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Kemp, Alice Mary (1856–1917)

The death took place recently, at the residence of Mr. I. N. Wood, 'Sackville,' Meehan-street, Granville, of Mrs. Edward Kemp. The deceased lady came up from Narara to Mr. Wood's place, to consult a doctor, and died suddenly shortly after arrival. She was the eldest daughter of the late James and Mary Turnbull, of Mud Island, Sackville, where she was born, and was 60 years of age. In 1887 she married Edward Kemp, and six children, all alive were born to them. They are: Martha (Mrs. Wm. Barry), of Warner's Bay, in the Newcastle district; Florrie (Mrs. Albert Hayes), of Freeman's Reach; Arthur, of H.M.A.S. Sydney; Eddie, on active service with the A.I.F. in France; James and Milton, both in the railway service at Newcastle. Her brothers and sisters are— Mr. Cyrus Turnbull, of Far Meadow Public School; Mrs. Chas. Green, Lower Portland; Archie (deceased); Mr. James Turnbull, council clerk, Mulgoa; Mr. Arthur Turnbull, Narara; Mrs. I. N. Wood, Granville; Ralph (deceased): Mrs. W. Harrisson, Port Macquarie; Mr. Stanley Turnbull, Newtown; and Mr. Marshall Turnbull, A.M.C., in France. The deceased lady was very highly respected in the Hawkesbury district, where she was well known. The remains were interred in the Presbyterian cemetery, on the Western Road, the burial service being conducted by the Rev. John Patterson.

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'Kemp, Alice Mary (1856–1917)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 13 August 2020.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Turnbull, Alice Mary

7 October 1856
Sackville, New South Wales, Australia


19 January 1917
Granville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Religious Influence