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Mary Bowman (1849–1926)

Early on Thursday morning, 21st instant, Mrs. Mary Bowman, relict of the late Leslie Edgar Bowman, passed away at Clarendon at the age of 77 years. Deceased was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Barker, and was born at Clarendon where she resided all her life. At the age of 31 years she was married at Paddington to Mr. Leslie E. Bowman. There were three children of the marriage, viz., Mary, Allan, and Fannie Ellen (''Birdie'). The latter, it will be remembered, was killed in a motor accident along the Windsor-road early in September of last year. The funeral took place on Friday, the remains being laid to rest in St. Matthew's Church of England cemetery, Windsor. Rev. N. Jenkyn officiated at the graveside, and Mr. Chandler was the undertaker.

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5 February, 1849
Richmond, New South Wales, Australia


21 October, 1926 (aged 77)
Clarendon, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

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