Wentworth’s body was shipped over from England, arriving in 1873, where he was accorded the first ever state funeral in New South Wales.
Visit the family mausoleum, located five minutes from Vaucluse House, and hear about the extravagant funeral service and procession that accompanied his body. Listen to commentary from the colonial newspapers about this great event, and enter the rarely opened mausoleum to hear extracts from the funeral oration extolling Wentworth’s character.
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