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Maria (Mary) Elmes (1816–1888)

ELMES. On the 29th November, at her son-in-law's residence, Gotha Street, Valley, Mary, relict of the late Thomas William Elmes, aged 71 years 7 months.

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'Elmes, Maria (Mary) (1816–1888)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 29 September 2023.

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Alternative Names
  • Ryan, Maria

Cullen, Tipperary, Ireland


29 November, 1888 (aged ~ 72)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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