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Lady Martha Coates (Pattie) Lyne (1843–1903)

from Daily Telegraph

The Minister of Lands has received a cablegram announcing the unexpected death of his sister-in-law, Lady [Martha Coates] Lyne. Deceased, who was 58 years of age, was born on the East Coast, Tasmania, and was a daughter of the late Mr Edward Carr Shaw. The cause of death was erysipelas. The deceased lady had only been ill a few days.

SYDNEY, Tuesday— Lady Lyne, wife of the Minister for Home Affairs, died to-day at the residence of her daughter, Mrs McCausland, at Cremorne. Death was due to septic pneumonia, which supervened on an attack of bronchitis contracted a week ago. The family has received many messages of sympathy.

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'Lyne, Lady Martha Coates (Pattie) (1843–1903)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 17 April 2024.

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Alternative Names
  • Shaw, Martha Coates

22 June, 1843
Great Swanport, Tasmania, Australia


21 July, 1903 (aged 60)
Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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