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Double drowning at Wollomombi

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Friday 30 December 1904, The Sydney Morning Herald

HILLGROVE, Thursday.

Misses Nellie Gardiner, 18, and Fanny Kennedy, 12, were drowned whilst bathing this evening in the Wollomombi River. Mrs. Snape, wife of the landlord of the Wollomombi Hotel, attempted to rescue the drowning girls and almost lost her own life in the attempt.

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May 6, 2011 at 10:07 pm

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