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Mary Catherine Gosper (1866–1950)

The death took place at Woodstock last week of Mrs. Mary Catherine Gosper, at the age of 83. The late Mrs. Gosper, who was born at Young, was married to the late Richard James Gosper, of Woodstock, in 1891 and a family of two daughters and three sons survive, as well as 29 grandchildren and one great grand-child. The late Mrs. Gosper had been a member of the Woodstock branch of the C.W.A. almost since its inception, and members of the branch formed a guard of honor during the funeral service at the Woodstock Methodist Church.

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'Gosper, Mary Catherine (1866–1950)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 25 June 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Smith, Mary Catherine

24 August, 1866
Young, New South Wales, Australia


1 July, 1950 (aged 83)
Woodstock, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

general debility

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.