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Fanny Knox (1857–1944)

Miss Fanny Knox, whose death occurred at Fiona, Edgecliff, last Saturday, was the third daughter of the late Sir Edward Knox, the founder of the Colonial Sugar Refining Co., Ltd. She was in her 88th year, and had resided at Fiona for nearly 80 years.

Miss Knox was always very interested in Church matters, and was a consistent, supporter of many charities and Church organisations. She is survived by her sister, Miss Kate Knox.

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'Knox, Fanny (1857–1944)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 18 July 2024.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


4 November, 1944 (aged ~ 87)
Edgecliff, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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