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Martha Frame (1910–1929)

The death took place in the Lithgow hospital last night of Mrs. Martha Frame, wife of Mr. W. Frame, of Methven-street, after a short illness. Mrs. Frame was admitted to the institution early last night suffering from an affection of the heart, caused through influenza, and died a few hours later.

The death is all the more sad as deceased was married only a fortnight ago, and was but 19 years of age.

Coming from Scotland with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Smith, also of Methven-street, when 11 years of age, she has resided with them ever since. Possessed of a charming personality and sunny disposition, she made friends easily. She was also an ardent worker in O.E.S. circles in Lithgow, of which society she was a very popular member. The husband and parents have the sympathy of the community in their sad loss.

The funeral has been arranged for to-morrow afternoon, when interment will be made in the Presbyterian portion of the Bowenfels cemetery.

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Alternative Names
  • Smith, Martha

19 January, 1910
Cambuslang, Lanarkshire, Scotland


7 August, 1929 (aged 19)
Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death


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