From Ballarat and District Industrial Heritage Project
- The death or Mr Nicholas Spargo, occurred on Saturday at Kensington, came as a shock to his many friends in Ballarat. Mr Spargo was a bootmaker by trade, and resided, for many years in Neil street. The remains were brought from Melbourne this Monday, and laid to rest in the faanily vault in the New Cemetery. A large number of friends were, present. The Rev. L. Tait officiated at the graveside. The coffin-bearers were Messrs F. Gray (representing the Ballarat Anglers' Association), Phil Tonkin and W. Wynne (representing City Anglers), and Wm. Tomkins (past President Boot Repairers' Association). The pall-bearers were Messrs E.J. Farrell (loco. V. Railways), A.E. Odgers, Chas. Davey, J. J. Brokenshire, W. Matthews, C. Milne, C. W. Armstrong, J. Bray, and F. Billing. Messrs F. W. Barnes and Son had Charge of the funeral arrangements.
- ↑ Evening Echo, 12 December 1917.