Arthur Joseph James Matthews was born 22 January 1888 in Taralga, New South Wales, Australia to Daniel Bernard Matthews (1842-1897) and Mary Buckman (1849-1903) and died 26 October 1896 in Taralga, New South Wales, Australia of drowning. Ancestors are from Australia, the United Kingdom.

Date:26 Oct 1896
Location: at Taralga District, New South Wales
Cause: Died by a burning branch falling from a tree some 20 feet and knocking him in to a river whilst fishing.

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  • Page 233 - Goulburn Herald, Fri 30.10.1896 Crookwell and District Historical Society Obituaries, Deaths, Inquests Pre 1901 Crookwell and District ISBN 0-9587114-3-7
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¶ Death
  • BDM Index ref for death: 15383/1896