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Sarah Mitchell (1853–1936)

Mrs Sarah Mitchell, relict of Mr John Mitchell, for many years principal of the Newcastle Technical College, and a noted geologist, died on Sunday.

Mrs. Mitchell was born in West Bromwich, England, in 1853, and came to New South Wales when a child. Since her marriage she resided in several parts of the State, but had lived in Waratah for many years. She is survived by three sons, Messrs. G. F. A. (Sydney), Hector and Keith (Gunnedah) Mitchell, and by three daughters, Margaret (Mrs. Robert McLean), of Llangothlin, Emma and Ethel, both of Waratah. One son, John Tyler Mitchell, was killed in France in 1918.

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West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England


23 August, 1936 (aged ~ 83)
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

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