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Blaxland, Eveline Grace (1852–1936)

Mrs. Eveline Grace Blaxland, 84, widow of the late Reginald T. Blaxland, of Murinbin, Broke, and aunt of Mr. Robert Blaxland, of Singleton, died at her home, Leura Road, Double Bay. She was a daughter of the late Robert Rodd, of Old Minimbah, where she was born. After her marriage she lived at Fordwich for some years, and then moved to Murinbin. She left Broke 18 years ago for Double Bay. Her husband will be remembered as a well-known district grazier, and was associated with Singleton Pastures Protection Board as chairman and director for many years. He was also a member of the committee of the Northern Agricultural Association. Mrs. Blaxland took a prominent part in church and Sunday school work. She is survived by two sons and two daughters, Messrs. Marshall Fitz (New Zealand), and Arthur Dudley (Terrigal), and Misses Beatrice and Meta Blaxland (Double Bay).

The remains were taken to Singleton and interred in the Church of England cemetery at Broke.

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'Blaxland, Eveline Grace (1852–1936)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/blaxland-eveline-grace-120/text121, accessed 9 August 2020.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Rodd, Eveline Grace
Birth

17 January 1852
Bulga, New South Wales, Australia

Death

5 June 1936
Double Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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