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John Riley (c. 1822–1907)

I have been unable to find a marriage listing in the NSW births, deaths and marriage index. As Catherine Reynolds husband, John Becket, had not died by the time Reynolds and Riley started cohabiting perhaps they did not marry. They had ten children.

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'Riley, John (c. 1822–1907)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/riley-john-24417/text33157, accessed 20 April 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

c. 1822
Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Death

10 July, 1907 (aged ~ 85)
Warialda, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

asthenia

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