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Hodgson, Edith Beryl (?–1947)

Mrs E. B. Hodgson, who died at her home at Bruce st, Toorak, on Saturday, was the only daughter of the late Mr Theophilus Ham, and a granddaughter of Rev John Ham, first minister of the Collins st Baptist Church, who came to Melbourne in 1843. Her uncle, Thomas Ham, was a pioneer engraver and cartographer, and designed the first Victorian postage stamp. He was also responsible for the coat of arms of the City of Melbourne. Mrs Hodgson's husband, Dr G. J. Hodgson, practised in St Kilda for many years. She was predeceased by her only brother, Mr Herbert Ham. She leaves one daughter, Mrs W. P. A. Mooney, of 35 Bruce st, Toorak.

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'Hodgson, Edith Beryl (?–1947)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 28 September 2020.

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Alternative Names
  • Ham, Edith Beryl

1 March 1947
Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia