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Hannah Ellis (1846–1920)

Mrs. Angel [Hannah] Ellis, who died at Hawksburn, Melbourne, on 27th July, was one of the earliest generations of Australians, having been born at Parramatta in 1846. The late Mr. Angell Ellis, who predeceased her by a few years, was also a native. She left a family of five sons and four daughters. Those resident in Melbourne are Mr. P. S. Ellis, Mr. S. A. Ellis, and Mrs. M. M. Phillips. The late Mrs. Ellis was the last surviving daughter of the late Rev. Solomon Phillips, who, in the sixties, was First Reader of the Bourke street Synagogue.

Original publication

Additional Resources

  • death notice, Argus (Melbourne), 29 July 1920, p 1
  • probate, Argus (Melbourne), 19 October 1920, p 9

Citation details

'Ellis, Hannah (1846–1920)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 29 May 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Phillips, Hannah

19 July, 1846
Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


27 July, 1920 (aged 74)
Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

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