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Churchward, Emily Emma (1853–1944)

Mrs. Emily Emma Churchward who died at Brighton, Victoria, on August 12. at the age of 91. was the second daughter of the late Thomas and Mary Ann Padman. She was born at North Adelaide, but spent most of her childhood at her parents' estate, Wattle grove, now the suburb of Wattle Park. Afterwards the family removed to Kent Town, where she spent about 50 years. In 1876 she married Mr. Samuel Churchward, second master of Prince Alfred College, who died in 1890. The last five years she has been in Victoria. Only one of the family of seven now lives in Adelaide, Mr. C. R. Churchward, Chief Analyst, Customs Department. There are three sons and two daughters living.

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'Churchward, Emily Emma (1853–1944)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/churchward-emily-emma-16372/text28330, accessed 9 December 2021.

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