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Catherine Ann Agnes Gatenby (1853–1950)

The death occurred at her residence, Goodlands, yesterday, of Mrs. Catherine Ann Agnes Gatenby, a pioneer of the district, and Longford's oldest resident. She was in her 98th year. Mrs Gatenby was the third daughter of the late Mr. A. O'Connor, of Connorville, Cressy, where she was born. After her marriage to the late Mr. Thomas Gatenby, she lived at Pisa, Cressy, but on the death of her husband in 1914, she purchased the Woodlands property at Longford. There were no children. Mrs. Gatenby was highly respected in the district and was a staunch supporter of the Christ Church of England. The funeral will take place at Pisa Cemetery, Lake River, at 3.30 p.m. to-day.

Original publication

Additional Resources

  • 'Funeral', Examiner (Launceston), 17 March 1950, p 4

Citation details

'Gatenby, Catherine Ann Agnes (1853–1950)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 25 June 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • O'Connor, Catherine

Cressy, Tasmania, Australia


14 March, 1950 (aged ~ 97)

Religious Influence

Includes the religion in which subjects were raised, have chosen themselves, attendance at religious schools and/or religious funeral rites; Atheism and Agnosticism have been included.