About Thomas Cheetham
Death reported in The Sydney Morning Herald" of Friday 24 February 1893:
"THE DROWNING CASE AT MOSQUITO ISLAND. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) NEWCASTLE, THURSDAY. The Water Police have been unsuccessful in their search for the body of Thomas Cheatham, engine driver of the steamer Berlinda, who was drowned off Mosquito Island on Tuesday. The deceased, who was a very steady young man, has two brothers in Sydney. "