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Phillips, Esther (1840–1923)

Sydney papers report that on the 18th instant, at St Vincent's Hospital, Darlinghurst, there passed away a well-known Jewish Sydney resident, Mrs. Esther Phillips, wife of Mr. Edward Elias Phillips, at the age of 83 years, after an illness lasting about five weeks. She leaves behind her two sons, Mr. Henry Robert Woolf and Mr. Louis Arnold Woolf (public accountant, of Perth), and a daughter, Mrs. Arthur J. Davis, these being the children of her first husband, Mr. Louis Woolf, and three daughters of her second husband, the Misses Beatrice and Mabel Phillips, of Woollahra, New South Wales, and her youngest daughter, Mrs. Alfred Mears, of Ashfield. There are ten grandchildren and two of the granddaughters married; one is Mrs. Malcolm MacKellar and the other Mrs. A. C. Fairley.

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'Phillips, Esther (1840–1923)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/phillips-esther-19662/text30982, accessed 25 September 2020.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Woolf, Esther
  • Reuben, Esther
Birth

1840
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Death

18 June 1923
Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cultural Heritage
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