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Mary Emily Cunningham (1870–1930)

Mrs. Mary Emily Cunningham, of Lanyon and Tuggeranong stations, died in Canberra on Saturday night at an advanced age. She was a daughter of the late Mr. Edward Twynam, of Riversdale, Goulburn. Alter her marriage she resided at Lanyon and Tuggeranong for many years. She leaves three daughters (Mrs. Nimmo, Mrs. Davies, of Canberra, and Miss Cunningham) and one son, Mr. Andrew Cunningham, who recently assayed a flight to England. The interment will take place at 4.30 p.m. on Monday on the Lanyon Estate, where the late Mr. James Cunningham is also buried.

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'Cunningham, Mary Emily (1870–1930)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 25 June 2024.

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  • Twynam, Mary Emily



15 November, 1930 (aged ~ 60)
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia