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Hobbs, Elizabeth (Betsy) (1837–1919)

The death occurred on Saturday of Mrs. Betsy Hobbs, wife of Mr. John Hobbs, of 147 Rockett Street. The deceased who had reached the age of 82 years had been ailing for some considerable time. She had been a long resident and was highly respected. The deceased leaves a husband and family to mourn their loss. The funeral will leave 149 Rockett Street this afternoon for the Church of England Cemetery, Kelso.

Original publication

Additional Resources

  • funeral notice, National Advocate (Bathurst, NSW), 28 July 1919, p 3

Citation details

'Hobbs, Elizabeth (Betsy) (1837–1919)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 5 August 2020.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Sheans, Elizabeth

10 November 1837
Louth, Lincolnshire, England


26 July 1919
Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death


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