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Harriet Delohery (1838–1923)

The death occurred on Tuesday, at her residence, Tenilba, Macleay Street, of the wife of Mr. Cornelius [Harriet] Delohery, formerly Stipendiary Magistrate, and of the Public Service Board, in her 85th year. Mrs. Delohery, who had been ill for four or five months, was prominently associated with charitable movements for many years.

She has left a widower, five sons - Mr. C. Delohery, jun., barrister; Mr. A. H. Delohery, solicitor; Mr. H. G. Delohery, of the Bank of Australasia, Newcastle; Dr. H. C. M. Delohery, of Forbes; and Mr. Ernest C. Delohery, civil engineer; and three daughters - Mrs. H. M. Thompson, widow of the late Mr. Stuart Thompson, of North Queensland; Mrs. Nivison, wife of Mr. Norman Nivison, of Walcha; and Miss Delohery.

The funeral took place on Wednesday. A service was conducted at St. John's Church of England, Darlinghurst, by the Rev. Canon C. E. Beck, after which the cortege proceeded to the Waverley Cemetery. Canon Beck conducted the service at the graveside.

The principal mourners were Messrs. Cornelius Delohery, J. H. Delohery, H. G. Delohery, E. C. Delohery, and Dr. Delohery (sons), and Mr. Norman Nivison (son-in-law). Others present included Judge and Mrs. Backhouse, Mr. and Mrs. Glentworth Addison, Messrs. E. M. Mitchell, Bowie Wilson, G. Scott. A. G. Raymond, E. R. Gallop, A. N. Littlejohn, H. de Yongh Scroggie, C. Minter, G. G. Robey, A. Gill, T. A. Faucart, L. Lewington, J. Shute, C. Lewington, Leah, and C. Holt.

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'Delohery, Harriet (1838–1923)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 25 June 2024.

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Alternative Names
  • Roberts, Harriet



3 September, 1923 (aged ~ 85)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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