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Jamieson, John (1860-1943)

Magistrate and coroner. Appointed to the position of acting Sydney City Coroner in 1916, he was appointed officially in 1919. He had previously been a district coroner in Moree. Jamieson also held the roles of Fair Rent Magistrate, and the visiting magistrate to the Long Bay Penitentiary. Retiring in June 1925 when he reached the compulsory retirement age of 65, he was described as a just and fair magistrate who was an ornament to the NSW Bench. He died in 1943 at the age of 82.

Mount Lambie
Royal North Shore Hospital
05 Feb 1943
Coroner for the City and District of Sydney
Aug 1919 - 18 Jun 1925