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Mary Brooker (1848–1931)

The death occurred at Kangaloon on Monday afternoon last 20, July, of Mary Brooker, a very old and highly respected resident of Kangaloon. Deceased, who was 82 years of age, was born at Wollongong. She is a sister of Mr W. Brooker, Kangaloon. The funeral took place in the East Kangaloon cemetery on Tuesday afternoon, in the presence of a large gathering of friends and relatives. Rev. J. H. Craig officiated, and was assisted by Rev. H. Arnold and Rev. M. Walker of Robertson.

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'Brooker, Mary (1848–1931)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 18 June 2024.

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Life Summary [details]


28 December, 1848
Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia


20 July, 1931 (aged 82)
Kangaloon, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

cancer (face)

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