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Eleanor Black (1853–1928)

The death occurred on Tuesday at her residence, 'Frome,' Shirley-road, Wollstonecraft, of Mrs. Eleanor Black, widow of Mr. R. J. Black, M.L.C., who died on June 30 last. Mrs. Black, who was married in 1883, was the third daughter of Mr. George Rouse, of Mudgee, a member of one of the oldest families in New South Wales. She is survived by one son and three daughters—Mr. G. Gordon Black, Miss E. L. Black, Mrs. F. V. Nicholson, and Mrs. T. Nixson. Another son, Lieutenant Reginald Black, M.C., was killed in Palestine in 1917.

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  • Rouse, Eleanor

Windsor, New South Wales, Australia


2 September, 1928 (aged ~ 75)
Wollstonecraft, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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