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Henry Hayes Smithers (1839–1888)

Death: On the 5th instant, at his residence, Lewisham, near Sydney, Heny Hayes Smithers, late Clerk of Works of the City Corporation, formerly connected with the telegraph department in Gundagai after a long and painful illness, aged 50 years.

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8 December, 1839
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


5 December, 1888 (aged 48)
Lewisham, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

rheumatic fever

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