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Crane, Hannah Martha (1841–1930)

The death occurred yesterday morning of Mrs. William Crane, at her residence, at 129 Cavendish-street, Stanmore. Mrs. Crane was the widow of the late William Crane, stipendiary magistrate, and was born in Madras, India, in 1841. She came to Sydney with her father, the late Dr. Hogg, in 1852. Mrs. Crane took an active interest for many years in all religious and charitable works, notably in the Benevolent Society of New South Wales, the Sydney City Mission, the Sydney Female Refuge, the Bible Society, and the Inland China Mission, etc. She had many interesting anecdotes and reminiscences of the early days of the colony. She used to recall with pride having travelled in the first train to Parramatta. She is survived by two sons, Messrs. Ernest C. Crane and H. Russell Crane, of Sydney.

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'Crane, Hannah Martha (1841–1930)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/crane-hannah-martha-28555/text36113, accessed 26 September 2021.

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