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Eliza (Liza) Hough (1834–1920)

The death occurred in Auburn (Sydney) on Thursday last of Liza Hough, relict of the late Mr. R. Hough, of Sydney, and formerly of Mudgee. The deceased, who lived in Mudgee for the greater portion of her life, had been ailing for some time, and was 86 years of age. Her husband predeceased her by about 4 years. She was very well known right throughout the Mudgee and adjoining districts, where she had hosts of friends. She is survived by the following children: — William (Craboon), Robert (Balmain), (Mudgee), Walter (Marrickville), and Mesdames Ambler (Lue), H. Smith (Paddington) and Rosstan (Parramatta).

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'Hough, Eliza (Liza) (1834–1920)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 21 April 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Ellem, Eliza

10 August, 1834
Gosford, New South Wales, Australia


15 January, 1920 (aged 85)
Auburn, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

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