Kirkwood, John

Personal Details

First nameJohn
Date of death18/10/1898


John was the son of James Kirkwood and Elizabeth [Qld Ref: 1898/C87]

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OccupationShearer's Cook

John was the shearer’s cook at Kensington and died of typhoid at the Muttaburra Hospital.

A man named John Kirkwood, a cook,was brought from Kensington suffering from typhoid fever, and he died on Tuesday. He leaves a large family. His wife died only a fortnight ago. Another sufferer from typhoid fever is in the hospital, named George McBean, also from Kensington.
[Source: QUEENSLAND NEWS. (1898, October 21). Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1878 – 1954), p. 5. Retrieved September 30, 2013, from]