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Catherine Elizabeth Chaseling (1858–1936)

The death occurred at her residence, York Estate, Penrith, on 21st August, of Miss Catherine Elizabeth Chaseling, daughter of the late Thomas and Catherine Chaseling, formerly of "Claremont," Windsor, The deceased was born at Long Pont, Shoalhaven River, 78 years ago. When eighteen years of age her parents went to Windsor to live. She was loved by a large circle of friends, and is survived by two brothers and four sisters. Sixteen years ago Miss Chaseling came to reside at York Estate. She had not enjoyed good health for several months. There was a representative gathering at the funeral, which left her late residence on Saturday afternoon, 22nd August, when the remains were laid to rest in the Methodist portion of the general cemetery, Penrith. The service at the graveside was conducted by the Rev. P. H. Curtis.

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'Chaseling, Catherine Elizabeth (1858–1936)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 15 April 2024.

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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia


21 August, 1936 (aged ~ 78)
Penrith, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

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