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THE ARGUS MELBOURNE
Monday 25th April 1887
THE IMMIGRANTS' HOME.
The weekly meeting of the committee of management of the Immigrants Aid Society was held on Friday in the hospital division, St. Kilda road.
Present-Messrs J. Loudon, , J. Carson, T. G. Johnson, Allred Woolley, and G. Baker, who occupied the chair.
The superintendent reported the state of the house to be as follows, viz: - Number remaining last week, 624; admitted since, 44; discharged, 21 ; died, 3 (John Ford, 97 years, native of Crew- kerne, England; Thomas Chatterton, 76, native of Derbyshire; Mary Ann Sundford, 57 native of Dublin);
Still remaining inmates,141 The nightly average number of casual cases relieved during the week was 19 males and 2 females ; 63 meals were granted to unem- ployed men during the week Outdoor relief was given to two families, or nine indi- viduals, on presenting the relief cards of the society. The following donations were thankfully acknowledged, viz :- Lady .Loch, one pair vases for the female hospital ward ; the Bakers Society, a large quantity of bread, including one loaf weighing 43lb: Mr.. Lewis, inspector of fish markets, five baskets of fish.

THOMAS CHATTERTON was buried at
THE MELBOURNE GENERAL CEMETERY
in the Church of England section HH.
He is in a Commmon Grave with no headstone.


Thomas was listed as a Laborer at the time of his death.
The actual date of his death is unclear as it was stated on his death certificate [#7131] that he was last sighted at the Immigrantsí Home alive on the 15th April, 1887 and found dead on 18th April, 1887.
How long he had been dead is not stated so therefore they have put his death date as the date he was found.
He was buried on 19th April, 1887.

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