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Jessie Taylor Grimwade (1842–1916)

Mrs. Jessie Taylor Grimwade, widow of the late Mr. F. S. Grimwade, M.L.C., died yesterday at her residence, Harleston, Caulfield. She was keenly interested in charitable and kindred work. For 30 years she had been on the committee of the Convalescent Home for Women, during the last 13 of these she was president. Of the Gentlewomen's Aid Society she was the foundation president. She was also keenly interested in the Ministering Children's League, and in the committee of the Girls' Friendly Society and of the Mothers' Union. Mrs. Grimwade leaves four sons and two daughters. One of the sons is Brigadier-General Grimwade, the officer in command of the artillery of the 3rd Australian Division.

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'Grimwade, Jessie Taylor (1842–1916)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 18 June 2024.

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Alternative Names
  • Sprunt, Jessie Taylor

9 November, 1842
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia


3 August, 1916 (aged 73)
Caulfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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