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Sarah Wheeler Hamlyn-Harris (1839–1933)

After a long illness the death occurred last Sunday, at the age of 94, of Mrs. Sarah Wheeler Hamlyn-Harris, relict of the late Captain Hamlyn Huntingdon Hamlyn-Harris, of the 18th Hussars. The late Mrs. Hamlyn-Harris was born and married in England, and came to Australia about 30 years ago. She was an accomplished linguist and artist. She is survived by two sons, the Rev. C. S. Hamlyn-Harris, for many years Anglican rector at Ipswich and at Maryborough, and Dr. R. Hamlyn-Harris, of Clayfield. Another son, Mr. C. Hamlyn-Harris, solicitor, predeceased her some years ago.

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'Hamlyn-Harris, Sarah Wheeler (1839–1933)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 23 May 2024.

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Alternative Names
  • Smith, Sarah Wheeler



16 December, 1933 (aged ~ 94)
Stanthorpe, Queensland, Australia

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