Mr. Ireland, who was an old and well-known resident of Woollahra, in the municipal affairs of which he took at one time a very active part. Mr. Ireland arrived in the colony in 1845 [sic], and at once entered into shipping pursuits. He carried on business in his own name for a number of years, but of late he had been living in retirement. He died on Thursday, last week, at Paddington.

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18 September, 1831
Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland


8 March, 1888 (aged 56)
Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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