636. Francis Strickland
OBITUARY. MR. FRANCIS STRICKLAND.
The death occurred at .the Forbes ?District Hospital on Monday, March 29, of Mr. Francis Strickland, of Lachlan-street, Forbes. The late Mr. Strickland was a native of Forbes, having resided in the district for 69 years. Up till eighteen years ago he followed the occupation of a farmer in the district, when he and his family came into town to reside and conducted the refreshment, and lending library business in Lachlan-street, which still bears his name. For the past eleven months the late Mr. Strickland's health had not been of the best, and on Easter Saturday he took a bad turn and was admitted to the District Hospital, at which institution he died as stated. He leaves to mourn their heavy loss a widow and family of three children, viz., Messrs. Reginald and Bert, and Miss Tassie Strickland.
Source: The Grenfell Record and Lachlan District Advertiser 8 Apr 1937
John and Kathleen lived at Blackheath before their deaths