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Frances Morris (Fanny) Bulmer (?–1900)

Mrs Bulmer, wife of Captain Bulmer, and only daughter of the late Hon. George Thornton, whose death was recently recorded, died somewhat suddenly at her residence, Lang Syne, Parramatta, on Boxing Day. Only this week Captain Bulmer and his family left Ryde to come to Parramatta to take up their abode in the residence of the late Hon. George Thornton. Previous to removing here Mrs. Bulmer had consulted Dr. Gordon-Smith for some apparently trifling illness, but on Christmas Day Dr. Gordon-Smith was summoned to Parramatta, when he found Mrs. Bulmer's condition to to serious complications following on an attack of influenza having developed. In spite of all that could he done, Mrs. Bulmer gradually sank, and died on Thursday. It is stated that the deceased lady never fully recovered from the shock occasioned by the death of her eldest son, Mr. George Bulmer, B.A., barrister-at-law, who some years ago was killed in the railway accident at Eveleigh. The funeral took place yesterday afternoon, when the remains were interred in the family vault at Rookwood Cemetery, the Rev. H. H. Britten officiating at the graveside.

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'Bulmer, Frances Morris (Fanny) (?–1900)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 13 April 2024.

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Alternative Names
  • Thornton, Frances Morris

26 December, 1900
Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death