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Marion Hall (c. 1841–1921)

The death has occurred of Mrs. T. [Marion] Hall, of Petersham, at the age of 80 years. Mr. D. R. Hall, ex-Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, is one of nine sons and daughters. Others are Miss M. E. Hall (well-known temperance worker, Miss Maggie Hall (a member of the Nationalist Council), Mr. Harry Hall (examiner-in-chief of the Royal Life-Saving Society), Mr. Gordon Hall (of Messrs. Gordon, Hall and Co.), Inspector William Hall (of the Sydney Harbor Trust). Mr. Thomas Hall (Public Works Department, Cordeaux), and Mrs. Cummings. The deceased was a native of Dumfries, Scotland, and, with her husband, the late Mr. Thomas Hall, who predeceased her by 20 years, arrived in Australia in 1859. From the Victorian goldfields the late Mr. and Mrs. Hall and their young family came to New South Wales, settling first at Nimmitabel and afterwards in Cooma. The removal to Sydney took place about 35 years ago, residence being taken up at the Glebe. As nurse and visitor, the late Mrs. Hall became known and loved by many who were in need. The funeral will take place to Rookwood to-day.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Hutchison, Marion

c. 1841
Torthorwald, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland


22 October, 1921 (aged ~ 80)
Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

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