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Sarah Maria Langley (1821–1902)

At Parramatta on Friday there passed away an old identity in the person of Mrs. [Sarah Maria] Langley, relect of the late Mr. George Langley, for many years Police Magistrate at Parramatta, and the mother of Mr. George Langley, Inspector of Conditional purchases, at Dubbo. The deceased lady had attained the ripe age of 81 years at the time of her death. Mrs. Langley was the daughter of the late Lieutenant William Lawson, of Peteran-hall and Greystones, Prospect, who was one of the pioneers of the Blue Mountains, and whose statue occupies one of the niches at the Lands Office. Mrs. J. B. Bettington, of Brindley Park and Jerregong Station, Merriwa; Mrs. Dr. Gledden, Sydney; and Mrs. G. M. Beresford, Brodie, are daughters of the deceased lady, and Mrs. Arthur Dowling, Mrs. Adrian Knox, Mrs. Babbington, wife of the New Zealand Commandant, Mrs. Icily, and Mrs. Deas-Thompson, nieces.

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'Langley, Sarah Maria (1821–1902)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 24 May 2024.

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Alternative Names
  • Lawson, Sarah Maria
  • Hallen, Sarah Maria

15 May, 1821
Prospect, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


30 March, 1902 (aged 80)
Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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