[Obituary: W. T. Goodge] [The Bulletin, 2 December 1909]

[Editor: This brief obituary for W. T. Goodge was published in the “Personal items” section of The Bulletin, 2 December 1909.] [Obituary: W. T. Goodge] W. T. Goodge, whose name has been at the bottom of fathoms of verse in THE BULLETIN and other papers, died at North Sydney last week after a short illness. […]

Agnes Louise Kettlewell: Well known writer passes [25 August 1936]

[Editor: This article about the death of Agnes Louise Kettlewell (nee Storrie) was published in The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld.), 25 August 1936. It should be noted that although the article gave her middle name as “Louise”, it was actually “Louisa”.] Agnes Louise Kettlewell Well known writer passes By “Vandorian” The death of Mrs. Agnes Kettlewell, […]

Obituary: Mr. John Allen [“Death of a Tasmanian pioneer”, 31 December 1879]

[Editor: An article about an Australian pioneer, John Allen (1806-1879). An extract from the “Obituary” column. Published in The Mercury, 31 December 1879.] Obituary. Mr. John Allen. — A few days ago Mr. John Allen, one of the oldest settlers in Glamorgan, passed away at the age of 73. He was born in county Somerset, […]

Obituary: Mrs Marie E. J. Pitt [21 May 1948]

[Editor: A brief obituary of Marie E. J. Pitt. Published in The Argus, 21 May 1948.] Obituary Mrs Marie E. J. Pitt Mrs Marie Elizabeth Josephine Pitt, of Clarke st., Northcote, writer of many lyrics and ballads of the bush, in which she spent many years of her life, died in a private hospital yesterday, […]

“Around the Boree Log”: Death of author [31 December 1952]

[Editor: A brief obituary of Patrick Hartigan, who wrote under the name of “John O’Brien”. Published in the Charleville Times, 31 December 1952.] “Around the Boree Log” Death of author Monsignor Patrick Hartigan, author of an Australian bestseller, “Around the Boree Log,” died last Friday night. Monsignor Hartigan, 75, died in Lewisham Hospital after a […]