Moad Oates - Person Sheet
Moad Oates - Person Sheet
NameBOSWORTH, William James
Birthca 1826, Aukland, New Zealand9129,9130
Death21 Jun 1925, Bathurst, NSW9129,9130,9131 Age: 99
Lithgow Mercury (NSW : 1898 - 1954) Wed 24 Jun 19259129


The death occurred on Sunday, of Mr.
William James Bosworth, who claimed to
be Bathurst 's oldest man. He was in his
99th year. He was born at Auckland
(N.Z.). Deceased took up farming in the
Bathurst district over 70 years ago.

National Advocate (Bathurst, NSW : 1889 - 1954) Mon 22 Jun 1925

The death is announced of Bath-

urst's oldest man, in the person of
Mr. William James Bosworth of 101
Rankin street, in his 99th year. De-
ceased was born in Auckland, New
Zealand, and had resided in Bathurst
for over 70 years. Up till Tuesday
last deceased led a most active life,
and it was his won to prepare the
fires and chop the wood, a duty which
he performed almost up to the day he
took ill. On Tuesday last he contract-
ed a cold, from which serious condi-
tions developed, and he died on Fri-
day night. Mr. Bosworth lived in
the dark days of Bathurst, and he
could recount many stories of bush-
ranging, gold rushes and convicts.
His wife predeceased him by about
eight years. He is survived by five
daughters and three sons, Mrs. Mc-
Ginniskin (Stockton), Mrs Sullivan
(Sydney), Mrs. Crabb (Fremantle,
W.A.), Mrs. Wray (Lithgow), Mrs.
Honeyman (Raglan), and Messrs. Wil-
liam (Bathurst), Elijah (Bogan Gate)
and Ernest (Amaroo). The funeral
took place yesterday afternoon, the
remains being interred in the Metho-
dist portion ot the local cemetery, be-
side the remains of his late wife. The
Rev. F. J. Ball officiated at the graveside.
Troubles never come singly.
Birth5 Apr 1843, Bathurst, NSW9132
Death1917, Bathurst, NSW9133 Age: 73
FatherHOADLEY, Isaac (ca1816-1842)
MotherSTAPLEY, Sophia (ca1820-1905)
ChildrenElijah Hoadley (1875-1945)
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