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Mary Machattie (1839–1922)

The funeral took place yesterday, at St. Thomas's Church of England cemetery, North Sydney, of Mrs. Mary Machattie, widow of the late Mr. R. R. Machattie, of Bathurst. Mrs. Machattie, who was 81 years of age, died at her residence, Courtleroy, Livingstone-road, Petersham, on Wednesday. The Rev. H. N. Baker, of St. Thomas's, North Sydney, officiated at the graveside.

Mrs. Machattie was a daughter of the late Mr. Francis Lord, of North Sydney, whose brother occupied at one time the post of Colonial Treasurer; sister of Mrs. Hixson, widow of the late Captain F. Hixson, for many years president of the Marine Board, and Officer Commanding the Naval Forces of New South Wales; and sister-in-law of Mrs. Jago Smith and Dr. Machattie, of Bathurst.

Mrs. Machattie has left seven daughters Mrs. S. C. Holmes, of Burwood, Mrs. E. S. Holmes, of Mortdale, Mrs. H. L. Cathie, of Manly, Mrs. N. Mackellar, of Randwick, Mrs. E. S. McPherson, of Croydon, Mrs. T. Cunningham, of Forbes, and Mrs. C. Bond, of Canada. The youngest daughter (Mrs. S. Elphingston) died some time ago.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Lord, Mary

7 September, 1839
Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia


27 December, 1922 (aged 83)
Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Religious Influence

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