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Janet Frances Collins (1846–1933)

Mrs. Janet Frances Collins, aged 86 years, widow of the late Mr. James Robert Collins, formerly of Swan street, Richmond, died on March 31, at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. L. Cross, J.P., 6 Bartlett-street; West Preston. She was born at the corner of Collins and Swanston streets, on the site now occupied by the Manchester Unity Building, and is survived by four sons and a daughter, nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was the aunt of Mrs. J. D'Orsa, of North Brunswick, and Jack Gabbedy, of W.A. During her illness she was attended by the Rev. Fr. Durkin, who administered the Last Sacraments. To her daughter, Mrs. L. Cross, and sons the deepest sympathy is extended in the sad loss of a loving and devoted mother. The funeral took place on April 2 to the Boroondara Cemetery, the pall-bearers being Messrs. W. Collins, J. D'Orsa, A. J. Webber, B. Webber, L. Webber, A. Jack, F. Jack, and F. Eggins. R.I.P.

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Alternative Names
  • Stewart, Janet Frances

December, 1846
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


31 March, 1933 (aged 86)
Preston, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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