Newspaper Clippings, Death Notices, etc.

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Newspaper Clippings, Death Notices, etc.

Items in the Newspaper Clippings, Death Notices, etc. Collection

Execution of Daniel Boon – Wagga Wagga. Wednesday. Daniel Boon was executed this morning at the gaol. He was attended on the scaffold by the Rev. D. Hermingway and Rev. M. Dwyer. He had embraced the Roman Catholic faith on Saturday last. There…

With reference to Daniel Boon’s case, the ‘Wagga Wagga Advertiser’ says: - On Friday evening Mr Leary saw Mr Robertson, who said he had never known a case where a recommendation of a jury to mercy had not been observed by the…

WAGGA WAGGA . – Thursday.
Daniel Boon was hanged yesterday for the murder of Alexandera McMullen. He met his fate composedly; he bade farewell to his friends before ascending the fatal ladder, and in a few moments the last dread sentence of…


At the Wagga Wagga police-court on Friday, before Messrs Thomas Forsyth and Mair, Daniel Boon was charged, on remand, with the wilful murder of Alexander McMullen. Mr Fitzhardinge defended the prisoner.- Michael Shannon…

The History of Uardry Stud
Newspaper column from 1973 describing the early history of Uardry Stud, including interesting anecdotes about Henry Angel.

Illawarra Mercury - 22nd December 1859

Fisher's Ghost
Nathaniel Boon, husband of Sarah Wade, identified Fisher's Body.

The Fishers Host website is and on Wikipedia's_ghost

Kevin Rudd's ancestry
The Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, has been presented with a two-volume compendium on his family links to petty criminals, including an English street urchin sentenced to death for fleecing an eight-year-old of her dress and underwear in a toilet.

Our sacrifice, at home and abroad

Sydney Morning Herald
April 25, 2007
The story was powerful enough: a tale of a mother's love and her son's courage in war. But much more is now known about the family behind Australia's first World War II…

Alfred Henry 'Chappy' Ray - death notice
Alfred Henry 'Chappy' Ray - death notice