Frederick Nash, Secretary, Niagara Hospital, was the informant of the death.
The deceased was employed at the Niagara reservoir for a few weeks before he became stricken with the disease. He was conveyed to the Niagara Hospital some three or four days before his death - to no avail.
Lawton was a hardy pioneer prospector who didn't have much luck but continued to search for his fortune. He spent some time at Yerilla. He had previously spent time in Footscray, Victoria.