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Rintel, Elvina (1822–1904)

Tlie death is recorded of Mrs. E. [Elvina] Rintel, widow of the late Rev. M. Rintel, the first Rabbi of the East Melbourne Hebrew congregation. Mrs. Rintel, who was in her 82nd year, arrived at Melbourne in the barque Enmore in 1841. The deceased lady who was of a highly charitable disposition was one of the founders of the Sick Children's Hospital; was a life governor of the Melbourne and Women's hospitals, and took an active interest in the work of the Hebrew Ladies' Philanthropic Society.

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'Rintel, Elvina (1822–1904)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/rintel-elvina-20883/text31835, accessed 12 November 2019.

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