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Callaghan, Eliza (1828–1915)

The death occurred at her residence, Avoca, Milford-street, Randwick, on Tuesday last, of Mrs. Eliza Milford Callaghan, the relict of the late Judge Callaghan, who was appointed chairman of the Quarter Sessions in 1844, and became a District Court Judge in 1859. She was the daughter of the late Mr. Justice Milford, Primary Judge of the Supreme Court at Sydney, and a sister of Major-General Sussex Milford, and of Mr Henry Milford who practised as a solicitor in Queensland for many years. Her husband, who died from the effects of an accident at Braidwood in 1863, was the compiler of "Callaghan's Acts." The deceased lady was 87 years of age, and was buried at the Randwick Cemetery.

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'Callaghan, Eliza (1828–1915)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 30 September 2020.

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Eliza Callaghan, c1870

Eliza Callaghan, c1870

State Library of New South Wales, P1 / 288

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Alternative Names
  • Milford, Eliza



10 August 1915
Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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