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Ellen Stuart Henderson (1843–1934)

Mrs. Ellen Stuart Fyfe Henderson who died on Monday was in her 93rd year. She was born in Sydney her father the late Mr. John Fyfe was chief engineer of the first P. and O. ship, The Rose, which arrived in Sydney in 1840, and later became superintending engineer of the old A. S. N. Shipping Co., of Sydney. Her husband was for many years in business in Pitt-street Sydney as a draper.

Mrs. Henderson leaves three sons Stuart, Wallace, and Kelso and four grandchildren. She was privately interred yesterday at Rookwood.

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'Henderson, Ellen Stuart (1843–1934)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/henderson-ellen-stuart-13907/text24786, accessed 21 April 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

7 January, 1843
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Death

3 September, 1934 (aged 91)
Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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