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Edith Kate Finnis (1880–1951)

The death occurred at Bromley, Kent (Eng.), on May 12 of Mrs. Edith Finnis, widow of the late Canon H. R. Finnis. The Rev. P. C. Lee, a former student of St. Wilfrid's College, Cressy, and now vicar of South church, Essex (Eng.), conducted the funeral service. Canon Finnis was rector of several parishes in Tasmania and for a period was warden of St. Wilfrid's College, Cressy. Mrs. Finnis visited Tasmania early this year. Advice of the death of Mrs. Finnis was received by the rector of Longford (the Rev. F. L. Hadrill) from his sister, Miss Cecilia Norris.

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'Finnis, Edith Kate (1880–1951)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 20 June 2024.

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  • Norris, Edith Kate

21 March, 1880
Hertford, Hertfordshire, England


12 May, 1951 (aged 71)
Bromley, Kent, England

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