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Simmons, Miriam Louise (1855–1932)

Mrs. Louisa Miriam Simmons, aged 77 years, widow of the late Mr. Nathan Julian Simmons, died at her residence, Byron Lodge, North Lismore, on Saturday. She was the second daughter of the late Mr. Isaac Hart, at one time chairman of the Melbourne Gas Co., and was born in Melbourne. She married in Melbourne in 1882, settling the same year at Lismore, where she had since lived. She was well known as a worker for charitable institutions, being one of the originators of the Ladies' Benevolent Society, with which she was associated for 20 years as president and secretary. She was an active worker for the Lismore District Hospital, of which she was one of the original life members. She worked also for the Soldiers' Aid Society during the war period and after. She is survived by two sons–Clive and Stanley, both of Lismore.

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Additional Resources

  • funeral, Northern Star (Lismore, NSW), 17 May 1932, p 4
  • probate, Northern Star (Lismore, NSW), 28 July 1932, p 7

Citation details

'Simmons, Miriam Louise (1855–1932)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 29 March 2020.

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  • Hart, Miriam Louise

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


Lismore, New South Wales, Australia

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