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Mary Ann Newell (1833–1919)

There passed away on September 2 at the residence of her son, Mr Walter Smith, of 21 Collins-street, Surry Hills, Sydney, Mary Ann Wood (Mrs. Robert Newell), at at the age of 80. She was born in May, 1833. The deceased lady was a sister of the late Mrs Jane Mayo and of Miss C. Wood, of East Maitland, now residing at Chatsworth, Wood-street, Hamilton. She had been a regular attendant at St David's Church, and was buried at Waverley cemetery. The deceased lady was twice married, her second husband being Mr Robert Newell. The late Mr William H. Smith, jeweller, of High-street, West Maitland, a former Mayor, of West Maitland, was a brother of her first husband.

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'Newell, Mary Ann (1833–1919)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 31 May 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Smith, Mary Ann
  • Wood, Mary Ann

24 May, 1833
Maitland, New South Wales, Australia


2 September, 1919 (aged 86)
Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

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