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Rebecca Judell (1860–1931)

After a short illness, the death occurred, at Northgate-street, Unley Park, on Monday, April 13, of Mrs. Rebecca Judell, widow of Mr. Leopold Judell, and a member of an old Adelaide family. Mrs. Judell was the eldest daughter of the late Mr and Mrs Maurice Salom, of Adelaide. She was born in June, 1860, at North Adelaide, and was educated at Mrs. Ives's school and at home. In 1880 she was married to Mr. Leopold Judell, and lived at Orroroo until 1912, since when she resided at Northgate-street, Unley Park. Mrs. Judell took an active part in charitable and welfare work during and after the war. Six daughters and three sons survive—Mrs B. Saunders (Henley Beach), Misses O. and D. Judell (Unley Park), Mesdames G. Ragless. M. McRae (Adelaide), R. Last (Booleroo Centre), Messrs. L. W. Judell (Jamestown), E. H. Judell (Adelaide), and C. L. Judell (Orroroo). One son, Mr. E. M. Judell, was killed on Gallipoli. Mesdames M. Harris, F. Catchlove (Adelaide), L. Davies (Oxford, England), Lady Myers (New Zealand), Mrs. L. Saber (Melbourne), are sisters, and Messrs. B. and W. Salom (Adelaide), and H. Salom (Perth) are brothers.

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Alternative Names
  • Salom, Rebecca

June, 1860
North Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia


13 April, 1931 (aged 70)
Unley Park, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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