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Forrester, Sarah (1810–1889)

It is with extreme regret that we have to announce the death of Mrs. Sarah Forrester, mother of our much-respected Mayor, Mr. F. J. Mortley. Mrs. Forrester, who was well-known to most Hawkesbury folk, died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. John Cattanach, Sutherland-street, Paddington, on Monday last, at the good old age of 79 years. The funeral took place at Windsor on Wednesday, the remains being conveyed here by train at 11 o'clock. A large number of townspeople and friends of the deceased lady from Sydney attended, and the Rev. Mr. Blackett officiated at the grave.

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'Forrester, Sarah (1810–1889)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/forrester-sarah-27411/text34845, accessed 28 November 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Mortley, Sarah
  • Piper, Sarah
Birth

13 August 1810
Hawkhurst, Kent, England

Death

14 October 1889
Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

general debility

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