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Henry John Sampson (1833–1885)

Death of Mr. H. J. Sampson.— The Yass Courier reports the death of Mr. H. J. [Henry John] Sampson at Sydney, on Thursday afternoon. The deceased gentleman had for some time past suffered from a disease which baffled the skill of his medical advisors and his death was not altogether unexpected. He leaves a widow and a large family.

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28 August, 1833
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


August, 1885 (aged ~ 51)
Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

lung disease

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