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Olivia Ambrosine Cox (1849–1934)

Yesterday morning there passed away at a private hospital in Launceston Miss Olivia Cox. Miss Cox was the youngest daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Cox, of Longford. For 35 years she was a member of the household of Mrs. W. J. Atkinson, of Frankland-street. She was a highly respected member and worker of St. Paul's parish, being closely associated with Mrs. Hardwicke Weedon in the work of the Girls' Friendly Society, and she was also an associate of the Mothers' Union. She was a valued teacher of St. Paul's Sunday School. The bereaved relatives are Mrs. W. J. Atkinson and family, Mrs. L. E. Bain and family, Mrs. W. Lang and family, Mrs. Montague Simmonds and family. The late Miss Cox had a strong personality, and was highly esteemed for her beautiful and consistent Christian life.

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'Cox, Olivia Ambrosine (1849–1934)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 17 July 2024.

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Life Summary [details]


31 August, 1849
Longford, Tasmania, Australia


7 June, 1934 (aged 84)
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

Religious Influence

Includes the religion in which subjects were raised, have chosen themselves, attendance at religious schools and/or religious funeral rites; Atheism and Agnosticism have been included.