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William Treadaway (1811–1898)

According to his death certificate, William Treadaway was a sawyer, like his father, and lived for about 53 years in New South Wales and 43 years in Victoria.

He was married twice – to Mary Ann Pearce in New South Wales in 1839 (his name was registered in the BDM index as Trethaway) and then to Elizabeth Murray in Victoria (in the BDM as Tretheway). He had no children.

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14 December, 1811
Windsor, New South Wales, Australia


12 May, 1898 (aged 86)
South Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Cause of Death


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