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Elizabeth Fisher (1780–1842)

Deaths: On Monday, Mrs. [Elizabeth] Fisher, relict of the late Mr. Edward Fisher, of Sandy Bay, Hobart Town. They were almost the last remaining of the original colonists, having emigrated from Norfolk Island at the first settlement of Van Diemen's Land. Mrs Fisher suffered severely under a lingering illness, during which she received unremitting attention from Dr. Rowe, and passed away surrounded by her family, by whom and numerous friends her memory will be long affectionately cherished.

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  • Gregory, Elizabeth

Hertford, Hertfordshire, England


11 July, 1842 (aged ~ 62)
Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Cause of Death

lung disease

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