Australian English Genealogy

Descendants of Pierce Collits

Notes - Page 6

Josiah Field

A very old resident of Bedgerabong, in the person of Mr Josiah Field, passed away at Bedgerabong on Friday last. Deceased was 76 years of age, and for very many years he had resided at Bedgerabong, his residence being quite close to the church there. Senile decay was the cause of death. The late Mr Field leaves a family of six sons and one daughter. The funeral took place at Bedgerabong cemetery on Saturday afternoon, the Rev. A. J. Gardner conducting the service.
Source: Forbes Advocate 17 Aug 1915

447. Pierce Field

(From Our Own Correspondent).
Quite a gloom was cast over Bedgera- bong durring last week, when it became known that Mr Pierce Field was so dangerously ill. Many and oft were the inquiries as to his condition through- out Friday. Then on Saturday came the sad news of his death. The deceas- ed spent almost the whole of his life here, and was a general favorite with all. The funeral took place in Forbes on Sunday. Four brothers: Harry, Grant, Ned, and Ort, are living here, while another brother, Arthur, and a sister live in Forbes. 'To all these the sympathy of the whole district is extended.
Source: Forbes Advocate 25 Jun 1920

93. Catherine Coffey

Leading soprano in Bathurst choir

Michael Fagan

Death of Ex-Sergeant Fagan
Ex Sergeant Michael Fagan, died at his residence, Petersham; to-day, aged 72 years. He was sergeant of police for 37 years, and was stationed in the Bathurst district, principally at Sofala. Deceased had many exciting experiences during the bushranging days. He retired 10 years ago.
Source: National Advocate 7 Oct 1910