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Fletcher, Florence Mary (1869–1939)


The death occured on Saturday night of Florence May Fletcher wife of Mr C Brunsden Fletcher former Editor of The Sydney Morning Herald. Mrs Fletcher had been in ill health for a long time.

Mrs Fletcher was a native of Queensland her father being Sir Arthur Rutledge KC and her mother a daughter of the Rev Stephen Rabone one of the great missionaries of the State

She is survived by Mr Fletcher, two sons Captain S R Fletcher and Dr Alan Fletcher and two daughters Mrs Owen Donovan and Mrs N M Goddard The remains were cremated privately at the Northern Suburb Cremetorium yesterday.

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  • Rutledge, Florence Mary

9 December 1869
Macleay River, New South Wales, Australia


18 March 1939
Kirribilli, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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