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Sarah Geddes (1856–1935)

Mrs. Sarah Geddes, who died at Chatswood at the age of 79 years, was a daughter of the late Thomas McGee, one of the earliest pioneers of the far north-west, and was the widow of the late W. B. Geddes, a leading resident and sportsman of the Warialda district. A family of five sons, three of whom served with the A.I.F. in the Great War and two daughters survive, including Mr. C. R. Geddes (manager, Bank of New South Wales, western branch), Mr. W. B. Geddes (Under-Secretary of Justice), Mr. Aubrey Geddes (Bank of New South Wales), Mr. Stanley Geddes (Commercial Bank), and Mr. Clifford Geddes (estate agent, Sydney) and Misses Jean and Mona Geddes.

The funeral took place at the Church of England Cemetery, Gore Hill, after a service, at St. Paul's Chatswood, conducted by the Rev. R. B. Robinson, assisted by the Rev. R. N. Langshaw.

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Alternative Names
  • McGee, Sarah



1935 (aged ~ 79)
Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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