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Cavanough, Katherine (Kate) (1841–1925)

Mrs. Catherine [Katherine] Cavanough died at Yamba on Sunday last at the age of 86 years. The deceased was a native of the Hawkesbury and came to the Clarence in the year 1882 and took up her abode at Harwood Island, where she and her husband and family resided for many years. The late Mr. Cavanough predeceased his wife some few years ago. Recently deceased went to reside at Yamba. A family of four sons and four daughters survive. The sons are: Messrs Benjamin (Lawrence), Charles (Tullymorgan), George (Chatsworth), and Richard (Harwood). The daughters are Miss E. C. Cavanough (Brisbane), Mrs. J. Luscombe (Sydney), Miss M. Cavanough (Lismore), and Mrs. W. Carr (Milandra, Queensland).

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'Cavanough, Katherine (Kate) (1841–1925)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 5 July 2020.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Reed, Katherine

Lower Portland, New South Wales, Australia


20 September 1925
Yamba, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

Religious Influence