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Harding, Emily (1840–1889)

It will be heard with general regret that the wife [Emily] of Mr. Justice Harding died at their residence St. John's Wood at an early hour this morning, from heart disease. The death of this lady will cause a social gap, as she exercised considerable influence in the upper circles of Brisbane society. The deceased lady was the sister of Mrs. E. I. O. Browne and leaves a large family to mourn for her. Three of her daughters are already married — one to Mr. W. F. Wilson, barrister; another to Mr. R. MacDougall, and the eldest to the son of Mr. W. R. Riley, proprietor of the Goulburn Herald.

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Additional Resources

  • funeral, Telegraph (Brisbane), 13 May 1889, p 4

Citation details

'Harding, Emily (1840–1889)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/harding-emily-32299/text39980, accessed 7 July 2022.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Morris, Emily
Birth

10 April, 1840
Tipton, Staffordshire, England

Death

11 May, 1889 (aged 49)
Ashgrove, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

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