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Hughes, Mary Jane (1865–1941)

The death of Mrs. C. Hughes occurred to-day at her home, 'Graceville,' Bowen Hills, at the ago of 75.

Townsville and Brisbane residents will remember Mrs. Hughes as a gifted vocalist. Her pure and flexible soprano was heard at all orchestral and vocal concerts throughout the final years of. the last and early years of this century. For many years Mri. Hughes was the leading soprano at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church at Townsville, St. Stephen's, Brisbane, and Holy Cross, Wooloowin.

Mrs. Hughes is survived by her husband. Mr. Charles Hughes, and four daughters, Mesdames A. Alroe and G. Russell, and Misses M. and I. Hughes.

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Alternative Names
  • Lennon, Mary Jane

12 September, 1865
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


1 January, 1941 (aged 75)
Bowen Hills, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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