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Oakes, Elizabeth Mary (1828–1912)

The death is announced of Miss Shelley, of the Vicarage, Hadley, Tasmania. The deceased lady was a sister of Mrs. Elizabeth Oakes, whose death is announced today. Miss Shelley predeceased her sister by one day. The death took place yesterday at her residence, Piper-street, of Mrs. Elizabeth Mary Oakes, after an illness of some months.

The deceased lady was 84 years old, and leaves a family of four sons and one daughter, Mr. Ernest Oakes (Wagga), the Ven. Archdeacon Oakes, Mr. F. B. Bacon (Guildford), Mr. Clifford Oakes (Burwood), and Mr. William Oakes (Bathurst). There are also 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The funeral, which will be of a private character, will take place tomorrow afternoon.

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'Oakes, Elizabeth Mary (1828–1912)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/oakes-elizabeth-mary-26413/text34239, accessed 25 September 2020.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Shelley, Elizabeth Mary
Birth

31 March 1828
Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Death

28 April 1912
Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

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