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Preston, Elizabeth Susannah (Liz) (1839–1917)

An old identity of Inverell passed way on New Year's Day, in the person of Mrs. Elizabeth Susannah Preston, who died at her home, King's Plain road, at the age of 77 years. The deceased lady was a daughter of the late Mr. David Cross, of Windsor, and is the last but one of a family of twelve. Coming to lnverell with her husband and family about 56 years ago, she made her home, and has resided here ever since. Besides her family of eleven sons and daughters, she leaves 100 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The burial took place in the Church of England cemetery on Wednesday at 3 p.m., and was largely attended. Rev. L. Gabbott performed the last rites. The mortuary arrangements were in the hands of Mr. G. S. Thorley.

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'Preston, Elizabeth Susannah (Liz) (1839–1917)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 3 December 2020.

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  • Cross, Elizabeth Susannah

18 July 1839
Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia


1 January 1917
Inverell, New South Wales, Australia

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