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Matilda Jane Barker (1852–1917)

Mrs. Matilda J. Barker, of Smithfield road, Fairfield, passed away at her daughter's (Mrs. Nellie Burton's) residence, Fairfield, on Saturday, after a long and painful illness. Mrs. Barker was operated upon at the Parramatta Hospital some months ago, and since then has always been very delicate. She was wife of Mr. Fred E. Barker, and was highly respected throughout Liverpool districts.

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'Barker, Matilda Jane (1852–1917)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 24 July 2024.

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Alternative Names
  • Cobcroft, Matilda

13 August, 1852
Colo, New South Wales, Australia


5 May, 1917 (aged 64)
Smithfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

cancer (rectal)

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