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RILEY, John (c.1819-1911)

Actor and circus performer. Married. Died 17 December 1911, Old Colonists’ Homes, North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Australia, aged 92.

In Australia from 1849. Member of Radford’s Circus, the first circus troupe to visit Australia. Compiler of Riley/Hailes Scrapbook.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page [iii].

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