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Jemima Bellett (1818–1891)

Sickness, especially among the old folks, is prevalent here, and on Thursday morning the cold hand of death claimed for its own the widow of the late G. Bellette, formerly of Sorell, and well-known in many parts of Tasmania. On Sunday last she [Jemima] was stricken with an epileptic fit from which she never rallied, but passed away in peace. To-day, 8th inst., the remains were borne to the last resting place, and a large number of relatives and friends gathered together to pay their last tribute of respect.

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'Bellett, Jemima (1818–1891)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 25 June 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Bellette, Jemima
  • Larsom, Jemima

24 November, 1818
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia


6 August, 1891 (aged 72)
Bream Creek, Tasmania, Australia

Cause of Death

epileptic fit