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Zillah Ledsam (?–1914)

The death of Mrs. Zillah Ledsam, relict of the late Mr. William G. Ledsam, occurred on Tuesday at her late residence in Cowper-street at the age of 67. The cause of death was Bright's disease. The deceased was born at Bucks, England, and came to Australia when she was seven years of age. She married at Morpeth, on the Hunter River, and afterwards came to Goulburn, where she resided for a number of years. The late Mr Ledsam was assistant in the Postal Department, Goulburn, and afterwards went to Wagga, but later returned to Goulburn, where he was promoted to the position of postmaster at Junee. He occupied this position up to his retirement from the service. Mr. Ledsam came back to Goulburn, where he died ten years ago. The late Mrs. Ledsam leaves only one son, Mr. E. W. Ledsam, dentist, of this city, and one brother, Mr. Horn, of Sydney. The deceased lady had relatives in England.

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'Ledsam, Zillah (?–1914)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 19 May 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Horn, Zillah

17 March, 1914
Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

kidney disease

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