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Emily Jane Barry (1861–1929)

As briefly announced in a recent issue of this paper, the death took place at her late residence, 'Clevedon,' 8 Great Buckingham-street, Redfern, on the 26th ultimo, of Mrs. Emily Jane Barry, relict of the late Thomas Barry, in her 68th year.

Deceased was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wall, of Windsor, and was twice married. Her first husband was the late James Manning, of Lower Portland, who passed away in 1900. Thirteen years later the deceased was married to Mr. Thomas Barry, of Sydney, and he predeceased her seven years ago.

She leaves a grown-up family of one son, and five daughters, viz., Ruby (Mrs. Wray, Redfern), Elsie (Mrs. Charlie Arbuckle, Cessnock), George (Oatley), Nina (Mrs. Charlie Turnbull (Sackville Reach), Dorris (Mrs. Walter Chant, Mittagong), and Alice (Mrs. Henry Burr, Earlwood).

The remains were laid to rest in the family vault, alongside her first husband, in the Church of England cemetery, Sackville Reach. The service at the church and at the graveside was conducted by the Rev. A. Mutton, of St. Paul's Church, Redfern.

Beautiful wreaths were sent by the following: — Archdeacon and Mrs. Boyce, the Cleveland Street School P. and C. Association, Miss Foster and staff, Mrs. Rowley and staff, Mr. and Mrs. Wilson and family, Mr. and Mrs. Colbran and family, Mr. and Mrs. Moore, Mr. and Mrs. G. Soltan and family, Mrs. E. Hannaway and family, Mr. and Mrs. Carroll and Mylba, Mr. and Mrs. Jones and family, C. Mordant and E. Gordon, Mrs. Weise and Mrs. Quinley and families, Mr. and Mrs. Brown, Mr. Wray and family, Annie and Fred, Ruby and family, Elsie and Charlie and family, Doris and Walter and family, Alice and Harry and Dorris, Mr. and Mrs. G. Manning and family, Mr and Mrs. Earnshaw, senr., Mr. and Mrs. Earnshaw, junr., Mrs. Hodge and Mrs. Edwards.

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'Barry, Emily Jane (1861–1929)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 15 June 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Wall, Emily Jane
  • Manning, Emily Jane

Richmond, New South Wales, Australia


26 April, 1929 (aged ~ 68)
Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death


Religious Influence

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